RIP Tanith Lee – a true genius of #fantasy and #horror #writing

The lovely quote at the end of Deborah’s post says it all, so eloquently.


The sad news has just filtered out of the death (on Sunday, May 24th, 2015) of Tanith Lee, prolific author of fantasy and horror. She was the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award (1980) and was recognized just a couple of years ago at the World Fantasy Convention with a Lifetime Achievement Award (see my post about that day here).


She was also a lovely, warm and friendly lady, with whom I shared a literary agent in the days when I was pursuing a traditional publishing deal. She was always encouraging and supportive, which meant a great deal to a fledgling author.

Recently, even in ill health, she generously donated a story to the anthology, THE WORLD AND THE STARS, that I published just 5 weeks ago.

Her website now shows merely her dates, and this quote from her work:

“Though we come and go…

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