(September 30, 1924 – )
Elinor Busby (formerly Doub), a Seattle fan, was the first woman to win a Hugo Award, as co-editor of Cry of the Nameless, which won the 1960 Best Fanzine Hugo. (It was also nominated for the 1959 Best Fanzine Hugo and the 1962 Best Fanzine Hugo.) She was a member of the Cry Crowd, and, of course, the Nameless Ones.
She married F. M. Busby in 1954.
- Busby, right, accepting the gavel on behalf of Seacon from Dirce Archer, chair of Pittcon, 1960.
- Photo with Greg Benford, left, and Terry Carr at Noreascon 1, 1971.
- Photo, far left, with Sid Coleman, Terry Carr, and Barbara Silverberg in the con suite at Noreascon 1, 1971.
- Photo on page 218 of Harry Warner's history of SF fandom, A Wealth of Fable (1992).
- Cry of the Nameless (co-editor)
- Dolphin (for OMPA)
- Fapulous (for FAPA
- Gosling (for SAPS)
- Memory Lane (for SAPS)
- Polarity (with F. M. Busby)
- Rain Arrow (for C/RAPA)
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1959 -- Best Fanzine Hugo nominee
- 1960 -- Best Fanzine Hugo
- 1962 -- Best Fanzine Hugo nominee
- 1963 -- Westercon 16
- 1979 -- KulaCon
- 1982 -- Rain Fore
- 1984 -- Westercon 37
- 2009 -- Corflu 26
- 2013 -- FAAn Award for Lifetime Achievement
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