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The Modern Masters of Science Fiction series is devoted to books that survey the work of individual authors who continue to inspire and advance science fiction. In the MMSF title William Gibson, author Gary Westfahl writes of the father of cyberpunk: … Continue reading

Author William Gibson, regarded as the Godfather of “cyberpunk” was born on March 17, 1948. Gibson coined the term “cyberspace” in his 1982 short story “Burning Chrome.” The well-regarded author is best known for his Sprawl series, which began with … Continue reading

Gary Westfahl is an adjunct professor teaching in the Writing Program at the University of La Verne. His many publications on science fiction include the three-volume Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy and the Hugo Award–nominated Science Fiction Quotations: … Continue reading