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Dale Bailey
Dale Bailey received degrees in Literature from the University of Tennessee and teaches at Lenoir-Rhyne College in Hickory, North Carolina. His first novel, The Fallen, is a tale of supernatural horror that has been compared to the early work of Stephen King.

Kage Baker
Kage Baker was born in 1952 in Hollywood, California. She grew up there and in Pismo Beach, where she now resides. She has worked as a graphic artist, mural painter and assorted roles in the theatre. Many years of total immersion research in Elizabethan as well as other historical periods has left her with a working knowledge of period speech and details evident in her writing.

J. G. Ballard
J. G. Ballard is the acclaimed author of Empire of the Sun, Crash and many other novels and stories. This Ballard site features useful information such as excerpts from Crash, a bibliography in progress and a version of Interzone editor, David Pringle's Ballard newsletter.

Iain M. Banks
Iain M. Banks was born in Dunfermline in 1954 and lived in North Queensferry, Fife. He was educated at Stirling University (1972-1975) getting a degree in English. He worked as a non-destructive testing technician for British Steel and later for IBM. He settled in Faversham, Kent, in 1984 and later moved to Edinburgh in 1988. Iain M. Banks (as opposed to Iain Banks, his name for non-SF fiction) is the popular author of the Culture novels, including Consider Phlebas and The Player of Games.


James Barclay
James Barclay was born in 1965. He was brought up in Felixstowe, Suffolk, and attended college in Sheffield before training to be an actor. He was an extra in the film, Onegin, but his screen appearance ended up on the cutting room floor. He works in London as an advertising and promotions manager for an investment house. The first novel in his series, Chronicles of the Raven, is titled Dawnthief.

Clive Barker Clive Barker
Clive Barker, horror writer/director/illustrator and all-round classy guy, is the author of the six Books of Blood, Weaveworld, Imagica, The Thief of Always and Sacrement, his latest. Here, you will find a biography, bibliography, many useful links, an online 'zine and lotsa neat stuff.

Greg Bear T.A. Barron
T.A. Barron grew up in the mountains of Colorado. He wrote his first novel at Oxford University, between trips to Scotland and Wales. He now writes in the attic of his Colorado home.

Stephen M. Baxter
Stephen Baxter is a British writer of what some call hard SF. He's written novels such as The Raft and The Time Ships. This site (a gem) includes an extensive bibliography, a biography, sample chapters of novels, a host of links to related topics and an interview. Like his Egan page, this features a simple layout and quality information. Recommended for hard SF fans generally, and for people interested in what makes an interesting fan page.

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Greg Bear
Greg Bear
Greg Bear was born in San Diego, California, in 1951. With a father in the navy, Greg Bear had travelled to Japan, the Philippines, Alaska and all over the US by the age of 12. At 15, he sold his first story to Famous Science Fiction and in 1979 he sold his first novel, Hegira, to Dell. His awards include Nebulas for his stories "Hardfought," "Blood Music" and "Tangents" and one for his novel, Moving Mars (1993), plus Hugos for his stories "Blood Music" and "Tangents." As an illustrator, Bear's artwork has appeared in magazines such as Galaxy and Fantasy & Science Fiction along with a number of hardcover and paperback books. He was a founding member of ASFA, the Association of Science Fiction Artists. He did the cover for his own novel, Psychlone, from Tor. Heavily involved with SFWA, Greg Bear co-edited the SFWA FORUM, chaired the SFWA Grievance Committee, served as VP for a year, and President for 2 years.


Gregory Benford Gregory Benford
Gregory Benford is a physicist and astronomer at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of a series of hard SF novels, beginning with In the Ocean of Night in 1978 and following quickly with works such as Timescape (1980) and the popular Galactic Center series, including Across the Sea of Suns, Great Sky River (1987), Tides of Light (1989) and Furious Gulf (1994). His latest work is Foundation's Fear.


Carol Berg
Carol Berg lives in Colorado but has her roots in Texas. She attended Rice University and received a BA in Mathematics. After teaching high school math for several years, she stayed home and raised her children, attending the University of Colorado where she earned a BS in Computer Science. She works as a software engineer for Hewlett-Packard.


Michael Bishop
Michael Bishop was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1945. His early years were spent as an "air force brat." He attended the University of Georgia, where he received his B.A. in 1967 (with Phi Beta Kappa honours). He earned a master's degree in English with a thesis on the poetry of Dylan Thomas. He taught English at the Air Force Academy Preparatory School in Colorado Springs from 1968 to 1972, and later at the University of Georgia.


