Grotto of the Dancing Deer

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"Grotto of the Dancing Deer"
Author Clifford D. Simak
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction short story
Published in Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact
Publication type Periodical
Publisher Condé Nast Publications, Inc.
Media type Print (Magazine, Hardback & Paperback)
Publication date April 1980

"Grotto of the Dancing Deer" is one of Clifford D. Simak's later short stories. It won the 1980 Nebula Award for Best Short Story and the 1981 Hugo Award for Best Short Story and Locus Award for Best Short Story. It involves an archaeologist discovering an ancient painting and its painter, an immortal.[1]


  1. ^ Whyte, Nicholas (January 8, 2006). "Review: Grotto of the Dancing Deer, by Clifford D. Simak". Retrieved September 23, 2015. 

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Preceded by
"The Way of Cross and Dragon"
by George R. R. Martin
Hugo Award for Best Short Story
Succeeded by
"The Pusher"
by John Varley