About William Tenn
William Tenn is the pen name of London-born Philip Klass. He began writing in 1945 after being discharged from the Army, and his first story, "Alexander the Bait," was published a year later. His stories and articles have been widely anthologized, a number of them in best-of -the-year collections. He was a professor of English at the Pennsylvania State University, where he taught -- among other things -- a popular course in science fiction . In 1999, he was honored as Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America at their annual Nebula Awards Banquet. He, along with Fruma, his wife of 44 years, and Adina, his daughter, lives in Pittsburgh.
William Tenn's works are currently collected in two volumes published by NESFA Press: Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Vol 1
Read an interview with William Tenn conducted in 1975.
Check out a William Tenn bibliography.