Kim Stanley Robinson

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Birthday
23, 1952
Birthplace
Waukegan, IL
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
23, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
Waukegan, IL

About

An Illinois-born science fiction author, he is best known for his Mars trilogy. His other works include The Years of Rice and Salt, Antarctica, and the Three Californias trilogy.

Before Fame

He earned a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, San Diego. He wrote his dissertation on the work of author Philip K. Dick.

Trivia

His work is often labeled as literary science fiction.

Family Life

He married Lisa Howland Nowell in 1982. He and his wife later became parents to two sons.

Associated With

He and Nicole Blackman both attended Boston University (Robinson received his Master's degree in English at BU in 1975).