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Allen Steele

USA flag (b.1958)

Allen Steele worked as a freelance journalist before becoming a prolific science fiction writer. He has garnered multiple Hugo Awards for his novellas and novelettes, and his novel Obital Decay won the Locus Award for Best First Novel. In 2013, he received the Robert A. Heinlein Award in recognition of his fiction promoting space exploration.

Genres: Science Fiction
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Allen Steele
Short stories
John Harper Wilson (1989)
Hapgood's Hoax (1990)
Trembling Earth (1990)
Walking on the Moon (1993)
2,437 UFOs Over New Hampshire (1994)
The Good Rat (1995)Hugo (nominee)
Doblin's Lecture (1996)
A Letter from St. Louis (1996)
...Where Angels Fear to Tread (1997)Nebula Awards (nominee)
Zwarte Piet's Tale (1998)Hugo (nominee)
The Boid Hunt (2000)

John W. Campbell Best Book nominee (1990) : Orbital Decay
Philip K Dick Award Best Book nominee (1990) : Clarke County, Space
Hugo Best Novella winner (1996) : The Death of Captain Future
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1996) : The Good Rat
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1997) : The Death of Captain Future
Hugo Best Novella winner (1998) : ...Where Angels Fear to Tread
Nebula Awards Best Novella nominee (1998) : ...Where Angels Fear to Tread
Hugo Best Novellette nominee (1999) : Zwarte Piet's Tale

Allen Steele recommends
Neptune Crossing (1994)
(Chaos Chronicles, book 1)
Jeffrey A Carver
"This high-octane space adventure: mystery, humor, theoretical physics, and one of the more interesting SF aliens you've likely encountered in a long while. Heaps of big fun!"
Virtual Destruction (1996)
(Craig Kreident, book 1)
Kevin J Anderson and Doug Beason
"The heavyweight tag team of hard science fiction!"
Compass Reach (1998)
(Secantis, book 1)
Mark W Tiedemann
"Mark Tiedemann is a fine writer; this novel proves that he's of the best new SF authors on the scene."
Divine Intervention (2001)
Ken Wharton
"Wonderful... A page-turning adventure story."
Hyperthought (2003)
(Future World, book 1)
M M Buckner
"Quick as a cobra abd just as wicked. Hyperthought is a smart fast-paced SF thriller. and one of the best debut novels I've read in a long time. Don't miss it."
The Fabulist (2014)
(Company of Heroes, book 2)
Ron Miller
"...a vivid and exceptional fantasy world."
Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom (2017)
(Retropolis, book 1)
Bradley W Schenck
"Funny and action-packed."
Transformation (2017)
(Transcendental Machine, book 3)
James Gunn
"James Gunn has been a visionary leader in the science fiction field for more than half a century."

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