Roger Zelazny (1937-1995)
A multi-award-winning author, Roger Zelazny spent his life involved in literature. After studying English to Masters' level, he wrote swathes of short stories, novels and poems. He numbers three Nebula awards, six Hugo awards and two Locus awards among his prizes, and his work has inspired numerous other writers. He died at the age of 58, but his legacy lives on.