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.

Robert 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).

    2014 Annual Meeting Materials Posted

    Did you miss the Annual Meeting of the Heinlein Society?  You may still review the materials that were presented.  The copy linked in this notice has a little bit more information than previous copies.  2014 Annual Meeting Slides

    Instructions for Attending the 2014 Annual Meeting

    The Heinlein Society is running its Annual Meeting as a teleconference with online materials for the first time this year.  We will be discussing results of our 2014 work, announce the results of our elections, and briefly talk about our plans … Continue reading


    With the shipment of books going to the VA Hospitals today, the trust has shipped 1,420 H4H books, almost all of them hardbacks, to the the men and women of the armed services.   The books including postage were donated by … Continue reading


    As required by Article IV, Section 1, of the Bylaws of The Heinlein Society (PDF file at, the Annual Meeting of the General Membership of The Heinlein Society will convene on Sunday, 7 September 2014, beginning at 1:00 PM … Continue reading

    Scholarship Winners 2014-2015

    July 7, 2014 We are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year. This year we received a total of 21 applications from students in 4 countries. The winners are: Skyler Saleebyan – Skyler will … Continue reading