Author Biographies

Robert A. Heinlein


Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of "hard" science fiction.


Heinlein won four Hugo Awards for his novels, awarded following the year of publication. He also won the first Grand Master Award given by the Science Fiction Writers of America for lifetime achievement.



Spider Robinson


Since he began writing professionally in 1972, Spider Robinson has won 3 Hugos, a Nebula, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, and numerous other awards.


His most recent books are Very Bad Deaths [Tor], and The Crazy Years [BenBella].