(July 11, 1913 -- August 6, 1966)
Cordwainer Smith was the pen-name used by author Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger for his SF works.
He is remembered by SF fans today for his Instrumentality series of novels and stories, and particularly for his first story "Scanners Live in Vain" (June 1950). In 1993, a collection of his short SF work was reprinted by NESFA Press in The Rediscovery of Man (which was Book of Honor at Potlatch 12.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1951 -- Best Novelette Retro Hugo nominee for "Scanners Live in Vain"
- 1956 -- Best Short Story Hugo nominee for "The Game of Rat and Dragon".
- 1965 -- Best Novel Hugo nominee for The Planet Buyer
- 1994 -- Readercon 7 Memorial Guest
The Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award is named after him
Also involved: - 2001 Best Related Book Hugo - Algol Press - Anthony R. Lewis - Concordance to Cordwainer Smith - Crystal Ship - Ditmar Awards - Diversicon 21 - Fantasy Book - Instant Message - Jim Mann - Marvel Tales (Crawford)
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