David D. Levine

Summary

David D. Levine (born February 21, 1961, in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American science fiction writer who won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 2006 for his story "Tk'tk'tk". His novel Arabella of Mars was published by Tor Books in July 2016.

David D. Levine
David D. Levine at a reading for the launch of his debut novel, Arabella of Mars. Taken at Powell's Books Cedar Hills Crossing, in Beaverton, Oregon, on July 13, 2016.
David D. Levine at a reading for the launch of his debut novel, Arabella of Mars. Taken at Powell's Books Cedar Hills Crossing, in Beaverton, Oregon, on July 13, 2016.
Born (1961-02-21) February 21, 1961 (age 61)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
OccupationWriter
NationalityAmerican
GenreScience-fiction
Notable worksWavefronts of history and memory, Tk'tk'tk, Teaching the Pig to Sing, Arabella of Mars
Notable awardsHugo Award for Best Short Story
SpouseKate Yule (d. 2016)[1]

BiographyEdit

Although Levine has a long interest in reading and writing science fiction, he began as a writer of technical articles.[2] He has primarily written short fiction; his first professional fiction sale came in 2001.[3] A long-time member of science fiction fandom and early member of MilwApa (the Milwaukee amateur press association), he also co-edited a fanzine, Bento, with his late wife, Kate Yule,[4] and has served as Convention Committee Chair for Potlatch.[5] His short story "Ukaliq and the Great Hunt" appeared in The Phobos Science Fiction Anthology Volume 2 (2003).

Although he grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Levine now lives in Portland, Oregon.

In 2010, he spent two weeks in a simulated Mars habitat of the Mars Society, in Utah.[6]

BibliographyEdit

CollectionsEdit

  • Space Magic (Wheatland Press, 2008), ISBN 0-9794054-3-2 – Winner of 2009 Endeavor Award for best science fiction book in the Pacific Northwest

NovelsEdit

  • Arabella of Mars (Tor Books, 2016), ISBN 978-0765382818
  • Arabella and the Battle of Venus (Tor Books, 2017) ISBN 978-0765382825
  • Arabella the Traitor of Mars (Tor Books, 2018) ISBN 978-0765382832

Wild Cards anthologyEdit

Short fictionEdit

Levine has written over fifty short stories.

Title Year First published in Reprinted/collected in
"Wavefronts of History and Memory" 2013 Analog 133/6 (Jun 2013)
"Tk'tk'tk"[7] 2005 Asimov's Science Fiction
"Teaching the Pig to Sing" 2010 Analog 130/5 (May 2010)
"Pupa" 2010 Analog 130/9 (Sep 2010)
"Letter to the Editor" 2013 The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination[8][9]
"The Wreck of the Mars Adventure" 2013 Old Mars (2013)[10][11]
"Damage" 2015 Tor.com The Best Science Fiction of the Year, Vol. 1 (2016, Night Shade)
"Command and Control" 2017 Infinity Wars (2017)
"Malf" 2015 Mission: Tomorrow (2015)
"River of Ice" 2015 SF Comet
"Mammals" 2014 Analog (December 2014) StarShipSofa
"Goat Eyes" 2014 Black Static 42 (October 2014)
"A Practical Mechanism for Overcoming the Directionality of Temporal Flow" 2014 HELP FUND MY ROBOT ARMY!!! and Other Improbable Crowdfunding Projects (2014)
"The White Raven's Feather" 2012 Daily Science Fiction (March 2012) Spells: Ten Tales of Magic (2012, Scimitar Press)
"The Last Days of the Kelly Gang" 2012 Armored (March 2012) Journey Into... 52 (November 2012)
"Into the Nth Dimension" 2011 Human for a Day (December 2011) GlitterShip (February 2016)
"The Tides of the Heart" 2011 Realms of Fantasy (June 2011) Heiresses of Russ 2012 (2012, Lethe Press)

Essays and reportingEdit


AwardsEdit

Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • Arabella of Mars (2016)[12]

Hugo Awards

James White Award

Endeavor Award

  • Space Magic (Distinguished Novel or Collection, 2009)[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kathryn Lynn Yule Obituary". obits.oregonlive.com. Retrieved 2016-10-27.
  2. ^ "How the Future Predicts Science Fiction". Internet Review of Science Fiction. Archived from the original on 2018-05-04. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  3. ^ "Bibliography - Wind from a Dying Star - David D. Levine". David D. Levine. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  4. ^ "David D Levine - an infinity plus profile". www.infinityplus.co.uk. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  5. ^ "Potlatch History Page". Archived from the original on 2011-01-02. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  6. ^ "Portland science-fiction writer David D. Levine spends two weeks on Mars -- in Utah". OregonLive.com. Retrieved 2015-11-03.
  7. ^ "Tk'tk'tk". Asimov's Science Fiction. 2006-04-18. Archived from the original on 2006-04-18. Retrieved 2015-10-22.
  8. ^ "John Joseph Adams : Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination Cover Art and Release Date!". Upcoming4.me. May 22, 2012. Archived from the original on June 25, 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  9. ^ "The Mad Scientist's Guide to World Domination: Table of Contents". JohnJosephAdams.com. Retrieved September 18, 2014.
  10. ^ DeNardo, John (February 14, 2013). "TOC: Old Mars Edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois". SF Signal. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  11. ^ Bedford, Robert H. (October 8, 2013). "Mars as We Thought it Could Be: Old Mars, edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois". Tor.com. Retrieved September 26, 2014.
  12. ^ "2016". Nebula Awards Nominees and Winners: Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy. Retrieved December 28, 2017.
  13. ^ "Award bibliography: David D. Levine". Internet Science Fiction Database. Retrieved December 28, 2017.

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