Vernor Vinge

Vernor Vinge is the multi Hugo Award-winning author of A Fire Upon the Deep , A Deepness in the Sky , and Rainbow's End . Known for his rigorous hard-science approach to his science fiction, he became an iconic figure among cybernetic scientists with the publication in 1981 of his novella "True Names," which is considered a seminal, visionary work of Internet fiction. His many books also include Marooned in Realtime and The Peace War . Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin and raised in Central Michigan...See more