J. Harvey Haggard

From Fancyclopedia 3
Jump to navigation Jump to search

(1913 -- 2001)

Haggard was a writer and railwayman, known primarily for his stories in the early SF pulp magazines. He was a member of the Jules Verne Prize Club.

His first story, "Faster Than Light" (October, 1930 Wonder Stories) was written when he was seventeen in response to a contest in Air Wonder Stories and dealt with the idea of accelerating to the speed of light and breaking through into a new universe.

His "Earth Reborn" was the first novel-length story in Future Fiction (November, 1939). He is remembered today primarily for his Earthguard series of stories in Wonder Stories (1933-1934).

His photograph and brief biography were published in the February, 1939 issue of Amazing Stories.

For an early short biography, see Who's Who in Fandom 1940 p7.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19132001
Also involved with: Nova - The Planeteer
This is a biography page. Please extend it by adding more information about the person, such as fanzines and apazines published, awards, clubs, conventions worked on, GoHships, impact on fandom, external links, anecdotes, etc.