Science Fiction writer, Roland Green was born in 1944 and grew up in Pennsylvania. He received a B.A. from Oberlin College in Political Science, then moved to Chicago to attend the University of Chicago from which he received an M.A. in International Politics. He married fellow writer Frieda A. Murray and they have a daughter.
Green has worked as a full-time writer and reviewer most of the time since he sold his first novel, Wandor's Ride, in 1973. While his earliest published novels were the "Wandor" sword and sorcery series, Green's most prominent works are his military action adventures of the future, including the Starcruiser Shenandoah series, the Peace Company series, and Voyage to Eneh (2003). He has also written a number of Conan novels published by Tor Books and has co-authored several novels as well.