Joseph L. Green

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Joseph Lee Greene
Born (1931-01-14)January 14, 1931
Compass Lake, Florida
Pen name Joseph Green, Joseph L. Green
Occupation Novelist
Nationality United States
Genres Science fiction

Joseph Lee Green (born 1931) is an American science fiction author and a charter member of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He is a prolific short story author best known for his novel Gold the Man. His work has been translated into German, Italian, Spanish, French, Polish and Dutch.


Joseph L Green was born in 1931. He received his BA from the University of Alabama. He has variously worked as a mill hand, a construction worker and a supervisor for Boeing. His chief employment was in the American space program for which he worked for 37 years, retiring from NASA as Deputy Chief of the Education Office at Kennedy Space Center. His specialty was the preparation of NASA fact sheets, brochures and other such publications for the general public, in which complex scientific and engineering concepts were explained in layman's language.




  • The Loafers of Refuge. 1965
  • Gold the Man aka The Mind Behind the Eye. 1971
  • Conscience Interplanetary. 1972
  • The Horde. 1976
  • Star Probe. 1976

Short fiction collections[edit]

  • An Affair with Genius, London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1969
    • Contains: "Jinn", "The Decision Makers", "Once Around Arcturus", "The Engineer", "Single Combat", "Life-force", "An Affair with Genius", "Tunnel of Love" and "Dance of the Cats."

Short fiction[edit]

  • "The Engineer", New Worlds SF, February, 1962.
  • "Once Around Arcturus", Worlds of IF, September, 1962.
  • "Initiation Rites", New Worlds SF, April, 1962.
  • "The Colonist", New Worlds SF, August, 1962.
  • "Life-Force", New Worlds SF, November, 1962.
  • "Transmitter Problem", New Worlds SF, December, 1962.
  • "The Fourth Generation", Science Fiction Adventures, Vol. 5, No. 30, 1962.
  • "The-Old-Man-in-the-Mountain", New Worlds SF, June, 1963.
  • "The Fight on Hurricane Island", Argosy (British edition), June, 1963
  • "Refuge", New Worlds SF, July 1963.
  • "Single Combat", New Worlds SF, Jul-Aug 1964
  • "Haggard Honeymoon", (with James Webbert), New Writings in SF 1, Dobson Books, London, 1964
  • "The Creators", New Writings in SF 2, Dobson Books, London, 1964
  • "The Decision Makers", Galaxy, April, 1965
  • "Whaler's Wife", Inklings, Spring, 1965 (Chipola Jr. College, Marianna, Fla.)
  • "Tunnel of Love", New Worlds SF, Vol 48, No.146.
  • "Dance of the Cats", New Worlds SF, Vol 49, No. 157.
  • "Treasure Hunt", New Writings in SF 5, Dobson Books, London, 1965
  • "Birth of a Butterfly", New Writings in SF 10, Dobson Books, London, 1967
  • "Death of a Young Musician", Mike Shayne Mystery Magazine, Aug. 1967.
  • "Jinn", Galaxy, December 1968
  • "When I Have Passed Away", New Writings in SF 15, DOBSON BOOKS, London 1969.
  • "An Affair With Genius", Fantasy & Science Fiction, March 1969.
  • "The Shamblers of Misery", Fantasy & Science Fiction, August 1969.
  • "Death and the Sensperience Poet", New Writings in SF 17, Dobson Books, London, 1970
  • "Wrong Attitude", Analog, Feb. 1971.
  • "The Crier of Crystal", Analog, Oct. 1971.
  • "The Butterflies of Beauty", Fantasy & Science Fiction, June, 1971.
  • "First Light on a Darkling Plain", New Writings in SF 19, Dobson Books, London, 1971
  • "One Man Game", Analog, Feb., 1972.
  • "The Seventh Floor", Eternity Magazine No. 1, July, 1972.
  • "Three-Tour Man", Analog, August, 1972.
  • "The Dwarfs of Zwergwelt", Worlds of If, June, 1972.
  • "Robustus Revisited", Fantasy & Science Fiction, April, 1972.
  • "A Custom of the Children of Life", Fantasy & Science Fiction, December, 1972.
  • "Let My People Go", The Other Side of Tomorrow, Random House, New York, 1973.
  • "The Birdlover", Showcase, Harper & Row, New York, 1973.
  • "Space To Move", The New Mind, Macmillan, New York, 1973
  • "The Waiting World", Future Kin, Doubleday & Co., New York, 1974.
  • "A Star is Born", Fantasy and Science Fiction, February, 1974.
  • "Jaybird's Song", Fantasy & Science Fiction, December, 1974.
  • "Walk Barefoot on the Glass", Analog, March, 1974.
  • "A Death in Coventry", Dystopian Visions, Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1975.
  • "Encounter With a Carnivore", Epoch, Berkely Publishing, New York, 1975
  • "Last of the Chauvinists", Fantasy and Science Fiction, Nov., 1975.
  • "Weekend in Hartford", Dude, September 1975.
  • "Jeremiah, Born Dying", Odyssey Vol. 1 No. 1, Spring, 1976.
  • "To See the Stars that Blind", (with Patrice Milton) Fantasy & Science Fiction, March, 1977.
  • "An Alien Conception", Nugget, June, 1977.
  • "The Wind Among the Mindymuns", (with Patrice Milton) Fantasy & Science Fiction, December, 1978.
  • "The Speckled Gantry", (with Patrice Milton) Destinies, Ace Books, 1979.
  • "Gentle Into That Good Night", Analog, July, 1981.
  • "Still Fall The Gentle Rains", Rigel, Fall, 1981.
  • "EasyEd", (with Patrice Milton) Fantasy & Science Fiction, May, 1982.
  • "And Be Lost Like Me", Analog, June, 1983.
  • "At The Court of the Chrysoprase King", Rigel, Spring 1983.
  • "Raccoon Reaction", Analog, September 1983
  • "The Ruby Wand of Asrazel", World of Ithkar series, Berkeley Books, 1985
  • "With Conscience of the New", (with Patrice Milton) Analog, February 1989

+ "Plague Ship", Aberrant Dreams, Autumn 2006

  • "Talus Slope", Perihelion Science Fiction, February 2013
  • "Curfew Tolls the Parting Day", (with Shelby Vick) Perihelion Science Fiction, May 2013
  • "Play Sweetly, In Harmony", The Last Dangerous Visions (not yet published)


  • "Countdown for Surveyor", Analog, March, 1967.
  • "The Bugs that Live at -423°", Analog, Jan. 1968.
  • "Manufacturing in Space", Analog, Dec. 1970
  • "Skylab", Analog, March & April, 1972.

+ "Kennedy Space Center Will Give You A Lift", Odyssey Jan/Feb 1979

  • "The E-Zines: Destiny or Disaster", SFWA Bulletin Spring 2002

+ "Our Five Days With John W. Campbell" SFWA Bullein Fall 2006

+ "Three Days With Leigh Brackett & Edmond Hamilton", New York Review Of SF Nov 2009


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