Paul Levinson

Paul Levinson

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 (2013), The Pixel Eye (2003), The Plot To Save Socrates (2012), Unburning Alexandria (2013), and Chronica (2014)  – the last three of which are also known as the Sierra Waters trilogy, and are historical as well as science fiction. His stories and novels have been nominated for the Hugo, Nebula, Sturgeon, Edgar, Prometheus, and Audie Awards. His nonfiction books, including The Soft Edge (1997), Digital McLuhan (1999), Realspace (2003), Cellphone (2004), and New New Media (2009; 2nd edition, 2012),  have been translated into twelve languages.  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.




  • Non-Fiction Books

  • Novels

  • Collections

  • Articles (Non-Fiction, Scholarly)

  • Short Fiction (Stories)





=Non-Fiction Books=


(Editor) Touching the Face of the Cosmos: On the Intersection of

  Space Travel and Religion, with co-editor M. Waltemathe, essays

  and short stories.  White Plains, NY: Connected Editions, 2015 (Kindle);

  Bronx, NY: Fordham University Press, 2016 (paperback & hardcover)


New New Media, revised, 2nd edition.  NY & Boston:  Penguin,

  Pearson, Allyn & Bacon, 2012.

    Chinese (PRC) translation: Fudan University Press, 2014.

    Arabic translation: Cairo, Egypt: Dar Al-Fajr Press, 2014.


(Editor) The Essential Sopranos Reader, with co-editors D. Lavery

    and D. Howard.  Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2011


New New Media. NY & Boston: Penguin, Pearson, Allyn & Bacon, 2009.

     Polish translation: Krakaw: Wydawnictwo WAM, 2010.

     Chinese (PRC) translation: Fudan University Press, 2011.

     Korean translation: Pearson Education Korea, 2012



The Essential Levinson, an anthology of Paul Levinson’s scholarly and

       popular essays and articles about media, popular culture, and

       politics, 1977-2004, compiled and edited by Paul Levinson &

       He Daokuan, translated into Chinese by He Daokuan

       for publication in the Peoples Republic of China: China Renmin

       (People's University Press) 2007.



Cellphone: The Story of the World's Most Mobile Medium, and How It Has Transformed  Everything.  New York & London: Macmillan/Palgrave, 2004.

      Chinese translation (PRC): China Renmin University Press, 2004.

      Polish translation:  Warsaw: Muza, 2006.


Realspace: The Fate of Physical Presence in the Digital Age,

     On and Off Planet.  London & New York: Routledge, 2003.

     Chinese translation (PRC): China Renmin University Press, 2005.

     Chapter, “Real Robots Don’t Cry” in Contemporary Issues Companion:

        Artificial  Intelligence, ed. S. Engdahl (Sugarland, TX: Thomson

        Gale, 2007).


Digital McLuhan: A Guide to the Information Millennium.

    London & New York: Routledge, 1999.

    (Reviewed in The New York Times, 1 July 1999)

    ***Winner, Lewis Mumford Award for Outstanding Scholarship, 2000.

    Paperback edition: London & New York: Routledge, 2001.

    Japanese translation: Tokyo: NTT Shuppan, 2000.

    Chinese translation (Taiwan)  Taipei: Owl Publishing, 2000.

       -2nd edition, Owl Publishing, 2015, forthcoming

    Chinese translation (PRC): Shenzhen: China Social Science, 2001.

       -2nd edition, Beijing Normal University Press, 2014

    Korean translation: Seoul: Communication Books, 2003.

    Croatian translation:  Zagreb: Izvori, 2008.

    Romanian translation: Bucharest: Librom Antet, 2006.

    Macedonian translation, Skopje: Terra Magica, 2015, forthcoming.


  The Soft Edge: A Natural History and Future of the Information

    Revolution. London & New York: Routledge, 1997.

    Paperback edition: London & New York: Routledge, 1998.

    Portuguese translation: A Arma Suave. Lisbon: Bizancio, 1998.

