Larry Niven

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(April 30, 1938 –)

Larry Niven, a pro writer of Hard SF, lives in Los Angeles and belongs to LASFS. He was GoH at ConFrancisco, the 1993 Worldcon.

His best-known work is Ringworld (1970), which received a Hugo, Nebula, Locus, and Ditmar Awards. Niven later added four sequels and four prequels. The Fleet of Worlds series, co-written with Edward M. Lerner, provides the four prequels as well as Fate of Worlds, the final sequel. These books tie into numerous other books set in Niven’s Known Space universe.

He is married to fan "Fuzzy Pink" Niven and often collaborated with Jerry Pournelle. He co-authored the fannish novel Fallen Angels with Pournelle and Michael F. Flynn.

Entry in the Science Fiction Encyclopedia.

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