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Obituary Note: Gardner Dozois

Gardner Dozois

Gardner Dozois, the writer and editor who Tor called “an essential and beloved person in the technology fiction and dream community” who “shaped science that is contemporary and fantasy, ” died on Sunday. He had been 70.

Dozois had been the founding editor of the season’s most readily useful technology Fiction anthologies and editor of Asimov’s from 1984 until 2004. Their editorial work received more than 40 Hugo Awards, 40 Nebula prizes and 30 awards that are locus and he ended up being granted the Hugo for Best pro Editor 15 times between 1988 along with his your retirement from Asimov’s in 2004. In 1977, Dozois penned a look that is in-depth the fiction of James Tiptree, Jr., and a novel, Strangers, that was posted in 1978. Two of their stories, “The Peacemaker” and “Morning Child, ” won the Nebula Award for brief tale in 1983 and 1984, correspondingly. In 2001, Old Earth Books published Being Gardner Dozois: a job Interview by Michael Swanwick, for which Dozois and their collaborator and friend Swanwick talked about their profession in fiction.