(March 27, 1949 – )
John Hertz, a Los Angeles fan and member of LASFS, is noted for his fan writing, panel moderating, masquerade judging, and Regency dancing, to say nothing of his propeller beanie (exchanged for a top hat when he dons dancing attire).
He received the Big Heart Award at the 2003 Worldcon and was the DUFF delegate to Aussiecon 4 in 2010. He writes frequently for fanzines, has pubbed his personalzine, Vanamonde, weekly since 1993, co-edited Button Tack: The Rick Sneary Memorial Fanzine, and was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer in 2006, 2007 and 2009. He is also a Rotsler Award judge and a perpetrator of the Prime Time Party.
He is a confirmed Luddite in matters of communication and avoids email and social media.
Born in Chicago, John is a lawyer, educated at Antioch College and Northwestern University School of Law.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 2001 -- Lunacon 44
- 2000 -- InCon 2000
- 2003 -- Big Heart Award
- 2004 -- Conkopelli
- 2010 -- DUFF
- 2011 -- Loscon 38
- 2013 -- Boskone 50
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