May 19, 2011

May 19th: Death of "James Tiptree, Jr."

"James Tiptree Jr." was the pseudonym of a well-known science fiction writer, with a background in the military, the CIA, and degrees in Experimental Psychology. The one thing he wasn't was a man. Read article

Pictured: Alice Sheldon ("James Tiptree Jr.") as a child. Photograph from 1921 or 1924, posted by Neotex555 on Wikimedia Commons.

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