    Polish translation: Miekkie Ostrze. Warsaw: Muza, 1999, 2006

    Chinese translation (Taiwan): Taipei: Knowledge House, 2003

    Chinese translation (PRC): Tsinghua University Press, 2003

    Turkish translation:  Yapi Kredi Kultur Sanat Yayincilik, 2012,



Learning Cyberspace: Essays on the Evolution of Media and the

    New Education. San Francisco, CA: Anamnesis Press, 1995.


 Electronic Chronicles: Columns of the Changes in our Times.

    San Francisco, CA: Anamnesis Press, 1992.


 Mind at Large: Knowing in the Technological Age.  Greenwich, CT:

    JAI Press, 1988. [Also published by JAI Press, Ltd, London]

    Paperback edition: Stamford, CT: JAI Press, 1998.

    Chinese translation (PRC): Nanjing: Nanjing University Press, 2003.


 (Editor) In Pursuit of Truth: Essays on the Philosophy of Karl Popper.

    Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1982.

    British edition: Brighton, UK: The Harvester Press, 1982.






Chronica.  Tomball, TX: JoSara MeDia, 2014


Unburning Alexandria. Tomball, TX: JoSara MeDia, 2013


The Plot to Save Socrates. New York: Tor, 2006

    Paperback edition: New York: Tor, 2007

    Audiobook:  Listen & Live Audio, narrated by Mark Shanahan, 2006.

   “Author’s cut” digital edition, Tomball, TX: JoSara MeDia, 2012

   Translations: Romanian (2014), Spanish(2015), Italian (in press):

       Teaneck, NJ: Babelcube


The Pixel Eye.  New York: Tor, 2003.

    (Reviewed in The New York Times, 12 October 2003)

    ***Prometheus Award nominee, 2004

    Paperback edition: New York: Tor, 2004

   “Author’s cut” digital edition, Tomball, TX: JoSara MeDia, 2014


The Consciousness Plague. New York: Tor, 2002.

    ***Science Fiction Book Club Spring 2002 Selection

    ***Mystery Book Club Spring 2002 Selection

    ***Winner of the Mary Shelley Award for best novel, 2002

    Paperback edition: New York: Tor, 2003.

    Polish translation:  Zaraza Swiadomosci, Solaris, 2004

    Audiobook:  Listen & Live Audio, narrated by Mark Shanahan, 2005

    ***Finalist for "Audie" Award, given by Audio Publishers Association for

              best audio books (category: science fiction), 2005

   “Author’s cut” digital edition, Tomball, TX: JoSara MeDia, 2013



Borrowed Tides.  New York: Tor, 2001.  

    (Reviewed in The New York Times, 17 June 2001.)

    ***Science Fiction Book Club May 2001 Selection

    Paperback edition:  New York: Tor, 2002


The Silk Code. New York: Tor, 1999.

     (Reviewed in The New York Times, 28 November 1999.)

     ***Winner of the Locus Award for best first science fiction novel, 1999

     ***Runner-up, Barnes & Noble's Maiden Voyages Award for

             best first science fiction novel, 1999

     ***Top 20 Podiobook, 2007

      Paperback edition:  New York: Tor, 2000.

      Polish translation: Kod Jedwabiu, Solaris, 2003.

      Podiobook audio serial by Podiobooks, narrated by Shaun Farrell, 2007

     “Author’s cut” digital edition, Tomball, TX: JoSara MeDia, 2012







Best Seller: Wired, Analog, and Digital Writings.  Mill Valley, CA:

       Pulpless, 1999.  [fiction and nonfiction]



=Articles (Non-Fiction, Scholarly)=





"Occupy Wall Street in the Global Village," in Marshall McLuhan

 and Vilém Flusser’s Communication and Aesthetics Theories Revisited,

 ed. M. Pandilovski & T. Kohut (Winnipeg, Canada: Video Pool Media

 Arts Centre).




Introduction to Altered States, edited by Jorge Salgado Reyes

          & Roy C. Booth, Indie Authors Press, 2014


"The Kindle Arrives in Time and Makes Everyone a Publisher," Journal of

 Visual Culture, special issue: Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media

 at 50, 13/1, April, pp. 70-72.





