Searching for Ray Bradbury by Steven Paul Leiva
Writings about the Writer and the Man

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In Searching for Ray Bradbury, Steven Paul Leiva helps us negotiate Ray Bradbury's transition from a vibrant life to an enduring legacy. His trenchant observations effectively summarize the profound range of Bradbury's voice and vision, and reveal how his influence extended from large public audiences and a vast readership to generations of individual students and writers just beginning to negotiate the great wide world.

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Steven Paul Leiva is a writer who lives in Los An- geles. His play, "Made on the Moon," had its world premiere at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has been performed in America by such actors as Paul Provenza, Robert Picardo and John Billingsley.His novel, "Blood is Pretty: the First Fixxer Adventure," a satiric Hollywood thriller, was followed by "Hollywood is An All Volunteer Army," not surprisingly the second Fixxer Adventure. Both are published by Crossroad Press. Leiva's most recent novel, a science fiction satire on man's place in the universe, "Traveling in Space," was published in 2011 by Bluroof Press. He has written essays, commentaries and reviews for the Los Angeles Times, Huffington Post,, Neworld Review, and The Bulletin (the quarterly magazine of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America), among other publications. He blogs at: Steven Paul Leiva's This 'n That. In 2010 Leiva created and organized RAY BRADBURY WEEK in Los Angeles, a week long series of events honoring Bradbury on his ninetieth birthday. He recently spearheaded the naming of the major downtown Los Angeles intersection of Fifth and Flower RAY BRADBURY SQUARE, which was dedicated on December 6, 2012.
Published October 2, 2013 by Bluroof Press. 96 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs.

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Eller points out in Ray Bradbury Unbound, his follow up to his 2011 "biography of the mind," Becoming Ray Bradbury, Bradbury had a third set of parents who were not all to the good, and may well have helped unmake the prose artist: the performance art media of stage, screen, and television.

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