Writer Lisa Wolfson, 47, who wrote young-adult novels as L.K. Madigan, died February 23, 2011 of cancer in Portland OR. Her first novel Flash Burnout (2009) is non-speculative, but second book The Mermaid’s Mirror (2010) is fantasy.
Lisa Kay Madigan was born April 26, 1963 in Portland OR, and moved with her family to Los Angeles at age ten. She attended California State University, Northridge and the University of Bradford in Yorkshire, England. She lived with her family in Portland, where she spent 16 years working for an investment management firm. She is survived by Neil Wolfson (her husband of 22 years), and their son Nate.
See the April issue of Locus for a complete obituary.