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Wells, Jess

Entry updated 2 June 2020. Tagged: Author.

(1955-    ) US author whose fiction has generally been nonfantastic; she began to publish work of genre interest with "The Succubus" in Embracing the Dark (anth 1991) edited by Eric Garber. Her sf novel, AfterShocks (1992), is set in Near Future San Francisco (see California), where the effects of a devastating earthquake (see Disaster) are played out against the ultimately resolved turmoils between two same-sex lovers (see Feminism; Women in SF). Wells should not be confused with the musician Jess Wells (1953-2010). [JC]

Jess Wells

born 21 January 1955

works (highly selected)

  • AfterShocks (Chicago, Illinois: Third Side Press, 1992) [pb/Brian Clark]


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