Everett F. Bleiler
(April 30, 1920 – June 13, 2010)
Everett Franklin Bleiler was a major scholar of SF. He was nominated for the 1992 Best Non-Fiction Book Hugo for Science Fiction: The Early Years and 1999 Best Related Book Hugo for Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years, was a leading bibliographer of the field.
He also wrote The Checklist of Fantastic Literature, published by Shasta in 1948, and massive The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, and is credited with co-editing, with T. E. Dikty, the first year's best anthology series. He was one of the judges of the International Fantasy Award.
Bleiler's son, Richard Bleiler, is also a science fiction historian and assisted his father on several of his works.
Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1984 -- SFRA Pilgrim Award
- 1988 -- World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award
- 1994 -- First Fandom Hall of Fame
- 2004 -- International Horror Guild Living Legend award
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