Roger Lee Vernon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Roger Lee Vernon (1924–)[1] is an American science fiction writer.[2]

He received a Master's degree from Northwestern University, traveled extensively throughout North American and Europe, and while writing his stories in the early 1950s worked as a Chicago high school teacher. In 1968 he received his PhD in history, also from Northwestern University,[3] and afterward taught at colleges in the Chicago area and aboard US Navy ships. Retired, he lives in Elgin, IL with his wife, where he has returned to writing. He and his wife have four children.[4]


  • The Space Frontiers (1955) - short story collection, published by Signet Books (Library of Congress catalog card 55-10447)
  • Robot Hunt (1959) - novel
  • The Fall of the American Empire - 2013: A Remembrance of Things Future (2010) - novel, published by BookSurge.
  • If (2011) - short story collection, published by iUniverse.


  1. ^ Contento, William G. (26 January 2008). "Books, Listed by Author". Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections. Retrieved 19 August 2011.  Although listed in several reliable sources as having died in 1980, Vernon declared wryly in 2009 that those listings are "probably not true". (
  2. ^ Eglantine, Cornelia Cecilia, ed. (2011). Roger Lee Vernon. Typpress. ISBN 6137874168. 
  3. ^ "Member: Roger.Lee.Vernon.Sr.". LibraryThing. 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 
  4. ^ "If: Roger Lee Vernon". 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-24. 

External links[edit]