Obituary: Ralph Vicinanza

Agent Ralph Vicinanza (b.1950) died of a brain aneurysm on September 26. Vicinanza represented Stephen King, Connie Willis, Robert J. Sawyer, Stephen Baxter, and many other major science fiction and fantasy authors. Vicinanza also had a producer credit on some films and television shows made based on his clients work, including FlashForward, Jumper, and the forthcoming The Forever War. A memorial service is being planned for October 1.

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  1. Jonathan Billie — September 28, 2010 @ 11:28 am

    My Uncle Ralph was a great man. I rmember every little thing about him. From me being a young child and him treating me to the newest video game and then later on emailing him for advice and just chatting with him. Anyone who knew him could tell you he had the best personality and he always put a smile on everyone’s face even if it was just with his laugh. Me and my family are all going to miss him deeply.
    Love you and Miss you Uncle Ralph…your nephew…Jonathan

  2. Literary Agent Ralph Vicinanza Has Died - GalleyCat — January 11, 2011 @ 11:00 am

    [...] Fantasy novelist Shawn Speakman wrote in a blog entry: “Ralph was easily one of the best agents I sent my book to. He was open, offered great advice, and responded immediately to any questions I had. That level of professionalism is hard to come by. For Ralph, it was his signature.” (Via SF Site) [...]

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