"Transmedia Transnational Video Journalism" in Periodismo

 Transmedia:  Miradas Múlltiples, eds. D. Renó, C. Campalans, S. Ruiz,

  V. Gosciola (Bogotá, Colombia: Editorial Universidad del Rosario),

 pp. 91-98.


"Obama vs. Romney as Social vs. Mass Media," Centro Argentino

 de Estudios Internacionales, 2 January.




"Everyone Is A Diplomat in the Digital Age," Public Diplomacy

 Magazine, Summer.





"The Return of 1950s Science Fiction in Fringe" in Fringe Science,

  ed. K. R. Grazier (Dallas, TX: BenBella Books), pp. 37-52.


"Friday Night Lights, NBC, and DirecTV: How an Unlikely Partnership

  Saved a Great Show and Pointed the Way to the Future" in A Friday

  Night Lights Companion, ed. L. Wilson (Dallas, TX: BenBella Books),

  pp. 175-187.


"The Sopranos and the Closure Junkies" in The Essential Sopranos Reader, 

  eds. D. Lavery, D. Howard, P. Levinson (Lexington, KY: University Press

  of Kentucky), pp. 313-316


Interview with Dominic Chianese – The Sopranos' "Uncle Junior," by

  Paul Levinson and David Lavery in The Essential Sopranos Reader, 

  eds. D. Lavery, D. Howard,  P. Levinson (Lexington, KY: University Press

  of Kentucky), pp. 339-362


"Marshall McLuhan and Sholem Aleichem," International Journal of McLuhan

  Studies, 1 (1), Fall.


"Engaging All Five Senses," Room for Debate, New York Times,  August 18


Foreword to Michael C. Keith's Hoag's Object: Stories, anthology of

   science fiction stories. Casper, WY: Whiskey Creek Press


Introduction to Media Futures, ed. Rick Wilber.  San Francisco, CA: Tachyon

   Publications, pp. 15-18.


"The Long Story about the Short Medium: Twitter as a Communication

   Medium in Historical, Present, and Future Context," Journal of

   Communication Research (Seoul, South Korea).






"What's Newer than New New Media?"  (expanded version of Expo

    Weekly, China article) Global Media Journal-Persian Edition, #10,

    Persian (Farsi) translation, December.


"The New Golden Age of Television Drama." Pop Culture Universe: Icons,

    Idols, Ideas. ABC-CLIO, 11 September


"What's Newer than New New Media?" Expo Weekly, China (People's

     Republic of China), Chinese translation, 10 June.




“Academe and the Decline of News Media,” The Chronicle Review (Chronicle

     of Higher Education), symposium with 18 academics, 15 November.


“Is Spitzer Fit to Be a Pundit?” Op-ed, Newsday, 13 April.







“Cable Monopolies: Bad For Customers,” Op-ed, Our Town, 1 May, p. 35.


“Videophones” article in Worldbook Encyclopedia.


“Mobile Media” article in Battleground: The Media Encyclopedia, ed.

    R. Andersen & J. Gray (Westport, CT: Greenwood).


Preface to Insites by Faye Ran-Moseley (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press).





“Second Life Meets Real Life,” Internet Evolution, 12 December.


Daily column, iPhone Matters, July-September 2007





“An Important Cable Vote,” Op-ed, The New York Sun, 27 September.


“Cablevision Monopoly Wins Another Round Against Fair Competition,”

    Op-ed, The Journal News (Gannett – Westchester, NY), 25 August,

    p. 6B.


“TV’s New Golden Age,” Op-ed, Newsday, 23 July, p. A45.


“How Star Trek Liberated Television” in Boarding the Enterprise, ed.

    D. Gerrold & R. Sawyer (Dallas, TX: BenBella Books), pp. 185-196.


“Superman, Patriotism, and Doing the Ultimate Good” in The Man from

    Krypton, ed. G. Yeffeth  (Dallas, TX: BenBella Books), pp. 211-219.


