Ernest Hogan is a born-in-East-L.A. Chicano who accidentally shares a name with the Father of Ragtime. He has been selling science fiction since 1982. His work has appeared in Amazing Stories, Analog, Science Fiction Age, and many other magazines and anthologies. His novels, Cortez on Jupiter, High Aztech, and Smoking Mirror Blues are at last available as ebooks. He writes the Chicanonautica column for labloga.blogspot.com and blogs at mondoernesto.com.