Frederik Pohl





Frederik Pohl

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born
in New York City, The United States
November 26, 1919

died
September 02, 2013

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Frederik George Pohl, Jr. was an American science fiction writer, editor & fan, with a career spanning over seventy years. From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited "Galaxy" magazine and its sister magazine "IF", winning the Hugo for "IF" three years in a row. His writing also won him three Hugos and multiple Nebula Awards. He became a Nebula Grand Master in 1993.


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Frederik Pohl Memorial Celebration Saturday, August 2, 2014 Wojcik Conference Center William Rainey Harper College 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Bldg. W, Palatine, IL 60067 Please join his family, friends and fans to celebrate the life and career of Science Fiction Grand Master Frederik Pohl (1919–2013), award-winning author, editor and fan writer; influential literary agent; futurist; […]
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