Anne McCaffrey

Sci-Fi Author Anne McCaffrey

Full Name: Anne Inez McCaffrey
Profession: Sci-Fi Author

United States of America

Biography: Anne McCaffrey was an American-Irish writer known for her science fiction series, the Dragonriders of Pern. She won a Hugo Award for her novella, Weyr Search, in 1968, which made her the first woman to win the award.

McCaffrey was also one of the first science-fiction authors to feature on the New York Times Best Seller list, with her 1978 novel The White Dragon.

Born: April 1, 1926
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries

Died: November 21, 2011 (aged 85)

Historical Events

  • 2006-06-17 Sci-Fi author Anne McCaffrey inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame

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