Kim Stanley Robinson
#1974 Overall Influence

Kim Stanley Robinson

American science fiction writer

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Kim Stanley Robinson is an American writer of science fiction. He has published nineteen novels and numerous short stories but is best known for his Mars trilogy. His work has been translated into 24 languages. Many of his novels and stories have ecological, cultural, and political themes and feature scientists as heroes. Robinson has won numerous awards, including the Hugo Award for Best Novel, the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the World Fantasy Award. Robinson's work has been labeled by The Atlantic as "the gold-standard of realistic, and highly literary, science-fiction writing." According to an article in The New Yorker, Robinson is "generally acknowledged as one of the greatest living science-fiction writers."

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University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

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Boston University
Boston University

Private research university in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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#2511 World Rank #503 USA Rank
Literature