Saying Goodbye: K.D. Wentworth

K.D. (Kathy) Wentworth: (January 27, 1951-April 18, 2012)… was a teacher, writer and Science Fiction author.

She got her start by winning the Writers of the Future contest in 1988, and then later won Field Publications’ “Teachers as Writers” Award in 1991.

Kathy went on to publish nine novels and over 50 short stories. Her novels include Black on Black (1999), Moonspeaker (1994), and The Imperium Game (1994). Her short fiction appeared in such magazines as Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery MagazineAboriginal Science FictionF&SF, and Realms of Fantasy.

One of her novelettes, “Kaleidoscope” (2008), and three of her short stories, “Burning Bright” (1997). “Tall One” (1998), and “Born Again” (2005) have been Nebula Award finalists.

A member of the Science Fiction Writers of America, Kathy served as a judge and as editor for the Writers of the Future contest until her death.

A bright light amongst us, she will be missed.


About Gwendolyn McIntyre

Author, editor, businesswoman, musician, lover of jazz and horses. Chief investigator of all things that go BUMP in the night.
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