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Hilbert Schenck

Hilbert van Nydeck Schenck, Jr. (February 12, 1926 – December 2, 2013) was a science fiction writer and engineer. He taught at the University of Rhode Island.[1]

Several of his short fiction works were nominated for Hugos and Nebulas. He also wrote several textbooks on engineering.


  • Award nominations 1
    • Hugo awards 1.1
    • Nebula awards 1.2
  • Bibliography 2
    • Novels 2.1
    • Short Story Collections 2.2
    • Short stories 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Award nominations

Hugo awards

  • 1980, Best Novella: "The Battle of the Abaco Reefs"
  • 1984, Best Novella: "Hurricane Claude"
  • 1984, Best Short Story: "The Geometry of Narrative"
  • 1985, Best Novelette: "Silicon Muse"

Nebula awards

  • 1980, Best Novella: "The Battle of the Abaco Reefs"
  • 1984, Best Short story: "The Geometry of Narrative"



Short Story Collections

  • Wave Rider (1980)
    • "Three Days at the End of the World" (1977)
    • "The Morphology of the Kirkham Wreck" (1978)
    • "The Battle of the Abaco Reefs" (1979)
    • "Wave Rider" (1979)
    • "Buoyant Ascent" (1980)
  • Steam Bird (1988)
    • "Hurricane Claude" (1983)
    • "Steam Bird" (1984)

Short stories

  • "Tomorrow's Weather" (1953)
  • "The Theology of Water" (1982)
  • "The Geometry of Narrative" (1953)
  • "Silicon Muse" (1984)
  • "Send Me a Kiss by Wire" (1985)
  • "Ring Shot" (1986)
  • "A Down East Storm" (1990)
  • "A Present for Santa" (1993)


  1. ^ SFSite obituary

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