Strange View from a Skewed Orbit: An Oddball Memoir

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Wildside Press LLC, Aug 1, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 168 pages
A delightful memoir of the fantasy, science fiction, mystery, western, and young adult writer, Ardath Mayhar, whose seventy books and hundreds of short stories have charmed readers throughout the world.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
The Conformity Machine 19361947
22
Serpents
37
The FarmDairy 19421957
53
Joe
66
Going Home Again 1975
81
Letters
98
Personal Philosophy
150
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Ardath Mayhar was born in Timpson, Texas on February 20, 1930. She began her writing career as a poet when she was 19 and began publishing science fiction in 1979. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 60 books in almost every fiction genre. She also wrote under the pseudonyms Frank Cannon, Frances Hurst and John Killdeer. She won the Balrog Award for a horror narrative poem in Masques I and was honored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America as an Author Emeritus in 2008. She died on February 1, 2012 at the age of 81.

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