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McKimmey, James, Jr

(1923-2011) US author who, after serving in World War Two, began publishing work of genre interest with "Tergiversation" in The Avalonian (only issue, 1952), publishing around twenty sf stories over the next fifteen years for journals including Galaxy, If and Planet Stories. Much of his work during his career, which lasted until 1994, was nonfantastic; his last sf story was "The Inspector" in The Farthest Reaches: 12 Never-Before-Published Tales of Intergalactic Space (anth 1968) edited by Joseph Elder. None of Elder's seventeen full-length books are sf. [GSt/JC]

James Earl McKimmey, Jr

born Holdredge, Nebraska: 5 September 1923

died Carson City, Nevada: 19 January 2011


collections and stories


Entry from The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction edited by John Clute, David Langford, Peter Nicholls and Graham Sleight.
Accessed 16:32 pm on 6 December 2021.