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Byron Preiss


(Byron C Preiss)
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Byron Preiss was the president of Byron Preiss Visual Publications and Ibooks, and was recognized as a pioneer in digital publishing. He was among the first publishers to release CD-ROM's and electronic books.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Preiss graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and earned a master's degree in communications from Stanford University. He produced The Words of Gandhi, an audio book that won a Grammy Award in 1985. He was also the co-author of Dragonworld, a novel he co-wrote with J. Michael Reaves that was published by Bantam Books in 1979.

A proponent of illustrated books, as well as comics and graphic novels, Preiss also published works by celebrity authors including Jane Goodall, Billy Crystal, Jerry Seinfeld, LeAnn Rimes and Jay Leno.
 


Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror, Children's Fiction
 
Novels
   Dragonworld (1979) (with Michael Reaves)
   Guts (1979)
   The Little Blue Brontosaurus (1983) (with William Stout)
   The Vampire State Building (1992)
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Anthologies edited
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Anthology series
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Series contributed to
Weird Heroes
   1. Weird Heroes 1 (1975)
   2. Weird Heroes 2 (1975)
   6. Weird Heroes 6 (1977)
   8. Weird Heroes 8 (1977)
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Non fiction show
 


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