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James Gunn

Editor + Anthologist + Writer
Male
Born Aug 5, 1970
Age 45
Hometown Kansas City, Miss...
Genres Science fiction
Nationality United States
Alma Mater Universitatis Kan...

James Edwin Gunn is an American science fiction author, editor, scholar, and anthologist. His work from the 1960s and 70s is considered his most significant fiction, and his Road to Science Fiction collections are considered his most important scholarly books. He won a Hugo Award for a non-fiction book in 1983 for Isaac Asimov: The Foundations of Science Fiction. He has been named the 2007 Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1923 Birth Born in 1923.

TWENTIES

1947 24 Years Old Gunn served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, after which he attended the University of Kansas, earning a Bachelor of Science in Journalism in 1947 and a Masters of Arts in English in 1951. … Read More

FORTIES

1971 48 Years Old He served as President of the Science Fiction Writers of America from 1971–1972 and was President of the Science Fiction Research Association from 1980–1982.

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2007 84 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He has been named the 2007 Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. … Read More
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