Larry Eisenberg

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Larry Eisenberg
Larry Eisenberg 2016.jpg
Born(1919-12-21)December 21, 1919
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedDecember 25, 2018(2018-12-25) (aged 99)
Lincoln, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupationshort story author and writer of comic verse
GenreScience fiction
Notable work"What Happened to Auguste Clarot?"

Lawrence Eisenberg (December 21, 1919[1] – December 25, 2018) was an American biomedical engineer and science fiction writer. He is best known for his short story "What Happened to Auguste Clarot?," published in Harlan Ellison's anthology Dangerous Visions.

His stories have been reprinted in anthologies such as Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century, The 10th Annual of the Year’s Best S-F, and Great Science Fiction By the World's Great Scientists. He was also known for the limericks he posts in the comments sections of various articles in The New York Times.[2]

Eisenberg died in Lincoln, Massachusetts on December 25, 2018 from acute myeloid leukemia, aged 99.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Reginald, Robert (1979). Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature - Volume 2. p. 888. ISBN 094102878X.
  2. The 6th Floor’s Poet in Residence by Tony Gervino, The New York Times, July 14, 2011.
  3. Slotnik, Daniel E. "Larry Eisenberg, 99, Dead; His Limericks Were Very Well Read" New York Times December 26, 2018