John W. Campbell Jr. (John Wood Campbell Jr.)

Search on Amazon


Newark, New Jersey, USA
John W. Campbell, Jr. was an American science fiction writer and editor, known predominantly for the sub-genre 'Hard Science Fiction', and further credited for his role in the Golden Age of Science Fiction. He began writing science fiction in his teens and attended Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He then studied at Duke University where he gained his Bachelor of Science in Physics. By the time he reached his early twenties, however, he was already a well-known writer for the Pulp Magazines.

Campbell played a crucial and influential part in the careers of Isaac Asimov, Ben Bova, Arthur C. Read more...