John W. Campbell Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

John W. Campbell Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Editor John W. Campbell including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of John W. Campbell
Real Name John W. Campbell
Profession Editors, Science Fiction Writers
Nick Name Don A. Stuart
Famous as Science Fiction Writer
Nationality American
Personal life of John W. Campbell
Born on 08 June 1910
Birthday 8th June
Died At Age 61
Sun Sign Gemini
Born in Newark, New Jersey, USA
Died on 11 July 1971
Place of death Mountainside, New Jersey, USA
Family Background of John W. Campbell
Father John Wood Campbell
Mother Dorothy Strahern
Spouses/Partners Dona Stewart, Margaret (Peg) Winter
Education Duke University
Awards 1965 – Hugo Award for Best Professional Magazine
Personal Fact of John W. Campbell

John W. Campbell was an American science fiction writer and editor. He started writing science fiction stories when he was 18 years old. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Physics from Duke University after studying in Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he failed in German. His initial stories were published by Amazing. By 21, he was a well-known science fiction writer. He wrote under various pseudonyms including Don A. Stuart, Karl Van Campen, and Arthur McCann. His novel The Mightiest Machine was well received. Its three sequels featuring its hero Aarn Munro appeared in The Incredible Planet. He was editor of the magazine Astounding Science Fiction, later called Analog Science Fiction and Fact; until his death. He started the fantasy magazine Unknown.

As an editor, he helped launch the careers of Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Arthur C. Clarke, A.E. van Vogt and Theodore Sturgeon, and brought many already established writers into his camp. He wrote many articles on electronics and radio, and hosted a weekly science fiction radio program called Exploring Tomorrow. He is considered as one of the pioneers of the Golden Age of Science Fiction.

 

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