Tanith Lee

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Tanith Lee
Raising in 2011
Raising in 2011
Born(1947-09-19)19 September 1947
London, England
Died24 May 2015(2015-05-24) (aged 67)
Pen nameEsther Garber
Judas Garbah
GenreSpeculative fiction
Notable awards1980 British Fantasy Award, 1983 & 1984 World Fantasy Award
John Kaiine
(m. 1992; her death 2015)

Tanith Lee (19 September 1947 – 24 May 2015) was a British writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy. She was the author of over 90 novels and 300 short stories, a children's picture book (Animal Castle), and many poems.

She also wrote two episodes of the BBC science fiction series Blake's 7. She was the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award best novel award (also known as the August Derleth Award), for her book Death's Master (1980).[1]

Lee died peacefully in her sleep after a long illness[2] on 24 May 2015.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Alison Flood (2010). "World of fantasy: Death's Master by Tanith Lee". The Guardian. Retrieved 25 July 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Locus Obituary".
  3. "Sci-Fi Bulletin Obituary".

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