Author Philip Klass (b.1920) died on February 7 from congestive heart failure. Klass wrote science fiction under the name William Tenn. Klass began publishing science fiction with the story “Alexander the Bait” in 1946. His only novel was Of Men and Monsters. Tenn was best known for writing satirical science fiction and was one of the guests of honor at Noreascon 4 in 2004. Tenn was nominated for the Hugo Award for his non-fiction collection Dancing Naked and in 1999 was named the SFWA Author Emeritus.
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