Douglas W. F. Mayer

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(August 22, 1919 – October 12, 1976)

Douglas W. F. Mayer, a British fan, edited three issues of Amateur Science Stories for the Science Fiction Association of Leeds, England, which gave him the distinction of publishing Arthur C. Clarke's first published short story.

He published seven issues of the fanzine Tomorrow, which in 2014 was nominated for the 1939 Best Fanzine Retro Hugo Award. He published a very early bibliography, British Science-Fiction Bibliography in 1937.

In addition, Mayer published articles in Scientific American and Discovery.

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:



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