Marion Zimmer Bradley (1930-1999) was a prolific Speculative Fiction and Fantasy writer who was often regarded as having a feminist bent to her work. MZB, as she was known to fans, was a co-founder and the namer of The Society for Creative Anachronism.
She was most famous for her Darkover series and the novel The Mists of Avalon. She was a contributor to the Thieves' World setting, with a sequence of stories featuring Lythande, Mage of the Blue Star. She also dove into gay and lesbian Pulp Fiction early in her career.
Works by Marion Zimmer Bradley with their own trope pages include:
Other works by Marion Zimmer Bradley provide examples of:
- Atlantis: Web of Darkness and Web of Light
- Contemptible Cover: Hunters of the Red Moon
- Knife-Throwing Act: Knives of Desire
- Bradley was also a target girl for a knife-thrower act herself in her younger days
- Perspective Flip: The Firebrand retells The Iliad from the perspective of Kassandra.