Andre Norton

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Andre Alice Norton
Born Alice Mary Norton
(1912-02-17)February 17, 1912
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died March 17, 2005(2005-03-17) (aged 93)
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, USA
Pen name Andre Norton
Andrew North
Allen Weston
Occupation Writer
Nationality American
Period 1934–2005
Genre Science fiction, fantasy, romance novels, adventure fiction

Andre Alice Norton (born Alice Mary Norton, February 17, 1912 – March 17, 2005) was an American writer of science fiction and fantasy, who also wrote works of historical fiction and contemporary fiction. She wrote primarily under the pen name Andre Norton, but also under Andrew North and Allen Weston. She was the first woman to be Gandalf Grand Master of Fantasy, first to be SFWA Grand Master, and first inducted by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.