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(1927 – 1992)
English SF actifan Eric Bentcliffe (aka Urk Buncliff) was one of the organizers of The Tucker Transfer and himself was Britain's TAFF delegate in 1960 and wrote a trip report, EpiTAFF. (His opponent in the race, Mal Ashworth, wrote A Few Words About Bilbo Bentcliffe in his support!.)
He invented Soggies and the term "Convacation". He helped form BSFA, was part of the Mancon 1 and Thirdmancon committees, and wrote a fanzine column for Egg. He was a Knight of St. Fantony.
He was married to Beryl Watkins Bentcliffe.
- Amzine Stories
- Con-Science (with Terry Jeeves and Eric Jones)
- Fanit [1950s]
- When Yngvi Was a Louse
- Space Times
- Triode (with Terry Jeeves and Eric Jones)
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1956 — Ex-Chairman of the Liverpool Science Fiction Society
- 1957 — Knight of St. Fantony
- 1960 — TAFF
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