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Powers has lived in southern California since 1959. He graduated from California State University at Fullerton with a B.A. in English in 1976; the same year he published his first two novels, "The Skies Discrowned" and "Epitaph in Rust." Powers, who takes more time and care writing novels than his fans would like, went on to sell "The Drawing of ... See full bio »
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 2011 Lego Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game (Video Game) (novel "On Stranger Tides")
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (novel "On Stranger Tides" - suggestion)
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 1998 Is It Bill Bailey? (TV Series)
Battle Re-enacter
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... Battle Re-enacter (uncredited)
 1989 The Laughing Dead
Zombie #2
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 2011 The Nature of Existence Companion Series (Video documentary)
Himself
 2007 The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Philip K. Dick (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'The Anubis Gates'
 2007 Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (Video documentary)
Himself, author of 'The Anubis Gates'
 2007 Sacrificial Sheep: The Novel vs. the Film (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'The Anubis Gates'
 1994 Arena (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Interviewee
- Philip K Dick: A Day in the Afterlife (1994) ... Himself - Interviewee

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Compared to fantasy, science fiction is almost a branch of mainstream. Fantasy is based on things that are logically impossible, going in directions that apparently can't exist. Let's say mainstream fiction would be a straight, one-dimension high-speed highway rushing along between trees. Fantasy is more like a perpendicular look down a corridor of trees to a clearing. It's rotating 90°, it's a ... See more »

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Powers is famous for his knotty plots, his remarkable erudition, his exhaustive research into historical detail (every one of which, evidently, finds a home in his fiction), his specializing in the Romantic Poets and Arthuriana, his ebullient capacity for writing fantasy, science fiction, and horror - but is most loved because he creates totally believable characters and suspenseful, truly WEIRD ... See more »

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