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Clifford D. Simak
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    (August 3, 1904-April 27, 1988)
    Born in Millville, Wisconsin
    Science fiction writer, winner of three Hugo and one Nebula and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America and Damon Knight Grandmaster awards
    His most well known works dealt with time travel and alternate worlds
    Former teacher and newspaper reporter
    Also wrote in the war and western genres and wrote several nonfiction science books
    Wrote 25 novels and over 200 short stories, most set in the rural Wisconsin he grew up in
    BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
    His short stories were far better than his novels which often lacked in organization and could be plodding.
    During the latter part of his career he started to repeat ideas and plots.
    Some of his stories had a dog as a narrator.
    Of all his work only a couple of his novels and less than a half a dozen of his short stories have been filmed.
    His writings eschewed action/violence to concentrate on the humanity of his characters.
    He beautifully worked religious themes into his writings.
    He once wrote, 'Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine.'
    A critic once wrote about him, 'His masterful prose is a blueprint on how to tell a story with wit and style.'
    His short story 'Grotto of the Dancing Deer' won a Hugo, a Nebula and a Locus award.
    He was the first writer to win a Hugo, a Nebula, and an International Fantasy Award.

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