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Gene Wolfe (1931–2019)

Born in New York on 7 May 1931; Wolf studied at Texas A&M for a few years before leaving to fight in the Korean War. On his return he finished his degree at the University of Houston. He worked as the editor of the professional journal Plant Engineering and was instrumental in inventing the machine that cooks Pringles potato chips. He pursued his ... See full bio »


(age 87) in Peoria, Illinois, USA

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Raised in Texas. Fundamentally a Texan and an outsider.


His first professional sale was the science fiction story "Mountains Like Mice," published in "Worlds of If," May, 1966. See more »


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