List of science-fiction authors

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This is a list of notable science-fiction authors, in alphabetical order:

A[edit]

Catherine Asaro, around 2009
Isaac Asimov, before 1959

B[edit]

Cyrano de Bergerac, one of the earliest SF writers, ca. 1654

C[edit]

D[edit]

Jack Dann, 2007
Judy Lynn and Lester Del Rey, 1974

E[edit]

F[edit]

Camille Flammarion, date unknown
Eric Flint, ca. 2007

G[edit]

James Gunn, ca. 2007

H[edit]

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

Nancy Kress (center), with author Delia Sherman (left) and editor Ellen Datlow (right). 2007 photo.

L[edit]

M[edit]

A. Merritt, ca. 1920
James Morrow, 2007

N[edit]

Larry Niven, photo before 2005

O[edit]

P[edit]

Frederik Pohl (center) with Donald A. Wollheim (left) and John Michel (right, circa 1938

Q[edit]

R[edit]

S[edit]

Mary Shelley, ca. 1840
Cordwainer Smith (Paul Linebarger), 1953
Allen Steele, ca. 2007

T[edit]

Wilson Tucker, ca. 1988

U[edit]

V[edit]

Jack Vance at the helm of his boat, early 1980s

W[edit]

Jack Womack at the KGB Bar, NYC, 2008

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ Individually, their names are Аркадий Стругацкий and Борис Стругацкий.

Resources[edit]

  • A useful book for looking up authors is A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction, by Baird Searles, Martin Last, Beth Meacham, and Michael Franklin (1979). It also tells you whom else you might like if you like one author.
  • Other invaluable works include The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, edited by John Clute and Peter Nicholls (2nd. Ed. 1991), The Mammoth Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, edited by George Mann (1999) (ISBN 0-7867-0887-5 or ISBN 1-84119-177-9), and Twentieth-Century Science-Fiction Writers, edited by Curtis C. Smith (1981) (ISBN 0-312-82420-3).

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