Individual Author Record
Name: Algis BudrysPen Name: Frank Mason, Alger Rome, John A. Sentry, William Scarff and Paul Janvier Genre: C:ADULT Science_Fiction Born: 1931 in Königsberg in East Prussia Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAlgis Budrys lived his final years in Evanston.
Biographical and Professional InformationIn addition to his writing, Budrys was a critic for Galaxy Science Fiction, a book editor for Playboy, a longtime teacher at the Clarion Writers Workshop and an organizer and judge for the Writers of the Future awards. In addition, he worked as a publicist; in one publicity stunt, he erected a giant pickle on the proposed site of the Chicago Picasso. In addition to numerous Hugo Award and Nebula Award nominations, Budrys won the Science Fiction Research Association's 2007 Pilgrim Award for lifetime contributions to speculative fiction scholarship. In 2009, he was the recipient of one of the first three Solstice Awards presented by the SFWA in recognition of his contributions to the field of science fiction.
*''Who'', Victor Gollancz, 1962*''Rogue Moon'', The Fawcett Publications, 1963*''The Amsirs and the Iron Thorn'', Science Fiction Book Club, 1969*''The Falling Tourch'', Pyramid Books, 1972*''Michaelmas'', Popular Library, 1986*''Hard Landing'', Science Fiction Book Club, 1994