Tom Maddox (1945-2022)

SF writer Tom Maddox, 77, died of a stroke on October 18, 2022.

Daniel Thomas Maddox was born in October 1945 and attended the Evergreen State College, graduating in 1975. He earned his PhD at American University, and later taught literature at Evergreen.

He began publishing work of genre interest with “The Mind Like a Strange Balloon” (Omni 6/85) and produced several more stories in the ’80s and early ’90s. He published one novel, Halo (1991), and co-wrote two episodes of The X-Files with William Gibson, “Kill Switch” (1998) and “First Person Shooter” (2000).

For more, see his entry in the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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