Dave Van Arnam

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Cindy Heap, Dave Van Arnam and Jay Kay Kline at Midwestcon 1966. Photo from Zingaro -8 by Mark Irwin

(July 31, 1935 – August 3, 2003)

David G. Van (not van) Arnam was co-chairman, with Ted White, of Nycon 3, the 1967 Worldcon.

He was a member of the Fanoclasts and was involved in the Subway Incident. He published First Draft and Jargon, was co-publisher of S. F. Weekly, and helped found APA-F. An apahack, he was also in APA-L and The Cult and OE of Shadow FAPA.

Van Arnam began publishing science fiction with the novelization of Lost in Space in 1957 and went on to write a number of additional novels in the ’60s. He co-authored novels with Ted White under the joint pseudonym of Ron Archer.

He married Cindy Heap on April 1, 1967.

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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