The Fanatical Fanactivist

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The Fanatical Fanactivist
Issue 4 2011
Cover by Taral Wayne

The Fanatical Fantactivist is a science fiction fanzine by R. Graeme Cameron.

The Fanatical Fanactivist is published in British Columbia, Canada, and available as an e-zine as The subtitle of the fanzine is, "The Fannish E-Zine of the Canadian Fanzine Fanac Awards Society Dedicated to Promoting Canadian Fanzine Fandom".

The award recipients for 2011, the first year of the awards, were chosen by Cameron. Best Fan Artist was Taral Wayne; Best FanWriter was Garth Spencer; Bext Loc Hack was Lloyd Penney; Best Fanzine was Warp, edited by Cathy Palmer-Lister; and Life-Time Achievement Award went to "The Unknown Faned" who published The Canadian Science Fiction Fan in 1936. The Awards were present at VCon in Vancouver, British Columbia. The cover of issue 4 by Taral Wayne featured a reproduction of the certificate given to the winners. Eric Cjhu designed an award, featured on the cover of issue 5, which Lawrence Prime will create.

The awards for 2012 were chosen from write-in suggestions, and were: Best Fan Artist: Scott Patri; Best Fan Writer: Taral Wayne; Best Loc Hack: Michael John Bertrand; Best Fanzine: Swill by VileFen Press (Editor Neil Jamieson-Williams); Hall of Fame: Nils Helmer Frome (Editor of SupraMundane Stories circa 1937).

Letters came from all the winners, as well as Dave Haren, Neil Jamieson-Williams (Swill@30), Jinnie Cracknell (Quantum B*llocks), Dave Haren, Neil Jamieson-Williams, Eric Mayer (E-Ditto), Sam McDonald, Murray Moore (Aztec Blue, Old Toys), Kent Pollard, Robert Runte (Neology, The Monthly Monthly, New Canadian Fandom), Garth Spencer (The Maple Leaf Rag, BCSFAzine, The Royal Swiss Navy Gazette), Felicity Walker (Ish, BCSFAzine), and Taral Wayne.

Cover art is by Barry Kent McKay (#3), Taral Wayne (#4, #6, #8, #9, 10, #11), Eric Chu, Lawrence Prime (#5).

R. Graeme Cameron has previously published BCSFAzine (1989-1995), WCSFAzine, and Space Cadet (1994-2000).

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