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Dan Simmons

Dan Simmons is an American author of science fiction, fantasy and speculative fiction. His most noted work includes the Hugo award winning science fiction series "The Hyperion Cantos" and the Locus award winning Illium cycle.

After receiving a BA and Masters in English, Dan worked in elementary education and soon began to write short stories. After some time he managed to get the short story "The River Styx Runs Upstream" published in the Twilight Zone magazine. His first novel, Song of Kali was released in 1985, which won the World Fantasy Award in 1986.

Bibliography

    Hyperion Cantos
    Ilium/Olympos
    Other books
    • Song of Kali (1985)
    • Carrion Comfort (1989)
    • Phases of Gravity (1989)
    • Entropy's Bed at Midnight (1990)
    • Prayers to Broken Stones (1990)
    • Summer of Night (1991)
    • Summer Sketches (1992)
    • Children of the Night (1992)
    • Lovedeath (1993)
    • Hollow Man (1992)
    • Fires of Eden (1994)
    • The Crook Factory (1999)
    • Darwin's Blade (2000)
    • A Winter Haunting (2002)
    • Hardcase
    • Worlds Enough & Time (2002)
    • The Terror (2007)
    • Muse of Fire (2008)
    • Drood (2009)
    • Black Hills (2010)
    • Flashback (2011)
Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish on ability to climb a tree it will live its life believing it is stupid
- Albert Einstein

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