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Terry Bisson
Terry Bisson
Terry Bisson is the author of Talking Man, Fire on the Mountain, Wyrldmaker, Voyage to the Red Planet, the classic Bears Discover Fire, and Pirates of the Universe. The website features the Terry Bisson STORY SHOWCASE of uncollected short stories and articles, including the 1995 Hugo nominee "Dead Man's Curve" ("The idea for Dead Man's Curve came from a news report I read long ago, about a tree-lined stretch of highway in France that triggered epileptic seizures in certain drivers at certain speeds.")

James P. Blaylock
Living in Orange CA with his wife, Viki, and children, James Blaylock teaches creative writing at Chapman University. He was born in 1950 in Long Beach and he studied English at California State University (Fullerton) where he received an MA in 1974.

Margaret Wander Bonanno
Margaret Wander Bonanno is perhaps best known for her Star Trek writing. Her novels include Strangers from the Sky and Dwellers in the Crucible (1985). She wrote Saturn's Child (1995) with Nichelle Nichols as well as Preternatural and Preternatural Too: Gyre.

Ben Bova
Ben Bova received his doctorate in education in 1996 from California Coast University, a master of arts degree in communications from the State University of New York at Albany (1987) and a bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University, Philadelphia (1954). Bova has taught science fiction at Harvard University and at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City, where he has also directed film courses. He was editorial director of OMNI magazine and, earlier, editor of Analog magazine. He has received Hugos for Best Professional Editor six times. His 1994 short story, "Inspiration," was nominated for the SFWA's Nebula Award.

Marion Zimmer Bradley
Marion Zimmer Bradley was born in Albany, NY, on June 3, 1930, and married Robert Alden Bradley in 1949. Mrs Bradley received her B.A. in 1964 from Hardin Simmons University in Texas, then did graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1965-67. She sold her first professional story to Vortex Science Fiction in 1952, and has since written numerous novels, among them: Mists of Avalon, The Firebrand, and the Darkover series. She editing installments of Sword and Sorceress since 1984. Marion Zimmer Bradley died in 1999.

David Brin
David Brin is a scientist and SF author who has won three Hugo Awards, two for Best Novel. His 1989 thriller Earth foresaw both global warming and the World Wide Web. A movie with Kevin Costner was loosely based on The Postman and Startide Rising is in pre-production. Brin's non-fiction book -- The Transparent Society: Will Technology Make Us Choose Between Freedom and Privacy? -- deals with threats to openness and liberty in the new wired-age. His latest novel, Foundation's Triumph, brings to a grand finale Isaac Asimov's famed Foundation Universe. David is heavily involved in efforts to help use SF to benefit younger readers -- Webs of Wonder.


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Steven Brust
Steven Brust
Steven Brust is the author of the Vlad Taltos series (information on which can be found at the excellent Dragaera page) and the The Phoenix Guards books: The Phoenix Guards, Five Hundred Years After, and The Viscount of Adrilankha Trilogy (forthcoming) ; as well as Brokedown Palace,. To Reign in Hell, Agyar, The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars, and others. The site includes cover scans and thumbnail images of most of the cover art.


Emma Bull Emma Bull
Emma Bull has written four novels, including War for the Oaks (Ace Books, 1987), and Bone Dance (Ace, 1991), and is a member of the band Cats Laughing. With her husband, Will Shetterly, founded SteelDragon Press in 1983 to publish comic books and limited edition quality hardcovers. With her husband she also edited the Liavek fantasy anthologies. The site includes a complete Emma Bull Bibliography.

Lois McMaster Bujold
Lois McMaster Bujold was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1949. She attended Ohio State and later worked as a pharmacy technician at the Ohio State University Hospitals. She has two children and now lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her first novel, Shards of Honor, was completed in 1983 and published in 1986. Her first professional sale was a story in 1984 to Twilight Zone Magazine. Falling Free was her first Nebula Award. Since then she has won another and 3 Hugo Awards.

