Aaron Allston in the Hospital

April 3, 2009

We just heard word today that Del Rey Outcast author Aaron Allston underwent bypass surgery yesterday, and is currently in recovery in the hospital.

Aaron’s family has set up a blood donation sponsorship. If anyone in the Dallas area would like to donate blood, you can go to the National Blood Exchange or Carter BloodCare. Say that you are donating blood for Aaron Allston, patient of Carter Blood Care in Bedford, TX, and give his sponsor number: SPON 047786.

Please send any cards to:
(But please DO NOT send any perishable items or flowers)

Aaron Allston
c/o Del Rey Books
1745 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

As soon as we get more information we’ll update this story.
We all wish Aaron Allston well and hope he recovers quickly.

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UPDATE: For the latest on Aaron’s recovery, please check out this Livejournal Blog: Aaron Allston Info

11 Responses to “Aaron Allston in the Hospital”

  1. Paula Says:

    As an update, anyone in Texas can donate at any of the many Carter BloodCare sites. You’ll be given a coupon that you can mail in to the address above. (We’ve asked if it can be done electronically, but haven’t heard back, yet, so see if that’s an option when you go.)

  2. Big Angry Nerd Says:

    Damn… That’s a shame. I hope you get better soon Aaron! Your a damn good author and I’m a pretty big fan of your work in the X-Wing series. Hope you have a speedy recovery!

  3. Melinda Says:

    I wish you a speedy recovery!

    You’re an excellent writer, and the world of literature needs you!

  4. Sli-Ang Says:

    The whole Obi-Wan’s Squad of Super Heroes (and Mrs. T) wishes you a speedy recovery, Aaron Allston! Short story here-When two of my friends and I heard this news about a week ago, we were all so silent and like “oh my gosh this author that is so awesome is like, in the hostpital, and it’s not just for something little”. So, get well soon!

  5. Regina Says:

    Best Wishes for a speedy recovery from all your friends at Dragon*Con and Stellarcon.

  6. Kewag Says:

    Get well soon Aaron. I look forward to your future works in the EU…

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  8. Simon Says:

    Come on Aaron!

    Please recover soon (and please write a Wes Janson novel).

    You are the best SW author, it would be a shame if you couldn’t write anymore.

    Get well soon :)

  9. Laura Says:

    Your fans from Star Wars MUD all wish you a safe and happy return, Aaron. You’re one of the authors I love to go see at cons, so be well, and we’ll see you soon!!

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