David Gerrold

(b. 1944)

David Gerrold (born in Chicago, Illinois) is a SF novelist and screenwriter known for his script for the popular original Star Trek episode “The Trouble with Tribbles,” for creating the Sleestak race on the TV series Land of the Lost, and for his story, “The Martian Child,” which won both Hugo and Nebula awards, and was adapted into a 2007 motion picture.

He is the author of over 50 books, several hundred articles and columns, and over a dozen television episodes.

His juvenile SF novel, Jumping off the Planet, received the 2002 Hal Clement (Young Adult Award) for Excellence in Children's Science Fiction Literature.

He was GoH at Sasquan.

Other Awards, Honors and GoHships:

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