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John F. Carr

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John F. Carr

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Full Name: John F. Carr
Born: December 25, 1944
San Diege, California, USA
Occupation: Editor, Writer
Nationality: American


John Francis Carr, was born December 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised in San Diego, California. He is a science fiction editor and writer. 

Carr is the author of seven published novels and, along with co-editor Jerry Pournelle, he has edited over twenty theme anthologies and short story collections. He is also an authority on the life and works of H. Beam Piper and his biography H. Beam Piper: A Biography, was published in 2008. His other works include the space opera The Ophidian Conspiracy and several novels (some co-written with Roland J. Green) set in the Paratime universe of H. Beam Piper).

He is also recognized as an editor, having edited numerous collections or series involving Libertarian science fiction and Military science fiction. He is best known for working with Jerry Pournelle. In 2002, Carr and Pournelle were honored with a Prometheus Award for editing The Survival of Freedom.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 The Endless Frontier

 2. (1982)
 3. (1991)
 4. (1992)

 Imperial Stars

 2. (1987)
 3. (1989)

 Nebula Awards

 16. (1982)

 There Will Be War

 1. (1983)