Robert A. Heinlein Award

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Robert A. Heinlein Award
Awarded for Outstanding science fiction or technical writing promoting space exploration.
Sponsored by Baltimore Science Fiction Society
Country United States
First awarded 2003
Currently held by Kim Stanley Robinson (2016)
Website www.bsfs.org/bsfsheinlein.htm

The Robert A. Heinlein Award was established by the Heinlein Society in 2003 "for outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings to inspire the human exploration of space."[1][2] It is named for prolific science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein and is administered by the Baltimore Science Fiction Society. It is generally given annually to one or more recipients.

The Robert A. Heinlein Award is a sterling silver medallion bearing the image of Robert A. Heinlein, as depicted by artist Arlin Robbins, the medallion is matched with a red-white-blue lanyard.[3]

Past winners[edit]

Year Winner(s) References
2003 Michael Flynn
Virginia Heinlein
[4]
2004 Arthur C. Clarke [5]
2005 Larry Niven
Jerry Pournelle
[6]
2006 Greg Bear
Jack Williamson
[7]
2007 Anne McCaffrey
Elizabeth Moon
[8]
2008 Ben Bova
Spider Robinson
[9]
2009 Joe Haldeman
John Varley
[10]
2010 not awarded
2011 Connie Willis [11]
2012 Stanley Schmidt [12]
2013 Allen Steele
Yoji Kondo
[13]
2014 Geoffrey A. Landis [3][14]
2015 Jack McDevitt [15]
2016 Kim Stanley Robinson [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BSFS's Robert A. Heinlein Award Page [Version DA-3]". Baltimore Science Fiction Society. September 19, 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  2. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: About the Robert A. Heinlein Award". Locus Online. Archived from the original on October 25, 2012. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Geoffrey A. Landis to Receive 2014 Robert A. Heinlein Award". SFWA. January 14, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2003 Robert A. Heinlein Award". Locus Online. Archived from the original on December 11, 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  5. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2004 Robert A. Heinlein Award". Locus Online. Archived from the original on December 11, 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2005 Robert A. Heinlein Award". Locus Online. Archived from the original on December 11, 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  7. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2006 Robert A. Heinlein Award". Locus Online. Archived from the original on December 11, 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  8. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2007 Robert A. Heinlein Award". archive.org. Archived from the original on 2008-07-06. Retrieved 2016-11-21. 
  9. ^ "The Locus Index to SF Awards: 2008 Robert A. Heinlein Award". archive.org. Archived from the original on 2010-04-23. Retrieved 2016-11-21. 
  10. ^ "2009 Robert A. Heinlein Award Winners". locusmag.com. Locus Publications. 2008-09-28. Retrieved 2016-11-21. 
  11. ^ "Willis Wins 2011 Robert A. Heinlein Award". Locus Online. September 21, 2011. Retrieved September 21, 2011. 
  12. ^ "Stanley Schmidt Wins 2012 Heinlein Award". SFScope.com. May 3, 2012. Archived from the original on May 24, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Steele and Kondo Win 2013 Heinlein Award". Locus Online. January 28, 2013. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Landis Wins 2014 Heinlein Award". Locus Online. January 14, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2014. 
  15. ^ "McDevitt Wins 2015 Heinlein Award". Locus Online. January 28, 2015. Retrieved December 27, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Robinson Wins 2016 Heinlein Award". Locus Online. January 7, 2016. Retrieved January 7, 2016. 

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