Brett Cox

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(June 20, 1958 –)

F. Brett Cox, a fanzine fan, academic and writer, became active in fandom during the 1970s from North Carolina. He published Locomotive with Ken Gammage, and belonged to Apa-50. Discon 2 in 1974 was his first Worldcon.

He began publishing short fiction in 1990; a collection, The End of All Our Exploring: Stories (Fairwood Press) appeared in 2018. He co-edited the anthology Crossroads: Tales of the Southern Literary Fantastic (Tor, 2004) with Andy Duncan. He is also the author of the critical analysis Roger Zelazny (University of Illinois Press, 2021).

He was a co-founder of the Shirley Jackson Awards and serves as president of the award’s board of directors.  He’s been a juror for the Bram Stoker Award and the Pilgrim Award.

In Vermont since 2002, he is a professor of English at Norwich University. He’s married to another academic, Jeanne Beckwith.



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