Marion Zimmer Bradley

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Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 25, 1999 (69)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
3, 1930
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Sep 25, 1999 (69)

About

An American fantasy author, she is best known for her 1983 novel, The Mists of Avalon, and for her popular Darkover series. Her work is often tinged with feminist ideology.

Before Fame

She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.

Trivia

She published her first novel, Falcons of Narabedla, in 1957.

Family Life

She grew up on a farm in Albany, New York. She married Walter H. Breen in 1964; the couple divorced after Breen was arrested on charges of child sexual abuse.

Associated With

Her literary work has been compared to that of J.R.R. Tolkien.

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