“The Little Big Blender: How the Cellphone Integrates the Digital and

    the Physical, Everywhere” in The Cell Phone Reader, ed. A. Kavoori &

    N. Arceneaux (New York:  Peter Lang), pp. 9-17.


"The Hazards of Always Being in Touch: A Walk on the Dark Side with

    the Cellphone" in Digital Media: Transformations in Human

    Communication, ed. P. Messaris & L. Humphreys (New York: Peter

    Lang), pp. 121-126.




"The Big Ape on the Small Screen: King Kong at Large in the 1950s in

    the Bronx" in  King Kong Is Back! An Unauthorized Look at One

    Humongous Ape! ed. D. Brin (Dallas, TX: BenBella Books), pp. 19-26.


"The Media's Righteous Outrage," Op-ed about the media coverage of

     Hurricane Katrinia aftermath, Newsday, 11 September.


 "When the Call Comes, Ignore It,” Op-ed about the cellphone,  Newsday,

     7 August, p. A43.   (Widely reprinted around the world.)


 "The Night That Alias Reinvented Itself" in Alias Assumed: Sex, Lies and

    SD-6, ed. G. Yeffeth (Dallas, TX: BenBella Books), pp. 119-229.


 "Way Cool Text through Light Hot Wires and Thin Air" in The Legacy

    of McLuhan eds. L. Strate & E. Wachtel (New York: Hampton Press),

    pp. 269-281.


 “Knowing Hal” in Hal’s Worlds: Stories and Essays in Memory of Hal

   Clement, ed. S. Tourtellotte (Rockville, MD: Wildside Press),

   pp. 169-171.


 "First Amendment Under Fire from FCC," Op-ed, The Journal News

   (Gannett – Westchester, NY), 6 February, p. 8B.




"A Modest Suggestion on Political Ads," Op-ed, The Journal News

    (Gannett – Westchester, NY), 5 September.



"The FCC and Halftime," Op-ed,  The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 15

    February, p. Q2.




"Schwarzenegger and the Fame Game," Op-ed, The Atlanta

    Journal-Constitution, 12 October.


"Cellphone: The Jangling Savior," receiver, #7, February.




"WTC (World Trade Center) Starport," Explorations in Media Ecology 1 (1),

    p. 59


"Naked Bodies, Three Showings a Week, No Commercials: 

   The Sopranos as a Nuts-and-Bolts Triumph of Non-Network TV" in

   This Thing of Ours:  Investigating The Sopranos, ed. D. Lavery

   (New York: Columbia University Press; London: Wallflower Press),

   pp. 26-31.


 "Online Education Unbound" in Communication and Cyberspace, eds.

    R. Jacobson, L. Strate, S. Gibson (Creskill, NJ: Hampton Press),

    pp. 215-225.




"Images of Unmediated Ugliness," in The Fractured Landscape:  Reflections

    on September 11, 2001, and Its Aftermath, special edition of The

    Chronicle Review (Chronicle of Higher Education, Section 2),

    28 September, p. B15.



"Millennial McLuhan: Clues for Deciphering the Digital Age" in Annual

   Editions: Mass Media 01/02, ed. J. Gorham (Guilford, CT:

   McGraw-Hill/Duskin), pp. 198-200.   [Reprint of "McLuhan for

   the Millennium," 1999]




"McLuhan's Contribution," A Treasury of Printing, ed. H. Shimada

    (Tokyo: Toppan).



"Bulletin Board," in Encyclopedia of Computer Science, 4th edition,

    ed. A. Ralston, E. D. Reilly, D. Hemmendinger (New York: Grove),

    pp. 162-164.


"Millennial McLuhan: Clues for Deciphering the Digital Age" in Writing

    Choices, ed. K. Bell (Boston: Allyn & Bacon) [Reprint of  "McLuhan for

    the Millennium," 1999].





Interview about Digital McLuhan by Carole Novak, TECHNOS Quarterly,

    (Agency for Instructional Technology), 8 (4) (Winter), pp. 4-9.



