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Steven Gould
Date of birth February 7, 1955
Other work Several novels and short stories

Steve Gould (born February 7, 1955) is an American science-fiction author and the writer of novel Jumper, from which the movie of the same name is based. He is married to science fiction writer, Laura J. Mixon.


The bibliography below includes Gould's novels, short fiction and essays and includes general themes for each of the novels.


  • Jumper (1992): Teleportation
  • Wildside (1996): Alternate dimensions, set in Texas, a group of high school seniors find a hole into an alternate reality, a pristine world unspoiled by man and human caused extinctions.
  • Greenwar (1997) with Laura J. Mixon: Deep Sea energy and Environmental Issues
  • Helm (1998): Mind control
  • Blind Waves (2000): Melted icecaps, massive refugee problems, set in Texas
  • Reflex (2004): Sequel to Jumper
  • Jumper: Griffin's Story (2007): Backstory of Griffin O'Conner from the movie
  • Impluse (2013): The 3rd Jumper book
  • Exo (2014): The 4th Jumper book

Short fiction[]

  • The Touch of Their Eyes (1980)
  • Wind Instrument (1981)
  • Gift of Fire (1981)
  • Rory (1984)
  • Mental Blocks (1985)
  • The No License Needed, Fun to Drive, Built Easily with Ordinary Tools, Revolutionary, Guaranteed, Lawnmower Engine Powered, Low Cost, Compact, and Dependable Mail Order Device (1986)
  • Poppa Was a Catcher (1987)
  • Peaches for Mad Molly (1988)
  • Simulation Six (1990)
  • The Session (1995)
  • Shade (2008): In the Jumper canon, between Reflex and Impulse


  • Introduction (1994)

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