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After he received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and a Master of Fine Arts in Cinema from UCLA (1968, 1969) he spent two years as a copywriter for a small Studio City, Calif. advertising and public relations firm.

Alan Dean Foster sold his first short story in 1968. His first novel was published in 1972, since when he has published many short stories, novels and film novelizations, including the New York Times bestselling SPLINTER OF THE MIND'S EYE and FLINX IN FLUX.

Awarded Galaxy, in 1979, and Southwest Book Award, in 1991 (Cyber Way).

A member of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the Author's Guild of America and the Writer's Guild of America (West). Named International Association of Media Tie-in Writers' Grandmaster, in 2008, for "extensive and exceptional work in the tie-in field.".

Married to JoAnn Oxley.

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Books (Sort by Title)[112 books listed]
 Alien VolumeYearRating
 Alien 3319928/10

 Flinx VolumeYearRating
 For Love of Mother Not119839/10
 The Tar-Aiym Krang219729/10
 Orphan Star319779/10
 The End of the Matter419778/10
 Flinx in Flux519888/10
 Flinx's Folly820038/10
 Sliding Scales920048/10
 Running from the Deity1020057/10
 Trouble Magnet1220067/10
 Flinx Transcendent1420097/10

 Founding of the Commonwealth VolumeYearRating
 Diuturnity's Dawn320027/10

 Humanx Commonwealth VolumeYearRating
 Nor Crystal Tearsn/a19828/10
 Voyage to the City of the Deadn/a19846/10
 Sentenced to Prismn/a19859/10
 The Howling Stonesn/a19978/10
 Drowning Worldn/a2003n/a

 Icerigger Trilogy VolumeYearRating
 Mission to Moulokin219799/10
 The Deluge Drivers319879/10

 Journeys of the Catechist VolumeYearRating
 Carnivores of Light and Darkness11998n/a
 Into the Thinking Kingdoms21999n/a
 A Triumph of Souls32000n/a

 Misc VolumeYearRating
 The Black Holen/a19797/10
 The Thing: A Noveln/a19828/10
 Krull: A Noveln/a1983n/a
 ...Who Needs Enemiesn/a19848/10
 The I Insiden/a19849/10
 With Friends Like These...n/a19848/10
 Pale Ridern/a1985n/a
 Into the Out ofn/a19869/10
 Glory Lanen/a19879/10
 To the Vanishing Pointn/a19886/10
 Alien Nationn/a19895/10
 Cyber Wayn/a19904/10
 The Metrognome and Other Storiesn/a19905/10
 Smart Dragons, Foolish Elves with Martin H. Greenbergn/a19917/10
 The Last Starfightern/a1991n/a
 Betcha Can't Read Just Onen/a1993n/a
 Chorus Skatingn/a1994n/a
 Design for Great-Day with Eric Frank Russelln/a19958/10
 Life Formn/a1995n/a
 Montezuma Stripn/a1995n/a
 Mad Amosn/a1996n/a
 Jed the Deadn/a1997n/a
 Dinotopia Lostn/a19988/10
 The Man Who Used the Universen/a19998/10
 Kingdoms of Lightn/a20008/10
 The Hand of Dinotopian/a20018/10
 Impossible Placesn/a20028/10
 Primal Shadowsn/a2002n/a
 The Mocking Programn/a2002n/a
 The Chronicles of Riddickn/a2004n/a
 Exceptions to Realityn/a2008n/a
 Star Trekn/a2009n/a

 Spellsinger VolumeYearRating
 The Hour of the Gate219848/10
 The Day of the Dissonance319848/10
 The Moment of the Magician419848/10
 Paths of the Parambulator519858/10
 Time of the Transference619868/10
 Son of Spellsinger719938/10

 Star Trek VolumeYearRating
 Star Trek Logs 1-10n/an/a6/10
 Star Trek: Into Darknessn/a2012n/a
 Star Trek Logs One and Two12006n/a
 Star Trek Logs Three and Four22006n/a
 Star Trek Logs Five and Six32006n/a
 Star Trek Logs Seven and Eight42006n/a
 Star Trek Logs Nine and Ten52006n/a

 Star Wars VolumeYearRating
 Star Warsn/a19768/10
 Splinter of the Minds Eyen/a19786/10
 The Approaching Stormn/a20027/10

 Terminator VolumeYearRating
 Terminator Salvationn/a2009n/a

 The Damned VolumeYearRating
 A Call to Arms119918/10
 The False Mirror219926/10
 The Spoils of War319938/10

 The Taken Trilogy VolumeYearRating
 Lost and Found120048/10
 The Light-years Beneath My Feet22005n/a
 The Candle of Distant Earth32006n/a

 The Tipping Point Trilogy VolumeYearRating
 The Human Blend12011n/a
 Body, Inc.22012n/a
 The Sum of Her Parts32012n/a

 Transformers VolumeYearRating
 Transformers: Ghosts of Yesterdayn/a2007n/a
 Revenge of the Fallenn/a2009n/a
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