James Blish

American author

1921   -   1975

genre: science fiction, fantasy
country of citizenship: United States of America
native language: English
language of expression: English
educated at: Columbia University, Rutgers University
occupation: writer, novelist, literary critic, science fiction writer
award received: Hugo Award for Best Novel, Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame

James Benjamin Blish (May 23, 1921 – July 30, 1975) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer. He is best known for his Cities in Flight novels, and his series of Star Trek novelizations written with his wife, J. A. Lawrence. He is credited with creating the term "gas giant" to refer to large planetary bodies. Blish was a member of the Futurians. His first published stories appeared in Super Science Stories and Amazing Stories. Blish wrote literary criticism of science fiction using the pen name William Atheling Jr. His other pen names included Donald Laverty, John MacDougal, and Arthur Lloyd Merlyn.
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The Seedling Stars

book by James Blish

author: James Blish


Jack of Eagles

romanzo scritto da James Blish

author: James Blish


A Work of Art

1956 short story by James Blish

author: James Blish

Common Time

science fiction story

author: James Blish


Get Out of My Sky

novel by James Blish

author: James Blish


Surface Tension

short story by James Blish

author: James Blish

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