Who Killed Science Fiction?: Compleat & Unexpurgated (Paperback)

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In 1960, Earl set forth these questions: 1.) Do you feel that magazine science fiction is dead? 2.) Do you feel that any single person, action, incident, etc., is responsible for the present situation? If not, what is responsible? 3.) What can we do to correct it? 4.) Should we look to the original paperback as a point of salvation? 5.) What additional remarks, pertinent to the study, would you like to contribute? Who answered? A panorama of authors and fans from across the history of the field including Ray Bradbury, Howard DeVore, Poul Anderson, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Andre Norton, Kurt Vonnegut, John W. Campbell, Horace Gold, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and many more. Originally published in SaFari Annual #1 (which was awarded a Hugo in 1961 as Best Fanzine) this is the only official print edition, now updated, compleat, and unexpurgated.

About the Author


Earl Kemp (born November 24, 1929) is an American science fiction editor, critic, and fan who won a Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1961 for Who Killed Science Fiction?, a collection of questions and answers with top writers and fans in the field. Kemp also helped found Advent: Publishers, a small publishing house focused on science fiction criticism, history, and bibliography, and served as chairman of the 20th World Science Fiction Convention
Product Details
ISBN: 9780615441030
ISBN-10: 0615441033
Publisher: Merry Blacksmith Press
Publication Date: January 16th, 2011
Pages: 244
Language: English