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Harlan Ellison

Ellison in 1986
Born Harlan Jay Ellison
(1934-05-27) May 27, 1934 (age 82)
Cleveland, Ohio, United States[1]
Pen name Cordwainer Bird, Nalrah Nosille, and 8 others[2][3]
Occupation Author, screenwriter, essayist
Period 1955–present[3]
Genre Speculative fiction, science fiction, fantasy, crime fiction, mystery, horror, film and television criticism
Literary movement New Wave
Notable works Dangerous Visions (editor), A Boy and His Dog, I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream, “Repent, Harlequin!” Said the Ticktockman
Spouse Charlotte B. Stein (1956–60; divorced)
Billie Joyce Sanders (1960–63; divorced)
Loretta (Basham) Patrick (1966; divorced)
Lori Horowitz (1976 – c. 1977; divorced)
Susan Toth (m. 1986)

I have no mouth, and I must scream.
I hate being wrong, but I love it when I'm set straight.
When belief in a god dies, the god dies.
The two most common elements in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.
Love ain't nothing but sex misspelled.
To say more, is to say less.
I don't mind you thinking I'm stupid, but don't talk to me like I'm stupid.
Harlan Ellison