George Alec Effinger
- Category : Writers-Fiction
- Type : MGP
- Profile : 5/2 - Heretical / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Cycles 2
American writer of fiction and science-fiction, he wrote for Marvel Comics beginning in 1971. He produced his first novel in 1972, "What Entropy Means to Me." His body of work included novels, mysteries, thrillers and six short story collections in addition to his science-fiction and comic book writing. His novelette "Shrodinger's Kitten" earned him a Nebula Award in 1988 and a Hugo Award in 1989.
Efffinger suffered from ill health including a significant hearing loss for most of his life. He died April 27, 2002.