The Big Read – Fahrenheit 451

Ah, the day of the big keynote for the Big Read is fast approaching and author Mike is hard at work finalizing all the details for an entertaining and thought-provoking speech called “I Blame Ray Bradbury” — a tongue-and-cheek look into uber-author Ray Bradbury’s iconic work – Fahrenheit 451.  Jumpstreet coordinator Cindy Dlugolecki has been equally [...]


Author Mike made a brief appearance (time-wise, not undergarments-wise) at the Jumpstreet Spectrum Awards Breakfast to invite everyone to the Big Read Keynote on November 21st, 2009 at 2:00 PM at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore on 3rd Street in Harrisburg, PA. The Spectrum Awards are Jumpstreet’s way of recognizing community and business leaders for their amazing and [...]

It Came From Beyond the Sun

Author Mike’s tabloid sci fi anthology is now up on in both Print and Kindle editions. Get your copy now!!!


Author Mike Silvestri signed a contract to publish his epic science fiction novel, The Gospel of Matthias Kent, with Draumr Publishing of Columbia, Maryland. The deal covers print and electronic rights to the book, which will be available in late summer/early fall next year. woo-hoo!!!!

It Came From Beyond the Sun

To celebrate the Big Read program, Author Mike has assembled all 28 of his Sun Sci Fi short stories into a 134 page anthology called, It Came From Beyond the Sun. In addition to the stories, Author Mike is including an author’s commentary describing how each story came about. Add to that an introduction by [...]

Author Mike Named Big Read Keynote

Jumpstreet, that dynamic dynamo of the arts in Harrisburg, PA, has selected Author Mike Silvestri to be their keynote speaker when Jumpstreet hosts the three-county Big Read program on Ray Bradbury’s Sci Fi Classic, Fahrenheit 451.  Adults and high school students will be reading this legendary work and discussing it during several events this fall and winter. [...]