Dafydd ab Hugh

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Dafydd ab Hugh
BornDavid Friedman
(1960-10-22) October 22, 1960 (age 59)
Los Angeles, California
GenreScience fiction
Notable works"The Coon Rolled Down and Ruptured His Larinks, A Squeezed Novel by Mr. Skunk" [1]

Dafydd ab Hugh (/dævɪð æb hɨʊ/, born David Friedman, on October 22, 1960) is a U.S. science fiction author. He is known for writing fiction in media franchises in the 1990s, including several novels for the Star Trek franchise.[2] He also co-wrote four novels associated with the game Doom with fellow science fiction author Brad Linaweaver. His novelette, "The Coon Rolled Down and Ruptured His Larinks, A Squeezed Novel by Mr. Skunk", was nominated for the Hugo Award[3] and Nebula Award and is perhaps his best-known work.[1]


Media tie-in novels[edit]

  • Doom #1: Knee-Deep in the Dead (1995) with Brad Linaweaver
  • Doom #2: Hell on Earth (1995) with Brad Linaweaver
  • Doom #3: Infernal Sky (1996) with Brad Linaweaver
  • Doom #4: Endgame (1996) with Brad Linaweaver
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
    • Fallen Heroes (1994)
    • Vengeance (1998)
    • The Conquered (1999) (Rebels, Book I)
    • The Courageous (1999) (Rebels, Book II)
    • The Liberated (1999) (Rebels, Book III)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation
    • Balance of Power (1994)
  • Star Trek: Voyager
    • Invasion! Book Four: The Final Fury (1996)

Other novels[edit]

  • Heroing (1987)
  • Warriorwards (1990; sequel to Heroing)
  • Arthur War Lord (1994)
  • Far Beyond the Wave (1994; sequel to Arthur War Lord)
  • Swept Away (1996)
  • Swept Away: The Mountain (1996)
  • Swept Away: The Pit (1996)[4][5]


  1. ^ a b DaH's SF Encyclopedia entry
  2. ^ "Dafydd ab Hugh". www.fantasticfiction.com. Retrieved 2020-01-10.
  3. ^ Fictions, © 2019 Science; America, Fantasy Writers of; SFWA®, Inc; Fiction, Nebula Awards® are registered trademarks of Science; America, Fantasy Writers of; SFWA, Inc Opinions expressed on this web site are not necessarily those of. "Dafydd ab Hugh". The Nebula Awards®. Retrieved 2020-01-10.
  4. ^ "Dafydd ab Hugh". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 2020-01-10.
  5. ^ "Summary Bibliography: Dafydd ab Hugh". www.isfdb.org. Retrieved 2020-01-10.

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