About J.

Jason Batt is a writer, teacher, designer, artist, creator of communities, listener, and explorer.

Jason Batt serves as Creative and Editorial manager for 100 Year Starship. Jason creates visual engagement for 100 Year Starship programs and activities. He is also the managing editor of the 100YSS Symposium Proceedings.

Jason is a member of Mensa and serves on the Advisory Board for the Lifeboat Foundation with their Religious/Spirituality Board and the Space Settlement Board. He has previously served on the Sacramento Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Board. He was a panel speaker at the 2011 DARPA / NASA 100 Year Starship Symposium, a speaker at the 2012, 2013, and 2014 100 Year Starship Symposia, and host for the Sci Fi Author Night at the 2013 and 2014 Symposia.

J. Daniel Batt is a writer that has penned the children’s fantasy book Keaghan in Dreamside and the designer of many more, including The Human Race to the Future published by the Lifeboat Foundation. He served as a judge for the Lifeboat to the Stars award for science fiction literature, which was presented at the Campbell Conference in June 2013.

Jason and his wife Karen have three children: two boys, Tristan and Keaghan, and one girl, Aisleyn. He earned his B.A. in Language Arts at Chadron State College in 1998. He is currently finishing his MFA in Creative Writing.