Robinson Wins 2016 Heinlein Award

Kim Stanley Robinson  is the winner of the 2016 Robert A. Heinlein Award, given for “outstanding published works in science fiction and technical writings that inspire the human exploration of space,” recognizing his body of work including 19 novels (including the Mars series) and more than 40 short stories.

Winners are chosen by a committee of SF authors chaired by Michael F. Flynn, and receive a plaque, a sterling silver medallion, and two lapel pins, all featuring the likeness of Robert A. Heinlein. The award will be presented May 27, 2016 during the opening ceremonies of Balticon 50.