Susan Wood

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'''Susan Wood''' is a writer and fanzine editor.  
'''Susan Wood''' is a writer and fanzine editor.  
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Susan Wood was introduced to sf fandom and fanzines by Richard Labonte while attending Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario in the 1960s. After moving to Toronto later in the decade,  she began to attend meetings of the Ontario Science Fiction Club, formed in 1966 and hosted by 'Capt'n George' Henderson at his nostalgia store Memory Lane, then at his comic art Whizzband Gallery next door, then other locations.
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Susan Wood was introduced to sf fandom and fanzines by Richard Labonte while attending Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario in the 1960s. After moving to Toronto later in the decade,  she began to attend meetings of the Ontario Science Fiction Club, formed in 1966 and hosted by 'Capt'n George' Henderson at his nostalgia store Memory Lane, then at his Whizzband Gallery next door, and then other locations.
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She met Mile Glicksohn in 1969 and were married, and in 1970 she began at first writing for and then co-editing [[Energumen]], for which they won the Hugo Award for 'Best Fanzine'.
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She met Mike Glicksohn in 1969 and they were married, and in 1970 she began at first writing for his zine [[Energumen]] and then co-editing it. Yhree years later, in 1973, they won the Hugo Award for 'Best Fanzine'.
At the same time Susan was also publishing her own zine [[Aspidistra]]. It ran from 1970 till 1973 with 5 issues being released.
At the same time Susan was also publishing her own zine [[Aspidistra]]. It ran from 1970 till 1973 with 5 issues being released.

Revision as of 09:31, 1 March 2011

Susan Wood is a writer and fanzine editor.

Susan Wood was introduced to sf fandom and fanzines by Richard Labonte while attending Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario in the 1960s. After moving to Toronto later in the decade, she began to attend meetings of the Ontario Science Fiction Club, formed in 1966 and hosted by 'Capt'n George' Henderson at his nostalgia store Memory Lane, then at his Whizzband Gallery next door, and then other locations.

She met Mike Glicksohn in 1969 and they were married, and in 1970 she began at first writing for his zine Energumen and then co-editing it. Yhree years later, in 1973, they won the Hugo Award for 'Best Fanzine'.

At the same time Susan was also publishing her own zine Aspidistra. It ran from 1970 till 1973 with 5 issues being released.

In 1974 she won the Hugo Award for 'Best Fan Writer'.

In 1976 she published Queebshot, a one shot homage to Norm Clarke and Georgina Ellis's fanzine Queebshots.

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