Wonder’s Child

by wjw on April 29, 2008

It’s Jack Williamson’s 100th birthday today.

I quote his niece Betty: “In his honor, I suggest we all pause sometime today with a glass filled with the liquid of our choice (Jack would probably either have a gin and tonic or a tall buttermilk…) and drink a toast to Wonder’s Child. What an amazing century . . . “

For a literary appreciation of Jack’s journey, take a look at this article by John Clute.

David April 30, 2008 at 12:36 am

What a very nice man he was.

Of course I didn’t know him as well as you did, but years ago he came to Milehicon a couple of times (or more?), and I think I saw him at a Worldcon or two as well. He was always friendly and warm, remembered my name, asked about my life and writing.

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