Paul Cook is an American science fiction writer and classical music critic. He is a Principal Lecturer in the English Department at Arizona State University. Paul Cook has published short stories in Amazing Stories, Digital Science Fiction, Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction, The Hawai'i Review, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, The Nameless Review, and New Letters. He also writes book reviews for Galaxy's Edge Magazine. He most recently wrote the introduction to the 2006 edition of Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel Tanar of Pellucidar (Bison Books/University of Nebraska Press) and is the Series Editor for the Phoenix Science Fiction Classic series from Phoenix Pick, an imprint of Arc Manor books.