John Clute

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(1940 --)

John Frederick Clute is a Canadian-born author and critic, specializing in SF and fantasy literature, who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969. He has been described as "an integral part of science fiction's history."

He was GoH at Loncon 3, the 2014 Worldcon.

He was one of eight people who founded the English magazine Interzone in 1982.

Clute's articles have appeared in various publications since the 1960s. He is a co-editor of both The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and of The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, as well as author of The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Clute is also author of the collections of reviews and essays Strokes, Look at the Evidence: Essays and Reviews, Scores, Canary Fever, Pardon This Intrusion and Stay. His 2001 novel Appleseed was selected as a New York Times Notable Book for 2002.

In 2006, Clute published the essay collection The Darkening Garden: A Short Lexicon of Horror.

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Also involved: - 2004 Best Related Book Hugo - BSFA Award - Barry N. Malzberg - Beccon Publications - Con*Cept '97 - Elizabeth Hand - John-Henri Holmberg - Judith Clute - Le Zombie - Lensman saga - New Worlds - Pat Cadigan - Payseur & Schmidt - Peter Nicholls - Reconvene - Terror Australis

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Also- 2004 Best Related Book Hugo Also- BSFA Award