Tom Whitmore

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(1953 – )

Tom Whitmore, a BArea fan, co-chaired ConJosé, the 2002 Worldcon, and was Fan GoH at Denvention 3, the 2008 Worldcon. He also chaired Potlatch 2 and Smofcon 2 and has worked on a great many Worldcons and regionals.

He ran for DUFF in 1987. He was a member of the Little Men and APA-Q. He was a reviewer for Locus. He is a fanhistorian and has published works such as 1991's A Fan's Christmas in Ireland.

Tom spent more than 30 years as a partner in Other Change of Hobbit book store in Berkeley, a gathering place for people who read and write SF and fantasy.

Whitmore was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in the San Francisco Bay area. He attended U.C. Berkeley, graduated with a degree in zoology, and then went into the book business. In 1996, Tom relocated to Seattle, where he studied massage and helped start one of the nation's first co-housing communities in West Seattle. He is a Morris dancer. He currently lives in Seattle with his partner, Karen G. Anderson (not to be confused with Karen Anderson).

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