Robert Silverberg (1935) received popularity as an American editor and author. He received most of his recognition in the science fiction environments. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature at Columbia University in 1956. Silverberg published the Revolt on Alpha C (1955) and the Hugo awards afterwards. He also won the Nebula and Locus prizes during his writing career. During the mid-1960s, the science fiction genre increased in popularity. Silverberg received an offer from Frederik Pohl, a science fiction editor, to write for them. Silverberg experienced a difficult time suffering from thyroid and also a house fire event. He retired from his writing career between 1975 to 1980. Some of his books include Lord Valentine’s Castle (1981), Nightwings (1969), The World Inside (1971), Born with the Dead (1974) and others.
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