Vernor Vinge

Vernor Vinge

This is a complete list of Vernor Vinge books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series or category.

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List of Across Realtime Books in Publication Order

List of Tatja Grimm Books in Publication Order

List of Zones of Thought Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Vernor Vinge Anthologies in Publication Order

Vernor Vinge: Biography

Vernor Vinge (Vernor Steffen Vinge) was born on October 2nd, 1944. Vernor passed away March 20th, 2024 at 79 years old. Vernor Vinge was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA.

Vernor Vinge was the author of the Zones of Thought series which consists of 4 novels. The Zones of Thought series started in 1992 with the novel A Fire Upon The Deep. The most recently released novel in the Zones of Thought series was After the Battle on Starship Hill which was released in 2011. There are no upcoming novels for the Zones of Thought series.

Vernor Vinge (Vernor Steffen Vinge) also wrote the Across Realtime series which has 3 books including The Peace War and Marooned in Realtime.

Vernor Vinge: Awards & Accolades

Vinge's books have won multiple awards, A Fire Upon The Deep won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1993. A Deepness in the Sky won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 2000. Fast Times at Fairmont High won the Hugo Award, Best Novella, in 2002. The Cookie Monster won the Hugo Award, Best Novella, in 2004. Rainbows End won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 2007.

Vernor Vinge books have also been nominated for multiple awards, The Peace War was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1985. The Barbarian Princess was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novelette, in 1987. Marooned in Realtime was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1987. A Fire Upon The Deep was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 1996. A Deepness in the Sky was nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award, Best Science Fiction Novel, in 2000 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Long Work in 2003. Rainbows End was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 2010.

Vernor Vinge: Author Insights

The highest rated book by Vernor Vinge on Book Notification is A Fire Upon The Deep, the 1st novel in the Zones of Thought series.

The most read book by Vernor Vinge on Book Notification is A Fire Upon The Deep, the 1st novel in the Zones of Thought series.

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  4. William Gibson, author of the Sprawl Series.
  5. Stephen King, author of the The Dark Tower Series.

Vernor Vinge: F.A.Q

When was Vernor Vinge Born?

Vernor Vinge was born on October 2nd, 1944.

When did Vernor Vinge die?

Vernor Vinge died on March 20th, 2024 at 79 years old.

Where was Vernor Vinge Born?

Vernor Vinge was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA.

What book awards has Vernor Vinge won?

A Fire Upon The Deep: Hugo Award Best Novel (1993).
A Deepness in the Sky: Hugo Award Best Novel (2000).
Fast Times at Fairmont High: Hugo Award Best Novella (2002).
The Cookie Monster: Hugo Award Best Novella (2004).
Rainbows End: Hugo Award Best Novel (2007).

What was the first book Vernor Vinge wrote?

The first novel written by Vernor Vinge was Tatja Grimm's World, published in 1969.

What was the most recent book Vernor Vinge wrote?

His most recently released work was After the Battle on Starship Hill (a short story) on November 13th, 2011.

How many books has Vernor Vinge written?

Vernor Vinge has written 18 books. 3 books in the Across Realtime Series, 2 books in the Tatja Grimm Series, 4 books in the Zones of Thought Series, 2 Standalone Novels, 3 Short Stories/Novellas, 3 books in the Collections, 1 book in the Non-Fiction Books.

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