George Slusser

(July 14, 1939 — November 4, 2014)

George Edgar Slusser is an American scholar, professor, and writer. Along with publisher/editor Robert Reginald, he is one of the co-founders and Curator Emeritus of The J. Lloyd Eaton Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, located in the Special Collections & Archives Department at The University of California, Riverside.

A host of SF writers and scholars have studied under Slusser, including Howard V. Hendrix, David Leiby, Bradford M. Lyau, and Daryl F. Mallett.

He received the Pilgrim Award in 1986.

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