Faren Miller (1950-2022)

Author and longtime Locus staffer and reviewer Faren Miller, 71, died February 15, 2022 after being hospitalized with serious respiratory problems.

Born September 3, 1950 in San Jose CA, Miller began working at Locus in 1981, where she was the first full-time employee. She remained on the staff until 2000, when she moved to Prescott AZ with partner Kerry Hanscom, whom she later married. She continued as a regular Locus review columnist until stepping down in 2018. She was the author of one novel, The Illusionists (1991), and was working on another prior to her death.

She will be missed by all of her friends and colleagues. Her full obituary and remembrances will appear in the April issue of Locus.


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  • February 18, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    So sorry to hear the sad news. We had some fun times in the Oakland hills “home office.”


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