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The Locus index says he was born in 1911. Anyone have hard data?

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Why are we using his full name? I've only ever seen him listed places as "Daniel F. Galouye" and that's what the other Wikipedias do. I'm not sure I even knew his middle-name was Francis. Did his family or agent request this?--T. Anthony (talk) 11:12, 21 May 2008 (UTC)
Ahh probably just someone's goofiness. (See Wikipedia:Naming conventions (people)#Middle names and abbreviated names) I see the confusion though. It does says it's preferred to use a version without punctuation marks if both are nearly as common. However "Daniel F. Galouye" is more than ten times as common as "Daniel Francis Galouye." Anyway I moved it back to the original.--T. Anthony (talk) 11:23, 21 May 2008 (UTC)
Note that "Another Tribute" link is a 404. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 97.80.149.2 (talk) 13:34, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

His first novel[edit]

What happened to his first novel - Rebirth - did Imagine just sit on it, and prevent its publication? Dexter Nextnumber (talk) 03:04, 14 November 2009 (UTC)

According to the Speculative Fiction Database it was "short fiction" (technically a novelette), later expanded into the well regarded, award nominated novel Dark Universe. There is no other publication cited for the original short story than the March 1952 issue of Imagination (that I am fortunate to have on the table in front of me as I write). It is Imagination (also known as "Madge" in the trade) not Imagine. It was considered a good second tier venue, the top being Astounding, Galaxy, and The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction based on quality standard demanded by the editor and to some extent the rate of payment per word ($.01/word for most vs $.03 for Galaxy (if one did not mind that Horace Gold might take the liberty of editing the work without consultation prior to publishing)).Jszigeti (talk) 16:03, 1 July 2010 (UTC)

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