An American pro writer living in Maine who is probably best known for his award-winning novella "Enemy Mine", which was made into a move with a novelization by Longyear and David Gerrold. The original novella helped Longyear to become the only writer to received a Hugo, the Campbell Award, and a Nebula Award in the same year.
Recently, he has been writing mysteries.
Other Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1980 — Locus Award, Nebula Award
- 1981 — Nine Billion Names of ConFusion
- 1989 — Minicon 24, Windycon XVI
- 1990 — Loscon 17, Con*Cept '90
- 1993 — Toastmaster at Windycon XX
- 1994 — Toastmaster at ConAdian and Marcon 29
- 1996 — MidSouthCon 15, Toastmaster at WindyCon XXIII
- 1999 — DucKon VIII, Toastmaster at WindyCon XXVI
- 2003 — MileHiCon 35
His website: http://www.barryblongyear.com/
For more on his career, see http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/longyear_barry_b
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