A brilliant light was doused when Anne passed away in 2011. She will be remembered fondly and live on in countless books that she has written. "The Littlest Dragonrider" will forever hold a place in my heart.
Anne McCaffrey - was an American-born Irish writer, best known for the Dragonriders of Pern fantasy series. Early in McCaffrey's 46-year career as a writer, she became the first woman to win a Hugo Award for fiction and the first to win a Nebula Award. Her 1978 novel The White Dragon became one of the first science-fiction books to appear on the New York Times Best Seller list.