Pen Name: None
Genres: Fiction, Science Fiction
Born: 1931 in Brooklyn, New York
Gene Wolfe lives in Barrington, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Gene fought in the Korean War and later graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Medical Engineering. He was editor for the periodical Plant Engineering, retiring to write full-time in 1984. He is a prolific short story writer and a novelist. Wolfe's works have won a variety of awards, and he is considered one of the premier writers in the genre over the past fifty years.
In 2007, he was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
- Operation Ares, Dobson Books, 1977
- On Blue's Waters: Volume One of 'The Book of the Short Sun' , Tor Books, 2000
- Return to the Whorl: The Final Volume of 'The Book of the Short Sun' , Tor Books, 2002
- Innocents Aboard: New Fantasy Stories, Orb Books, 2005
- Starwater Strains, Orb Books, 2006
- Soldier of Sidon , Tor Books, 2006
- Pirate Freedom, Tor Books, 2007
- An Evil Guest , Tor Books, 2008
- The Sorcerer's House , Tor Books, 2010
- Home Fires, Tor Books, 2011
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 1977-10-31
Return to the Whorl: The Final Volume of 'The Book of the Short Sun'
Release Date: 2002-03-06
Innocents Aboard: New Fantasy Stories
Release Date: 2005-04-01
Starwater Strains: New Science Fiction Stories
Release Date: 2006-05-02
Soldier of Sidon
Release Date: 2007-12-10
Pirate Freedom (Sci Fi Essential Books)
Release Date: 2007-11-13
An Evil Guest
Release Date: 2009-11-10
- Nebula Award, The Death of Doctor Island
- World Fantasy Award, Soldier of Sidon
- Gene Wolfe is the first recipient of the Henry Blake Fuller award (The Fuller)for an outstanding lifetime contribution to literature by the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame.
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