Shore Leave 40 Guest: Emmett Plant

Emmett Plant
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Emmett Plant is a writer, composer and producer who has produced over twenty Star Trek audiobooks for CBS/Paramount, and served as the audio engineer for How To Speak Klingon from Chronicle Books. As a writer, his work has been featured on Salon, The Wall Street Journal, and Gawker Media's He has served as a Slashdot Author and the Editor-in-Chief of


In addition to his work on Star Trek that has spanned the last decade, he has composed soundtracks and designed sounds for over fifty video games on many different platforms, including PC, Mac and mobile devices. His latest soundtrack album, The Second Sky, was released in March.


Blurring the boundaries between technology and entertainment, Emmett has served as the CEO of the Xiph.Org Foundation, which is responsible for a vast number of freely licensed multimedia codecs, from Theora to Vorbis to FLAC. He is the Creative Director of Clockwork Jetpack, a production company based in Phoenix, and the Editor-in-Chief of Arrakeen Tactical, a publishing company that creates role-playing games.