Vonda N. McIntyre
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Vonda N. McIntyre was a science fiction writer.
Star Trek fans know McIntyre for her Star Trek tie-in novels which included the novelizations of three of the movies, as well as the early novel The Entropy Effect. It was McIntyre who popularized Hikaru Sulu's first name, a detail that made its way into canon in the Trek movie "The Undiscovered Country." McIntyre was also the author of the Star Wars Expanded Universe novel, The Crystal Star.
McIntyre was also a frequent commenter and debater in science fiction zines. One of those was the Canadian feminist zine The Witch and the Chameleon in which she was an early and influential contributor.
McIntyre passed away April 1, 2019.
Some Meta by McIntyre
- Darkover Landfall reviewed by Vonda N. McIntyre (a review of Marion Zimmer Bradley's novel, and part of a larger discussion in The Witch and the Chameleon) (1974)
- About Two Million, Six Hundred and Seventy-Five Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Words (an analysis of a year's worth of short fiction as an example of how long it was taking for most male writers of science fiction magazines to change their attitudes regarding gender issues, specifically women) (1975)