Wednesday, March 11, 1970

Author - Keyes, Daniel

Birth: August 9, 1927.

Death: June 15, 2014.

Comments: Daniel Keyes is a science fiction and mystery writer most famous for the classic story Flowers for Algernon. Keyes is not a particularly prolific author, but he has made his fiction count. In his career her has won a Hugo Award, a Nebula Award, and had been further nominated for another Hugo Award and two Edgar Awards. Flowers for Algernon has also been adapted to the screen more than once, most notably as the movie Charly starring Cliff Robertson.

Keyes earned a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. in English and American literature from Brooklyn College, financing part of his education by teaching in the New York public schools. He edited the pulp magazine Marvel Science Fiction, and eventually became an editor and writer for Atlas Comics and EC Comics. After he earned his M.A. he taught creative writing at Wayne State University and in 1966 he joined the faculty of Ohio University. Keyes has a website named Algernon's Pad.

My reviews of Daniel Keyes' books:

Other books by Daniel Keyes that I have read but not reviewed:
Flowers for Algernon

Short fiction by Daniel Keyes appearing in works that I have reviewed:

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