George Zebrowski

George Zebrowski (born December 28, 1945) is an American science fiction author and editor who has written and edited a number of books, and is a former editor of The Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America. He lives with author Pamela Sargent, with whom he has co-written a number of novels, including Star Trek novels.

Zebrowski won the John W. Campbell Memorial Award in 1999 for his novel Brute Orbits.[1] Three of his short stories, "Heathen God," "The Eichmann Variations," and "Wound the Wind," have been nominated for the Nebula Award, and "The Idea Trap" was nominated for the Theodore Sturgeon Award.

George Zebrowski
BornDecember 28, 1945 (age 73)



  • The Omega Point (1972) [Omega Point #2]
  • The Star Web (1975)
  • Ashes and Stars (1977) [Omega Point #1
  • Sunspacer (1978)
  • Macrolife (1979)
  • A Silent Shout (1979)
  • Mirror of Minds (1983) [Omega Point #3]
  • The Omega Point Trilogy (1983)
  • The Stars Will Speak (1985)
  • Stranger Suns (1989)
  • Behind the Stars (1996)
  • Sunspacers Trilogy (1996)
  • The Killing Star (1996) with Charles Pellegrino
  • Brute Orbits (1998)
  • Cave of Stars (1999)
  • Empties (2009)

Star Trek novels

  • A Fury Scorned (1996). Co-written with Pamela Sargent. Based on Star Trek: The Next Generation television series.
  • Heart of the Sun (1997). Co-written with Pamela Sargent. Based on Star Trek: The Original Series television series.
  • Dyson Sphere (April, 1999). Co-written with Charles R. Pellegrino. Based on Star Trek: The Next Generation television series.
  • Across the Universe (October, 1999). Co-written with Pamela Sargent. Based on Star Trek: The Original Series television series.
  • Garth of Izar (2003). Co-written with Pamela Sargent. Based on Star Trek: The Original Series television series.


  • The Monadic Universe (1977)
  • Swift Thoughts (2002)
  • In the Distance, and Ahead in Time (2002)
  • Black Pockets: And Other Dark Thoughts (2006)

Anthologies edited

  • Human Machines: An Anthology of Stories About Cyborgs (1975) with Thomas Scortia
  • Tomorrow Today: No. 1 (1975)
  • Faster than Light (1976) with Jack Dann
  • Three in Space (1981) with Jack Dann and Pamela Sargent
  • Creations: The Quest for Origins in Story and Science (1983) with Isaac Asimov and Martin Greenberg
  • Nebula Awards 20 (1985)
  • Nebula Awards 21 (1986)
  • Synergy: New Science Fiction, Volume 1 (1987)
  • Nebula Awards 22 (1988)
  • Synergy: New Science Fiction, Volume 2 (1988)
  • Synergy: New Science Fiction, Volume 3 (1988)
  • Synergy: New Science Fiction, Volume 4 (1989)
  • Three in Time (1997) with Jack Dann and Pamela Sargent
  • Synergy SF: New Science Fiction (2004)


  • Beneath the Red Star: Studies on International Science Fiction (1996)
  • Skylife: Space Habitats in Story and Science (2000) with Gregory Benford


  1. ^ The Locus Guide to SF Awards: Index of Literary Nominees Archived 2010-01-14 at the Wayback Machine


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Across the Universe (Star Trek)

Across the Universe is a Star Trek: The Original Series novel written by Pamela Sargent and George Zebrowski.

Charles R. Pellegrino

Charles R. Pellegrino (born 1953) is an American writer, the author of several books related to science and archaeology, including Return to Sodom and Gomorrah, Ghosts of the Titanic, Unearthing Atlantis and Ghosts of Vesuvius. Errors in Pellegrino's book The Last Train from Hiroshima (2010) prompted its publisher to withdraw it within a few months of publication. Pellegrino also falsely claimed to have earned a PhD.

