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Sci Fi Writers in Special Collections


Science Fiction Writers in Special Collections

This guide provides complementary content to the exhibit Sci Fi Writers in Special Collections. This exhibit features materials from UMW Special Collections and University Archives and is currently installed on the second floor of Simpson Library outside of the Special Collections Reading Room.

Please use the links below to access audio narration of context provided about each author featured in our exhibit, as well as a PDF transcript of the exhibit text.

Research and writing by Kayla Workman '25
Exhibit installation by Kayla Workman '25 and SCUA staff
Audio narration by SCUA staff

Contact Us

Photograph of Dorothy

Contact UMW Special Collections and University Archives

Angie Kemp, Head of Special Collections and Digital Scholarship & Sarah Appleby, Records Coordinator
Simpson Library, Room 217

Please let us know if you have questions, comments, or would like to visit our Rare Books Room!

Image: D.C. Fontana as she appeared during her days writing for Star Trek, the original series. Image credit unknown.


Click the link below to access a full-text searchable PDF transcript of the exhibit narrative. 

Audio Narration

Audio Narration

Please click the links below for brief biographical information on each author and a description of their featured work.

  • Aldous Huxley
  • D. C. Fontana
  • George Orwell
  • J. M. R. Gaines
  • Jack London
  • Kurt Vonnegut
  • Micheal Michaelian
  • P. D. James
  • Robert Cooper
  • Ron Baker/"Syzygy"
  • Ursula Le Guin
  • Warren Rochelle