Kim Stanley Robinson (PZI PR sandbox post)

Award-winning American science fiction writer, and critically acclaimed author of more than twenty books, including the international bestselling Mars trilogy.

Winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards

Kim Stanley Robinson is a winner of the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Awards. He is the author of eleven previous books, including the bestselling Mars trilogy and the critically acclaimed Fifty Degrees Below, Forty Signs of Rain, The Years of Rice and Salt, and Antarctica–for which he was sent to the Antarctic by the U.S. National Science Foundation as part of their Antarctic Artists and Writers’ Program. He lives in Davis, California.

“We rise out of the cosmos and we see its mesh of patterns, and it strikes us as beautiful. And that feeling is the most important thing in all the universe ...”

Jon Joseph Roshi

Kim Stanley Robinson in conversation with Jon Joseph Roshi at Pacific Zen Institute
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And because we are alive, the universe must be said to be alive. We are its consciousness as well as our own. We rise out of the cosmos and we see its mesh of patterns, and it strikes us as beautiful. And that feeling is the most important thing in all the universe—its culmination, like the color of the flower at first bloom on a wet morning.

Kim Stanley Robinson, from his book, Green Mars

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