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Kage Baker
Nancy Baker
R. Scott Bakker
Bill Baldwin
Cliff Ball
Duncan Ball
J.G. Ballard
Bruce Ballon
John Bangsund
Iain M. Banks
L.A. Banks
Mike Banks
Suzanne J Barbieri
Douglas Barbour
Alan Barclay
James Barclay
Clive Barker
Steven Barnes
Paul Barnett
Neal Barrett, Jr.
Robert G. Barrett
Elizabeth Barrette
T.A. Barron
Max Barry
Diane Barsottini
William Barton
Lee Barwood
Chris Barzak
Ken Basarke
Don Bassingthwaite
Allie Bates
Lee Battersby
E. Susan Baugh
Peter S. Beagle
Theodore Beale
Elizabeth Bear
Greg Bear
Brandon Becker
Chris Beckett
Malcolm Beckett
Stephanie Bedwell-Grime
Robert H Beer
Michael P. Belfiore
Hilari Bell
Jack Bell
John Bellairs
Boris Bello
Elizabeth Bennefeld
Nigel Bennett
Carol Bennett
Gregory Bennett
M.D. Benoit
Carol Berg
Janet Berliner
Beth Bernobich
Jeanine Berry
Michael Berry
Joanne Bertin
eluki bes shahar (aka Rosemary Edghill)
Alex Besher
John Betancourt
Jo Beverley
Bruce Bethke
Carl L. Biemiller
R.P. Bird
Danny Birt
Anne Bishop
K.J. Bishop
Michael Bishop
Terry Bisson
Holly Black
Russell Blackford
Gerald Blackwell
Jayme Lynn Blaschke
Tippi N. Blevins
Noah Bond
Maya K Bohnhoff
Susan Bontly
Margaret Wander Bonanno
Vanna Bonta
Ginger Booth
Carey Borgens
Boris Bouquerel
Bruce Boston
Lisa Jean Bothell
Mark Bourne
Ben Bova
Richard Bowes
Alex Bowser
Charlotte Boyett-Compo
Bob Boyczuk
Steven R. Boyett
Hanovi Braddock
K. Tempest Bradford
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Rebecca Bradley
Paul Brandon
Robert Brandt
Gary Braunbeck
Mac Braxton
Patricia Bray
F. Alexander Brejcha
Chaz Brenchley
Kent Brewster
Michael Bricker
Patricia Briggs
David Brin
Annette Bristol
Kristen Britain
Poppy Z. Brite
C. Dale Brittain
Keith Brooke
Terry Brooks
Michael Brotherton
Carroll Brown
Eric Brown
Molly Brown
Simon Brown
Margaret Brownley
Philip Brugalette
Meghan Brunner
Steven Brust
Tobias S. Buckell
M.M. Buckner
Robert Buettner
Lois McMaster Bujold
Emma Bull
Kim Bundy
John C. Bunnell
Pamela Burford
Steven Burgauer
Stephanie Burgis
David L. Burkhead
Stephen L. Burns
Edgar Rice Burroughs
Michael A. Burstein
Brian Burt
D.L. Burt
David C Burton
Jennifer Busick
Jim Butcher
Chris Butler
Octavia Butler
Elizabeth K. Buzbee
A.S. Byatt
Richard Lee Byers
Eugene Byrne

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Iain M. Banks
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Clive Barker
  Clive Barker
Steven Barnes
J.M. Barrie
Laird Barron
T.A. Barron
John Barth
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William Barton
Michael Bateman
Steven Bauer
L. Frank Baum
  L. Frank Baum
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Stephen Baxter
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Barrington Bayley
Peter S. Beagle
John Bellairs
  John Bellairs
Gregory Benford
Bret Bertholf
Alfred Bester
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James Bibby
Ambrose Bierce
Lloyd Biggle, Jr.
Eando Binder
Jon Bing
Terry Bisson
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Algernon Blackwood
James P. Blaylock
  James Blaylock
James Blish
  James Blish
Robert Bloch
  Robert Bloch
  Robert Bloch
Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff
Hannes Bok
Nelson S Bond
JF Bone
  Jorge Luis Borges
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  Jorge Luis Borges
  Jorge Luis Borges
Pierre Boulle
Ben Bova
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Richard Bowker
John Boyd
Elizabeth Boyer
Leigh Brackett
Ray Bradbury
Marion Zimmer Bradley
  Marion Zimmer Bradley
Kenneth Brady
Ernest Bramah
  Ernest Bramah
Chaz Brenchley
  Chaz Brenchley
Reginald Bretnor
David Brin
Poppy Z. Brite
  C.Dale Brittain
Damien Broderick
Fredric Brown
  Fredric Brown
Mary Brown
Adam Browne
John Brunner
Steven Brust
  Steven Brust
  Steven Brust
  Steven Brust
Edward Bryant
  Algis Budrys
Algis Budrys
Lois McMaster Bujold
Mikhail Bulgakov
B. Andreas Bull-Hansen
  Kenneth Bulmer
  Kenneth Bulmer
  Kenneth Bulmer
  Kenneth Bulmer
Chris Bunch
Anthony Burgess
  Anthony Burgess
William R. Burkett, Jr
Edgar Rice Burroughs
  Edgar Rice Burroughs
  Edgar Rice Burroughs
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  Edgar Rice Burroughs
  Edgar Rice Burroughs
William S. Burroughs
Jim Butcher
Chris Butler
Octavia Butler
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