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County: Dutchess

Robert Sheckley

(1928-2005) Novelist, science fiction writer. Robert Sheckley was born in Brooklyn, New York, and died in Poughkeepsie, New York.

Marie Rodell

(1912-1975) Novelist, literary agent. Marie Rodell was born in New York City. She attended Vassar College. Ms. Rodell wrote three novels under the pseudonym Marion Randolph.

Le Anne Schreiber

(1945-2019) Editor, author. Le Anne Schreiber was born in Evanston, Illinois, and died in Poughkeepsie, New York. She worked for a time as editor of The New York Times sports section and as editor of The Times Book Review.

Robie Macauley

(1919-1995) Editor, novelist, critic. Robie Macauley was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and died in Boston, Massachusetts. He taught at Bard College.

Graham Duncan

(1922-2019) Poet, writer. Graham Duncan was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, and died in Ithaca, New York.

Sue Kaufman

(1926-1977) Author. Sue Kaufman was born on Long Island, New York, and died in Manhattan, New York. She authored the novel “Diary of a Mad Housewife.”

Diana King

(1927-2018) Author. Diana King was born in London, England, and died in Lakeville, Connecticut. She opened a camp in Amenia, New York, for dyslexic children.