Robert Silverberg

Robert Silverberg (born January 15, 1935) is an American author and editor, best known for writing science fiction. He is a multiple winner of both Hugo and Nebula Awards, a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame, and a Grand Master of SF.[2][3][4] He has attended every Hugo Awards ceremony since the inaugural event in 1953.[5]

Robert Silverberg
Robert Silverberg in 2005
Born (1935-01-15) January 15, 1935 (age 86)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Pen nameDozens[1]
  • Novelist
  • short-story writer
  • editor
Alma materColumbia University (BA)
GenreScience fiction, fantasy, anthologies (as editor)
SubjectGeography, history, nature
Silverberg's novelette "Guardian of the Crystal Gate" was the cover story in the August 1956 issue of Fantastic Stories
Silverberg's short story "Quick Freeze" took the cover of the May 1957 issue of Science Fiction Quarterly