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William Barton

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Full Name: William Renald Barton
Born: September 28, 1950
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


William Renald Barton III (born September 28, 1950) is an American science fiction writer. In addition to his standalone novels, he is also known for collaborations with Michael Capobianco. Many of their novels deal with themes such as the Cold War, space travel and space opera.

Barton also has written short stories that put an emphasis on sexuality and human morality in otherwise traditional science fiction. His short fiction has appeared in Asimov's and Sci Fiction, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Award, the Sidewise Award, and the HOMer Award, and three of his novels (The Transmigration of Souls, ;Acts of Conscience and When We Were Real) have been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award.

Barton has recently begun to self-publish his fiction for the Kindle.

Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Ace SF Special, Series 2

 9. (1976)