Obituary: W. J. Maryson

Dutch author W. J. Maryson (b. Wim Stolk, 1950) died on March 9. Maryson won the 2004 Elf Fantasy Award for best fantasy novel for his work De Heer van de Diepten and also won the Paul Harland Prize for the story “Nietzsche Station” in 2007. Maryson’s novel Onmagiër: De torens van Romander was translated into English as The Towers of Romander in 2010. In addition to his work as an author, Maryson organized the Paul Harland Prize for fantasy, science fiction and horror stories. He was a frequent attendee at the World Fantasy Con.

3 Comments

  1. Laura — March 11, 2011 @ 5:02 am

    Great los for the fantasyscene in The Netherlands. Wim was a great guy. Please buy and read his translated The Towers of Romander. It will help his wife and children.

  2. Spomenka Pululu — March 13, 2011 @ 8:41 am

    I was in shock when a heard that we lost Wim. Great person, dear friend and a very good writer. We just signed a contract, a month ago, about publishing his novels, here,in Serbia. I cannot stop crying.

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