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Poul Anderson

Born: Nov 25, 1926

Death: Jul 31, 2001

Birthplace: Bristol

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Poul Anderson

Date of Birth : Nov 25, 1926
Date of Death : Jul 31, 2001
Birth Place : Bristol

Poul William Anderson was an American science fiction author who began his career during the Golden Age of the genre and continued to write and remain popular into the 21st century. Anderson also authored several works of fantasy, historical novels, and a prodigious number of short stories. He received numerous awards for his writing, including seven Hugo Awards and three Nebula Awards.


  • Writer
  • Author
  • Novelist

Also known as

  • A. A. Craig
  • Poul William Anderson
  • Winston P. Sanders
  • Michael Karageorge


  • Karen Anderson

Awards Won

  • Hugo Award for Best Short Story
  • Hugo Award for Best Novella
  • Nebula Award for Best Novella
  • Prometheus Hall of Fame Award
  • Hugo Award for Best Novelette
  • John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel
  • August Derleth Award
  • Prometheus Special Award
  • Gandalf Grand Master Award
  • Stalker Award for Best Anthology or Collection
  • Nebula Award for Best Novelette
  • Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award
  • Prometheus Award for Best Novel
  • Edward E. Smith Memorial Award
  • Mythopoeic Fantasy Award
  • Locus Award for Best Short Story
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