Writer and editor Janet Fox, 68, died October 21, 2009 at home in Osage City KS after a long struggle with cancer. Fox began publishing short fiction in the 1970s, and published scores of stories and poems in magazines including Twilight Zone, Weird Tales, Cemetery Dance, and others, as well as numerous anthologies. Under house name Alex McDonough she wrote five books in the Scorpio novel series for Ace, from 1990-93. She edited monthly market ‘zine Scavenger’s Newsletter from 1984-2003, and was secretary/treasurer of the Small Press Writers and Artists Organization.
A.R. Morlan has been named Fox’s literary executor, and can be contacted c/o Locus.
See the January issue of Locus for a complete obituary.