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Gordon R. Dickson

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Gordon R. Dickson

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Full Name: Gordon Rupert Dickson
Born: November 1, 1923
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Died: January 31, 2001
Richfield, Minnesota, USA
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: Canadian-American
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Biography

Gordon Rupert Dickson was a Canadian-American science fiction writer. He was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame in 2000.

Dickson was born in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1923. After the death of his father, he moved with his mother to Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1937. He served in the United States Army, from 1943 to 1946, and received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Minnesota, in 1948. From 1948 through 1950 he attended the University of Minnesota for graduate work. His first published speculative fiction was the short story "Trespass!", written jointly with Poul Anderson, in the Spring 1950 issue of Fantastic Stories Quarterly (ed. Sam Merwin), the inaugural number of Fantastic Story Magazine as it came to be titled. Next year three of his solo efforts were published by John W. Campbell in Astounding Science Fiction and one appeared in Planet Stories. Anderson and Dickson also inaugurated the Hoka series with "The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch" (Other Worlds Science Stories, May 1951).

Dickson's series of novels include the Childe Cycle and the Dragon Knight. He won three Hugo awards and one Nebula award.

For a great part of his life, he suffered from the effects of asthma. He died of complications from severe asthma.


Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works

 (2002)
 (2001)
 (1990)
 (1988)
 (1988)
 (1979)
 (1978)
 (1974)
 (1973)
 (1965)
 (1965)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Ace Double D-Series

 139. (1956)
 164. (1956)
 449. (1960)
 
 
 
 

 Ace Double F-Series

 119. (1961)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Ace Double Numbered Series

 0. (1981)
 1685. (1981)
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Afterlife of Bailey

 0. (1970)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 The Best of Gordon R. Dickson

 1. (2017)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 The Dorsai / Childe Cycle

 0. (1984)
 1. (1959)
 2. (1962)
 3. (1967)
 4. (1971)
 5. (1979)
 6. (1980)
 7. (1984)
 8. (1984)
 9. (1988)
 10. (1991)
 11. (1994)
 12. (2007)
 
 
 
 

 The Dragon Knight

 1. (1975)
 2. (1990)
 3. (1992)
 4. (1992)
 5. (1994)
 6. (1995)
 7. (1997)
 8. (1998)
 9. (2000)
 
 

 Hoka

 1. (1957)
 2. (1975)
 3. (1983)
 4. (1998)
 5. (2000)

 Nebula Awards

 12. (1978)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Outposter

 2. (1972)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Shane Evert

 1. (1987)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Tor Double

 31. (1961)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Short Fiction


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