Salt Lake Gaming Con 2017 Guest

Jared Quan


    Jared Quan is an Author/Narrator/Video Game addict who writes and is published in several genres, from Spy-Thriller to Horror/Supernatural to Fantasy-Comedy.

    He currently serves as President for the League of Utah Writers, Executive Director for the non-profit publisher, and full-time employee for the local tech firm VLCM. Previously severed as, Chair of the West Jordan Arts Council, Recruiting Chair of the Association of IT Professionals, and Utah Poet Laureate Selection Committee. He has been recognized by the President of the United States for his volunteer work with the President’s Gold Volunteer Service Award for his 500 hours of service in 2016. (

    In 1996-1997, he served in Upper State New York as an LDS Missionary and wrote his first book, EZEKIAL’S GUN (Spy/Thriller), which was published in 2010. He has written for Yahoo, Sports Illustrated, and for his favorite football team, the San Francisco 49ers, and later for the Utah Jazz.

    Jared was picked up by BigWorldNetwork where he published his second (and most popular) book CHANGING WAX (Fantasy/Comedy) in 2012. Since then, he has published three books, and several short stories, CLASSIFIED (Horror/Supernatural), PATHOLOGICAL PASSION (Futuristic/Romance/Steampunk, which he co-wrote with his wife), UNCLASSIFIED (Horror/Supernatural), PREPPED (Horror).

    Jared currently resides in Eagle Mountain with his wife and five children. (

    In between these responsibilities he plays every style of game from FPS, RPG, to Simulation.
    He would love to play any video game with you (you can find him online under his gamer tag “Resadur164” which he has had since 1998), or talk sports, or work with you on a volunteer project (just email him at

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