(January 22, 1925 – September 1, 2019)
Katherine Anne “Kate” MacLean was an SF author best known for her short fiction of the 1950s which examined the impact of technological advances on individuals and society. According to The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, she "was in the vanguard of those sf writers trying to apply to the soft sciences the machinery of the hard sciences."
She was nominated for the 1959 Best Novelette Hugo.
An appreciation of her and her work appeared in Scientifiction: The First Fandom Report, New Series #61, 2019.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1971 -- Nebula Award for her novella "Missing Man"
- 1977 -- WisCon 1
- 2003 -- SFWA Author Emeritus
- 2011 -- Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award
Also involved: - Amra - Charles de Vet - Discon 1 Guide: Introduction - Discon 1 Guide: The First Day - Mary Kornbluth - Nebula Awards - SFWA Author Emeritus
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