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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

July 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

RIP: Frank M. Robinson (1926 – 2014)

Sad news… SF Site is reporting that SF author Frank M. Robinson has passed away. Robinson is perhaps best known in sf circles as the author of the novels The Dark [...]

July 1, 2014 // 2 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

November 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

RIP: Patricia Anthony (1947 – 2013)

More sad news this week…. Locus Online is reporting died on August 2nd at the age of 66. Patricia Ahthony’s writing moved from traditional sf towards [...]

September 8, 2013 // 1 Comment

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