William Barton

(William Renald Barton III)
USA flag (b.1950)

William Renald Barton III is an American science fiction writer. In addition to his standalone novels, he is also known for collaborations with Michael Capobianco. Many of their novels deal with themes such as the Cold War, space travel, and space opera.

Barton also has written short stories that put an emphasis on sexuality and human morality in otherwise traditional science fiction. His short fiction has appeared in Asimov's and Sci Fiction, and has been nominated for the Hugo Award, the Theodore Sturgeon Award, the Sidewise Award, and the HOMer Award, and three of his novels (The Transmigration of Souls, Acts of Conscience, and When We Were Real) have been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award.

Genres: Science Fiction
Anthologies containing stories by William Barton
Short stories
The Adventure of the Russian Grave (1995) (with Michael Capobianco)
In Saturn Time (1995)
Age of Aquarius (1996)Hugo (nominee)
Changes (1996)
Down in the Dark (1998)
Home Is Where the Heart Is (2000)

Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1996) : The Transmigration of Souls
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1997) : Age of Aquarius
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1997) : Acts of Conscience
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1999) : When We Were Real