Wilhelm, Kate (1928–)

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Wilhelm, Kate (1928–)

American science-fiction, mystery and short-story writer. Name variations: Mrs. Damon Knight. Born Katie Gertrude Meredith, June 8, 1928, in Toledo, OH; m. Joseph P. Wilhelm, 1947 (div. 1962); m. Damon Knight (science-fiction writer and founder of Science Fiction Writers of America), 1963 (died April 14, 2002); children: 3.

Taught with husband at the Clarion SF and Fantasy Writer's Workshop for decades; works include More Bitter Than Death (1963), The Clone (with Ted Thomas, 1965), Let the Fire Fall (1969), Margaret and I (1971), The Infinity Box (1975), Listen, Listen (1981), Huysman's Pets (1985), The Hamlet Trap (1987), Sweet, Sweet Poison (1990), And the Angels Sing (1992), For the Defense: or, Malice Prepense (1996), The Good Children (1998), The Deepest Water (2000), and The Clear and Convincing Proof (2003); stories published in magazines and anthologies. Won Hugo Award for Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang (1976); 3-time winner of the Nebula Award.

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