Janie Lamb

(April 12, 1908 — May 6, 1981)

A fan living in Tennessee who became active in fandom in 1949. She chaired the 1969 Deep South Con (DSC) in Chattanooga, TN. She was also a member of ISFCC, TLMA and SFG.

Member / Officer National Fantasy Fan Federation (N3F) and edited The National Fantasy Fan in 1964. She was an editor of Tightbeam. Winner of the 1962 Kaymar Award and the 1971 Rebel Award.

Fanzines included Deep South News Letter, The Heiskell Holler, Howdy (for N'APA), Janie Jink Lysin, Mi-Fyrst, Open letter to Leland Sapiro, Un-Named (for N'APA).

There was a short eulogy of her by Don Franson in File 770 #26 p4.

Her photo appears on page 15 of Harry Warner's history of fandom in the 1950s, A Wealth of Fable (SCIFI Press, 1992).


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