Groff Conklin

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(1904 -- 1968)

Edward Groff Conklin was a leading SF anthologist who was nominated for the 1951 Best Professional Editor Retro Hugo. He was a member of the Hydra Club.

He edited 40 anthologies of science fiction, one of mystery stories, wrote books on home improvement, and was a freelance writer on scientific subjects. He was also a published poet.

From 1950 to 1955, he was the book review editor for Galaxy Science Fiction magazine. He was a judge for the IFA.

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Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19041968

Also involved: - 1965 Open ESFA - Charles Willard Diffin - Donald Westlake - Hydracon - International Fantasy Award - Mary Elizabeth Counselman - Science Fantasy Writers of America

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