Gordon R. Dickson

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Birthday
1, 1923
Birthplace
Edmonton, Canada
Death Date
Jul 31, 2001 (77)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1923
Birthplace
Edmonton, Canada
Death Date
Jul 31, 2001 (77)

About

A prolific, Canadian-born science fiction and fantasy writer, he is best known for his Childe Cycle (1976-2007) and his Dragon Knight series (1976-2000). He was the recipient of a Nebula award and three Hugo awards.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1948. The first of his short stories, Trespass!, was published in Fantastic Story Quarterly in 1950.

Trivia

He published, in addition to science fiction novels, numerous short story collections (i.e., Invaders! and The Stranger) and several works of children's fiction (i.e., Secrets of the Deep).

Family Life

He was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 1936, following the death of his father, he moved to the United States with his mother.

Associated With

At the University of Minnesota, he studied creative writing alongside Sinclair Lewis and Robert Penn Warren.

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