The poet Frederick Turner’s science fiction epic poems led to his being a consultant for NASA. He received Hungary’s highest literary honor for his translations of Hungarian poetry with the distinguished scholar and Holocaust survivor Zsuzsanna Ozsváth, won Poetry’s Levinson Prize, and has been nominated for the Nobel Prize for literature.  Born in England, raised in Africa by his anthropologist parents Victor and Edie Turner, and educated at Oxford University, he is a professor of literature, a Shakespearean scholar, an environmental theorist, an authority on the philosophy of Time, poet laureate of traditional Karate, a Dallas Institute Fellow, and the author of forty books.