Zenna Henderson

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(November 1, 1917 – May 11, 1983)

Zenna Henderson (born Zena Chlarson) began publishing sf in the prozines in 1951.

She is best remembered for her influential “The People” series of stories first published between 1952 and 1980 about a group of aliens stranded on Earth, which inspired a 1972 made-for-TV movie starring William Shatner.

In mundane life, she was a schoolteacher.

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