Posted on June 28, 2018 at 3:02 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Science-fiction author Harlan Ellison has died at the age of eighty-four.
Ellison’s wife, Susan, made the announcement via a friend on Twitter.
Susan Ellison has asked me to announce the passing of writer Harlan Ellison, in his sleep, earlier today. “For a brief time I was here, and for a brief time, I mattered.”—HE, 1934-2018. Arrangements for a celebration of his life are pending.— Christine Valada (@mcvalada) June 28, 2018
Ellison, who wrote fantasy as well, won multiple awards, including the Nebula, Hugo, Edward, Writers Guild of America, and Edgar Allen Poe Awards, according to Vulture.
In addition to his celebrated works like the short stories “I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream” and “A Boy and His Dog", Ellison also wrote for TV shows like Star Trek and The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Interview with the Guardian from 2013.
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