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Miller, Steve

(1950-2024) US author who began publishing work of genre interest with "Shalgiel" for Flux Magazine in 1976, one of his few solo works, as he soon began collaborating with Sharon Lee with "The Naming of Kinzel: The Foolish" (June 1984 Fantasy Book); all his novels have been with Lee, primarily the Liaden Universe sequence of Space Opera tales, set in expansive (though not adventurously ...

Lindbohm, Dénis

(1927-2005) Swedish photo technician and author. Hugely gifted, though with little formal schooling, Lindbohm early had to support himself; after apprenticeships he became a photo technician at a chain of photo shops where he rose to head of in-job training while twenty years of darkroom labour impaired his health and eyesight. In the 1970s, he was granted a disability pension and turned to full-time writing. Lindbohm's interest in sf was lifelong. A family magazine ...

Planeta de las Mujeres Invasoras, El

["Planet of the Female Invaders"] Mexican film (1966; vt Planet of the Female Invaders). Estudios América/Producciones Corsa. Directed by Alfredo B Crevenna. Written by Emilio Gómez Muriel and Alfredo Ruanova. Cast includes Elizabeth Campbell, Ethel Carrillo, Graciela Doring, José Ángel "Ferrusquilla" Espinosa, José Gálvez, Rogelio Guerra, Maura Monti, Guillermo Murray, Raúl Ramirez, Adriana Roel and ...

Logue, Les

(?   -    ) US author of The Day The Sun Shone Down (2008), a Holocaust tale whose protagonist, trapped briefly in the Holland Tunnel, finds Manhattan (see New York) deserted after he escapes. [JC]

Lehmann, R C

(1856-1929) UK editor, politician (Liberal MP 1906-1910) and author, founder of the literary journal Granta (initially The Granta) in 1889, a member of the "table" of central contributors to Punch 1890-1919 and composing for initial publication there "Mr Punch's" Prize Novels: New Series (coll 1892), which includes parodies of H Rider Haggard (as by Reader Faghard), Jules ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was a long sf-tinged poem, "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly); he only began consistently publishing sf reviews in his "New Fiction" column for the Toronto Star (1966-1967), and sf proper with ...

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