American science fiction author, winner of several Prometheus Awards

Reference

Poul Anderson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926 - July 31, 2001) was an American science fiction author of the genre's Golden Age; some of his short stories were first published using the pseudonyms 'A. A. Craig', 'Michael Karageorge', and 'Winston P. Sanders'. Poul Anderson also wrote fantasy such as the King of Ys series. ..."

Born

25 Nov 1926, in Bristol, Pennsylvania

Died

31 Jul 2001, in Orinda, California

Awards Received

1985 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, granted by Libertarian Futurist Society, Prometheus Hall of Fame Award
For Trader to the Stars
1995 Prometheus Best Novel Award, granted by Libertarian Futurist Society, Prometheus Best Novel Award
For The Stars are also Fire
1995 Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, granted by Libertarian Futurist Society, Prometheus Hall of Fame Award
For The Star Fox
2001 Special Prometheus Award for Lifetime Achievement, granted by Libertarian Futurist Society

Articles

Vonnegut, Heinlein, Kipling, and Others Battle It Out for a Libertarian Award, by Jesse Walker, 17 Jan 2017
Discusses the LFS Hall of Fame awards and lists the 2017 finalists with brief descriptions of each
"'Starfog,' by Poul Anderson (first published 1967 in Analog) envisions a widespread interstellar society millennia after the fall of a Galactic Empire, unified by the Commonality, a mutual aid organization. The story explores methods of carrying out large-scale projects through voluntary cooperation and market incentives under conditions where central control is unworkable."

Interviews

Poul Anderson: Fifty Years of Science Fiction, Locus, Apr 1997
"As for the value of the individual, I'm quite consciously in the Heinleinian tradition there. ...It's partly an emotional matter, a libertarian predilection, a prejudice in favor of individual freedom, and partly an intellectual distrust based on looking at the historical record and considering the theory of it, including matters like chaos theory. A distrust of large, encompassing systems ..."

Books

Against Time's Arrow: The High Crusade of Poul Anderson
    by Sandra Miesel, 1978

Books Authored

The Star Fox, 1965
1995 Prometheus Hall of Fame award
The Stars Are Also Fire, 1994
1995 Prometheus Award winner
Trader to the Stars, 1964
1985 Prometheus Hall of Fame award