Bruce Gillespie

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(February 17, 1947 –)

Bruce Gillespie (2010). Thanks to Mike Ward.

Bruce Richard Gillespie is an Australian fanwriter, fanzine editor, and small-press publisher probably best known for his long-running fanzine SF Commentary. In 2004, Irwin Hirsh published the The Incompleat Bruce Gillespie. SF Commentary was nominated for the 1972 Best Fanzine Hugo, the 1973 Best Fanzine Hugo, and the 1975 Best Fanzine Hugo.

He was one of the administrators of The Tucker Bag fan fund. He was responsible for one of the hoax Australian NASFiCs. He was made a life member of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club.

Along with Carey Handfield and Rob Gerrand, Bruce was a founding editor of Norstrilia Press, which published Greg Egan's first novel.

Apas: ANZAPA (1968- ), APA-45 (in early '70s), FAPA (1984-94), Acnestis (1995-).

Bring Bruce Bayside[edit]

This BBB was a fan fund campaign that sent Gillespie to Corflu 22 and Potlatch 14 in 2005.

Newszine: Bring Bruce Bayside Bulletin. A one-shot fanzine, The Incompleat Bruce Gillespie was compiled by Irwin Hirsh. There was also a fanzine auction.

Trip Report (part 1): American Kindness.

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