Foundation's Friends

Foundation's Friends, Stories in Honor of Isaac Asimov is a 1989 book written in honor of science fiction author Isaac Asimov, in the form of an anthology of short stories set in Asimov's universes, particularly the Robot/Empire/Foundation universe. The anthology was edited by Martin H. Greenberg, and contributing authors include Ray Bradbury, Robert Silverberg, Frederik Pohl, Poul Anderson, Harry Turtledove, and Orson Scott Card. A "revised and expanded" edition was published in 1997, which added numerous memorials and appreciations written by those who knew him, many of them well-known authors and editors from the science fiction field.

Hardback: ISBN 0-312-93174-3

Paperback: ISBN 0-8125-0980-3

Revised and Expanded Edition (Paperback): ISBN 0-8125-6770-6

Gol Gumbaz

Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of king Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. Construction of the tomb, located in Vijayapura (formerly Bijapur), Karnataka, India, was started in 1626 and completed in 1656. The name is based on Gola gummata derived from Gol Gombadh meaning "circular dome". It follows the style of Deccan architecture.

Here Comes Civilization

Here Comes Civilization is a collection of 27 science fiction stories written by William Tenn, the second of two volumes presenting Tenn's complete body of science fiction writings. It features an introduction by Robert Silverberg and an afterword by George Zebrowski. Tenn provides afterwords to each story, describing how they came to be written.

Invaders from the Infinite

Invaders from the Infinite is a science fiction novel by American writer John W. Campbell, Jr.. It was simultaneously published in 1961 by Gnome Press in an edition of 4,000 copies and by Fantasy Press in an edition of 100 copies. The book was originally intended to be published by Fantasy Press, but was handed over to Gnome Press when Fantasy Press folded. Lloyd Eshbach, of Fantasy Press, who was responsible for the printing of both editions, printed the extra copies for his longtime customers. The Fantasy Press edition was issued without a dust-jacket. Eshbach eventually did produce a jacket in 1990 at the urging of George Zebrowski. The novel is an expansion of stories that originally appeared in the magazine Amazing Stories Quarterly.

E. F. Bleiler described the novel as "the early John W. Campbell story par excellence: weak novelistic skills combined with very strong speculative, imaginative theoretical physics. While one may be bored with [the] interminable lectures and rendered drowsy by the repeated space battles, but one must also admire Campbell's ingenuity in creating novel artifacts".


Macrolife: A Mobile Utopia is a 1979 science fiction novel by American author George Zebrowski.

Morning Child

"Morning Child" (1984) is a science fiction short story written by Gardner Dozois. It was reprinted in Best SF of the Year 14 (edited by Terry Carr), Nebula Awards 20 (edited by George Zebrowski) and in Dozois's own collection, Geodesic Dreams (1992). Most recently, it was republished as the title story for Dozois's short fiction collection, Morning Child and Other Stories (2004). It won the Nebula Award in 1984 for Best Short Story, and was nominated for the Locus Poll Award and SF Chronicle Award.

