Robert Reed (author)
October 9, 1956 |
|Genre||Science Fiction, Fantasy|
Robert David Reed (born October 9, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a Hugo Award-winning American science fiction author. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Nebraska Wesleyan University. Reed is an "extraordinarily prolific" genre short-fiction writer with "Alone" being his 200th professional sale. His work regularly appears in Asimov's, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Sci Fiction. He has also published eleven novels.
- la Voie terrestre (1994), the French translation of Down the Bright Way (1991) (Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire for foreign novel)
- "Decency" (1996) (Asimov's Science Fiction reader poll, short story)
- "Marrow" (1997) (Science Fiction Age reader poll, novella)
- "She Sees My Monsters Now" (2002) (Asimov's Science Fiction reader poll, short story)
- "A Billion Eves" (2006): Hugo Award for Best Novella, 2007
He was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in Science Fiction in 1987.
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Got this email from the author himself ref the series:
I'd read them in this order:
The Great Ship -- minus the last story / Marrow / Well of Stars / The Great Ship's last story / The Memory of Sky /
- The Leeshore (1987)
- The Hormone Jungle (1988)
- Black Milk (1989)
- Down the Bright Way (1991). Review by Jo Walton.
- The Remarkables (1992)
- Beyond the Veil of Stars (1994)
- An Exaltation of Larks (1995)
- Beneath the Gated Sky (1997)
- Sister Alice (2003)
- The Dragons of Springplace (1999)
- Chrysalide (2002) (French-language translations)
- The Cuckoo's Boys (2005)
- "Read This" in The New York Review of Science Fiction, July 1992.
- "Improbable Journeys" (2004), the afterword to Mere, which detailed the development of the stories set in the Marrow universe.
- "Afterword" to The Cuckoo's Boys, a short fiction collection.
Sites of more general interest that were used as references are listed in the "External links" section.
- Robert Reed at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- The Locus Index to Science Fiction
- Robert Reed at The Locus Index to Science Fiction Awards
- Hugo Awards 2007 at the World Science Fiction Society's official Hugo Awards site
- The Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award official page at the website of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction
- Strahan, Jonathan, ed. (2010), Godlike Machines, Garden City, New York: Science Fiction Book Club, p. 343, ISBN 978-1-61664-759-9
- "Contest History". Writers of the Future. Los Angeles, California: L. Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest. Archived from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011.
- Official website
- Robert Reed's online fiction
- Fantastic Fiction Author Page
- April 1998 interview in Locus
- October 2003 interview[dead link] in Science Fiction Weekly
- Nebraska Center for Writers
- Audio review and discussion of Down the Bright Way at The Science Fiction Book Review Podcast
- Story behind Marrow — Online Essay at Upcoming4.me