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SF Author Charles Sheffield Dies

Legendary Writer Succumbs to Brain Cancer

By Chris Wyatt     November 04, 2002

Beloved SF author Charles Sheffield died of brain cancer on the morning of November 2nd after a three-month period of convalescence. Sheffield was known as a prolific writer talented at world-building, as testified by his HERITAGE and PROTEUS novel series. He also authored the brilliant SPHERES OF HEAVEN and co-created the young adult JUPITER series of novels.

Publishing up until the end, Sheffield's new anthology THE AMAZING MR. DARWIN was released this June. Out this month will be a new Sheffield hardcover called RESURGENCE, and a new trade paperback edition of BETWEEN THE STROKES OF NIGHT.

Sheffield leaves behind his wife, accomplished SF author Nancy Kress.

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