Nebula Award for Best Short Story

The Nebula Award for Best Short Story is a literary award assigned each year by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) for science fiction or fantasy short stories. A work of fiction is defined by the organization as a short story if it is less than 7,500 words; awards are also given out for longer works in the categories of novel, novella, and novelette. To be eligible for Nebula Award consideration a short story must be published in English in the United States. Works published in English elsewhere in the world are also eligible provided they are released on either a website or in an electronic edition. The Nebula Award for Best Short Story has been awarded annually since 1966. The award has been described as one of "the most important of the American science fiction awards" and "the science-fiction and fantasy equivalent" of the Emmy Awards.Nebula Award nominees and winners are chosen by members of the SFWA, though the authors of the nominees do not need to be a member. Works are nominated each year between November 15 and February 15 by published authors who are members of the organization, and the six works that receive the most nominations then form the final ballot, with additional nominees possible in the case of ties. Members may then vote on the ballot throughout March, and the final results are presented at the Nebula Awards ceremony in May. Authors are not permitted to nominate their own works, and ties in the final vote are broken, if possible, by the number of nominations the works received. Beginning with the 2009 awards, the rules were changed to the current format. Prior to then, the eligibility period for nominations was defined as one year after the publication date of the work, which allowed the possibility for works to be nominated in the calendar year after their publication and then reach the final ballot in the calendar year after that. Works were added to a preliminary ballot for the year if they had ten or more nominations, which were then voted on to create a final ballot, to which the SFWA organizing panel was also allowed to add an additional work.During the 53 nomination years, 215 authors have had works nominated; 40 of these have won, including co-authors. One of these authors, Lisa Tuttle, refused her award, and in 1971 no winner was chosen as "no award" received the highest number of votes. Harlan Ellison won three times out of eight nominations, both the highest number of wins and the highest number of nominations of any author. Ten authors have won twice, with Karen Joy Fowler at seven and Gardner Dozois at six having the next highest nomination count after Ellison. Michael Swanwick has the most nominations for short story without winning at six, and Howard Waldrop and Gene Wolfe are next with five each. No other author has been nominated more than four times.

Nebula Awards Showcase

Nebula Award Showcase is a series of annual science fiction and fantasy anthologies collecting the stories that have won or been nominated for the Nebula Award, awarded by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), a nonprofit association of professional science fiction and fantasy writers founded in 1965 by Damon Knight as the Science Fiction Writers of America.

The series has changed title a number of times over the years, with volumes 1-11 and 16-17 called Nebula Award Stories, v. 12-15 Nebula Winners, v. 18-23 Nebula Awards (v. 18-19 with the initial article The), and v. 34 onward Nebula Awards Showcase (v. 45 with the initial article The). Individual volumes are usually distinguished from each other by a volume number or year designation; both have sometimes been used for variant editions of the same volume. In general, numerical designations predominated for the first thirty-three volumes, and year designations have predominated since. The series has frequently changed editors and publishers; aside from the period from 1985-1997, when each editor edited three volumes in a row, the customary practice has been for every volume to have a different editor, or occasionally a pair of editors.The contents of each volume are variable, but usually include an editorial introduction and the stories that won the Nebula Awards for Best Novella, Best Novelette and Best Short Story for the year covered and a selection of stories that were nominated but did not win. Also often included are excerpts from the books that won the Nebula Award for Best Novel and Andre Norton Awards, the poems that won the Rhysling Award and Dwarf Stars Award for the year covered (dated for the year published rather than the year awarded, unlike the Nebulas), tributes to prominent recently deceased authors and authors voted Grand Master and Author Emeritus (together with representative pieces by them), surveys of the literature and films of the year covered, and lists of Nebula winners and nominees from previous years.

Nebula Awards Showcase 2000

Nebula Awards Showcase 2000 is an anthology of science fiction short works edited by Gregory Benford. It was first published in hardcover and trade paperback by Harcourt in April 2000.

Pamela Sargent

Pamela Sargent (born March 20, 1948) is an American feminist, science fiction author, and editor. She has an MA in classical philosophy and has won a Nebula Award.

Sargent wrote a series of books concerning the terraforming of Venus that is sometimes compared to Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars trilogy, but predates it. She also edited various anthologies to celebrate the contributions of women in the history of science fiction. She is noted for writing alternate history stories. She also collaborated with George Zebrowski on four Star Trek novels.

Sixth Column

Sixth Column, also known under the title The Day After Tomorrow, is a science fiction novel by American writer Robert A. Heinlein, based on a story by editor John W. Campbell, and set in a United States that has been conquered by the PanAsians, a combination of Chinese and Japanese. Originally published as a serial in Astounding Science Fiction (January, February, March 1941, using the pen name Anson MacDonald) it was published in hardcover in 1949. It is most known for its race-based premises.

