|Born||Margery Ruth Morgenstern
July 28, 1940
|Died||December 20, 2006
|Pen name||Jayge Carr|
|Alma mater||Wayne State University|
|Period||1976 - 2006|
|Genre||Science fiction, Fantasy|
Jayge Carr is the pen name of American science fiction and fantasy author Margery Ruth Morgenstern Krueger (1940–2006), also known as Margery Krueger and Marj Krueger, a former nuclear physicist for NASA. She is best known for her "Rabelais" series.
Carr was born on the 28th of July 1940 in Houston, Texas, where she was also raised. As an adult she lived in Texas and in other states. She studied physics at Carnegie Institute of Technology, Wayne State University, and Case Western Reserve University, which she left before achieving her doctorate to raise a family and write.
Carr's first published story, "Alienation" appeared in the science fiction magazine Analog in 1976, and she continued writing through the remainder of her life. She tried to inject a sense of fun into her writing. Regarded by some as a feminist writer, she considered herself more as a "peoplist," dealing with such themes as bigotry and pollution in her fiction.
- Ages of Plutonium-Beryllium Neutrons in Tungsten-Water Media (November 1966)
- Navigator's Sindrome (1983)
- The Treasure in the Heart of the Maze (1985)
- Rabelaisian Reprise (1988)
- Leviathan's Deep (1979)
- Jayge Carr at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database
- Wands, D.C.; Dickinson, L.E. (5 November 2011). "Jayge Carr (Marj Krueger) (1940 - 2006)". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
- Schmidt, Stanley. "Jayge Carr Obituary". Analog Science Fiction and Fact. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
- Clute, John (21 August 2010). "Carr, Jayge". The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Retrieved 20 December 2011.
- "Margery Ruth Morgenstern Krueger," obituary in the Houston Chronicle, Friday, December 22, 2006, Section B, Page 5.