Horizons

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'''Horizons''' was edited by [[Harry Warner, Jr.]] for more than 60 years.
'''Horizons''' was edited by [[Harry Warner, Jr.]] for more than 60 years.
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'''Horizons''' was a science fiction [[zine]] published in Hagerstown, Maryland, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in October, 1939, and the zine was published until Harry Warner, Jr.'s death in 2003. Approximately 250 issues of the quarterly publication were produced.  It is believed to be the longest continually published [[fanzine]] in history.  It was usually distributed through the [[Fantasy Amateur Press Association]].
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'''Horizons''' was a science fiction [[zine]] published in Hagerstown, Maryland, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in October, 1939. Harry had previously published the fanzine [[Spaceways]] in 1938, and ''Horizons'' began as his second general circulation fanzine, but after five issues, in mid-1940, it was distributed by the [[Fantasy Amateur Press Association]] and continued almost uninterrupted after that. According to Robert Lichtman, in [[Trap Door]] #22;
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"He missed only one mailing in 1943 due to serious illness and another in the ‘90s because the parcel containing the issue went astray. There was a total of 252 issues, the final one appearing in this year’s February mailing. It’s safe to say that no one is likely to top Harry’s 64-year record of regular publication of the same title." 
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''Horizons'' was published until Harry Warner, Jr.'s death in 2003. Approximately 250 issues of the quarterly publication were produced.  It is believed to be the longest continually published [[fanzine]] in history.  It was usually distributed through the [[Fantasy Amateur Press Association]].
Harry Warner, Jr. won the Hugo Award for Best Fanwriter in 1969 and 1972.
Harry Warner, Jr. won the Hugo Award for Best Fanwriter in 1969 and 1972.

Revision as of 14:50, 16 March 2011

Horizons was edited by Harry Warner, Jr. for more than 60 years.

Horizons was a science fiction zine published in Hagerstown, Maryland, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in October, 1939. Harry had previously published the fanzine Spaceways in 1938, and Horizons began as his second general circulation fanzine, but after five issues, in mid-1940, it was distributed by the Fantasy Amateur Press Association and continued almost uninterrupted after that. According to Robert Lichtman, in Trap Door #22; "He missed only one mailing in 1943 due to serious illness and another in the ‘90s because the parcel containing the issue went astray. There was a total of 252 issues, the final one appearing in this year’s February mailing. It’s safe to say that no one is likely to top Harry’s 64-year record of regular publication of the same title."

Horizons was published until Harry Warner, Jr.'s death in 2003. Approximately 250 issues of the quarterly publication were produced. It is believed to be the longest continually published fanzine in history. It was usually distributed through the Fantasy Amateur Press Association.

Harry Warner, Jr. won the Hugo Award for Best Fanwriter in 1969 and 1972.

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