The Killing Star

The Killing Star is a hard science fiction novel by American writer Charles R. Pellegrino and George Zebrowski, published in April 1995. It covers several speculative fiction ideas such as sublight interstellar travel, genetic cloning, virtual reality, advanced robotics, alien contact, and interstellar war.

The New Cambridge History of India

The New Cambridge History of India is a major multi-volume work of historical scholarship published by Cambridge University Press. It replaced The Cambridge History of India published between 1922 and 1937.

The new history is being published as a series of individual works by single authors and, unlike the original, does not form a connected narrative. Also unlike the original, it only covers the period since the fourteenth century. The whole has been planned over four parts:

Pt. I The Mughals and their Contemporaries.

Pt. II Indian States and the Transition to Colonialism.

Pt. III The Indian Empire and the beginnings of Modern Society.

Pt. IV The Evolution of Contemporary South Asia.

Theodore Sturgeon Award

The Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award is an annual award presented by the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas to the author of the best short science fiction story published in English in the preceding calendar year. It is the short fiction counterpart of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, awarded by the same organization. The award is named in honor of Theodore Sturgeon, one of the leading authors of the Golden Age of Science Fiction from 1939 to 1950. The award was established in 1987 by his heirs—including his widow, Jayne Sturgeon—and James Gunn, at the time the Director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction.From 1987 through 1994 the award was given out by a panel of science fiction experts led by Orson Scott Card. Beginning in 1995, the committee was replaced by a group of jurors, who vote on the nominations submitted for consideration. The initial jurors were James Gunn, Frederik Pohl, and Judith Merril. Merril was replaced on the jury by former winner Kij Johnson in 1997, one of Sturgeon's children—Noel Sturgeon in most years—was added to the panel in 1999, and George Zebrowski was added to the panel in 2005. Nominations are submitted by reviewers, fans, publishers, and editors, and are collated by the current Director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction, Christopher McKitterick, into a list of finalists to be voted on by the jury. The maximum eligible length that a work may be is not formally defined by the center. The winner is selected by May of each year, and is presented at the Campbell Conference awards banquet in June at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, as part of the centerpiece of the conference along with the Campbell Award. Winners are always invited to attend the ceremony. Since 2004 winners have received a personalized trophy, while since the inception of the award a permanent trophy has recorded all of the winners.During the 32 years the award has been active, 188 authors have had works nominated, 33 of whom have won, including one tie. No author has won more than once. John Kessel and Michael Swanwick have each won once out of seven nominations, Ursula K. Le Guin, Nancy Kress, and Ian McDonald one of six, Ted Chiang one of five, and Paolo Bacigalupi and Lucius Shepard have won once out of four times. Robert Reed has the most nominations without winning at eight, followed by James Patrick Kelly and Ian R. MacLeod at seven, and Greg Egan, Ken Liu,and Bruce Sterling at five.

Universe 16

Universe 16 is an anthology of original science fiction short stories edited by Terry Carr, the sixteenth volume in the seventeen-volume Universe anthology series. It was first published in hardcover by Doubleday in November 1986.The book collects nine novelettes and short stories by various science fiction authors.


Żebrowski (feminine Żebrowska) is a Polish locational surname, which means a person from a place called Żebro or Żebry in Poland. The name may refer to:

Dawid Żebrowski, Polish athlete

Elżbieta Żebrowska, Polish athlete

Gary Zebrowski (born 1984), French snowboarder

George Zebrowski (born 1945), American writer

Gerhard Zebrowski (born 1940), German footballer

Henry Zebrowski (born 1984), American actor and comedian

Izabela Żebrowska Kowalińska, Polish volleyball player

Kenneth Zebrowski (1946–2007), American politician

Kenneth Zebrowski, Jr. (born 1980), American politician

Marcin Żebrowski, Polish television presenter

Michał Żebrowski (born 1972), Polish actor

Thomas Zebrowski (1714–1758), Lithuanian architect and scientist

Walenty Żebrowski (died 1764), Polish painter

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