Norman Spinrad

Biography

Norman Spinrad is the author of over twenty novels, including BUG JACK BARRON, THE IRON DREAM, CHILD OF FORTUNE, PICTURES AT 11, GREENHOUSE SUMMER, and THE DRUID KING.
He has also published something like 60 short stories collected in half a dozen volumes. The novels and stories have been published in about 15 languages.
His most recent novel length publication is HE WALKED AMONG US, published in April 2010 by Tor.
He's written teleplays, including the classic Star Trek, “The Doomsday Machine,” and two produced feature films DRUIDS and LA SIRENE ROUGE. He is a long time literary critic, sometime film critic, perpetual political analyst, and sometime songwriter.
He's also briefly been a radio phone show host, has appeared as a vocal artist on three albums, and occassionally performs live. He’s been a literary agent, and President of the Science Fiction Writers of America and World SF. He’s posted 21 YouTube videos to date.
He grew up in New York, has lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, and Paris, and travelled widely in Europe and rather less so in Latin America, Asia, and Oceania.

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Books

Mexica
By Norman Spinrad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 185,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction
The prophecy is fulfilled. The fifth world has fallen. The sixth world is born, and only one man holds the secret of the late empire... The year is 1531. Cortes, Montezuma, and one of the conquistadors tell the story of the meeting of two civilizations... a meeting that could only end in chaos.
Experiment Perilous: The 'Bug Jack Barron' Papers
By Norman Spinrad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction
A must-read essay for all Readers and Writers of Science Fiction about the SF field itself, opportunities and challenges, writing SF, and getting it published.
Fragments of America
By Norman Spinrad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,720. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction
A hard look at the American Dream, and visions of things to come.
Staying Alive - A Writer's Guide
By Norman Spinrad
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction
It's hard enough for a writer just to get published. But even harder is—Staying Alive. By award-winning and three-time SFWA President Norman Spinrad
The Last Hurrah of the Golden Horde
By Norman Spinrad
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,170. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction
"One of the greatest collections of science fiction short stories ever" —Goodreads.com
Bug Jack Barron
By Norman Spinrad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,010. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction
Lover and hero, Jack Barron, the sold-out media god of the Bug Jack Barron Show, has one last chance to hit it big when he meets Benedict Howards, the power-mad man with the secret to immortality. (Hugo and Nebula Award finalist)

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