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RIP: Robert Conroy (1938 – 2014)

Sad news… SF Site is reporting that author Robert Conroy died on December 30 due to thymus cancer. Conroy is known to genre fans as the author of the alternate history [Read more]

January 3, 2015 // 1 Comment

RIP: Eugie Foster (1971 – 2014)

Sad news, folks. SF Site is reporting that author Eugie Foster died on September 27 following a battle with cancer. Foster is the author of numerous short stories, many of [Read more]

September 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

RIP: Graham Joyce (1954-2014)

Sad news… Locus Online is reporting that Graham Joyce has passed away. Joyce, an author best known for his blurring of genre boundaries, was diagnosed with aggressive [Read more]

September 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

RIP: Lawrence Santoro

Sad news… Starship Sofa and SF Site are reporting that author Lawrence Santoro has passed away after a bout with cancer. Lawrence was the producer of the Tales to [Read more]

July 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

RIP: Daniel Keyes (1927 – 2014)

Sad news… Locus Online is reporting that author Daniel Keyes dies on June 15th. Keyes is best known for his Hugo Award-winning classic story “Flowers for [Read more]

June 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

RIP: Jay Lake (1964 – 2014)

Sad news, folks… It looks like Jay Lake lost his long battle with cancer, just a few days short of his 50th birthday. Jay will be terribly missed by many. I will [Read more]

June 1, 2014 // 4 Comments

RIP: Mary Stewart (1916 – 2014)

Sad news… SF Site is reporting that author Mary Stewart died on May 10. SHe was best known for her Arthurian fantasies, such as The Crystal Cave and The Last [Read more]

May 15, 2014 // 1 Comment

RIP: Lucius Shepard (1947 – 2014)

Sad news, folks. The Science Fiction Encyclopedia is reporting that author Lucius Shepard has passed away. He was the author of numerous novels and short stories, including [Read more]

March 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

RIP: Aaron Allston (1960 – 2014)

Sad news… SF Site is reporting that author Aaron Allston died on February 27. Allston began his career at Space Gamer magazine and went on to write the Dungeons and [Read more]

February 28, 2014 // 4 Comments

RIP: Neal Barrett, Jr. (1929-2014)

Sad news… Locus Online is reporting that Neal Barrett, Jr. has passed away. He was 84 years old. Neal Barrett, Jr. was an acclaimed short story writer and novelist. His [Read more]

January 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

RIP: Colin Wilson (1931 – 2013)

Sad news… British author Colin Wilson passed away. Wilson was perhaps best known to sf fans for The Space Vampires which was later adapted as the film Lifeforce, [Read more]

December 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

RIP: Doris Lessing

Sad news… The Guardian is reporting that Doris Lessing has died. The Nobel prize-winning author of over 50 novels (including Shikasta, the first book in the Canopus in [Read more]

November 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

RIP: Ann “A.C.” Crispin

Sad news… Boing Boing is reporting that Author Ann Crispin has died. Ann, one of the founders of Writer Beware who published 23 novels writing as A.C. Crispin, is [Read more]

September 6, 2013 // 1 Comment

RIP: Frederik Pohl (1919 – 2013)

Sad, sad news, folks. Another legend has left us. Emily Pohl-Weary, Frederik Pohl’s granddaughter, is reporting that Frederik Pohl has passed away. He was 93 years old. [Read more]

September 2, 2013 // 7 Comments

RIP: Mick Farren

Sad news… Author, journalist and singer Mick Farren collapsed on stage during a performance last night and died shortly thereafter. Farren was known to science fiction [Read more]

July 28, 2013 // 1 Comment

RIP: Richard Matheson (1926 – 2013)

Sad news…io9 is reporting that Richard Matheson has passed away at the age of 87. Matheson was a giant in the field, writing such classics as I Am Legend (1954), Born [Read more]

June 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

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