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Friday, December 7, 2018

The Life and Times of Phil D'Amato

I was pleased to find out today that my novel The Consciousness Plague - second novel in my Phil D'Amato series - is referenced in Damien Broderick's recently published Consciousness and Science Fiction.

Phil's had a pretty exciting life, since he first appeared in my novelette, The Chronology Protection Case, published in Analog Magazine in September 1995, and reprinted six times.   Here's a complete list of exploits, followed by a podcast episode, and photos and videos:

  • 1995: "The Chronology Protection Case," Analog Magazine, nominated for Nebula and Sturgeon Awards, reprinted six times in: The Mammoth Book of Time Travel, 2013; The Best Time Travel Stories of All Time, 2003; Nebula Awards 32: SFWA’s Choices for the Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, 1998; Infinite Edge (online magazine), June-July 1997; Supernatural Sleuths, 1996 
  • 1996: "The Copyright Notice Case," Analog Magazine, nominated for Nebula Award 
  • 1997: "The Mendelian Lamp Case," Analog Magazine, reprinted four times in: The Hard SF Renaissance, 2002; Ikarie (translated, Czech Republic), 2002; Science Fiction Theater, 1999; Year’s Best SF3, 1998
  • 1999: The Silk Code, Tor Books, winner of Locus Award for Best First Science Fiction Novel of 1999 
  • 2002: The Consciousness Plague, Tor Books 
  • 2002: Jay Kensinger's short film of "The Chronology Protection Case" 
  • 2002: Mark Shanahan's radio play of "The Chronology Protection Case," nominated for the Edgar Award 
  • 2003: The Pixel Eye, Tor Books, nominated for Prometheus Award 
  • 2007: The Silk Code podiobook, performed and produced by Shaun Farrell, in Top 20 Podiobooks of 2007 
  • 2012: "author's cut" Kindle and Nook ebook editions of The Silk Code published by JoSara Media 
  • 2013: "author's cut" Kindle and Nook ebook editions of The Consciousness Plague published by JoSara Media 
  • 2013: new version of “The Chronology Protection Case” short film, with extended ending written by Paul Levinson and Jay Kensinger; on Amazon Prime Video 
  • 2014: "author's cut" Kindle and Nook ebook editions of The Pixel Eye published by JoSara Media
  • 2016: Rita Ora uses The Silk Code in her Tezenis campaign (see video).

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