Vonda N Mcintyre
Vonda Neel McIntyre, a writer and geneticist from the United States, was one of the first successful graduates of the Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshop in 1970. Only at Night appeared in the Clarion (1971) anthology, then she rose to popularity with Of Mist, Grass, and Sand (1973), which won a Nebula for Best Novelette and served as the first portion of Dreamsnake (1978), which won both a Nebula and a Hugo award. She has appeared five times on the New York Times bestseller list, the most recent time for her novel STAR WARS: The Crystal Star. She has also contributed to Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, and Star Trek IV: The Journey Home, writing stories for both paperback novels and films. Her works have sold over four million copies worldwide. McIntyre is a Seattle resident.