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About Greg Bear

Portrait of Greg Bear by Astrid Anderson Bear, 2006

Greg Bear (1951-2022) was the author of THE UNFINISHED LAND (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2021), KILLING TITAN (Orbit 2015), HULL ZERO THREE (Orbit 2010), CITY AT THE END OF TIME (Del Rey 2009), MARIPOSA (Perseus paperback November 2010), HALO: CRYPTUM, HALO: PRIMORDIUM, and HALO: SILENTIUM (Tor, 2011, 2012, and 2013). He was the father of two young writers, Chloe and Alexandra, and was married to Astrid Anderson Bear, who has written for SAN DIEGO NOIR.

Greg Bear published more than thirty novels and five story collections, earning him five Nebulas, two Hugos, two Endeavours, and the Galaxy Award (China). He was one of the original founders of San Diego Comic-Con.


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2023 Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award

The Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers Association (SFWA) has awarded a Kate Wilhelm Solstice Award to Greg Bear for significant contributions to the science fiction, fantasy, and related genres community.

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Rest In Peace

Greg passed away peacefully yesterday, his hand held by his wife, Astrid. He will be greatly missed by those who were fortunate enough to know him personally, as well as by countless readers around the world.

Greg Bear

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