The Heinlein Society

The Heinlein Society exists to preserve the legacy renowned writer Robert Anson Heinlein left us in novels, essays, speeches, and short stories that remain as fresh as ever. We need your help to do it.

We intend in Heinlein’s words to “PAY IT FORWARD,” since we can never pay back the benefits we got from him, by spreading the wisdom of Robert Anson Heinlein to others.

Heinlein giving bloodThe Heinlein Society has established programs to:

Promote Heinlein blood drives.

Award scholarships to worthy young people.

Provide educational materials to teachers and librarians.

Promote scholarly research and overall discussion of the works and ideas of Robert Anson Heinlein.

Provide copies of Heinlein’s books- and other SF- to members of the military and veterans (Heinlein For Heroes).



    New Officers Announced

    At its Organizational meeting held September 9, 2019, the Board of Directors elected a new slate of Officers that also serve as the Executive Commitee of the Heinlein Society: John Tilden, President & Chairman of the Board C. Herbert Gilliland, … Continue reading

    Heinlein Society Announces Re-Launch of The Heinlein Journal

    September 8, 2019– The Heinlein Society (a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to “Paying Forward” the legacy of Robert A. and Virginia Heinlein) today announced the re-launch of The Heinlein Journal, formerly edited by Founding Editor and Heinlein Scholar, William H. Patterson, … Continue reading

    2019 Annual Meeting Instructions

    The Heinlein Society is running its Annual Meeting as a teleconference. We will be discussing results of our 2019 work, announce the results of our elections, and briefly talk about our plans for the 2020 year, which officially starts for … Continue reading

    2018 Annual Meeting Minutes

    The minutes for the 2018 Annual Meeting of The Heinlein Society are linked below. Please review so you can offer corrections/additions/deletions at the Annual General Meeting on September 8th, 2019 at 1 p.m. PDT, if necessary, or be able to … Continue reading

    2019 Annual Meeting Slides

    The slides that will be presented during the Annual Meeting are available for viewing or download here.  If you intend to print them, you may want to disable printing of the background if possible in your .pdf viewer. (Updated September … Continue reading