Science fiction and fantasy writer TANITH LEE, author of 91 books, was presented with a richly deserved LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD at the World Fantasy Convention 2013 in Brighton.
Author of such classics as:
THE SILVER METAL LOVER:
Tanith Lee is one of the most thought-provoking and imaginative authors of our time. In this unforgettably poignant novel, Lee has created a classic tale–a beautiful, tragic, erotic, and ultimately triumphant love story of the future.
Published in 1999, Silver Metal Lover was optioned by a film company. As is the way of such things, the film was not made.
BUT, a new option has been brokered in very recent months – so we may yet see one of Britain’s most imaginative writers come to the big screen.
Watch this space….
I am glad to see Tanith Lee getting some very deserved recognition!
Yep, me too – very pleased for her, she’s one nice lady with an amazing imagination 🙂
[…] The sad news has just filtered out of the death (on Sunday, May 24th, 2015) of Tanith Lee, prolific author of fantasy and horror. She was the first woman to win the British Fantasy Award (1980) and was recognized just a couple of years ago at the World Fantasy Convention with a Lifetime Achievement Award (see my post about that day here). […]