Obituary: A. C. Crispin

Author A. C. Crispin (b.1950) died on September 6. Earlier this week, Crispin, who was suffering from cancer, announced that she was terminal. She was named a Grandmaster by the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers earlier this year. her novels include tie-ins in numerous series, including Star Wars, Alien, Star Trek, V, and The Pirates of the Caribbean. In addition, Crispin co-wrote several novels in her original Starbridge series. In addition to her work as an author, Crispin co-founded and chaired Writer Beware, an organization to warn authors of scams. Crispin was married to SF author Michael Capobianco.

2 Comments

  1. Laurie Mann — September 6, 2013 @ 11:33 am

    Damn.

    FYI, wikipedia lists her date of birth as April 5, 1950

  2. Larry Kotkin — September 6, 2013 @ 12:19 pm

    A great loss to her friends, colleagues, students, and the world of SF and fantasy. While a welcome companion and guide on the road to telling stories, I will always be grateful that she brought me to the path. I will, selfishly, miss her.

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