Vonda N. McIntyre, 70, Champion of Women in Science Fiction, Dies – The New York Times

Ms. McIntyre won three Nebula Awards for her writing and inspired other female authors. She also wrote five novels set in the “Star Trek” universe.

Harlan Ellison Dead: Sci-Fi Writer Was 84 – Variety

Harlan Ellison Dead

Sci-fi author Harlan Ellison, who contributed to TV series including “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5,” has died.

Source: Harlan Ellison Dead: Sci-Fi Writer Was 84 – Variety