Gary Sherman has a wide and varied background, including that of geologist, mining engineer, software engineer, publisher, and author. He has authored both technical books and articles, as well as fiction.
In 2002, he founded the popular open source QGIS project and has published several books on the topic.
For eight years, Gary was at the helm of Locate Press, publisher of books on open source software.
Gary has published a number of novels as G.E. Sherman—see Alaskana.co for a list of books and descriptions.
When writing fiction, he draws on the depth of his background, providing vivid descriptions of life on the last frontier, wildlife encounters, and survival. Further, his experience as an outdoor enthusiast provides inspiration in the stories he tells.
Gary Sherman resides in Alaska and regularly watches moose from his living room window.