Norman Spinrad

Friday, July 6

  • 8:30pm – Blastoff Party – Markham

Saturday July 7

  • Noon – Autographs – Marketplace (E1: Bakaa Phoenix Books)
  • 1pm – Main Stage – York
  • 6pm – The Doomsday Machine – Aurora

Sunday July 8

  • 1pm – Autographs – Marketplace (E1: Bakaa Phoenix Books)
  • Noon – Reading – Pres. Boardroom

All appearances are subject to change or cancellation.


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 episode, 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 28 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.

Learn more about Norman by reading his blog Norman Spinrad At Large.

Mr.¬†Norman Spinrad’s planned schedule* of events:

Saturday, July 7 2012

Sunday, July 8 2012

* – To avoid disappointment, please do not arrive at the last minute as the schedule is subject to change.

For a complete listing of scheduled activities, please visit our schedule page.

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