Cyril M. Kornbluth (Cyril Michael Kornbluth)

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New York City, New York, USA
Cyril Kornbluth was one of the sadly short-lived lights of 1950s science fiction. Born in 1923 in New York City, Kornbluth was a fan of SF from an early age. He became a member of the Futurians, an influential fan club that that also had such members as Isaac Asimov and Damon Knight.

His first story was published at the age of 15, and he became a prolific contributor to the pulp science fiction market. His early career was interrupted by WWII; Kornbluth served in Europe, and was injured at the Battle of the Bulge. Read more...