Clifford D. Simak

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(August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988)

An American pro writer who was born on a farm in Wisconsin along the Mississippi River valley where so many of his stories were set. He taught school before living and working as a newspaperman in a number of Upper Midwest town and finally in Minneapolis where he helped revive the MFS after the war.

His writing career started in the 30s and continued almost until his death.

His best known novel may be the fix-up City (1952), though Way Station may be his best.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


Person Reasonator Search 19041988
Also involved with: 1962 Best Novel Hugo - 1969 Best Novel Hugo - 1971 Best Novella Hugo - 1972 Best Short Story Hugo - 1973 Best Novel Hugo - 1974 Best Short Story Hugo - 1982 Best Novel Hugo - Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement
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