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(June 2, 1948 – )
Leigh Edmonds is a Melbourne fan. He found fandom in 1966, and in 1969, was recipient of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club Achievement Award. One of the organizers of the Tenth Australian Science Fiction Convention (Australia's tenth natcon), held in 1971. First winner of DUFF in 1974 and Australian administrator for GUFF in its first year, 1979. He has won four Ditmar Awards for fanzines and fan writing. He founded ANZAPA and has been a member of APA 45, SAPS, FAPA and Minneapa.
Leigh was married to Valma Brown until her death in 2023. He is a historian, holding a Ph.D. in history and a certificate in museum studies.
- Article on Leigh Edmonds from Waycon '79 program book, as transcribed by Elaine Walker at history.sf.org.au.
- A few photos in issue 3 of iOTA.
- American Letters
- Australia in '75
- Australian Fandom - Adventures in Time
- Black Bike [early 1970s] (for SAPS)
- Boy's Own Fanzine (with John Foyster)
- Bugs [mid-80s]
- Bunchy Watches Fanzines
- Fanew Sletter
- Genuine Victorian Wicker Dunkle
- Giant Wombo
- GUFF Fundies [1978–79]
- Keeping in Touch (for SAPS)
- The Notional
- Pleh! (for ANZAPA)
- Rataplan (for FAPA)
- Sugar Tooth (for ANZAPA)
- Thrusting Member
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1969 -- Melbourne Science Fiction Club Achievement Award
- 1974 -- DUFF
- 1976 -- Q-Con III, Ditmar Award for Best Australian Fanzine
- 1979 -- Waycon '79 (also known as Swancon IV)
- 1984 -- Ditmar Awards for Best Australian Fanzine and Best Australian Fanwriter
- 1985 -- Ditmar Award for Best Australian Fanwriter
- 1991 -- SunCon
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