Kurland, Michael (Joseph)

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KURLAND, Michael (Joseph)

KURLAND, Michael (Joseph). Also writes as Jennifer Plum. American, b. 1938. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Mystery/Crime/Suspense, Science fiction/Fantasy, Plays/Screenplays, Ghost Writer. Career: Ed., Penny-farthing Press, San Francisco, 1976-80. News Ed., KPFK-Radio, Los Angeles, 1966; Teacher of English, Happy Valley School, Ojai, California, 1967; Ed., Crawdaddy, NYC, 1969; President, Computer Press Assn., 1985; also former play dir., road mgr. for a band, advertising copywriter, and freelance ghostwriter and writer of Mystery and SF short stories. Publications: (with Chester Anderson) Ten Years to Doomsday, 1964; Mission: Third Force (suspense), 1967; Mission: Tank War (suspense), 1968; A Plague of Spies (suspense), 1969; The Unicorn Girl, 1969; Transmission Error, 1970; (as Jennifer Plum) The Secret of Benjamin Square (suspense), 1972; The Whenabouts of Burr, 1975; Pluribus, 1975; Tomorrow Knight, 1976; The Princes of Earth (juvenile), 1978; The Infernal Device (suspense), 1979; (with S.W. Barton) The Last President, 1980; Psi Hunt, 1980; (with H.B. Piper) First Cycle, 1982; Death by Gaslight, 1982; Star Griffin, 1987; Ten Little Wizards, 1988; The Spymaster's Handbook, 1988; A Study in Sorcery, 1989; Button Right, 1989; Perchance, 1989; A Gallery of Rogues (true crime), 1993; How to Solve a Murder: The Forensic Handbook, 1995; Too Soon Dead (mystery), 1997; How to Try a Murder: The Handbook for Armchair Lawyers, 1997. EDITOR: The Redward Edward Papers, by Avram Davidson, 1978; The Best of Avram Davidson, 1979. Address: PO Box 2005, Petaluma, CA 94953-2005, U.S.A. Online address: www.michaelkurland.com