Anne McCaffrey

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(April 1, 1926 – November 21, 2011)

Anne Inez McCaffrey was an American-born Irish pro writer, best known for her Dragonriders of Pern series. She was GoH at ConAdian, the 1994 Worldcon.

She began her sf writing career in the 1950s. McCaffrey was the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction (Best Novella, "Weyr Search", 1968) and the first to win a Nebula Award (Best Novella, "Dragonrider", 1969).

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, she spent many years living in Wilmington, Delaware, before emigrating to Ireland in 1970.

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Person Website(IA) Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19262011

Also involved: - 1992 Best Original Artwork Hugo - Almack's Society for Heyer Criticism - Anne McCaffrey: A "Dragondex" and Bibliography - Cepheid Variable - Ditmar Awards - Ed Kramer - Elizabeth Moon - Fan Fair II - Fool-Con III - Ista Weyr - Jack Cohen - Julie Award - Katherine Kurtz - Lunacon 12 - MabinogiCon - Marcon V - MarsCon (MN) 2017 - Mythcon 1984 - N3F - Nebula Awards - Philcon 1969 - Robin Wood - Roger Elwood - SFWA Grand Master Award - Science-Fiction Plus - Sonya Dorman - Todd McCaffrey

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Also- 1992 Best Original Artwork Hugo Also- Ditmar Awards - Julie Award - Nebula Awards - SFWA Grand Master Award