John Varley

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Birthday
9, 1947
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Texas

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An American science fiction author, he is best known for his Eight Worlds series and his Gaea Trilogy. His later works include Dark Lightning, Slow Apocalypse, and the Thunder and Lightning series.

Before Fame

He attended Michigan State University on a scholarship, but dropped out to move to San Francisco, where he worked various odd jobs before dedicating himself to a career in writing.

Trivia

His works often include prominent female characters, a rarity in the science fiction genre.

Family Life

He was raised in Fort Worth and Port Arthur, Texas.

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He won the Robert Heinlein Award.

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