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Author Biography

Reading Outside of the Lines

Daniel M. Kimmel

Skylawk Award Winner

Film critic and award-winning author Daniel M. Kimmel is the author of the Hugo-finalist non-fiction volume Jar Jar Binks Must Die… and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies, and the novels Shh! It's a Secret: a novel about Aliens, Hollywood, and the Bartender's Guide, Time On My Hands: My Misadventures In Time Travel, and Father of the Bride of Frankenstein. He is the winner of the 2018 Skylark Award (formally known as the Edward E. Smith Memorial Award for Imaginative Fiction), which is given by the New England Science Fiction Association for lifetime contributions to science fiction.


His book on the history of FOX TV, The Fourth Network received the Cable Center Book Award. His other books include a history of DreamWorks, The Dream Team, and I'll Have What She's Having: Behind the Scenes of the Great Romantic Comedies. He is a past president of the Boston Society of Film Critics, and co-chair of the Boston Online Film Critics Association.


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Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies

Film History and Criticism



Can Your Heart Stand the Shocking Facts?

Film History and Criticism (Humorous)



Father of the Bride of Frankenstein

Science Fiction Novel



Shh! It's a Secret

Science Fiction Novel



Time On My Hands: My Misadventures in Time Travel

Science Fiction Novel



Science Fiction for the Throne: One-Sitting Reads

Science Fiction Anthology - Contributor



Fantasy for the Throne: One-Sitting Reads

Fantasy Anthology - Contributor



Horror for the Throne: One-Sitting Reads

Horror Anthology - Contributor



Release the Virgins

Speculative Fiction Anthology - Contributor



The Eye of Argon and the Further Adventures of Grignr the Barbarian

Fantasy Anthology - Contributor


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