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John Varley was born in 1947 in Austin, Texas and later on won a National Merit Scholarship to Michigan State University. He originally had plans to be a scientist, but he eventually dropped out. After taking a variety of odd jobs, he decided to become a science fiction writer, and his first sale, "Picnic on Nearside," appeared in the August 1974 ... See full bio »

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  Welcome to Paradox (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1998) (from the short story by - 1 episode, 1998)
- Blue Champagne Resort (1998) ... (story)
- Options (1998) ... (from the short story by)
 1989 Millennium (screenplay) / (short story "Air Raid")
 1983 American Playhouse (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1983) ... (short story)

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Novels: The Ophiuchi Hotline (1977) Titan (1979) Wizard (1980) Millennium (1983) Picnic on Nearside (1984) Demon (1984) Titan (1986) Blue Champagne (1986) Steel Beach (1992) The Golden Globe (1998) Red Thunder (2003) Short Story Collections: The Persistence of Vision (1978) The Barbie Murders and Other Stories (1980) The John Varley ... See more »

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Won the Hugo Award for his short story "The Pusher." Won the Hugo and Nebula Awards for his novella "The Persistence of Vision," and won both the Hugo and the Nebula again for "Press Enter." See more »

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