Vonda N. McIntyre (1948-2019) was the award-winning science fiction and fantasy author of Dreamsnake, The King's Daughter (The Moon and the Sun), and many other highly praised novels and short stories. McIntyre's books and short fiction won Hugo and Nebula Awards, and her Star Trek and Star Wars tie-ins are beloved by generations of fans. McIntyre founded Clarion West, a writing workshop for speculative fiction writers, and was a founding member of the Book View Café, an author-owned publishing cooperative. A quiet, tireless feminist, she nurtured hundreds of writers. Through her writing, teaching, and works, McIntyre both shaped and nurtured the science fiction/fantasy community.