[LMB] Cordwainer Smith was Heinlein

Lois Bujold lbujold at myinfmail.com
Thu Oct 7 17:53:24 BST 2021

[LMB] Heinlein
Elizabeth Holden alzurite at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 17:11:32 BST 2021

EH:  This got me thinking about British and Canadian SF, and reflecting 
that I
can't think of any SF from Australia or New Zealand. Can anyone point me to
NZ/Australian SF authors? I can think of NZ fantasy authors I've read
(Elizabeth Knox being a favourite), but SF?

LMB:  I was about to say Cordwainer Smith, whom I dimly thought was 
Australian, but looking him up I see he's American. Still a wonderful 
writer, and he does qualify as "lived outside the States."  He's been 
reprinted enough times, his stuff should be accessible

Real name Paul Linebarger.  His bio is pretty amazing. 


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