Geri Sullivan

(b. 1954)

Minneapolis fan now living in Central Massachusetts (one of Minneapolis's more distant suburbs.) Active in the Minn-stf (where she lived in Toad Hall and has been both President and on the Board), conventions, and fanzines: "mostly, I like to throw parties". Post-supporting chair of the Minneapolis in '73 Worldcon bid since 1984. She got involved in fandom in 1979 by meeting Emma Bull at a mundane party and talking for six hours.

She won the 2007 Best Fanzine Hugo with Science-Fiction Five-Yearly also ed. by Lee Hoffman and Randy Byers.

She has been on many committees included a dozen or more Minicons (chairing Minicon 35) and Boskones, many Worldcons, ReinCONation 2-6, Not-A-ReinCONation, D-cons and Not-A-D-Cons, Corfu 6, 1993 World Fantasy Convention. She chaired Smofcon 25 and was a Rotsler Award judge 1998-2003.

Her fanzines include Idea, Beyond the Enchanted Duplicator...To the Enchanted Convention (by Walt Willis and James White), Science Fiction Five Yearly #9-. One-shots include Dare to be Stupid, The Story of George, No Goat's Toe #1-3, No Goat's Kneecap, BaggieCon program books, CHARRISMAMA, Small and Far Away, gfs, From Mist to Missed, 2005 ConFusion One-Shot, and Roscoe Honor Roll. Her APAs include MINNEAPA and STIPPLEAPA.

Special projects include: Minn-stf Historical Party, Wimpy Zone Fan Fund, Mystery Fan Fund, Harris Fund. For MidAmeriCon II she created the Video Archaeology Project to recover and digitize videos made forty years before at MidAmeriCon.

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Her website: http://toad-hall.com/ and http://gerisullivan.livejournal.com/

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