el is a science fiction fanzine by Earl Kemp.
el is a webzine which was begun in January 2002, and hosted on eFanzines.com. In December 2011, the 60th, and last issue was released.
el consisted of the rough drafts of Earl Kemp's memoirs, as well as detailed and illustrated accounts and bibliographies of various publishers, such as William Lawrence Hamling, histories of writers such as Victor Banis, and Michael Moorcock, and fans such as Sidney Coleman, Ella Parker. The fanzine has also included tributes to artists Hannes Bok and William Rotsler.
Contributors of articles have included Victor J. Banis, Ann Bannon, Gregory Benford, Robert Bloch, richard w. brown, Jim Caughran, Graham Charnock, Pat Charnock (Wrinkled Shrew), Sidney Coleman, Juanita Coulson (Yandro, ST-Phile), Brittany A. Daley, Andrew Darlington (Ludd's Mill), Avram Davidson, Howard DeVore, Mike Deckinger, John Foyster, Charles Fruedenthal, Chris Garcia (The Drink Tank), Richard E. Geis, Stephen J. Gertz, Jay A. Gertzman, Bruce Gillespie (Steam Engine Time, SF Commentary), Ed Gorman, Rob Hansen (Chuch), Arthur Hlavaty, John-Henri Holmberg, Earl Terry Kemp, Lori Lake, Rob Latham, Robert Lichtman (Trap Door), Jim Linwood (Typo), Dave Locke (Time and Again, Awry), Richard Lupoff (Xero), Barry Malzberg, Michael Moorcock (A Fanzine Called Eustace), Lynn Munroe, Jerry Murray, Will Murray, Richard Newson, Charles Nuetzel, Lois Ortiz, Gerald Page (Si-Fan), Alexei Panshin, Rosemary Pardoe (Ghosts & Scholars, Wark), Greg Pickersgill (Stop Breaking Down, Rastus Johnson's Cakewalk), Lloyd Penney (Torus), George W. Price, Christopher Priest, Thomas Ramirez, Mike Resnick , Mack Reynolds, Frank Robinson, Francine Schieskopf, Rayonelle Sieben, Richard Silverberg (Spaceship), Gary Sohler, Mary Southworth, Dan Steffan, Steve Stiles, J. G. Stinson (Steam Engine Time, Peregrine Nations), Jon Stopa, Robert Toomey, Richard Toronto, Larry Townsend, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie). Paul T. Turner, Shelby Vick (Confusion), Robert Weinberg, Peter Weston (Prolapse, Relapse), Alan White, Ted White, Les Wiley, Charlie Williams, Ian Williams, Richard Yerza, Len Zettel.
Photographs were by Victor Banis, Bill Burns, Harold Butler, Peter Cooper, Gene Grant, Steve Harris, Bavid Lieberman, Eric Lindsay, Kevin J. Maroney, Norman Masters, Murray Moore, Dianne Murray, Bent Naesby, Paul Oldroyd, Bruce Pelz, Dave Wood, and George Young.
Contributors of fiction have been Victor J. Banis.
Reprints of art work and writing have been by Karen Anderson and Poul Anderson, Harry Bremner, Steve Harris, Lee Jacobs, Charles Magana, Julian C. May, John K. Peterson, Bjo Trimble, and Mari Wolf, among others.
el won the FAAn Award for Best Fanzine in 2009.