Remembering Vonda

Remembering Vonda

Edited by Stephanie A. Smith & Jeanne Gomoll
Union Street Press

Award-winning SFF author Vonda N. McIntyre died April 1, 2019. The world lost a force of nature, a brilliant, kind, generous, fiercely talented artist. Friends, colleagues, admirers, fans pay tribute here to a radiant life.

McIntyre’s oeuvre includes Dreamsnake (Hugo & Nebula award winner, 1978), The Moon and the Sun (Nebula 1998; movie, awaiting release), as well as stories, novelizations, and tie-ins — including the Star Trek novel The Entropy Effect. She founded the Clarion West workshop and was a “fairy godmother” to hundreds of students.

A quiet, tireless feminist, Kentucky-born McIntyre moved to Seattle and became a life-long resident, as well as a prolific creator of crochet topology. McIntyre also collaborated with Ursula K. Le Guin, and she was a founding member of the author-owned publishing cooperative, Book View Cafe. McIntyre both shaped and nurtured the SFF community. As her friend Jane Hawkins has said, “we shall not see her like again.”

All proceeds from Remembering Vonda benefit Clarion West Writers Workshop.

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