Re: RARA-AVIS: Benjamin Schutz, RIP

From: blumenidiot (
Date: 20 Jan 2008

That's too bad. He was a guest author once. Mark Sullivan called him to ask him to ask him to be one. He was a prominent child psychologist. His genre writing basically was a hobby so he didn't have time to write much fiction. Mark
--- foxbrick <> wrote:

> Ed Gorman's blog has Robert Randisi's reaction to
> getting this:
> From: Lynn Myers
> To:
> Sent: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 12:05 pm
> Subject: Benjamin Schutz, two-time Shamus winner
> Dear Bob:
> It is with great sadness that I must report the
> death of Benjamin M.
> Schutz. He has a massive heart attack while playing
> racquetball on
> Thursday evening. He won two Shamus awards and his
> one Shamus win also
> was selected for an Edgar. If you tall me who is in
> charge of the PWA
> newsletter, I will contact them.
> Best,
> Lynn Myers

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