Happy birthday to the incredible Michael Blumlein

A
practicing M.D and a
faculty member at the University of California in San Francisco,
Michael Blumlein’s
modest, yet impactful output includes The
Movement Of Mountains

(1987),
The
Healer

(2005),
and THE ROBERTS (2011).
His
novel X,Y
(1993)
was the basis for the 2004 movie of the same name.

Many of his short
stories and essays have been collected in
the Readercon Award winner and World Fantasy Award nominated
The
Brains of Rats

(1990), What
the Doctor Ordered

(2013), All
I Ever Dreamed

(2018),
and Thoreau’s
Microscope

(2018). Blumlein also wrote the screenplay for the acclaimed short
film Decodings
(1988).

All
of us at Tachyon wish the amazing Michael a great birthday.

For more info on THE ROBERTS, visit the Tachyon page.

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