Darrell Schweitzer

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(1952 --)

Darrell Charles Schweitzer is an author, editor, agent, and essayist. Much of his focus has been on horror, but he also does work in SF and fantasy. He is also a prolific writer of literary criticism and editor of collections of essays on various genre writers.

He was born in Woodbury, New Jersey, and graduated from Villanova University (B.S., 1974; M.A., 1976). He began his literary career as a reviewer and columnist. He worked as an editorial assistant for Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine from 1977–1982, for Amazing Stories from 1982–1986, and was co-editor of Weird Tales from 1987–1990. He was sole editor of Weird Tales from 1991–1994 and its successor, Worlds of Fantasy & Horror, from 1994–1996.

He is a long-time fan and has published the fanzine Procrastination.

From 1998–2007, he was again co-editor of Weird Tales. He has also been a part-time literary agent for the Owlswick Agency in Philadelphia, and a World Fantasy Award judge. He is a member of the Science Fiction Writers of America and the Horror Writers of America.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

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Also involved: - Ash-Wing - Balticon 16 - Crypt of Cthulhu - Disclave 27 - Disclave 28 - Empiricon 2 - Empiricon V - Granfalloon - John M. Ford - Leland Sapiro - Lunacon 29 - NecronomiCon Providence 2013 - NecronomiCon Providence 2015 - NecronomiCon Providence 2017 - NecronomiCon Providence 2019 - NecronomiCon, 1st Edition - NecronomiCon, 2nd Edition - NecronomiCon, 3rd Edition - NecronomiCon, 4th Edition - NecronomiCon, 5th Edition - Niekas - Nyctalops - Owlswick Press - Philcon 1981 - Riverside Quarterly - Terror Australis - Tomorrow And... - Void (Australia) - Who Killed Science Fiction?

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