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CORY DOCTOROW - jeden z najbardziej lubianych na świecie współczesnych twórców science fiction, autor między innymi powieści EASTERN STANDARD TRIBE oraz SOMEONE COMES TO TOWN, SOMEONE LEAVES TOWN, a także działacz na rzecz wolności w internecie oraz liberalizacji praw autorskich, współtwórca popularnej witryny Boing, Boing oraz Creative Common License. FELIETONY w cyklu "Przepowiadanie teraźniejszości" (nr 5 i 6)

Harlan Ellison - "Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but its the only way you can do anything really good." -William Faulkner

Thomas M. Disch (Thomas Michael Disch born in Des Moines, Iowa on February 2, 1940 – July 4, 2008, was an American science fiction author and poet. He won the Hugo Award for Best Related Book – previously called "Best Non-Fiction Book" – in 1999, and he had two other Hugo nominations and nine Nebula Award nominations to his credit, plus one win of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, a Rhysling Award, and two Seiun Awards, among others. Committed suicide in his Manhattan apartment at age 68.

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Anne McCaffrey, Pern creator, dies aged 85

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Feb. 8, 1828: Sci-Fi’s Prophetical Father Is Born

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H. G. Wells - Father of the Time Machine and brought us to the War of the Worlds.

William Gibson, is an American-Canadian speculative fiction novelist who has been called the "noir prophet" of the cyberpunk subgenre. He coined the term "cyberspace" in his short story "Burning Chrome" and later popularized the concept in his debut novel, Neuromancer. In envisaging cyberspace, Gibson created an iconography for the information age before the ubiquity of the Internet in the 1990s. He is also credited with predicting the rise of reality television.

Clifford Donald Simak (August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988) was an American science fiction writer. He was honored by fans with three Hugo Awards and by colleagues with one Nebula Award and was named the third Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) in 1977

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (10 July 1903 – 11 March 1969) was an English science fiction writer who usually used the pen name John Wyndham,

Marion Elenor Bradley (1930 - 1999) Fantasy and Science Fiction author and editor and receiver of numerous awards. She created the Darkover series and among many others wrote the highly successful novel "The Mists of Avalon". She also edited the fantasy short story collections "Sword & Sorceress" and "The Marion Zimmer Bradley Fantasy Magazine".