Known as the mother of Canadian science fiction, Phyllis Gotlieb, the novelist and poet died yesterday in a Toronto hospital. She was 83. Her first novel, Sunburst, was published in 1964. Gotlieb won the Aurora Award for Best Novel in 1982 for A Judgment of Dragons. Her last novel, Birthstones, was published in 2007. She is survived by her husband, three children and four grandchildren.
The mother of Canadian science fiction died
Phyllis Gotlieb, author of Sunburst, was 83