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David Brin

Author's Bio

Trained as a scientist, I now write full time. My science fiction novels include The Postman, Earth, Startide Rising, Kiln People, Heaven's Reach, and Existence. My books have been translated into more than twenty languages. I speak widely about issues such as transparency and privacy, as well as space exploration and the future. I've appeared on television shows such as Life After People, Nova, and The Universe.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Existence (Tor Books, 2012), Kiln People (Tor Books, 2003), Foundation's Triumph (Harper Torch, 2000), Heaven's Reach (Bantam/Spectra, 1999), Glory Season (Bantam/Spectra, 1997), The Postman (Bantam/Spectra, 1997), Brightness Reef (Bantam/Spectra, 1996), The Practice Effect (Bantam/Spectra, 1995), Otherness (Bantam/Spectra, 1994), Earth (Bantam/Spectra, 1991), The River of Time (Bantam/Spectra, 1987), The Uplift War (Bantam/Spectra, 1987), Life Eaters (Bantam Books, 1986), Sundiver (Bantam/Spectra, 1985), Startide Rising (Bantam/Spectra, 1984)
Prizes:
Hugo Award for Best Novel, Hugo Award for Best Short Story, Locus Award, Nebula Award, John W. Campbell Award, Guest of Honor World Science Fiction Convention

Personal Favorites

Favorite Books:
Stand on Zanzibar, After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, 1984, Lord of Light, Huckleberry Finn
Favorite Authors:
Mark Twain, John Brunner, Robert Heinlein, Robert Sheckley

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Listing last updated: September 14, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Los Angeles, CA
Raised in:
Los Angeles, CA

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