Nebraska Authors

Michael Page

AKA: Michael R. Page

Michael Page is the author of a number of books which examine the history and cultural importance of science fiction. He is a lecturer at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and regularly teaches courses on both science fiction and nineteenth century British literature. He also acts as the faculty advisor for Laurus, UNL's undergraduate literary magazine.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Biography
  • Nonfiction


Science fiction; Literary criticism


BA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1990
MA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2003
PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 2008


Lecturer, University of Nebraska, English Department
Fellow and Campbell Conference Academic Programming Director, Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction, University of Kansas

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Kansas


The Man with the Strange Head and Other Early Science Fiction Stories. 2008. (editor)
The Literary Imagination from Erasmus Darwin to H.G. Wells: Science, Evolution, Ecology. 2012.
Frederik Pohl. 2015.
Saving the World Through Science Fiction: James Gunn, Writer, Teacher and Scholar. 2017.
James Gunn’s Modern Science Fiction: A Critical Analysis, an Historical Edition. 2018. (editor)

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