Sheri S. Tepper, American science fiction author, Died at 87


Sheri Stewart Tepper was born on July 16, 1929, and died on October 22, 2016.

She was an American writer of science fiction, horror and mystery novels.

Tepper was known for feminist science fiction, often with an ecofeminist slant.

She was born Sheri Stewart Douglas near Littleton, Colorado.

Sheri got married at 20 years old, then divorced in her late twenties, and “spent ten years on my own, working all kinds of different jobs” as a single mother of two.

Tepper wrote some poetry and children’s stories as Sheri S. Eberhart and married Gene Tepper in the late 1960s.

Sheri Stewart Tepper worked for Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood, from 1962 to 1986, finally as Executive Director.

Since 1998, Sheri Stewart Tepper operated a guest ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Sheri Stewart Tepper has written under several pseudonyms, including A. J. Orde, E. E. Horlak, and B. J. Oliphant.

During November 2015, Sheri received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement.

Sheri Stewart Tepper passed away at 87 years old.