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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
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.Questions? Comments? Let us know what you think at firstname.lastname@example.org.