Robert Silverberg

Writer Judge – Biography

Robert Silverberg

In a career that goes back to 1954, Robert Silverberg has published hundreds of science fiction stories and more than a hundred novels. He has won five Nebula and five Hugo Awards and in 2004 was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. Robert Silverberg is a recipient of the L. Ron Hubbard Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Arts (2003). His best-known books include Lord Valentine’s Castle, Dying Inside and A Time of Changes.

A long-time and fervent supporter of the Contest, he has been a Writers of the Future judge since its first year.

“Writers of the Future is unique in its dedication to developing great writing careers. A few may be getting started this very day. My congratulations to you all, and to the program for its splendid efforts over these many years.” —Robert Silverberg

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