FAAN Awards

The FAAN Awards, started by Moshe Feder and Arnie Katz in 1975, were originally peripatetic, but for some time now have been awarded at Corflu.

http://www.corflu.org/history/faan.html (IA) Website

Year Awarded Best Fanzine, Single Issue Best Fan Writer Best Fan Editor
1975 Outworlds 21/22, Bill & Joan Bowers Don C. Thompson Bill Bowers
1976 Outworlds 23, Bill Bowers Don D'Ammassa Bill Bowers
1977 (tie): Maya 11, Rob Jackson and Spanish Inquisition 7/8, Jerry Kaufman & Suzanne Tompkins Bob Shaw Rob Jackson
1978 Maya 14, Rob Jackson Bob Shaw Rob Jackson
1979 Mythologies 14, Don D'Ammassa Bob Shaw Jeanne Gomoll & Janice Bogstad
1980 Scientifriction 11, Mike Glyer Dave Langford Jeanne Gomoll & Janice Bogstad
Year Awarded Best Fan Artist - Humorous Best Fan Artist - Serious Best LoC Writer
1975 Bill Rotsler Jim Shull Harry Warner, Jr.
1976 Grant Canfield Jim Shull Mike Glicksohn
1977 Harry Bell Jim Shull Mike Glicksohn
1978 Alexis Gilliland Jim Shull Mike Glicksohn
1979 Alexis Gilliland Joan Hanke-woods Harry Warner, Jr.
1980 Alexis Gilliland Joan Hanke-woods Harry Warner, Jr.

At this point the FAANs went into a long hiatus. When they were revived in 1994, they were awarded at Corflu and have been awarded there ever since.

Year Awarded Best Fanzine Best Fan Writer Best Fan Artist Best New Fanzine Fan Number 1 Fan Face* Best Letterhack**
1994 BLAT!, Dan Steffan & Ted White Andrew Hooper Dan Steffan
1995 Apparatchik, Victor Gonzalez, Andrew Hooper, & Carl Juarez, editors Andrew Hooper D. West
1996 Apparatchik, Victor Gonzalez, Andrew Hooper, & Carl Juarez Andrew Hooper Ian Gunn
1998 Idea, Geri Sullivan Christina Lake D. West Lesley Reece Geri Sullivan Harry Warner, Jr.
1999 Outworlds, Bill Bowers Ted White Ian Gunn Karen Johnson Not awarded Harry Warner, Jr.
2000 Trap Door, Robert Lichtman Christina Lake D. West Yvonne Rowse Robert Lichtman Lloyd Penney
2001 Idea, Geri Sullivan Victor Gonzalez Steve Stiles Sheila Lightsey Robert Lichtman Robert Lichtman
2002 Wabe, Jae Leslie Adams, Tracy Benton, & Bill Bodden Alison Freebairn Dave Hicks Max Not awarded Lloyd Penney
2003 Chunga, Randy Byers, Andrew Hooper & Carl Juarez Randy Byers Steve Stiles John Teehan Randy Byers Joseph Nicholas
* This is an unofficial FAAn Award, calculated and bestowed only when a fan is able to amass more total voting points across all categories than any single fan or fanzine receives in any single category. To be eligible for the list, a fan must receive votes in at least two categories.
** In 2003 the attendees voted to rename the Best Letterhack Award to the Harry Warner, Jr. Memorial Award.
Year Awarded Best Fanzine Best Fan Writer Best Fan Artist Best New Fan Number 1 Fan Face Best Humorist Special Award
2004 Trap Door, Robert Lichtman Gordon Eklund Steve Stiles Pete Young Andrew Hooper Andrew Hooper Bill Burns for the website efanzines.com
Year Awarded Best Fanzine Best Fan Writer Best Fan Artist Best Fanzine Design Harry Warner, Jr., Memorial Award for Best Fan Correspondent
2005 Chunga, Randy Byers, Andrew Hooper & Carl Juarez Claire Brialey Steve Stiles Carl Juarez Lloyd Penney
2006 Chunga, Randy Byers, Andrew Hooper & Carl Juarez Claire Brialey Steve Stiles Chris Garcia Robert Lichtman
2007 Banana Wings, Claire Brialey & Mark Plummer Claire Brialey Dan Steffan Teresa Cochran Lloyd Penney
Year Best Fanzine Best Fan Writer Best Fan Artist Best New Fan Number 1 Fan Face Best Fan Website Harry Warner, Jr., Memorial Award for Best Fan Correspondent
2008 Prolapse, Peter Weston Arnie Katz Dan Steffan John Coxon Arnie Katz Bill Burns's efanzines.com Robert Lichtman
2009 e*I, Earl Kemp Bruce Gillespie Dan Steffan tie: Jean Martin & Kat Templeton not awarded Bill Burns's efanzines.com Lloyd Penney
2010 Banana Wings, Claire Brialey & Mark Plummer, editors Claire Brialey Steve Stiles Jacqueline Monahan Robert Lichtman Bill Burns's efanzines.com Robert Lichtman
2011 Trap Door, Robert Lichtman Roy Kettle Steve Stiles not awarded not awarded Bill Burns's efanzines.com Robert Lichtman
Year Best Genzine Best Perzine Best Fan Writer Best Fan Artist Number 1 Fan Face Best Fan Website* Harry Warner, Jr., Memorial Award for Best Letterhack
2012 Banana Wings, Claire Brialey & Mark Plummer, editors A Meara for Observers by Mike Meara Mark Plummer Steve Stiles Mark Plummer eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns Robert Lichtman
2013 Banana Wings, Claire Brialey & Mark Plummer, editors A Meara for Observers, ed. Mike Meara Andy Hooper Dan Steffan Dan Steffan eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns Robert Lichtman
2014 Banana Wings, edited by Mark Plummer & Claire Brialey Flag, edited by Andy Hooper Andy Hooper Steve Stiles not awarded eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns Robert Lichtman
2015 Banana Wings Vibrator Mark Plummer Steve Stiles Steve Stiles eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns Paul Skelton
2016 tie: Chunga, edited by Randy Byers, Andy Hooper and Carl Juarez; and Raucous Caucus, edited by Pat Charnock Vibrator, edited by Graham Charnock Roy Kettle Steve Stiles Dan Steffan eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns Paul Skelton
2017 Banana Wings The White Notebooks Andy Hooper Steve Stiles not awarded eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns Paul Skelton
2018 Beam, edited by Nic Farey & Ulrika O'Brien Vibrator, by Graham Charnock Randy Byers Steve Stiles Jacq Monahan eFanzines.com, hosted by Bill Burns tie: Robert Lichtman and Milt Stevens
* changed to Best Online Activity in 2018
Year Best Single Issue Best Fanzine Cover Best Special Publication Special No Award Award
2012 Alternative Pants by Randy Byers not awarded
2013 Trap Door #29, edited by Robert Lichtman Banana Wings #50 by Dan Steffan
2014 Trap Door #30, edited by Robert Lichtman Inca #9 by Harry Bell
2015 Trap Door #31, edited by Robert Lichtman Banana Wings #56 by D West
2016 Raucous Caucus #4 by D West with Harry Bell The MOTA Reader, edited by Dan Steffan
2017 Beam #10 by Harry Bell Then by Rob Hansen Marty Cantor, editor of No Award
2018 Rubber Crab #8 by Graham West Same Planet, Different World: Jacq Monahan’s TAFF Report, by Jacq Monahan
Year FAAn Award for Lifetime Achievement
2010 Ted White
2011 Art Widner
2012 Earl Kemp and Shelby Vick
2013 Elinor Busby
2014 Ray Nelson
2015 Peter Weston
2016 John Bangsund
2017 (not given)
2018 Bruce Gillespie

