Groff Conklin

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(September 6, 1904 – July 19, 1968)

Edward Groff Conklin, a leading SF anthologist, edited 40 anthologies of science fiction. He wrote books on home improvement, and was a freelance writer on scientific subjects. He was also a published poet. His anthologies almost defined short SF for readers in the 50s-70s.

From 1950 to 1955, he was the book review editor for Galaxy Science Fiction magazine. He was a judge for the International Fantasy Award. He was a member of the Hydra Club.

Entry in The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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