Robert L. Forward
(1932 – 2002)
Robert Lull Forward was an American physicist and SF writer. His SF was based largely on ideas developed from his career as an aerospace engineer. He earned a doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1965.
Forward is primarily remembered today for his Dragon's Egg series: Dragon's Egg (1980) and Starquake (1985). Both novels were collected in an omnibus edition (Dragon's Egg & Starquake) in 1994.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1981 -- Campbell Award nominee
- 1983 -- Eatoncon 5
- 1991 -- Rustycon 8
- 1994 -- Life, the Universe, & Everything 12
- 1995 -- Minicon 30
- 1996 -- DefCon VIII
- 1997 -- Norwescon XX
- 2000 -- OryCon 22
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