David D. Levine

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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, OR, on July 13, 2016.
Born (1961-02-21) February 21, 1961 (age 56)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Genre Science-fiction
Notable works Wavefronts of history and memory, Tk'tk'tk, Teaching the Pig to Sing, Arabella of Mars
Notable awards Hugo Award for Best Short Story
Spouse Kate Yule (d. 2016)[1]

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.


Although he 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 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]


See http://www.daviddlevine.com/fiction/bibliography/



Wild Cards anthology[edit]

Other Short Fiction[edit]

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

Essays and reporting[edit]


  1. ^ "Kathryn Lynn Yule Obituary". obits.oregonlive.com. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  2. ^ "How the Future Predicts Science Fiction". Internet Review of Science Fiction. 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. 

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