Film, Video Spider and Jeanne Robinson: 2006 National Book Festival

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Title
Spider and Jeanne Robinson: 2006 National Book Festival
Summary
Spider Robinson speaks at the 2006 National Book Festival.
Event Date
September 30, 2006
Notes
-  Jeanne Robinson is a writer, choreographer, former dancer and teacher of dance. She was founder-artistic director of Halifax's Nova Dance Theatre during its eight-year history. Jeanne is now writing, producing and choreographing a short film about zero gravity dance with Toronto writer-director Michael Lennick for possible premiere at Robert Heinlein's centennial celebration in 2007. She and her husband, Spider Robinson, collaborated on the Hugo-, Nebula- and Locus-winning three-volume "Stardance Trilogy" (Baen Books, reissued 2006).
-  Since he began writing professionally in 1972, Spider Robinson has won three Hugos, a Nebula, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and numerous other awards. Twenty-five of his 33 books are still in print in 10 languages. His short work has appeared in magazines from Omni and Analog to Xhurnal Izobretatel i Rationalizator (Moscow) and in numerous anthologies. He was chosen by the Heinlein Prize Trust to write "Variable Star" (Tor, 2006), a novel based on a seven-page outline created in 1955 by First Grandmaster Robert A. Heinlein. Spider and his wife, writer Jeanne Robinson, collaborated on the Hugo-, Nebula- and Locus-winning "Stardance" Trilogy (Baen Books, reissued 2006).
Related Resources
National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest/index.html
Running Time
34 minutes 3 seconds
Online Format
video

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