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Occupation  Writer
Role  Author
Name  Robert Reed
Period  1986—Present
Nationality  American

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Born  October 9, 1956 (age 59) Omaha, Nebraska (1956-10-09)
Genre  Science Fiction, Fantasy
Education  Nebraska Wesleyan University
Awards  Hugo Award for Best Novella
Nominations  Hugo Award for Best Novelette
Books  Marrow, The Well of Stars, Sister Alice, Beyond the Veil of Stars, Beneath the Gated Sky
Similar People  James Lipton, Ben Bova, Tad Williams, Ray Bradbury, Alan Brennert

Robert David Reed (born October 9, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a Hugo Award-winning American science fiction author. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the Nebraska Wesleyan University. Reed is an "extraordinarily prolific" genre short-fiction writer with "Alone" being his 200th professional sale. His work regularly appears in Asimov's, Fantasy & Science Fiction, and Sci Fiction. He has also published eleven novels.

As of 2010, Reed lived in Lincoln, Nebraska with his wife and daughter.


  • "Mudpuppies" (1986) (First Writers of the Future Grand Prize winner)
  • la Voie terrestre (1994), the French translation of Down the Bright Way (1991) (Grand Prix de l'Imaginaire for foreign novel)
  • "Decency" (1996) (Asimov's Science Fiction reader poll, short story)
  • "Marrow" (1997) (Science Fiction Age reader poll, novella)
  • "She Sees My Monsters Now" (2002) (Asimov's Science Fiction reader poll, short story)
  • "A Billion Eves" (2006): Hugo Award for Best Novella, 2007
  • He was nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in Science Fiction in 1987.


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