Roger Zelazny

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(May 13, 1937 – June 14, 1995)

A pro writer of sf and fantasy who was born in Ohio and lived most of his career in Baltimore before moving to New Mexico. His earliest writing was fiction which appeared in fanzines such as Thurban in the early 50s. He was a member of BSFS, the Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America and the Fellowship of the Silver Stallion.

He was GoH at Discon 2, the 1974 Worldcon.

Professionally, he made his first sale in 1962 and quickly became one of the leading writers in the field, winning numerous awards for both short fiction and novels. Later, he was best known for his Amber series. His work made heavy use of varied mythological elements.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


Person Search: Fanac, Fan, Pro, SFE, Wikipedia, Reasonator 19371995

Also involved: - 1964 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1966 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1967 Best Novelette Hugo - 1967 Best Short Story Hugo - 1967 Worldcon Site Selection - 1968 Best Novella Hugo - 1972 Best Novel Hugo - 1976 Best Novel Hugo - Amber Society - Amra - Anubis - Balticon 1 - Bubonicon 27 - Cepheid Variable - Discon II - Discovery 1 - Ditmar Awards - Don Walsh - Fred Saberhagen - Granfalloon - Jane Lindskold - Joe Sanders - Lunacon 10 - Magazine of Horror - MosCon XVI - Niekas - Norstrilia Press - Odd - Ozarkon II - Phlogiston - Phyllis Eisenstein - Potlatch 19 - Riverside Quarterly - Roger Weddall - SF Expo - Yandro

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Also- 1964 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1966 Best Short Fiction Hugo - 1967 Best Novelette Hugo - 1967 Best Short Story Hugo - 1968 Best Novella Hugo - 1972 Best Novel Hugo - 1976 Best Novel Hugo Also- Ditmar Awards