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 in English is He Walked Among Us, published in April 2010 by Tor in hardcover and April 2011 in trade paperback.
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. Heís been a literary agent, and President of the Science Fiction Writers of America and World SF. Heís posted 30 YouTube videos to date.
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.
Author: Norman Spinrad
Publisher: PM Press / Outspoken Authors
Format: Paperback, ePub, PDF, mobi
Size: 5.5 x 7.5
Page count: 128
Subjects: Science Fiction
“Norman Spinrad, one of the sacred heroes of my coming-of-age as a
writer, has never quit redefining his role as dissident and sage,
inviting the bullies of the present moment outside for a throwdown, and
somehow also conjuring possible futures despite all the odds against
those—he’s that most miraculous of creatures, a Utopianist’s
“Spinrad is without a doubt one of the best contemporary American
novelists. Endowed with an acuity as terrifying as it is pertinent.“
“Norman Spinrad, like his characters, takes great risks; the rewards for readers willing to meet him halfway are commensurate.“
—New York Times Book Review
“Norman Spinrad is a hip, worldly, high-tech Nostradamus whose
engaging predictions are occurring on CNN as you turn his pages.“
“Norman Spinrad has a rich and passionate imagination. At once subtle
and humane, he’s a very fine writer indeed, working at the peak of his
- Iron and Chromium: Five Novels by Norman Spinrad in the Los Angeles Review of Books
- Raising Hell in Publishers Weekly
- Raising Hell in Locus