"Uncloaking the Human Option," Introduction to Jason Ohler's Taming

    the Beast: Choice and Control in the Electronic Jungle, Bloomington,

    IN: TECHNOS Press, pp. 1-2.



"McLuhan for the Millennium," Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 October,

    pp. B10-11.



"On the Bookshelves of the Digerati," interview in WIRED, October, p. 274.





"The Book on the Book," Analog: Science Fiction and Fact,  June, pp. 24-31.


"The Civil Rights of Robots," Shift, June, p. 30.


"Leave Microsoft Alone,” The Industry Standard, 8 June,  p. 36.


"Society Is Not Suffering from Information Overload," in The

    Information Revolution: Opposing Viewpoints, ed. P. A. Winters

    & M. E. Williams (San Diego: Greenhaven Press), pp. 32-39.




Interview by Donna Seaman about The Soft Edge in Booklist, December.



"Innovation in Media and the Decentralization of Authority:

    The View from Here, There, and Everywhere" in Values and

    the Social Order, vol. 3,  ed. G. Radnitzky (Aldershot, UK:

    Avebury), pp. 445-456.


"Learning Unbound: OnLine Education and the Mind's Academy,"

    Analog: Science Fiction and Fact, March, pp. 48-57.





"On Behalf of Humanity: The Technological Edge," The World and I, 

    March, pp. 300- 313





"Sacred Genes," Wired, December, p. 140.


"Web of Weeds," Wired, November, p. 136.


"The Tyranny of Realtime," World Media Network, March

    (syndicated in 30 magazines and newspapers worldwide).





"Some Things You Can't Do In Cyberspace," Omni, August, p. 4.


"Entering Cyberspace: What to Embrace, What to Watch Out For,"

    Journal of Social and Evolutionary Systems, 17 (2) (July), pp. 119-126.


"Telnet to the Future?" Wired, July, p. 74.


"Burning Down the House," Wired, March, p. 76.


"Will the Delta Clipper Turn Deep Space into Cyberspace?" Wired

    February, p. 68.






"The Amish Get Wired — The Amish?" Wired, December, p. 124


"The Riddle of Basque," Mindsparks, 1/2, pp. 3-6.


"The Extinction of Extinction," Wired, September-October, p. 92.





"Bulletin Board," in Encyclopedia of Computer Science, 3rd edition,

    ed. A. Ralston and E. D. Reilly, (New York: Van Nostrand Rheinhold),

    pp. 144-145.


"Technology vs. Philosophy of Technology," Journal of Social and

    Evolutionary Systems, 15/1, February, pp. 1-6.






"Electronic Text and the Evolution of Media," Journal of Social and

    Biological Structures, 13/2, May, pp. 141-149.


"McLuhan's Space":  Essay/Review of Philip Marchand's Marshall McLuhan:

    The Medium and the Messenger; Marshall and Eric McLuhan's Laws

    of Media; Marshall McLuhan and Bruce Powers' The Global Village,

    and M. Molinaro, C. McLuhan, and W. Toye's (eds.) Letters of Marshall

    McLuhan, in Journal of Communication, 40/2, Spring, pp. 169-173.


 "Computer Conferencing in the Context of the Evolution of Media,"

    in OnLine Education: Perspectives on a New Medium, ed. L. Harasim,

    (New York: Praeger/Greenwood), pp. 3-14.


"Toy, Mirror, and Art: The Metamorphosis of Technological Culture," in

    Technology as a Human Affair, ed. L. Hickman, (New York: McGraw-

    Hill), pp. 294-308.  [Reprint of 1977 article.]






"Intelligent Writing: The Electronic Liberation of Text," Technology in

    Society, 11 (3), Fall, pp. 387-400. [Reprinted in Fraase, M.,

    Hypermedia, Volume Two, Chicago,  IL: Scott, Foresman & Co., 1990,

    pp. 62-75.]


