Jeanne M. Dillard (born 17 December 1954) is a pseudonym for Jeanne Kalogridis. She is an author who has written many Star Trek books as “J. M. Dillard”. She is notable for writing the novelizations for six of the first ten Star Trek feature films. She has also published other fictional works under her real name , mainly her series about vampires.
She is originally from Winter Haven, Florida, and has degrees in Russian and Linguistics. She lived in Washington, D.C. for a while, but now lives in the western USA. She lists her interests as “yoga, Buddhism, quilting, dog training and reading everything ever published.”