Terry Bisson

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(February 12, 1942 – January 10, 2024)

Terry Ballantine Bisson was an SF and fantasy author best known for his short fiction. Several of his stories won awards. His 1990 story "Bears Discover Fire" won the Hugo, Nebula and Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.

In the 1960s, Bisson collaborated on several comic book stories, and he later edited the magazine Web of Horror. In 1997, Bisson used Walter M. Miller, Jr.'s outline to complete the writing of the SF novel, Saint Leibowitz and the Wild Horse Woman, an unfinished sequel to Miller's award-winning 1960 novel A Canticle for Leibowitz.

He was born in Madison, Kentucky, and attended Grinnell College in Iowa; but graduated from the University of Louisville (1964). Bisson was married three times: Deirdre Holst, Mary Corey, and Judy Jensen.

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