BRIN, David. American, b. 1950. Genres: Science fiction/Fantasy, Sciences, Technology. Career: Hughes Research Laboratory, 1973-77; taught at University of California and San Diego State University, 1980-83, Secretary, Science Fiction Writers of America. Publications: Sundiver, 1980; Startide Rising, 1983; The Practice Effect, 1984; The Postman, 1985; (with G. Benord) Heart of the Comet, 1986; The River of Time, 1986; The Uplift War 1987; Dr. Pak's Pre-School, 1988; (with T. Kuiper) Extraterrestrial Civilization (non-fiction/science), 1989; Earth, 1990; Glory Season, 1992; Otherness, 1994; Brightness Reef, 1995; Infinity's Shore, 1996; Heaven's Reach, 1997. Address: c/o Bantam Books, 1540 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, U.S.A.