"Progress Report from the Front Lines of Higher Education," Technology

    and Learning, 3 (4), July-August, pp. 4-5.  [Reprinted in: Journal

    of Distance Education, Summer 1989; The Weaver, 7 (1),

    Fall 1989, p. 10; and in The Soviet Armenian Youth Newsletter,

    3 May 1989, translated into Russian by Grigor Vaganian.]


"Media Relations: Thoughts on the Integration of CMC with In-Person

    Classes, Books, Audio-Visual Presentations, & Traditional Educational

    Media," in MindWeave: Communication, Computers & Distance Education,

    ed. R. Mason & T. Kaye (London: Pergamon), pp. 40-49.


"Cosmos Helps Those Who Help Themselves: Historical Patterns of

    Technological Fulfillment, and their Applicability to the Human

    Development of Space," in Research in Philosophy and Technology,

    vol. 9, ed. C. Mitcham (Greenwich, CT: JAI Press), pp. 91-100.




"Impact of Personal Information Technologies on American Education,

    Interpersonal Relationships, and Business, 1985-2010," in Philosophy

    and Technology IV, ed. P. Durbin (Boston: Reidel),  pp. 177-191.


"Connected Education: The First Two Years," Learning Tomorrow: Journal

    of the Apple Education Advisory Council, Winter, pp. 205-218.




"Connected Education and the International Community," International

    Informatics Access, 1, (3), Nov-Dec, pp. 1-2.


"Information Technologies as Vehicles of Evolution" in Philosophy

   and Technology, II, ed. C. Mitcham (Boston: Reidel), pp. 29-47.

   Also published:"Informationstechnologien Als Vehikel Der Evolution"

   (trans. H. Lenk) in Technikphilosophie im Zeitalter der

    Informationstechnik, ed. A. Huning, Vieweg, 1986, pp. 13-33.


"The Technological Determination of Philosophy" in  Culture and

    Communication: Methodology, Behavior, Artifacts and Institutions,

    ed. S. Thomas (Norwood, NJ: Ablex), pp. 21-26.


"Teleconnections," IEEE Transactions of Professional Communication,

    1 March, p. 8.


"Marshall McLuhan and Computer Conferencing," IEEE Transactions of

    Professional Communications, 1 March, pp. 9-11.






"Technology as the Cutting Edge of Cosmic Evolution" in Research in

    Philosophy and Technology, vol. 8, ed. C. Mitcham (Greenwich, CT: JAI),

    pp. 161-176.


"Toy, Mirror, and Art: The Metamorphosis of Technological Culture" in

    Philosophy, Technology, and Human Affairs, ed. L. Hickman (College

    Station, TX: Ibis), pp. 162-175.  [Reprint of 1977 article.]




"Information Technologies as Vehicles of Evolution," Technology in

    Society, VI (3), pp. 193-206. [Abridged version of 1986 essay.]


"Evolution and Rationality as Checks on Media Determinism" in Studies

    in Mass Communication & Technology, ed. S. Thomas (Norwood,  NJ:

    Ablex), pp. 231-37.





"Introduction" to  In Pursuit of Truth, ed. P. Levinson (Atlantic

    Highlands, NJ: Humanities), pp. 1-14.


"What Technology Can Teach Philosophy" in  In Pursuit Of Truth,

    pp. 157-175.


Interview with Sir E.H. Gombrich, "What I Learned from Karl Popper"

    in In Pursuit Of Truth, pp. 203-220.



"Evolutionary Epistemology Without Limits,"  Knowledge: Creation, 

    Diffusion, Utilization, 3 (4) (June), pp. 455-502.





"McLuhan and Rationality" in The Great American Communications

    Connection, ed. R.S. Boyd (Flagstaff, AZ: Northern Arizona U.),

    [First published in the J. of Communication, Summer 1981]



"McLuhan's Contribution in an Evolutionary Context," Educational

    Technology, 22 (1) (January), pp. 39-46.



"McLuhan and Rationality," Journal of Communication, 31 (3),

     pp. 179-188.



