British Sci Fi WriterDied when: 67 years 247 days (812 months)
Star Sign: Virgo
Tanith Lee (19 September 1947 – 24 May 2015) was a British science fiction and fantasy writer.She wrote more than 90 novels and 300 short stories, and was the winner of multiple World Fantasy Society Derleth Awards, the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award and the Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Horror.
She also wrote a children's picture book (Animal Castle), and many poems.Additionally, she wrote two episodes of the BBC science fiction series Blake's 7.
She was the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award best novel award (also known as the August Derleth Award), for her book Death's Master (1980).