(1906-1972) Mystery and science fiction author who lived in New Mexico in the 1940s and 50s, first in Albuquerque (where he worked for the Santa Fe Railroad) then in Taos where he lived in the Governor Bent House. Working primarily in short form, he is perhaps best known for the crime thriller The Screaming Mimi which was made into a film, and the novel Martians, Go Home. Internet Speculative Fiction Database page on Fredric Brown
Albuquerque author, instructor at UNM. Winner of 1994 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature & both the Hugo & Nebula Awards; author of science fiction, adult fantasy and young adult fantasy novels, including The Vampire Tapestry (set partially in Albuquerque & at the Santa Fe Opera). She is included in A Very Large Array: New Mexico Science Fiction and Fantasy and has written a memoir, My Father's Ghost: the Return of My Old Man & Other Second Chances. Also writes as Rebecca Brand. Author's website Internet Speculative Fiction Database page on Suzy McKee Charnas
Pen name of writing team Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. Known for The Expanse series, which is the basis for the SyFy television series of the same name. New York Times bestselling author. Author's website
Degree in Applied Mathematics at UNM, worked at Sandia Labs. Author of several works, including The Witch Narratives : Reincarnation, a horror novel set in New Mexico and Return of the Bones, a fantasy about a Pueblo family using dream guidance to recover an ancestor's remains. Author's website
Albuquerque, raised near White Sands, studied at New Mexico Tech. Author of numerous books on a wide range of subjects, including the novel Murder by Starlight : a mystery in New Mexico. Author of the science fiction story collections King's Knight and other stories and High Arena (and Buttercup's Run): Science-Fiction Action Adventure Stories.
(1908-2006) John Stewart Williamson. Also wrote as Will Stewart, and Nils O. Sonderlund. Came to New Mexico at the age of 7 in a horse-drawn wagon with his homesteading family, wrote science fiction until shortly before his death at 98. Known for many works that influenced later writers. Credited with coining the terms "genetic engineering" and "terraforming". Many awards, including being named a Grand Master of Science Fiction in 1998. Teacher at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, the library of which houses the Jack Williamson Special Collection, one of the finer collections of science fiction materials in the world. An annual event discussing science fiction, The Williamson Lectureship series, is hosted by ENMU. Eastern New Mexico University page on Jack Williamson Internet Speculative Fiction Database page on Jack Williamson