Stepan Chapman (1951-2014)

Stepan Chapman

Stepan Chapman

Author and Philip K. Dick Award winner Stepan Chapman died January 27 of unknown causes. He is survived by his wife, Kia.

Chapman’s novel The Troika (1997) won the 1998 Philip K. Dick Award, and was a preliminary nominee for the Bram Stoker Award and British Fantasy Award.

A prolific short fiction writer, Chapman first appeared in Analog in 1969. He sold several stories over the years to Damon Knight’s Orbit anthology series. And there were two collections of his fiction, Danger Music (1997) and Dossier: A Collection of Short Stories (2001).

[Via Andrew Porter and SF Site News .]