Brown, Rosel George. | Tulane University Special Collections
Name: Brown, Rosel George.
Historical Note: Rosel George Brown (1926-1967) was a science fiction writer and the wife of William Burlie Brown, Professor of History at Tulane University. Brown attended Sophie Newcomb College, where she majored in Greek, and then went to the University of Minnesota, where she received her master's degree in Greek. In addition to writing, she worked as a teacher and welfare visitor in Louisiana. In 1959, she was nominated for the Hugo Award for best new author, but her career was cut short when she died of lymphoma at the age of forty-one in 1967. Rosel George Brown is best known for her novels Sibyl Sue Blue and its sequel, The Waters of Centaurus. Brown also wrote short stories that appeared in publications including The Magazine of Fantasy, Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, and Fantastic Universe.
Sources: Manuscripts Collection 264
Note Author: LAC Group