Warren grew up in the Hudson River Valley of New York State. Upon obtaining his teaching degree from the University at Albany, he moved to Colorado, and settled in Denver where he can often be found typing away at one of the local coffee shops.Warren Hammond is the author of the gritty, futuristic KOP trilogy (KOP, EX-KOP, and KOP KILLER, published by Tor Books) and TIDES OF MARITINIA, published by HarperCollins. A 2013 Colorado Book Award winner, he is hard at work on a new series.Warren’s latest novel, Tides of Maritinia, released in December of 2014. His first book independent of the KOP series, Tides is a spy novel set in a science fictional world. Always eager to see new places, Warren has traveled extensively. Whether it’s wildlife viewing in exotic locales like Botswana and the Galapagos Islands, or trekking in the Himalayas, he’s always up for a new adventure.