"Toy, Mirror, and Art: The Metamorphosis of Technological Culture" in

    Technology and Human Affairs, eds. L. Hickman & A. al-Hibri

    (St. Louis: C.V. Mosby),  pp. 56-65. [Reprint of 1977 article.]



"Media Evolution and the Primacy of Speech," ERIC microfiche, 9 pp.,

    #ED 235510.




"Benefits of Watching Television," ERIC microfiche, 16 pp. #ED 233404.



Critical essay on Jerry Mander's  Four Arguments for the Elimination

    of Television,  The Structurist, 19/20 (1979/1980), pp. 107-114.





"Science Fiction: Fantasy Rooted in Fundamental Concerns," Media &

    Methods, 15 (8) (April), pp. 26-28, 53.





"Toy, Mirror, and Art: The Metamorphosis of Technological Culture,"

    et cetera, 34 (2) (June), pp. 151-167.





"'Hot' and 'Cool' Redefined for Interactive Media," Media Ecology Review,

    4 (3), pp. 9-11.




=Short Fiction (Stories)=


"The Other Car," Connected Editions, 2015.


"The Kyss," Speculative St. Valentine’s Day Drabbles,

  eds. Jorge Salgado-Reyes & Roy C. Booth, Indie Authors Press, 2015.


"The Wallet," The Sci Phi Journal, vol. 4, February 2015.


"Sam’s Requests," Buzzy Media, January 2015


"Synchronicity," Buzzy Media, April 2014.


"And the Chimps Shall Lead," in Something to Take on the Trip,

  ed. S. Wilkinson, 2014.

  ***Reprinted in Something to Read, ed. S. Wilkinson, 2014.


"The Last Train to Margaretville," in Walk the Fire 2, ed. J. Mierau, 2013.


"Transfer of Power," in Something for the Journey, ed. S. Wilkinson, 2013.

   ***Reprinted in Something to Read, ed. S. Wilkinson, 2014


"Ian, George, and George" (novelette), Analog, December 2013.


"Extra Credit," Buzzy Media, July 2012.  

   ***Reprinted in Altered States, eds. Jorge Salgado-Reyes

          & Roy C. Booth, Indie Authors Press, 2014


"Ian, Isaac, and John" (novelette), Analog, November 2011, pp. 75-85.


"Ian's Ions and Eons" (novelette), Analog, April 2011, pp. 40-51.


"Unburning Alexandria" (novelette), Analog, November 2008, pp. 116-133.



"Nathan's Famous," in Coney Island Wonder Stories, ed. Bob Howe

    & John Ordover, Berkeley Heights, NJ: Wildside, 2005, pp. 86-91.



"Critical View," in Microcosms, ed. Gregory Benford, New York: Daw, 2004,

    pp. 281-300.



"The Protected," in Silicon Dreams, ed. Larry Segriff &

   Martin H. Greenberg, New York: Daw, 2001, pp. 221-236.



"The Man Who Brought Down The New York Times," Analog,

    December 2000, p. 78.



"Smart Weapon," in Guardsmen of Tomorrow, ed. Larry Segriff &

    Martin H. Greenberg, New York: Daw, 2000, pp. 90-106.



"The Enduring Test," Nature, 27 April 2000, p. 937.



"The Suspended Fourth," (in Star Colonies, ed. Ed Gorman,

    Martin H. Greenberg & John Helfers, New York: Daw, 2000,

    and Analog, March 2000, pp. 72-83.



"Le Juge du 1er Circuit" (French translation of "The 1st Circuit Judge,"

    first published in Best Seller by Paul Levinson, 1999), translation

    by Ollivier Dyens, Chair et Metal (online "Webzine"), December 1999



"Late Lessons," (cover story, novelette) Analog, October 1999, pp. 10-37.



"Location," in The Age of Reason, ed. Kurt Roth, Plano, TX: SffNet Press,

    1999,  pp. 53-64.


"Little Differences," (novelette) Analog, June 1998, pp. 38-56.

    ***HOMer Award (Compuserve) Finalist (novelette), 1999



"The Orchard," (novelette) Analog, February 1998, pp. 72-90.

