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Dan Simmons
Born April 4, 1948
Peoria, Illinois
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period 1983-present
Genre Science fiction, Horror and Fantasy
Notable works Novel: Song of Kali (1985), Novel: Hyperion (1989)

Dan Simmons (born April 4, 1948 in Peoria, Illinois) is an American writer. He is best known for his Hugo Award-winning series called the Hyperion Cantos, and for his Locus Award-winning Ilium/Olympos cycle. He writes in genres such as science fiction, horror and fantasy.


Hyperion Cantos series

  1. Hyperion (1989) - Hugo Award 1990, Locus Award 1990 (Science Fiction)
  2. The Fall of Hyperion (1990)
  3. Endymion (1996)
  4. The Rise of Endymion (1997)

Ilium/Olympos cycle

  1. Ilium (2003) - Locus Award 2004
  2. Olympos (2005)
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