Friday, November 25, 2011

In Memory: Anne McCaffrey

By Cynthia Leitich Smith
for Cynsations

Anne McCaffrey, Author of ‘Dragonriders’ Fantasies, Dies at 85 by Margalit Fox from The New York Times: "Anne Inez McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Mass., on April 1, 1926. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Slavonic languages and literature from Radcliffe, and trained as an actress and opera singer before her writing life transported her to operatic worlds of another kind."

See also rgz Newsflash Anne McCaffrey Passes.


Sophia Chang said...

Aww she's a fellow alum! And fellow actor-turned-writer. And fellow singer. Geez I'm Anne McCaffrey. (I wish)

Sarah Laurenson said...

Very sad news. My favorite writers are disappearing. No new words to treasure. No new worlds to explore.

Cynthia Leitich Smith said...

Sophia and Sarah, my condolences on this great loss to the community of writers and readers.