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Advanced Academic Programs, Washington DC Center, Washington, DC

Bill Gourgey is a freelance writer, novelist, and adviser to technology startups. A former IT consultant to Fortune 500 companies and managing partner at Accenture, Bill has developed software for the communications, utilities, finance, and high-tech industries. His novels include the Glide Trilogy—winner of the Beverly Hills Book Award in Science Fiction—and Cap City Mysteries, which feature talented but disadvantaged teens who take on Washington, DC. His books have been praised by reviewers and readers for their entertaining and thought-provoking projections of modern science and technology. Bill’s nonfiction has been published in WIRED and OneZero. He teaches Science Writing at MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach. He is also Managing Editor of Delmarva Review, a literary journal.

Bill is a graduate of Cornell University with degrees in Electrical Engineering and Materials Science. He has an MA in Science Writing from Johns Hopkins University. Born and raised in New York City, Bill has lived in Boston, Chicago, New Jersey, and now lives in Washington, DC. You can learn more about Bill at

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