Awards & Winners

H. Bruce Franklin

Date of Birth 1934
Place of Birth United States of America
(Americas, DVD Region 1, United States, with Territories, Lacks Family Cemetery )
Nationality United States of America
Profession Historian, Author, Professor
Howard Bruce Franklin — known as H. Bruce Franklin — is an American cultural historian who has authored or edited nineteen books on a range of subjects. As of 1987, he is the John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. He first attained prominence as a Melville scholar and has served as president of the Melville Society. His award-winning books and teaching on science fiction played a major role in establishing academic study of the genre. His books on American prison literature have been said to open an entirely new field of study. His most recent work has focused on relations between the marine environment and American cultural history. In 2008, the American Studies Association awarded him the Pearson-Bode Prize for Lifetime Achievement in American Studies.

Awards by H. Bruce Franklin

Check all the awards nominated and won by H. Bruce Franklin.


Nominations 1996 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Locus Award for Best Non-Fiction Future Perfect: American Science Fiction of the Nineteenth Century


SFRA Pioneer Award
Honored for : The Vietnam War as American Science Fiction and Fantasy


Nominations 1981 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Locus Award for Best Non-Fiction Robert A. Heinlein