Marianne J. Dyson


Dyson at Ohio Aerospace Institute, 2016.
Dyson at Ohio Aerospace Institute, 2016.
Photo: Ed Wong/AIAA.

You may reach me (or my answering machine!) by phone most weekday afternoons at 281-486-4747. Note this is an old-fashioned land line and does not accept texts. Please don't call before 10 AM or after 10 PM Central Time.

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Upcoming Appearances

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  • Second Mondays. Houston Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers Meetup.
  • Fourth Tuesdays, 6:30 PM, The Black Labrador on Montrose (at Richmond), Houston Writers House.
  • Fourth Thursdays, 7 PM, Clear Lake Park, Bay Area Writers League (BAWL) monthly meeting.
  • Saturday, May 6. 10 AM to 4 PM. Workshops for Writers hosted by Houston Writers House. Morning: Write a Short Story in a Day. Afternoon: How to Publish a Book. Location: Southwestern Presbyterian Church in Bellaire. Cost is $30/$35 for either session or $50/$60 for both for members/nonmembers of HWH.
  • Saturday, May 13. Comicpalooza at George Brown Convention Center, Houston. Moderating Literary Track panel on Creative Collaborations from 2:30-3:30 & signing books at the Barnes & Noble booth in the exhibit room throughout the day.
  • Thursday, June 8. All day. STEM activities/demonstrations & book signing. CCISD "Setting the Trend" librarians conference at Victory Lake Intermediate School in League City.

Affiliation Contacts

NASA JSC retirees can be contacted through the NASA Alumni League-JSC Chapter of which I am a member.

Read the best (Nebula nominees & winners) in new science fiction chosen by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America of which I am a member.

Houston space enthusiasts, please join the Clear Lake Area National Space Society and Moon Society Meet-Up of which I am a member.

Future Martians, check out The Callahan Kids: Tales of Life on Mars which includes two of my stories from a girl's perspective.

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