Bruce Gillespie

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(1947 --)

Bruce Gillespie is an Australian fanwriter, fanzine editor, and small-press publisher probably best known for his long-running fanzine SF Commentary. In 2004, Irwin Hirsh published the The Incompleat Bruce Gillespie. Along with Carey Handfield and Rob Gerrand, he was a founding editor of Norstrilia Press, which published Greg Egan's first novel.

SF Commentary was nominated for the 1972 Best Fanzine Hugo, the 1973 Best Fanzine Hugo, and the 1975 Best Fanzine Hugo.

In 2005, he was the subject of the Bring Bruce Bayside fan fund and he was one of the administrators of The Tucker Bag fan fund.

He was responsible for one of the hoax Australian NASFiCs. He was made a life member of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club.

Apas: ANZAPA (1968- ), APA-45 (in early '70s), FAPA (1984-94), Acnestis (1995-)

Fanzines and apazines include:

For some more information, see the Bruce Gillespie posts (IA) at

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 1947

Also involved: - 1999 FAAn Awards - 2003 FAAn Awards - 2004 FAAn Awards - 2005 FAAn Awards - 2009 FAAn Awards - Aussiecon Three - Big Sky - Bring Bruce Bayside Bulletin - Continuum 15 - Continuum 4 - Continuum X - Corflu 22 - Corflu 35 - FAAn Awards - Fanthology '87 - Harrycon - Infinity Award - Invisible Whistling Bunyip - Jackie Causgrove - Merv Binns - Nova Mob - Paul Anderson - Tucker Bag 4-1/2 - Unicon IV

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Also- 1999 FAAn Awards - 2003 FAAn Awards - 2004 FAAn Awards - 2005 FAAn Awards - 2009 FAAn Awards Also- FAAn Awards - Infinity Award