James Gunn

Novelist, Author

1923 –

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Who is James Gunn?

James Edwin Gunn is an American science fiction author, editor, scholar, and anthologist. His work from the 1960s and 1970s is considered his most significant fiction, and his six Road to Science Fiction anthologies are considered his most important scholarly books although he won the Hugo Award for "Best Related Work" in 1983 and was finalist in 1989 for other books. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America made him its 24th Grand Master in 2007.

James Gunn is a professor emeritus of English, and the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction, both at the University of Kansas.

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Born
Jul 12, 1923
Kansas City
Also known as
  • James E. Gunn
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Kansas
Employment
  • University of Kansas

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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