Sheri S. Tepper





Sheri S. Tepper

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in Littleton, Colorado, The United States
July 16, 1929

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Sheri Stewart Tepper is a prolific American author of science fiction, horror and mystery novels; she is particularly known as a feminist science fiction writer, often with an ecofeminist slant.

Born near Littleton, Colorado, for most of her career (1962-1986) she worked for Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood, where she eventually became Executive Director. She has two children and is married to Gene Tepper. She currently operates a guest ranch in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

She has written under several pseudonyms, including A.J. Orde, E.E. Horlak, and B.J. Oliphant. Her early work was published under the name Sheri S. Eberhart.

For bibliography: http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/ea.cgi?173


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a fan asked about doing an end run around the publishers who delay and wait for million copy deal, and Sheri returns…


I have thought of self publishing the original books. The short ones that came in triplets.


and another letter asks…


” what your inspiration was for The True Game, because it’s one of the most truly original ideas I’ve ever seen”


Sheri writes back…


I have never once been able to an...

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“The sidesaddle was designed to protect a maiden's virginity, while risking the maiden's neck. Rather much for rather little, I thought.”
Sheri S. Tepper, Beauty
tags: humor

“[T]he scripture worshippers put the writings ahead of God. Instead of interpreting God's actions in nature, for example, they interpret nature in the light of the Scripture. Nature says the rock is billions of years old, but the book says different, so even though men wrote the book, and God made the rock and God gave us minds that have found ways to tell how old it is, we still choose to believe the Scripture.”
Sheri S. Tepper, The Fresco

“As vocabulary is reduced , so are the number of feelings you can express, the number of events you can describe, the number of the things you can identify! Not only understanding is limited, but also experience. Man grows by language. Whenever he limits language he retrogresses!”
Sheri S. Tepper, A Plague of Angels

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