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3.3 What awards did he win for his writing? (Isaac Asimov)




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This article is from the Isaac Asimov FAQ, by Edward J. Seiler ejseiler@earthlink.net and John H. Jenkins jenkins@mac.com with numerous contributions by others.

3.3 What awards did he win for his writing? (Isaac Asimov)

Asimov was presented a special Hugo award in 1963 for "adding science to
science fiction" for his essays in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science
Fiction.

The Foundation Series was awarded the Best All-time Novel Series Hugo
Award in 1966.

The Gods Themselves won both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for
best novel in 1973.

"The Bicentennial Man" was awarded the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award for
best novelette in 1977.

Foundation's Edge was presented with the Hugo for best novel in 1983.

In 1987, he was awarded the special lifetime Nebula Grandmaster award.

"Gold" was presented with the Hugo for best novelette in 1992.

I. Asimov: A Memoir won the Hugo Award for best nonfiction in 1995.

"The Mule", the seventh Foundation story published in Astounding Science
Fiction (which appeared in book form as part two of
Foundation and Empire ), was awarded a 1946 Retro-Hugo for Best Novel of
1945 at the 1996 WorldCon.

He was posthumously inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of
Fame in 1997.

He won the Thomas Alva Edison Foundation Award in 1957 for his book
Building Blocks of the Universe .

He was awarded the Howard W. Blakeslee Award from the American Heart
Association in 1960 for his book The Living River .

He received the James T. Grady Award of the American Chemical Society in 1965.

He was presented with the Westinghouse Science Writing Award in 1967.

He was awarded fourteen honorary doctorate degrees from various universities.

 

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