Encyclopedia > Anne McCaffrey

  Article Content

Anne McCaffrey

Anne Inez McCaffrey (born April 1, 1926) is an American fantasy author best known for her Dragonriders of Pern series.

Anne McCaffrey was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She studied Slavonic Languages and Literature at Radcliffe College.

In 1968 McCaffrey's short story "Weyr Search", the initial story in the Dragonriders of Pern series, won a Hugo for Best Novella. It was the first time a woman had won a Hugo for fiction.

She currently lives in County Wicklow, Ireland.

Table of contents


Dragonriders of Pern and Renegades of Pern

  • Dragonflight (1968) (the first section is derived from "Weyr Search")
  • Dragonquest (1970)
  • Dragonsong (1976)
  • Dragonsinger (1977)
  • The White Dragon (1978)
  • Dragondrums (1979)
  • Moreta: Dragonlady of Pern (1983)
  • Get off the Unicorn (1987)
  • Nerilka's Story (1986)
  • Dragonsdawn (1988)
  • Renegades of Pern (1989)
  • All the Weyrs of Pern (1991)
  • Rescue Run (1991)
  • The Chronicles of Pern: First Fall (1993)
  • The Dolphins' Bell (1993)
  • The Dolphins of Pern (1994)
  • The Girl Who Heard Dragons (1994)
  • Red Star Rising (Hardback/Hardcover) and Red Star Rising: Second Chronicles of Pern (Paperback) (1996) (called Dragon's Eye[?] for US release)
  • Masterharper of Pern (1998)
  • The Skies of Pern (2001)

The Ship Series

(This series also includes solo entries by Stirling and Nye.)

The Pegasus Series

  • To Ride Pegasus (1973)
  • Pegasus in Flight (1990)
  • Pegasus in Space (2000)

The Tower and Hive Series

The Dinosaur Planet Series / Planet Pirates Series

The Crystal Singer Series

  • Crystal Singer (1982)
  • Killashandra (1986)
  • Crystal Line (1992)

The Doona Series

The Petaybee Series

The Freedom (Catteni) Series

  • Freedom's Landing (1995)
  • Freedom's Choice (1996)
  • Freedom's Challenge (1998)
  • Freedom's Ransom (2002)

The Acorna Series


All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Holtsville, New York

... had a total population of 17,006. Geography Holtsville is located at 40°48'48" North, 73°2'50" West (40.813394, -73.047175)1. According to the United States ...

This page was created in 36.8 ms