Wilmar H. Shiras


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Wilmar House Shiras was born in 1908 in Boston, Massachusetts, where she spent her formative years before moving west to attend the University of California at Berkeley. After completing four years of graduate studies in history, she settled in the neighboring city of Oakland with her husband Russell, where they proceeded to raise five children. It was for her family's entertainment that Shiras first began to create stories. In 1948, at the insistence of her small but loyal audience, she submitted the short story In Hiding to editor John W. Campbell Jr.'s groundbreaking magazine Astounding Science Fiction, which published it in that year's November issue. In Hiding proved to be one of those rare works with which readers felt a deep identifi ...more

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