Terry Bisson

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(1942 --)

Terry Ballantine Bisson is a SF and fantasy author best known for his short fiction.

Several of his stories have won awards. His story, "Bears Discover Fire," won the Hugo (1991), the Nebula (1991), and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award (1991).

He was born in Madison, Kentucky, and attended Grinnell College in Iowa; but graduated from the University of Louisville (1964). Bisson has been married three times: Deirdre Holst, Mary Corey, and Judy Jensen.

In the 1960s, Bisson collaborated on several comic book stories, and he later edited the magazine Web of Horror. In 1997, Bisson used Walter M. Miller, Jr.'s outline to complete the writing of the SF novel, Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman, an unfinished sequel to Miller's award-winning 1960 novel A Canticle for Leibowitz.

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction

Hugo nominations:

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

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