J. Hunter Holly
|Joan Carol Holly|
|Pen name||J. Hunter Holly|
|Alma mater||Michigan State University|
|Notable works||The Missing
Joan Carol Holly (1932–1982) was a science fiction author who wrote under the pseudonym J. Hunter Holly in the late 1950s until the mid-1970s. Holly lived and wrote in Lansing, Michigan and from her various book dedications, had a strong love of cats.
Holly graduated from Michigan State University during 1954 with a B.A. in psychology. Her affiliations at the University were Phi Kappa, Tau Sigma & Psi Chi. She was the recipient of the Hinman superior student scholarship.
- Encounter (1959)
- The Green Planet (1961)
- The Dark Planet (1962)
- The Flying Eyes (1962)
- The Running Man (1963)
- The Gray Aliens (1963, published in the UK as The Grey Aliens)
- The Time Twisters (1964)
- The Dark Enemy (1965)
- The Mind Traders (1967)
- Keeper (1976)
- Death Dolls of Lyra (1977)
- Shepherd (1977)
Joan Holly also contributed stories for Roger Elwood's series of books and sci-fi magazines, under both her real name and her pseudonym. Some of these, The Chronicles of a Comer in particular, have a religious theme.
- The author's profile notes, in her 1961 paperback book Encounter
- Library of Congress (1964). The National Union Catalogs, 1963-: A Cumulative Author List Representing Library of Congress Printed Cards and Titles Reported by Other American Libraries. 41. p. 330.
- David Seed (July 1, 2007). "Constructing America's enemies: the invasions of the USA". Yearbook of English Studies. 37 (2): 64(22). ISSN 0306-2473.
- Library of Congress Copyright Office (1967). Catalog of Copyright Entries. Third Series: 1967: January-June. 21. p. 478.