Gordon Eklund Collection

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US TxAM-C C000194

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Gordon Eklund Collection


  • 1973 (Creation)


1 folder

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Gordon Eklund was born July 24, 1945, in Seattle, WA. Eklund attended Contra Costa College, and work in various jobs before turning to full-time writing in 1968. Eklund has carried on an active career in both the SF pulps and in novels. His novels were well-regarded. He later turned to Star Trek novels and novelizations.

Gordon Eklund was born in Seattle, WA on July 24, 1945. He attended Contra Costa College in San Pablo, CA, and embarked on his writing career in 1968. His first published work was the story "Dear Aunt Annie", which was released in the April 1970 issue of Fantastic Stories, the story was nominated for the 1971 Nebula Award for Best Novelette. Since that time he has written some 20 novels and a great many short stories. His 1978 Star Trek novel The Starless World was one of the first works of science fiction to utilize the scientific concept of the 'Dyson Sphere'.

In addition to his 1971 Nebula nomination and his numerous other award nominations, Eklund won the 1975 Nebula for Best Novelette for "If The Stars Are Gods" (co-written with Gregory Benford).

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This collection consists of the manuscript for Eklund's 1973 story "The Stuff of Time", which was published in the September 1973 issue of Fantastic Stories.

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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  • English

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