An Illinois-born technology fiction author, he’s most widely known for his Mars trilogy. His additional works are the Years of Grain and Sodium, Antarctica, as well as the Three Californias trilogy. He gained a Ph.D. in British through the College or university of California, NORTH PARK. He had written his dissertation on the task of writer Philip K. Dick. His function is often called literary technology fiction. He wedded Lisa Howland Nowell in 1982. He and his wife later on became parents to two sons. He and Nicole Blackman both went to Boston College or university (Robinson received his Master’s level in British at BU in 1975).