Brian Rappatta is a native Hoosier (born and raised in
Goshen, Indiana), but a Colorado transplant.  He
currently lives near the base of Pikes Peak in the
beautiful Rocky mountains.

He received a B.A. with triple majors in English, Spanish,
and German from Manchester College in North
Manchester, Indiana.  He was also fortunate to study
abroad in Quito, Ecuador, and Marburg, Germany.  He
holds two M.A. degrees in education:  one in Curriculum
and Instruction, and one in Teaching English as a
Second Language, both from the University of

In 2004, he attended the
Odyssey Fantasy Writers
in New Hampshire, where he was fortunate
to study with a wonderful faculty of guest writers,
including World Fantasy Award winner Jeanne Cavelos
and special writer-in-residence George R.R. Martin.  
Shortly thereafter, he made his first professional fiction
sale (“Duel” to
Surreal Magazine).  In late 2005, his
novelette, “Tongues”, took 2nd place in the
Writers of
the Future
contest.  Please refer to the Bibliography
page for a complete list of published and forthcoming
The beautiful Pikes Peak
Quito, Ecuador
Marburg, Germany
Writers of the Future Awards Ceremony,
At the Writers of the Future
Awards Ceremony
Odyssey, Class of 2004