Daniel F. Galouye
(11 February 1920 – 7 September 1976)
Galouye was a New Orleans fan who became a successful SF writer. Starting with a story in Imagination in 1952 and continuing through the 60s, he contributed much short SF to the prozines as well as writing five novels.
He was born in New Orleans, worked as a newspaper reporter and later an editor on the New Orleans Item and New Orleans States-Item except while serving in the US Navy during World War II as an instructor and test pilot, receiving injuries that led to later health problems.
His 3rd novel "Simulacron 3" was adapted as the movies Welt am Draht (1973 west germany TV) and The Thirteenth Floor (1999).
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1961 -- Consolacon
- 1962 -- Best Novel Hugo nominee for Dark Universe
- 1968 -- DeepSouthCon 6
- 2007 -- Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award
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