Paul Barnett

From Fancyclopedia 3
Jump to navigation Jump to search

(22 November 1949 - 3 February 2020)

Paul Barnett (who usually wrote under the pseudonym John Grant) was a Scottish sf and fantasy author and editor living in the US from 1999. Two of his novels were written in collaboration with David Langford: Earthdoom! (1987) and Guts (2001), respectively parodying the disaster-novel and horror genres. He was Technical Editor for the second edition of The Science Fiction Encyclopedia and co-edited The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, for which he shared a Hugo and World Fantasy Award. He worked on various UK Eastercon and Mexicon daily newsletters. His fantasy novel The Book of the Magnakai (1992) introduced the barbarian character Thog the Mighty who still presides over the Thog's Masterclass department in Ansible.

Awards, Honors and GoHships:

Person 19492020
This is a biography page. Please extend it by adding more information about the person, such as fanzines and apazines published, awards, clubs, conventions worked on, GoHships, impact on fandom, external links, anecdotes, etc. See Standards for People and The Naming of Names.