    ***HOMer Award (Compuserve) Finalist (novelette), 1999


"Advantage, Bellarmine," Analog, January 1998, pp. 104-110.

    ***HOMer Award (Compuserve) Finalist (short story), 1999



"A Medal for Harry," in Black Mist and Other Japanese Futures,

    ed. Orson Scott Card & Keith Ferrell, New York: Daw, 1997. 

    ***HOMer Award (Compuserve) Finalist (short story), 1998



"Loose Ends," (novella) Analog, May 1997, pp. 10-51.

    ***Reprinted in Italian translation as "Niente fuori posto" in

          Strani Universi, translated and edited by Piergiorgio

         Nicolazzinni, Editrice Nord, 1998

    ***Hugo Award Nominee, 1998

    ***Nebula Award Nominee, 1998

    ***Sturgeon Best Short Science Fiction Finalist, 1998

    ***AnLab Award, First Runner-up, 1998



"The Mendelian Lamp Case," (novelette) Analog, April 1997, pp. 118-146.

    ***Reprinted in The Hard SF Renaissance, edited by David G. Hartwell

          & Kathryn Cramer, Tor, 2002

   ***Translated and Reprinted in Ikarie (Czech Republic), 2002

    ***Reprinted in Science Fiction Theater, ed. Brian Forbes,

          Quadrillion/MGM, 1999.

    ***Reprinted in Year's Best SF3, ed. by David G. Hartwell,

         Harper Prism, 1998.

    ***Locus' Recommended Stories, March 1997



"The Copyright Notice Case," (novelette) Analog, April 1996, pp. 18-46.

    ***HOMer Award (Compuserve), best science fiction novelette, 1996

    ***Nebula Award Nominee, 1998



"The Chronology Protection Case," (novelette) Analog, September 1995,

           pp. 100-118.

   ***Reprinted in The Mammoth Book of Time Travel, ed. Mike Ashley,

         Robinson Books, 2013

    ***Reprinted in The Best Time Travel Stories of All Time, ed. Barry

          Malzberg, I-Books, 2003.

    ***basis of radioplay, "The Chronology Protection Case," performed at

          the Museum of Television and Radio, NYC, September 2002,

          and nominated for the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for

          Best Play, 2002, audiobook, Listen & Live Audio, 2004.

    ***basis of movie, “The Chronology Protection Case,” produced and

          directed by Jay Kensinger, shown at science fiction conventions in

          New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, 2002.

    ***Reprinted in Nebula Awards 32: SFWA's Choices for the Best Science

          Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, ed. Jack Dann,

         Harcourt Brace,  1998.

    ***Reprinted in Infinite Edge (online magazine), June-July 1997

    ***Reprinted in Supernatural Sleuths, ed. C. G. Waugh & M. Greenberg,

          ROC Books, 1996

    ***Sturgeon Best Short Science Fiction Finalist, 1996

    ***Nebula Award Nominee, 1997



"The Kid in the Video Store," Through the Corridor, March 1995,  pp. 11-15.


"The Way of Flesh," Analog, Feb 1995, pp. 55-57.


"The Harmony," in Xanadu 3, ed. Jane Yolen, NY: Tor, 1995,  pp. 15-28.


"The Softsmith," Galaxy, Nov-Dec, 1994, pp. 74-75.


"Post Plato," Galaxy, Sept-Oct, 1994, pp. 48-49.


"Laughing Willows," Radius [Electronic/disk magazine], Sept 1994.


"Grace Under Pressure," in Swashbuckling Editors, ed. John Betancourt,

    Berkeley Heights, NJ: Wildside Press, 1993.


"Last Things First," Mindsparks, 1 (3), 1993.


"Albert's Cradle," Amazing Stories, February 1993.


"Best Seller," Fresh Ink, 1 (1), 1991.


"The New Zoological Gardens," (novelette) Infinity, Ltd., May 1991.


"The Thing in Itself," The Omega Chronicles, January 1991.










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