(September 30, 1949 – )
Jon Singer is a fan who is best known for being known — everybody knows Jon Singer. He’s fandom’s answer to Kevin Bacon. He describes himself as a convention fan, occasional fanzine fan, musician, and food fan.
Con Committees: SunCon; was part of the Fan Room crew at Iguanacon; Corflu 6 (1989). He was part of the Flushing in '80 and Breckenridge in '85 hoax bids. He was part of the premiere of The Mimeo Man at PgHLANGE VI. Clubs have included Columbia University Science Fiction Society, LASFS, Vanguard, and NESFA.
Fanzine Activities: Gestetner Owners Bulletin. Helped produce AKOS (issued once, in 1970, by FSFSCU and has contributed variously to Rune, Mainstream, and a few others. He has also belonged to various APAs, including (but not limited to) MinneAPA, Intercourse, and APA-Q. He helped publish the Thoughtless Police Gazette at LAcon 2.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- mid-70s -- Lyman Blaklee Award
- 1980 -- Minicon 16
- 1981 -- V-Con 9
- 1985 -- OryCon '85
- 1991 -- Minicon 26
- 1992 -- Lunacon 35
- 2001 -- Vikingcon 22
- 2012 -- SFContario 3
- 2020 -- Hal Clement Science Speaker at Boskone 57
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