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James Blish

James BlishAKA James Benjamin Blish

Born: 23-May-1921
Birthplace: East Orange, NJ
Died: 30-Jul-1975
Location of death: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Buried, Holywell Cemetery, Oxford, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cities in Flight

Military service: US Army (1942-44, medical technician)

Father: Asa Rhodes Blish (b. 1893, d. 1948)
Mother: Dorothea Schneewind (b. 1894, d. 1982)
Wife: Virginia Kidd (b. 1921, m. 1947, div., d. 2003, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Asa Benjamin Blish (b. December 10th, 1947, d. January 13th, 1948)
Daughter: Dorothea Elisabeth Genly
Son: Charles Benjamin Blish
Wife: Judy Ann Lawrence (m. 1964, until his death)

    University: Rutgers University
    University: Columbia University

    Hugo 1959 for A Case of Conscience
    Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame 2001
    Risk Factors: Smoking

Author of books:
Jack of Eagles (1952, novel)
Earthman, Come Home (1955)
They Shall Have Stars (1956, novel)
The Frozen Year (1957)
The Seedling Stars (1957)
Fallen Star (1957)
A Case of Conscience (1959)
The Duplicated Man (1959)
Galactic Cluster (1960)
The Star Dwellers (1961)
A Life for the Stars (1962, novel)
Doctor Mirabilis (1964, novel)
Mission to the Heart Stars (1965, novel)
Welcome to Mars! (1967)
Black Easter or, Faust Aleph-Null (1968)
The Vanished Jet (1968)
Spock Must Die! (1970, novel)
The Day After Judgement (1971, novel)
A Midsummer Century (1972, novel)
And All the Stars a Stage (1972, novel)

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