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REMEMBERING VONDA now available for sale as trade paperback ($12.12), and for free as a downloadable pdf.


Jane Hawkins had an idea: to collect all the lovely stories written around Vonda’s death, and to put them in one place for us all to enjoy. This book is that place.Stephanie A. Smith and Jeanne Gomoll joined forces to edit the book. Vonda’s community—her friends, colleagues, readers, and admirers—shared their fondest memories, stories, praise and love for the dear friend they had recently lost.

All proceeds from books sold through LuluDotCom will benefit Clarion West.

Award-winning SFF author Vonda N. McIntyre died April 1, 2019. The world lost a force of nature, a brilliant, kind, generous, fiercely talented artist. In this volume, friends, colleagues, admirers, fans all pay tribute to a radiant life. McIntyre’s oeuvre includes Dreamsnake (Hugo and Nebula award winner, ’78), The Moon and the Sun (Nebula ’98; a movie based on it is awaiting release); as well as stories, novelizations and tie-ins, including the Star Trek novel The Entropy Effect. She founded the Clarion West workshop and was a “fairy godmother” to hundreds of students; a quiet, tireless feminist, Kentucky-born McIntyre moved to Seattle with her family and became a life-long resident, as well as a prolific creator of crochet topoplogy; McIntyre also collaborated with Ursula K. Le Guin, and was a founding member of the Book View Cafe, an author-owned publishing cooperative. McIntyre both shaped and nurtured the SF/F community; as her friend Jane Hawkinshas said “we shall not see her like again.” 

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  • Gary Halsey : I'm late in discovering that the good Vonda McIntyre is gone from this world. I'm saddened to hear of it. I never met her in person, but we communicated very infrequently over the years between 1997, after she purchased my painting used for the cover art of The Moon and the Sun (Pocket Books), and occasionally up to 2017. In my few dealings with Vonda, besides her being a delightful creative, she deeply impressed as also being an honest, kind, considerate, and thoroughly reliable person. Adieu, Vonda.
  • T Vining : Since the proceeds to Remembering Vonda go to Clarion West, you could donate here: https://www.clarionwest.org/donate/ - Tamara V
  • Jean Weber : I'm happy to donate something to Clarion West for the Remembering Vonda PDF, though I don't want a paper copy. Where should I send my donation?