2017-10-20 21:28:27 UTC
Author Julian May, 86, died October 17, 2017.
May’s first SF story was “Dune Roller” in Astounding (12/51), later filmed as The Cremators (1972). During the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s she mostly moved away from science fiction, writing in numerous genres and under many pseudonyms, including Bob Cunningham, Lee N. Falconer, John Feilen, Matthew G. Grant, Jean Wright Thorne, Ian Thorne, and George Zanderbergen. In all she wrote nearly 300 books, including monster movie tie-ins and non-fiction for children, teens, and adults.
She returned to SF writing in the late ’70s. Her best-known work in the genre is the Saga of the Pliocene Exile...
(birthday post from 2011, with part of an interview)
(bio and bibliography)