Pete Young

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Peter Young (1960- ) is a fanzine editor, graphic artist, illustrator, photographer and reviewer born in London, England, now living in Hua Hin, Thailand.

His first fanzine was Zoo Nation, an A5 paper fanzine which ran for 7 issues from February 2002 to April 2006. Zoo Nation won the Nova Award for Best Fanzine in 2003 and 2004.

After a seven year gap, the first issue of the e-fanzine Big Sky appeared in March 2013, possibly the first science fiction fanzine from Thailand. In June 2015 he published the first issues of the paper fanzines The White Notebooks, a quarterly perzine, and The Thai Literary Supplement, a reviewzine of literature about Thailand by Thai and non-Thai authors.

He was first invited to guest-edit Journey Planet in 2009 with James Bacon, Christopher J Garcia and Claire Brialey for Issue 3 with a theme of George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four, then Issue 7 with a theme of 'Space' in 2010, Issue 12 with a theme of Blade Runner in 2012, and Issue 16 with a theme of 'Philip K. Dick' in August 2013. To date Journey Planet has received 3 Hugo Award nominations for Best Fanzine, in 2012 and 2014.

He has also reviewed for the Science Fiction Foundation's magazine Foundation, the webzine Strange Horizons and the BSFA's magazine Vector, and is a moderating editor at the ISFDB.

He is usually at altitude somewhere around the planet when not plugged into the internet.



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