320 Central Park West

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New York, NY 10025

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Larry Niven
 
 


Born April 30, 1938 in Los Angeles, California. Attended California Institute of Technology; flunked out after discovering a book store jammed with used science fiction magazines.  Graduated Washburn University, Kansas, June 1962: BA in Mathematics with a Minor in Psychology, and later received an honorary doctorate in Letters from Washburn. Interests: Science fiction conventions, role playing games, AAAS meetings and other gatherings of people at the cutting edges of science. Comics. Filk singing. Yoga and other approaches to longevity. Moving mankind into space by any means, but particularly by making space endeavors attractive to commercial interests.  Several times we’ve hosted The Citizens Advisory Council for a National Space Policy. I grew up with dogs. I live with a cat, and borrow dogs to hike with. I have passing acquaintance with raccoons and ferrets. Associating with nonhumans has certainly gained me insight into alien intelligences.

Larry Niven is the 2015 recipient of Grand Master Award, selected by The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America Inc.


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Awards

  • Hugo Award, Best Short Story, "Neutron Star"
  • Hugo Award, Best Short Story, "The Hole Man"
  • Hugo Award, Best Short Story, “Inconstant Moon”
  • Hugo Award, Best Novelette, “The Borderland of Sol”
  • Hugo Award, Best Novel, RINGWORLD
  • Nebula Award, Best Novel, RINGWORLD
  • Ditmars Award (Australia), Best International Science Fiction, RINGWORLD
  • Ditmars Award (Australia), Best International Science Fiction, PROTECTOR
  • Seiun Award (Japan), FALLEN ANGELS
  • Prometheus Award, FALLEN ANGELS
  • Inkpot Award, San Diego Comic Convention for Outstanding Achievement in Science Fiction
  • Heinlein Award Locus Award, Best Novel, RINGWORLD

 

 

TITLES

Ringworld series
  RINGWORLD
PROTECTOR
THE RINGWORLD ENGINEERS
RINGWORLD THRONE
RINGWORLD'S CHILDREN
THE INTEGRAL TREES
THE SMOKE RING
WORLD OF PTAVVS
A GIFT FROM EARTH
A WORLD OUT OF TIME
DESTINY'S ROAD
Collections
  TIME AND SPACE
ALL THE MYRIAD WAYS
  CONVERGENT SERIES
A HOLE IN SPACE
LIMITS (solo works plus stories with Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes and Dian Girard)
  NEUTRON STAR
  THREE BOOKS OF KNOWN SPACE
  NIVEN'S LAWS
  THE PATCHWORK GIRL
  CRASHLANDER
(Beowulf Shaeffer stories)
  FLATLANDER (Gil Malilton stories)
  RAINBOW MARS (including Svetz stories from THE FLIGHT OF THE HORSE)
  DRACO TAVERN
  N-SPACE (solo works & collaborations with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes)
  PLAYGROUNDS OF THE MIND (solo works & collaborations with Jerry Pournelle and Steven Barnes)
  SCATTERBRAIN (solo works and collaborations with Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes and Brenda Cooper)
  STARS AND GODS (solo works and collaborations with Jerry Pournelle, Steven Barnes, Edward M. Lerner and Brenda Cooper)
Fantasy series (collected stories)
  THE MAGIC GOES AWAY
  THE MAGIC MAY RETURN
  MORE MAGIC
  THE TIME OF THE WARLOCK
With Jerry Pournelle
  INFERNO
  ESCAPE FROM HELL
  THE MOTE IN GOD'S EYE
  THE GRIPPING HAND
  OATH OF FEALTY
  LUCIFER'S HAMMER
  FOOTFALL
  THE BURNING CITY
  BURNING TOWER
Avalon series with Jerry Pournelle
and Steven Barnes
  THE LEGACY OF HEOROT
  "The Secret of Black Ship Island"
  BEOWULF'S CHILDREN
With Steven Barnes
  THE SEASCAPE TATOO
  THE DECENT OF ANANSI
  ACHILLES' CHOICE
  SATURN'S RACE
Dream Park series with Steven Barnes

DREAM PARK
  THE BARSOOM PROJECT
  THE CALIFORNIA VOODOO GAME
  THE MOON MAZE GAME
With Edward M. Lerner
(Ringworld novels)
  FLEET OF WORLDS
  JUGGLER OF WORLDS
  DESTROYER OF WORLDS
  BETRAYER OF WORLDS
  FATE OF WORLDS
With Gregory Benford
  BOWL OF HEAVEN
  SHIPSTAR
With Brenda Cooper
  BUILDING HARLEQUIN'S MOON
With Jerry Pournelle and Michael Flynn
  FALLEN ANGELS
With David Gerrold
  THE FLYING SORCERERS
The Man-Kzin Wars series
  THE MAN-KZIN WARS
with Dean Ing & Poul Anderson
  THE MAN-KZIN WARS II
with Jerry Pournelle, Dean Ing, S.M. Stirling
THE MAN-KZIN WARS III
THE MAN-KZIN WARS IV
  THE MAN-KZIN WARS V
with Jerry Pournelle, S.M. Stirling & Thomal Timoux)
  MAN-KZIN WARS VI
with Donald Kinsbury, Mark O. Martin, Gregory Benford
  MAN-KZIN WARS VII
with Mark O. Martin, Paul Chafe, Hal Colebatch, Gregory Benford
  MAN-KZIN WARS VIII: CHOOSING NAMES
with Hal Colebatch, Jean Lamb, Paul Chafe, Warren W. James
  MAN-KZIN WARS IX
with Poul Anderson, Paul Chafe, Hal Colebatch
THE MAN-KZIN WARS X: THE WUNDER WAR