Brian Wilson ALDISS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1925-08-18
Education Framlingham Coll, West Buckland Sch
Publications N/A
Recreations amateur theatricals, painting
Clubs N/A
Style Brian Aldiss, Esq, OBE, FRSL
Career author, critic, artist and poet; served RCS 1943-47, India, Assam, Burma, Sumatra, Singapore, Hong Kong; bookseller Oxford 1948-56, lit ed Oxford Mail 1956-71; pres Br Science Fiction Assoc 1960-64, ed SF Horizons 1964-70, chm Oxford Branch Conservation Soc 1968-69, vice-pres The Stapledon Soc 1975-, jt pres Euro SF Ctees 1976-79, pres World SF 1982-84 (fndr memb); Soc of Authors: memb Ctee of Mgmnt 1976-78, chm 1978, chm Cultural Exchanges Ctee 1979-; memb: Arts Cncl (Lit Panel) 1978-80, Cncl for Posterity 1990-97; vice-pres West Buckland Sch 1997-; Grand Master of Science Fiction 2000; prolific lectr, contrib articles to newspapers and jls; Observer Book Award for Science Fiction 1956, Ditmar Award for Best Contemporary Writer of Science Fiction 1969, James Blish Award for SF Criticism (only recipient) 1977, Pilgrim Award 1978, Award for Distinguished Scholarship Int Assoc for the Fantastic in the Arts (first recipient) 1986; Hon DLitt Univ of Reading 2000; FRSL 1990; Vision Award (Macedonia) 2001
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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