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'''Nan Gerding''' was a writer, poet and fanzine editor.  
 
'''Nan Gerding''' was a writer, poet and fanzine editor.  
  
Beginning in the 1950s she began working on fanzines. Her first fanzine was [[Starlanes]], published with Orma McCormick. The first issue appeared in 1951 and the publication ran for a decade, ending in 1961. ''Starlanes'' was dedicated to science fiction and weird fantsy poetry. Writers who appeared in the fanzine included Joseph Payne Brennan, Phillip Jose Farmer, [[Lilith Lorraine]], and many others.  
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Beginning in the 1950s she began working on fanzines. Her first fanzine was [[Starlanes]], published with Orma McCormick. The first issue appeared in 1951 and the publication ran for a decade, ending in 1961. ''Starlanes'' was dedicated to science fiction and weird fantsy poetry. Writers who appeared in the fanzine included Joseph Payne Brennan, Phillip Jose Farmer, [[Lilith Lorraine]], Edith Otgutsch,  and many others.  
  
At the same time Nan Gerding was also releasing other zines. Two issues of [[Nangel]] appeared the first in February 1958 and the second in May 1959. As well, she was publishing [[Spectator]]. Both these zines are in the Fanzine Collection at Temple University Libraries.  
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At the same time Nan Gerding was also releasing other zines. Two issues of [[Nangel]] appeared the first in February 1958 and the second in May 1959. As well, she was publishing [[Spectator]]. Both these zines are in the Fanzine Collection at Temple University Libraries.
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The book ''The Green Odyssey'' by Philip Jose Farmer is dedicated to Nan Gerding.  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:42, 25 February 2011

Nan Gerding was a writer, poet and fanzine editor.

Beginning in the 1950s she began working on fanzines. Her first fanzine was Starlanes, published with Orma McCormick. The first issue appeared in 1951 and the publication ran for a decade, ending in 1961. Starlanes was dedicated to science fiction and weird fantsy poetry. Writers who appeared in the fanzine included Joseph Payne Brennan, Phillip Jose Farmer, Lilith Lorraine, Edith Otgutsch, and many others.

At the same time Nan Gerding was also releasing other zines. Two issues of Nangel appeared the first in February 1958 and the second in May 1959. As well, she was publishing Spectator. Both these zines are in the Fanzine Collection at Temple University Libraries.

The book The Green Odyssey by Philip Jose Farmer is dedicated to Nan Gerding.

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