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Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (born November 26, 1919) is an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning over seventy years — from his first published work, ½Elegy to a Dead Planet: Luna½ (1937), to his most recent novel, All the Lives He Led (2011).
From about 1959 until 1969, Pohl edited Galaxy and its sister magazine If; the latter won three successive annual Hugo Awards as the year’s best professional magazine.
His 1977 novel Gateway won four ½year’s best novel½ awards: the Hugo voted by convention participants, the Locus voted by magazine subscribers, the Nebula voted by American science fiction writers, and the juried academic John W.
Campbell Memorial Award. He won the Campbell Memorial Award again for the 1984 collection of novellas Years of the City, the only repeat winner in forty years.
For his 1979 novel Jem, Pohl won a U.S.
National Book Award in the one-year category Science Fiction.
It was a finalist for three other year’s best novel awards.
In all he has won four Hugo and three Nebula Awards.