Science Fiction Authors

Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson is the author of the three-volume historical epic The Baroque Cycle (Quicksilver, The Confusion, and The System of the World) and the novels Cryptonomicon, The Diamond Age, Snow Crash, andZodiac. In 2011 he began the Hieroglyph Project to envision … Continue reading

Allen Steele

Before becoming a science fiction author, Allen Steele was a journalist who’d worked for newspapers and magazines in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Missouri, and his home state of Tennessee. But SF was his first love, so he eventually ditched journalism and … Continue reading

Richard A. Lovett

Richard A. Lovett obtained a degree in astrophysics from Michigan State University before changing fields to pursue the intersection of law and economics. He then graduated second in his law school class from the University of Michigan, added a Ph.D. in … Continue reading

John Cramer

John Cramer is a Professor Emeritus of Physics at the University of Washington in Seattle. John is an experimental physicist who approaches theoretical physics from an experimentalist viewpoint. He has published more than 200 physics research papers in peer-reviewed physics … Continue reading

David Brin

David Brin is a scientist, tech speaker/consultant, and author. His new novel about our survival in the near future is Existence. A film by Kevin Costner was based on The Postman. His sixteen novels, including New York Times Bestsellers and Hugo … Continue reading

Gregory Benford

Gregory Benford is a professor of physics at the University of California, Irvine, working in astrophysics and plasma physics. A Fellow of the American Physical Society, his fiction has won many awards, including the Nebula Award for his novel Timescape. Gregory … Continue reading

Stephen Baxter

Stephen Baxter is a British science fiction writer, perhaps best known for his “Xeelee” future-history sequence of novels and short stories. He is the author of more than forty books and over a hundred short stories. His most recent books are … Continue reading

Nancy Kress

Nancy Kress is the author of thirty-two books, including twenty-five novels, four collections of short stories, and three books on writing. Her work has won four Nebulas, two Hugos, a Sturgeon, and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award. Most recent works … Continue reading

Joe Haldeman

Joe Haldeman is the youngest writer to be named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and has earned steady awards over his forty-three-year career: his novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both made clean … Continue reading