Gene Brewer

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Gene Brewer
Born (1937-07-04) July 4, 1937 (age 81)
Muncie, Indiana
Occupation Novelist
Genre Science fiction

Gene Brewer (born Eugene N. Brewer, 4 July 1937) is an American writer, the author of the K-PAX book series,[1] about a man who claims to be a visiting extraterrestrial from a planet called K-PAX: K-PAX (1995), On a Beam of Light (2001), K-PAX III: The Worlds of Prot (2002), K-PAX IV (2007) and Prot's Report, a brief natural history of the Earth, which appears in K-PAX: The Trilogy, an omnibus edition of the first three K-PAX books. The first book in the series was made into a Universal Pictures film in 2001; it stars Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges.[1]


Brewer was born at in Muncie, Indiana.[2]

He was educated at DePauw University and University of Wisconsin–Madison, and he studied DNA replication and cell division before becoming a novelist.[3]

Brewer currently lives in New York City and Vermont, with his wife. He is a vegan.[4]



  1. ^ a b Scott, A. O. (October 26, 2001). "K Pax (2001) FILM REVIEW; Now Arriving on Track 10: The 3:15 From Outer Space". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Gene Brewer". Internet Speculative Fiction Database. 
  3. ^ Brewer, Gene (2002). On a Beam of Light. New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks. p. Inside back cover. ISBN 0-312-98208-9. 
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