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freelance/self-employed writer

Frederik Pohl, American Writer. Recipient Popular Culture Association award, 1982. Served to sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945; Italy; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, British Interplanetary Society; member Science Fiction Writers of America (president 1974-1976, Grand Master award 1993), World Science Fiction (president 1980-1982), Authors Guild, New York Academy Sciences, Astronomical Society Pacific.

Background

Pohl, Frederik was born on November 26, 1919 in New York City. Son of Fred George and Anna Jane (Mason) Pohl.

Career

Editor, Popular Publications, New York City, 1939-1943;editor, Popular Science, New York City, 1946-1949;freelance writer, New York City, 1950-1960, 80—;editor, Galaxy Publications, New York City, 1961-1969;editor, Bantam Books, New York City, 1973-1980.

Works

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Army Air Force, 1943-1945. Italy; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, British Interplanetary Society. Member Science Fiction Writers of America (president 1974-1976, Grand Master award 1993), World Science Fiction (president 1980-1982), Authors Guild, New York Academy Sciences, Astronomical Society Pacific.

Connections

Married Carol Ulf, September 15, 1953 (divorced 1981). Children– Ann, Karen, Frederik, Kathy. Married Elizabeth Anne Hull, July 27, 1984.

father:
Fred George Pohl

mother:
Anna Jane (Mason) Pohl

spouse:
Carol Ulf

spouse:
Elizabeth Anne Hull

child:
Ann Pohl

child:
Karen Pohl

child:
Frederik Pohl

child:
Kathy Pohl