Anne McCaffrey (1 April 1926 – 21 November 2011) was an American writer of fantasy fiction. She is best known for her books about dragons, the Dragonriders of Pern. She was the first woman to win a Hugo and Nebula Award.
Anne McCaffrey in 2008
|Born||Anne Inez McCaffrey|
1 April 1926
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||21 November 2011 (aged 85)|
Dragonhold-Underhill, County Wicklow, Ireland
|Nationality||Irish (naturalised citizen)|
|Genre||Science fiction, romance|
|Notable works||Restoree, Dragonriders of Pern, The Ship Who Sang|
|Spouse||Horace Wright Johnson (divorced)|
- Murphy, Caitriona (22 February 2013). "The luxury house 'that dragons built'". Independent.ie. Retrieved 3 February 2016.
- Pomerico, D (22 November 2011). "Anne McCaffrey: April 1, 1926 – November 21, 2011". suvudu.com. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
- Fox, Margalit (24 November 2011). "Anne McCaffrey, Author of 'Dragonriders' Fantasies, Dies at 85". The New York Times. New York City. Retrieved 24 November 2011.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Anne McCaffrey.|
- The Worlds of Anne McCaffrey – official website, Anne McCaffrey
- Pern Home – official website, Pern and The Dragonriders of Pern™
- "Anne McCaffrey biography". Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.
- Anne McCaffrey Guest of Honour at Eurocon 2007
- Remembrances by Peter Morwood