Frederik Pohl


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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 and 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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Betty’s Advice to the Lovelorn

  By Elizabeth Anne Hull Nearly a year before Fred died, I wrote to a young friend who had recently become engaged in a same-sex relationship. It was in response to finding out (for the first time; I previously had no idea) that my friend was a lesbian. She told me of the difficulties she […]
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“A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.”
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“They were two lovely choices. One of them meant giving up every chance of a decent life forever...and the other one scared me out of my mind.”
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“Anyway, that's what life is, just one learning experience after another, and when you're through with all the learning experiences you graduate and what you get for a diploma is, you die.”
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