Larry Niven

Larry Niven at Comic-Con 2019, July 18-21 at the San Diego Convention Center

Author, Ringworld series, Fleet of World series

Larry Niven is a prolific author whose interests include sci-fi conventions, RPGs, AAAS meetings, comics, the defense of Earth against incoming giant meteoroid impacts, and moving mankind into space.

His short stories and novels have won several awards since his first publication in the Worlds of IF 1964 collection with the story “The Coldest Place.” He has won several Hugo and Ditmar Awards, as well as a Nebula and an Inkpot Award.  His latest short story “The Dead Guest of Honor” can be found in The Best of Galaxy’s Edge on stands now. Several works in the pipeline for Larry include Starborn and Godsons (Baen Books, Spring 2020) and Paths to Glory (third in the Bowl of Heaven series, Spring 2020). He met his wife Marilyn at the New York World Science Fiction Convention in 1967, and they married in 1969 and now reside in Tarzana, CA.