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Judith Merril

writer, editor

With a literary approach to science fiction, Merril was influential in setting the course of modern science fiction. Early in her career, she was associated with the Futurians, a group of sci-fi writers that included Isaac Asimov, C.M. Kornbluth and Frederick Pohl, to whom she was once married. Her books include Shadow on the Hearth.

Born: 1923?
Died: 1997

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