(April 19, 1928 – February 10, 2021)
She was a member of the Liverpool Group, and generally acted as a social director for Liverpool fandom. She belonged to the SFCoL and the BSFA (which she chaired). She was married to fellow fan Norman Shorrock.
British fandom’s “Hostess with the mostess”. Ina has superabundant energy, and a gift for making people both “at home” and happy. Almost every weekend, at least two or three fen will descend on the Shorrock household together with the local mob - Ina, it seems has the capacity to cope with almost anything at a moment’s notice, there's always plenty of food, drink and hospitality available and, somehow, she finds time to join in the festivities too.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1957 -- Lady of St. Fantony at Cytricon III
- 1976 -- Doc Weir Award
- 2003 -- Nova Award for Best Fan
- 2005 -- Big Heart Award
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