Virginia Kidd was a zine editor, writer and poet from Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Virginia Kidd began publishing fanzines in the 1940s. Her first fanzine, Snarl, was an apazine and issue one was published in April 1948 for the Vanguard Amateur Press Association. Subtitled "the magazine of praise and appraisal", Snarl was published in the U.S.A. under Virginia Kidd's married name of Virginia Blish, and was released during her marriage to James Blish in the 1940s. Eleven issues were released.
In the late 1960s, Virginia Kidd returned to self publishing with Kinesis, a poetry zine that ran 3 issues from February 1969 to December 1970.
Virginia Kidd's contributions to fanzines spans several decades. She began contributing to Charles D. Hornig's The Fantasy Fan in the 1930s. She continued to contribute poetry to fanzines into the 1970s, including Robert Frazier's Speculative Poetry Review.
- All-Inclusive Colloquy
- F'ie Works
- Heeling Error
- Tired Sounds from Pelton Ave.
- The Vanguard Amateur