(1920 — June 13, 2010)
Everett F. Bleiler was a major scholar of SF. He was nominated 1992 Best Non Fiction Book Hugo for Science Fiction -- The Early Years and 1999 Best Related Book Hugo for Science Fiction -- The Gernsback Years, was a leading bibliographer of the field. He is the father of Richard Bleiler.
He also wrote The Checklist of Fantastic Literature, published by Shasta in 1948, and massive The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, and is credited with co-editing, with T.E. Dikty, the first year’s best anthology series. He was one of the judges of the IFA.
Awards and Honors:
- 1984 — SFRA Pilgrim Award
- 1988 — World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award
- 1994 — First Fandom Hall of Fame
For more, see http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/bleiler_everett_f
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