Tony C Smith writes, You can listen to the 1974 John W. Campbell Award winning Lisa Tuttle on this week's StarShipSofa (MP3) -- Tuttle is an American-born science fiction, fantasy, and horror author who's published more than a dozen novels, seven short story collections, and several non-fiction titles."
She has also edited several anthologies and reviewed books for various publications. She has been living in the United Kingdom since 1981.
Tuttle won the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer in 1974, the 1989 BSFA Award for Short Fiction for 'In Translation' and the 2007 International Horror Guild Award for
StarShipSofa No 351 Lisa Tuttle
(Image: Bill Bremer/Lisatuttle.co.uk)
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