Marianne J. Dyson


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

Please send inquiries about consulting or author visits to my Author Email.

You may reach me (or my answering machine!) by phone most weekday afternoons at 281-486-4747. Note that I don't usually answer the phone before lunch. Please do not call after 10 PM Central Time.

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Upcoming Appearances

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  • Second Mondays. Houston Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers Meetup.
  • Saturday, April 9, 11 am to 4:15 pm. Selling/signing books at Reach for the Stars STEM Festival, Rice University. Free, but preregistration required.
  • April 19-21, Come by booth #2242, Houston Authors, for a school visit coupon at Texas Library Association Annual Conference, GRB Convention Center, Houston.
  • Saturday, April 23. Festival Author, signing at Table 56 in ballroom, panel on NF at 12:45 Room B, Ohioana Book Festival, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Saturday, May 7, 6:30 pm. NASA Enthusiasts, Chelsea Wine Bar, 4106 Nasa Pkwy, El Lago, TX 77586. Free, open to public.
  • Saturday, May 20, Author visit to Woodridge Forest Middle School, Porter, TX. Speaking to 8th graders about their Future in Space.
  • Saturday, May 28, Speaking at Gulf Coast Mensa Regional Gathering: Crowne Plaza Northwest-Brookhollow, 12801 Northwest Freeway, Houston. Open to public.
  • Saturday, June 18, panels 10-11 am & 1-2 pm. Comicpalooza, GRB Convention Center, Houston.
  • Saturday, June 25, Mars talk & teacher workshops, Center for Earth and Space Science Education, Tyler Junior College.

Archived Appearances

Radio interview, "From the Houston Spaceflight Center to Mars; the Journey of Marianne Dyson," aired on March 22, 2016 on

Featured in an article by Brian Albrecht in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, print copy January 31, and online February 1.

I was on Silicon Valley Voice KKUP Radio on October 7. My segment is during the second hour after the interview with The Martian author, Andy Weir.

I was on Irish radio September 26, 2015: Futureproof The Martian to discuss living on Mars. My segment is about 15 minutes into the show with hosts Lara Dungan and Ian Brunswick.

Affiliation Contacts

To contact me about a space-related book to review for my website or for the National Space Society, please send a description of the book and how to obtain a free copy to my NSS email.

To contact the Clear Lake Area National Space Society and Moon Society chapter, see

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