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Bova, Benjamin William

Born: 1932 AD
Currently alive, at 83 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

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.