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

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Also- 1941 Best Novelette Retro Hugo - 1945 Best Novella Retro Hugo - 1951 Best Novella Retro Hugo - 1954 Best Novel Retro Hugo - 1954 Best Novella Retro Hugo - 1954 Best Short Story Retro Hugo - 1960 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1961 Best Novel Hugo - 1961 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1963 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1968 Best Dramatic Presentation Hugo Also- International Fantasy Award - Nebula Awards - Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award