Tributes are being paid to the author of The Tiger Who Came To Tea after publisher HarperCollins confirmed her death.
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.
Writing into her 90s — her last book was published last month — Dr. Midgley challenged with wit and verve the primacy of science as arbiter of reality.
Sci-fi author Harlan Ellison, who contributed to TV series including “The Outer Limits,” “Star Trek” and “Babylon 5,” has died.
He wrote “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test,” “Bonfire of the Vanities” and “The Right Stuff,” and pioneered the New Journalism of the 1960s and ’70s.
She wrote some 50 works of imaginative fiction, with plots one admirer called “haunting, hypnotic, incommensurable and strange.” She also wrote mysteries.