Theodore Sturgeon

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(February 26, 1918 – May 8, 1985)

An American pro writer who sold his first sf story in 1939 to Astounding and who is primarily known for his short fiction. He was GoH at Chicon III, the 1962 Worldcon. He received numerous Hugo nominations including the 1956 Best Novelette Hugo, and the 1956 Best Short Story Hugo, and won the 1971 Best Short Story Hugo for "Slow Sculpture".

He was a member of the Trap Door Spiders and originated Sturgeon's Law. He also wrote screenplays for two Star Trek episodes.

Profile in the Science Fiction Encyclopedia

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

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