(April 8, 1912 – March 23, 1972)
In 1949, he was the recipient of the Big Pond Fund, the first fan fund, to bring him to the Cinvention, where he was Fan GoH. A CFG post-con party for him at Doc Barrett’s place on Indian Lake, Ohio, was the origin of Midwestcon.
Before World War II, he took over the fanzine Novae Terrae and renamed it New Worlds, using Pendulum Publications as a publishing house name. After four issues he attempted to turn it into a prozine, but failed because the publisher he was working with turned out to be a crook. After the War, he was successfully founder and first editor of the New Worlds prozine. He also edited Science Fantasy starting in the 1950s, and then started the long-lived New Writings in Science Fiction anthology series.
He was married to Irene Carnell.
- Creep, Shadow! (for the British Amateur Press Association) [1945–46]
- New Worlds
- Postal Preview
- Sands of Time (rider with Futurian War Digest)
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1949 -- Big Pond Fund, Cinvention
- 1957 -- 1957 Best British Professional Magazine Hugo nominee
- 1959 -- 1959 Best Professional Magazine Hugo nominee
- 1960 -- London
- 1965 -- Knight of St. Fantony
- 2014 -- First Fandom Hall of Fame
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