Grandmasters

This blog post first appeared at Amazing Stories  “When I first began obsessively reading science fiction, at about the age of ten, all sf writers were as gods to me. Some, however, were bigger gods than others, my holiest trinity being Edgar Rice Burroughs, H. G. Wells and Edward Elmer Smith, Ph.D.” Frederik Pohl When I was growing up (a little later than Mr. Pohl), the Grandmasters of science fiction were clear – Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and Arthur C. Clarke. There were others, of course, and the actual SFWA Grandmaster award didn’t go to Clarke and Asimov for quite…

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