1947 -

Writing as: Mel Gilden

According to Wikipedia: "Mel Gilden (born July 3, 1947) is a US writer of speculative fiction, predominately known for his Fifth Grade Monsters, Zoot Marlowe, Cronyn & Justice, and Cybersurfers fiction series. Gilden has written numerous episodes for animated television programs, including The Mask: Animated Series, Phantom 2040, James Bond Jr., Little Shop, Fraggle Rock, Defenders of the Earth, Centurions, The Flintstone Kids, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, and The Smurfs.

Gilden received an AAS in Physics from Los Angeles City College in 1970, and a BA in physics from California State University, Los Angeles in 1974. He was co-host of the science-fiction interview show, Hour 25, on KPFK radio in Southern California 1981–1986. Gilden attended the Clarion Workshop in 1970, with his short story "What About Us Grils?" appearing in the first Clarion anthology."

Series Books
Elim Garak Cardassian Imps (1997)