Betsy Curtis

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(September 17, 1917 – April 17, 2002)

SF writer Elizabeth M. “Betsy” Curtis was discovered by Anthony Boucher who published her story, "Divine Right" in the Summer, 1950, issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.

Other short fiction by Curtis appeared in such SF magazines as Galaxy, Imagination, Marvel Science Stories, Planet Stories, If, and Amazing.

Her story, "A Peculiar People," was reprinted in The Best Science Fiction Stories: 1952, edited by Bleiler and Dikty.

She was the mother of author/editor Margaret (Maggie) Curtis Thompson, whom she brought up as a fan.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

1969 — "The Stieger Effect," published in the October, 1968, issue of Analog, was nominated for the Best Short Story Hugo.


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Also involved: - 1969 Best Short Story Hugo - Don Thompson (comics) - Maggie Thompson - The Cricket - Vorpal Glass

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Also- 1969 Best Short Story Hugo