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Bova, Benjamin William (Ben)

Born: 1932 AD
Currently alive, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

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1932 - Born on November 8th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. American science fiction author.

1953 - Married to Rosa Cucinotta on November 28th.

1970 - His short story ''Brillo'', written with Harlan Ellison, was nominated for a Hugo.

1971 - Bova became editor of Analog, earning six Hugo Awards for Best Professional Editor.

1974 - Married to Barbara Berson Rose on June 28th.

1978 - He moved on to edit Omni, and has been a full-time writer ever since.

1981 - Bova is a member of the National Space Institute and was its director.

         - Bova's over 100 books include The Kinsman Saga (the forerunner of his current planetary books), the ''Voyagers'' sequence, and anthologies The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volumes 2A and 2B.

1987 - Bova went back to school, earning an M.A. in communications.

1994 - His short story ''Inspiration'' was nominated for a Nebula.

1998 - His most recent nonfiction work, Immortality, appeared.

2000 - His recent string of interrelated novels began with Mars, and now includes Moonrise, Moonwar, Return to Mars, Venus, and the forthcoming Jupiter.

2001 - He became a fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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