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Jack L Chalker

Jack L. Chalker (1944-2005) was born in Baltimore. While still in high school, he began writing for the amateur science fiction press, and in 1960 he launched the Hugo-nominated amateur magazine Mirage . A year later he founded Mirage Press, which grew into a major specialty publisher of nonfiction and reference books on science fiction and fantasy. His first novel, A Jungle of Stars , was published in 1976, and he became a full-time novelist two years later with the popular success of...See more