Born in 1919 in New York, Pohl has been everything one can be in science
fiction, including author, editor and agent. One of the original FUTURIANS,
he has written many stories and novels on his own and in various collaborations,
and under several names. He has also been a prolific anthologist. Among
his many awards are the Hugo and Nebula, including the Grand Master.
His contributions to SF are unexceeded. Editorial positions: Astonishing
Stories: Editor 2/40 to 9/41, Assistant editor 11/41 to 4/43. Galaxy:
Managing Editor 6/61 to 6/62, Editor 8/62 to 5/69, Editor Emeritus 7/69
to 6/70. Popular Science: Book Editor 1946 to 1949. Star Science Fiction:
Editor 1/1958. Super Science Stories: Editor 3/1940 to 8/1941, Assistant
Editor 11/1941 to 5/1943. Worlds of Fantasy #1: Editor 1968. Worlds
of IF: Features Editor 7/1959 to 1/1961, Managing Editor 5/1961 to 7/1962,
Editor 9/62 to 5/69, Editor Emeritus 7/1969 to 7/1970. Worlds of Tommorrow:
Editor 4/1963 to 5/1967. Ace Books: Executive Editor 12/1971 to 7/1972.
Bantam Books: Science Fiction Editor 2/1973 to 3/1978.