Praxis

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American writer Walter Jon Williams was born in 1953 in Duluth (Minnesota). He graduated from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. He made his literary debut in the late 1970s with realistic and historical novels and stories. The first attempt at writing in science fiction was the novel Ambassador of Progress (1984). Since then, Williams has tried many subgenres of this literature, from mythological and humorous fiction to space opera and cyberpunk. To date, Williams has published more than 20 novels, among which two stand out - the cyberpunk "Woven by Iron" and the techno-fantasy "City", as well as more than 30 short stories and novellas. The best of the works in "small form" were the collections "Facets" (1990) and "Frankensteins and Foreign Devils" (1998). One of Williams` short stories, Daddy`s World (1999), won the author the highest Nebula award. The author also has a thematic cycle of stories "The Fall of the Empire of Fear", which is very popular among fans of the space opera.

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American writer Walter Jon Williams was born in 1953 in Duluth (Minnesota). He graduated from the University of New Mexico at Albuquerque. He made his literary debut in the late 1970s with realistic and historical novels and stories. The first attempt at writing in science fiction was the novel Ambassador of Progress (1984). Since then, Williams has tried many subgenres of this literature, from mythological and humorous fiction to space opera and cyberpunk. To date, Williams has published more than 20 novels, among which two stand out - the cyberpunk "Woven by Iron" and the techno-fantasy "City", as well as more than 30 short stories and novellas. The best of the works in "small form" were the collections "Facets" (1990) and "Frankensteins and Foreign Devils" (1998). One of Williams` short stories, Daddy`s World (1999), won the author the highest Nebula award. The author also has a thematic cycle of stories "The Fall of the Empire of Fear", which is very popular among fans of the space opera.