Paul Levinson, PhD, is Professor of Communication & Media Studies at Fordham University in NYC. His science fiction novels include The Silk Code (winner of Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999), Borrowed Tides (2001), The Consciousness Plague (2002), The Pixel Eye (2003), The Plot To Save Socrates (2006), Unburning Alexandria (2013), and Chronica (2014) – the last three of which are also known as the Sierra Waters trilogy, and are historical fiction as well as science fiction. His stories and novels have been nominated for Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, Edgar, Prometheus, and Audie Awards. His novelette “The Chronology Protection Case” was made into short movie, now on Amazon Prime. His nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge (1997), Digital McLuhan (1999), Realspace (2003), Cellphone (2004), New New Media (2009; 2nd edition, 2012), McLuhan in an Age of Social Media (2015), Fake News in Real Context (2016), and Cyber War and Peace (2017), have been translated into twelve languages. He co-edited Touching the Face of the Cosmos: On the Intersection of Space Travel and Religion in 2016. He appears on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, the History Channel, NPR, and numerous TV and radio programs. His 1972 LP, Twice Upon a Rhyme, was re-issued in 2010. He was President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, 1998-2001. He reviews television in his blog, and was listed in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Top 10 Academic Twitterers” in 2009.

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It all starts in the hot summer of 1960, when Marilyn walks off the set of The Misfits and begins to hear a haunting song in her head, “Goodbye Norma Jean” ..

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Now available…. the “author’s cut” of Paul Levinson’s three Phil D’Amato novels – The Silk Code (Paul’s award-winning 1999 first novel), The Consciousness Plague, and The Pixel Eye – are now available from JoSara Media as Kindle editions for you to download and enjoy, with new, original cover art by award-winning illustrator Joel Iskowitz. Introducing these novels the way the author intended them… read them for the first time… read them again! Download yours now!

The Sierra Waters time travel trilogy is also now available from JoSara Media in Kindle editions…download The Plot to Save Socrates, its sequel Unburning Alexandria, and Chronica, the newest novel in the series… as Sierra travels through time trying to preserve history, meeting up with historical figures past and present. Featuring new cover art designed by artist Joel Iskowitz specifically for these Kindle editions.

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And now… introducing the Jeff Harris stories… originally published in Analog magazine, now available from Connected Editions in brand new Kindle editions… Jeff Harris, a college professor in the late 20th century, is going back to 1986 to try to stop the Challenger disaster – when time travel hell breaks loose… download the stories and enjoy!

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Detailed bibliography of all novels, short stories, essays, and nonfiction books at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database

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