Mayi Pelot

 Mayi Pelot (Talence, 1947-Biarritz, 2016) is recognized as one of the first authors to have written science fiction as a genre in Basque. She was an active member of the Basque-speaking literary and linguistic community, co-founding the literary magazine Maiatz, presenting radio shows based on Asimov’s and Wagner’s works in the first years of the Basque-speaking radio station Gure Irratia, and participating in the development of the Nola erran French-Basque dictionary, launched by the Public Office of the Basque Language.