Brian W. Aldiss
Brian Aldiss (1925-2017) has won many awards over the span of his 40+ year-long career, and was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. A longtime resident of Oxford, England, he is the author of dozens of novels and collections. His books include the Helliconia trilogy and the short story "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long," on which the film A.I. Artificial Intelligence was based.