On this day in 1952, science fiction writer Kim Stanley Robinson born in Waukegan, Illinois. As a writer, he has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Novel, the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the World Fantasy Award.
Some of his works include:
- Mars Trilogy
- The Ministry of the Future
- New York 2140
- The Years of Rice and Salt
- Three Californias Triptych
You can learn a lot more about the man and his work at this Kim Stanley Robinson reference site.
You might also enjoy this podcast, Crafting with Ursula : Kim Stanley Robinson on Ambiguous Utopias, where Mr. Robinson discusses his encounters with science fiction author Ursula LeGuin as well as his ideas about utopian novels.