Robert Silverberg

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Birthday
15, 1935
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
15, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
Brooklyn, NY

About

The author of numerous science fiction novels and short stories, he also edited several science fiction anthologies and was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. His popular works include Starhaven; Aliens from Space; Starborne; and the Majipoor series.

Before Fame

He studied English literature at Columbia University. He published his first novel, Revolt on Alpha C, in 1955.

Trivia

He won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards multiple times.

Family Life

He grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He married Karen Haber in 1987.

Associated With

His novella, Sailing to Byzantium, takes its name from a poem by William Butler Yeats.