Amra

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Amra was a science fiction and fantasy fanzine devoted to the "Swords and Sorcery" genre published by George Scithers.

Amra was published in the 1960's. The term "Swords and Sorcery" first appeared in the pages of the zine, leading to the name for the genre exemplified by writers sush as Robert E. Howard.

Contributors of writing included Poul Anderson, Alicia Austin, John Brunner, John Boardman, L. Sprague de Camp, Ray Capella, Lin Carter (Spaceteer), John D. Clark, Harry Harrison, Fritz Leiber, Archie Mercer, and Beryl Mercer.

Covers were by Larry Ivie, BB Sams, Alex Nino, Dennis Smith, among others, with art work by John Boardman, Jim Cawthorn, Frazetta, Robert Gilbert, Eddie Jones, Jeff Jones, Tim Kirk, Roy G. Krenkel, Jim Nielson, and Ron Ross.

Amra won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in the years 1964 and 1968.

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