Nathan Lowell

Nathan Lowell is a science fiction writer mostly known for his The Golden Age of the Solar Clipper series.

Nathan Lowell
BornNathan Lowell
(1952-10-12) October 12, 1952 (age 70)
Portland, Maine, United States
GenreScience fiction
Notable worksThe Golden Age of the Solar Clipper

Dr. Nathan Lowell holds a Ph.D. in Educational Technology with specializations in Distance Education and Instructional Design. He also holds an M.A. in Educational Technology and a BS in Business Administration. He grew up on the south coast of Maine and is strongly rooted in the maritime heritage of the sea-farer. He served in the USCG from 1970 to 1975, seeing duty aboard a cutter on hurricane patrol in the North Atlantic and at a communications station in Kodiak, Alaska. He currently lives in the plains east of the Rocky Mountains with his wife and two daughters.[1]

In an interview with Lindsay Buroker, he explains that he started his publishing as a self-published author at podiobooks in 2007, but later signed with Ridan Publishing.[2]

Lowell has won the PARSEC Awards two times, in 2010 for the Captain's Share and 2011 for Owner's Share.


Trader's Tales From the Golden Age Of The Solar ClipperEdit

  1. Quarter Share
  2. Half Share
  3. Full Share
  4. Double Share
  5. Captain's Share
  6. Owner's Share

Tanyth Fairport AdventuresEdit

  1. Ravenwood
  2. Zypheria's Call
  3. The Hermit of Lammas Wood

Tales From The Deep DarkEdit

  • A Light In The Dark

Tales From The Archives Short StoriesEdit

  • The Astonishing Amulet of Amenartas

Shaman’s Tales From the Golden Age Of The Solar ClipperEdit

  1. South Coast
  2. Cape Grace
  3. Finwell Bay

Seeker’s Tales From The Golden Age Of The Solar ClipperEdit

  1. In Ashes Born
  2. To Fire Called
  3. By Darkness Forged

Smuggler's Tales from the Golden Age of the Solar ClipperEdit

  1. Milk Run
  2. Suicide Run
  3. Home Run

The Wizard's ButlerEdit

  • The Wizard's Butler


  1. ^ Wecks, Erik. "Space Opera Without Explosions: Nathan Lowell's Solar Clipper Series". Wired.
  2. ^ "How Full-time Ebook Author Nathan Lowell Got Start with Podiobooks - Lindsay Buroker". 15 February 2011 – via

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