FAAn Awards Administrative History
Year Awarded Date At Administrator Voting details
1975 July 3-6, 1975 OakLaCon (Westercon 28) 1975 FAAN Awards Results
1976 July 2-5, 1976 Westercon 29 UK: Ian Williams
1977 July 22-24, 1977 Autoclave II UK: Rob Jackson no totals: 1977 FAAN Awards Results FAAn Awards 1977
1978 July 21-23, 1978 Autoclave 3 Bruce Pelz, UK: Ian Maule 1978 FAAN Awards Results FAAn Awards 1978
1979 Mike Glicksohn and Leigh Edmonds UK: Ian Maule 1979 FAAN Awards Results FAAn Awards 1979
1980 Mike Glicksohn UK: Rob Jackson
1981-1993 - not given
1994 May 22, 1994 Corflu 11
1995 April 9, 1995 Corflu 12
1996 March 17, 1996 Corflu 13 Janice Murray
1997 March 13-17, 1997 Corflu 14 Janice Murray 1997 FAAN Awards Results
1998 March 13-16, 1998 Corflu 15 Andy Hooper 1998 FAAN Awards Results
1999 May 2, 1999 Corflu 16 Andy Hooper 1999 FAAN Awards Results
2000 March 5, 2000 Corflu 17 Andy Hooper 2000 FAAN Awards Results
2001 April 1, 2001 Corflu 18 Andy Hooper
2002 February 14-17, 2002 Corflu 19 Victor Gonzalez
2003 April 27, 2003 Corflu 20 Andy Hooper 2003 FAAN Awards Results
2004 March 21, 2004 Corflu 21 Joyce Worley Katz 2004 FAAN Awards
2005 February 27, 2005 Corflu 22 Andy Hooper 2005 FAAN Awards
2006 May 7, 2006 Corflu 23 Murray Moore
2007 February 11, 2007 Corflu 24 Murray Moore 2007 FAAN Awards Results
2008 April 27, 2008 Corflu 25 Murray Moore 2008 FAAN Awards Results
2009 March 15, 2009 Corflu 26 Hal O'Brien 2009 FAAN Awards
2010 March 21, 2010 Corflu 27 Mike Meara 2010 FAAN Awards Results
2011 February 13, 2011 Corflu 28 Spike 2011 FAAN Awards Results
2012 April 22, 2012 Corflu 29 Andy Hooper 2012 FAAN Awards Results
2013 May 5, 2013 Corflu 30 Andy Hooper 2013 FAAN Awards Results
2014 May 4, 2014 Corflu 31 Andy Hooper 2014 FAAN Awards Results
2015 March 30, 2015 Corflu 32 Mike Meara 2015 FAAN Awards Results
2016 May 15, 2016 Corflu 33 Claire Brialey 2016 FAAN Awards Results
2017 April 30, 2017 Corflu 34 Murray Moore 2017 FAAN Awards
2018 May 6, 2018 Corflu 35 Nic Farey 2018 FAAN Awards Results
2019 May 5, 2019 Corflu 36 Curt Phillips and Michael Dobson

See also Faaaaan.