#152378 Overall Influence

Zenna Henderson

American writer


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From Wikipedia

Zenna Chlarson Henderson was an American elementary school teacher and science fiction and fantasy author. Her first story was published in in 1951. Her work is cited as pre-feminist, often featuring middle-aged women, children, and their relationships, but with stereotyped gender roles. Many of her stories center around humanoid aliens called "The People", who have special powers. Henderson was nominated for a Hugo Award in 1959 for her novelette "Captivity". Science fiction authors Lois McMaster Bujold, Orson Scott Card, Connie Willis, Kathy Tyers, and Dale Bailey have cited her as an influence on their work.

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Arizona State University

Public university located in the Phoenix metropolitan area, Arizona, United States

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#12773 World Rank