Norman Richard Spinrad (1940) received popularity as an American science fiction book writer. He won the Prix Apollo Prize and obtained a nomination as part of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. Born in New York City, he graduated at the Bronx High School of Science. He joined the City College of New York in 1957 and received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1961. He lived in several places, for example, Los Angeles, Paris, London, San Francisco and New York City. Spinrad became president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America between 1980 to 1982.
He accepted the position again between 2002 to 2002. Some of his other career choices included a vocal artist, radio host, and literary agent. Spinrad joined the New Wave movement during the 1960s. Some of his popular books include the Iron Dream (1972), Bug Jack Barron (1969), A World Between (1979) and Child of Fortune (1985). Spinrad wrote one of the Star Trek scripts named The Doomsday Machine in 1967. Also, he created the Land of the Lost and Werewolf television scripts.
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