American prozine editor, anthologist and short fiction writer.
He was editor of Asimov's from 1986 to 2004 and during his tenure, the magazine was the unquestioned leading prozine. Dozois won the Best Professional Editor Hugo from 1988-1993, 1995-2001, and 2003-2004. And he was nominated for it in 1987, 1994, 2002, 2005, and 2007.
As a fiction writer, he was nominated for the 1972 Best Novella Hugo, the 1973 Best Novelette Hugo, the 1974 Best Novella Hugo], the 1975 Best Novella Hugo, and the 1984 Best Short Story Hugo. (He was also one of the founders of the Hugo Losers Party.)
Besides editing numerous themed anthologies (often with Jack Dann), he has edited the magisterial Year's Best Science Fiction since 1984. Being Gardner Dozois by Michael Swanwick published by Old Earth Books is a book-length interview with Dozois, covering his entire fiction output.
He was married to Susan Casper.
Other Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1973 — Disclave 17
- 1980 — Windycon VII
- 1986 — Tropicon V
- 1996 — Orycon 18
- 1998 — Minicon 33
- 1999 — Archon 23
- 2001 — Capclave 2001
- 2006 — Odyssey Con VI
- 2007 — Sidewise Award
- 2011 — SFContario 2, Science Fiction Hall of Fame
- 2013 — Norwescon XXXVI
- 2016 — Skylark Award
- nine Nebula nominations with two wins.
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