Charles Sheffield (1935-2002) received a PhD in theoretical physics from Cambridge, was a Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society and the American Astronautical Society and became an award-winning science fiction author. Many of his science fiction works (COLD AS ICE, THE AMAZING DOCTOR DARWIN, AFTERMATH) remain in print. He was a popular speaker at conventions and was generally considered a “Renaissance Man” who could converse engagingly on just about any subject, from poetry and music to mathematical conundrums. He was married to the science fiction writer Nancy Kress.
Hugo Award, Best Novelette, GEORGIA ON MY MIND
Nebula Award, Best Novelette, GEORGIA ON MY MIND
Sei-un Award (Japan), Best Novel translated into Japanese,
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John W Campbell Memorial Award, BROTHER TO DRAGONS