|Born||August 7, 1933|
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
|Died||September 8, 2017 (aged 84)|
Studio City, California, United States
|Pen name||Wade Curtis (early work)|
|Occupation||Novelist, journalist, essayist|
Jerry Eugene Pournelle (//; August 7, 1933 – September 8, 2017) was an American science fiction writer, essayist, and journalist. He contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte. Pournelle served as President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1973.
References[change | change source]
- Pournelle, Alex (2017-09-08). "Passings…". Chaos Manor. Retrieved 2017-09-08.
- The SFWA Grand Masters, Vol. One edited by Frederik Pohl, 1999, NY, NY, pg. 12
Other websites[change | change source]
- Jerry Pournelle Archived 2007-05-02 at the Wayback Machine at 1999 NASFiC website where he was GoH
- How Jerry Pournelle got kicked off the ARPANET
- Jerry Pournelle Interview at AMCtv.com Archived 2009-04-13 at the Wayback Machine