Born in New
York and now living in San Francisco, Robert Silverberg
is one of the most read, published and popular science fiction writers
all time. His hundreds of shots stories and articles have been published
in "Playboy," "Omni," "Harpers," "Penthouse,"
"Horizon" and "American
Heritage," just to name a few. Among his stories and more than
novels are four winners of the prestigious Hugo Award, presented by
World Science Fiction Convention. Silverbergs peers, the Science
Fiction Writers of America, have honored him with five Nebula Awards
well. Besides "Amanda & the Alien," Silverberg has penned
well-known works, including Lord Valentines Castle, The Majipoor
To Live Again, Dying Inside, The Book of Skulls, Downward to Earth,
Gilagamesh the King, Tower of Glass, Up the Line, The Man in the Maze,
Nightwings, The World Inside and Tom OBedlam.