A. Langley Searles Arthur Langley Searles (August 8, 1920 - May 7, 2009) was an American chemist, a science fiction enthusiast and bibliographer and historian of the field, from Bronxville, New York.
Adrianne Curry Adrianne Marie Curry (born August 6, 1982) is an American model, reality TV personality and spokeswoman.
Aftertones (Janis Ian album) Aftertones is an album by American singer, songwriter and Sci Fi writer Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink, April 7, 1951) recorded 1975 in various New York studios and released 1976 by Colum...
Alain Le Bussy Alain Le Bussy (1947 – October 14, 2010) was a prolific Belgian author of science fiction who won the Prix Rosny-Aîné in 1993 for his novel Deltas.
Alexei Panshin Alexis Adams Panshin (born August 14, 1940) is an American author and science fiction (SF) critic.
Alexis A. Gilliland Alexis Arnaldus Gilliland is an American science fiction writer and cartoonist.
Alfred van der Poorten Alfred Jacobus (Alf) van der Poorten (16 May 1942 – 9 October 2010) was a Dutch-Australian number theorist, for many years on the mathematics faculties of the University of New South Wales and M...
Allen Steele Allen Mulherin Steele, Jr. (January 19, 1958 -) is an American journalist and science fiction author.
Amelia Andersdotter Amelia Andersdotter (born 30 August 1987, Enköping) is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP), elected on the Piratpartiet list in the 2009 election.
Andrew I. Porter Andrew Ian Porter, (born March 24, 1946), is an American editor, publisher and active science fiction fan.
Andrew Sawyer Andrew "Andy" Sawyer (1952 - ) is a librarian, critic and editor, as well as an active part of science fiction fandom (although he himself has not written much science fiction).
Annalee Newitz Annalee Newitz (born 1969) is an American journalist who covers the cultural impact of science and technology.
Anne Passovoy Anne Passovoy is active in science fiction fandom and filk music, and has won two Pegasus Awards.
Anthony Wynn Anthony Wynn (born 1962, Eugene, Oregon) is an American author and playwright.
Arthur Thomson (fanzines) Arthur Thomson (1927–1990) was a British artist and writer, a highly regarded member of British science fiction fandom from the 1950s onwards, both as a fanzine writer/editor and prolific artist...
Arthur W. Saha Arthur William Saha (October 31, 1923 – November 19, 1999) was an American speculative fiction editor and anthologist, closely associated with publisher Donald A. Wollheim.
Avedon Carol Avedon Carol is an American-born feminist, anti-censorship, and civil liberties campaigner and a researcher in the field of sex crime, residing in England.
Bernard Werber Bernard Werber (born 18 September 1961 in Toulouse) is a French science fiction writer active since the 1990s.
Bhob Stewart Bhob Stewart (November 12, 1937 – February 24, 2014) was an American writer, editor, cartoonist and filmmaker who contributed to a variety of publications over a span of five decades.
Bill Mumy Charles William "Bill" Mumy, Jr. (born February 1, 1954), is an American actor, musician, pitchman, instrumentalist, voice-over artist, and a figure in the science-fiction community.
Bill Roper (filker) Bill Roper (born May 23, 1956) is a filker and member of science fiction fandom.
Bill Warren William Bond Warren (born April 26, 1943), better known as Bill Warren, is an American film historian and critic generally regarded as one of the leading authorities on science fiction, ho...
Bjo Trimble Betty Jo Trimble (born Betty JoAnne Conway on August 15, 1933), universally known as Bjo (BEE-joh), is a significant figure in the history of science fiction fandom.
BlöödHag BlöödHag was a death metal band from the Pacific Northwest region of the Seattle, Washington.
Bob Gale Michael Robert "Bob" Gale (born May 21, 1951) is an American screenwriter, producer and film director.
Bob Passovoy Bob Passovoy is active in science fiction fandom and filk music.
Bob Shaw Bob Shaw, born Robert Shaw, (31 December 1931 – 11 February 1996) was a science fiction author and fan from Northern Ireland, noted for his originality and wit.
Brad W. Foster Brad W. Foster (born April 26, 1955) is an American illustrator, cartoonist, writer and publisher.
Bruce Gillespie Bruce Gillespie (born 1947) is a prominent Australian science fiction fan best known for his long-running sf fanzine SF Commentary.
Bruce Pelz Bruce Edward Pelz (August 11, 1936 - May 9, 2002) was a US science fiction fan.
Bryan Singer Bryan Jay Singer (born September 17, 1965) is an American film director, screenwriter and producer.
Cameron McCasland Cameron McCasland (born August 24, 1981 in Dallas, Texas, US) is a Regional Emmy Nominated American film maker.
Camille Cazedessus, Jr. Camille Cazedessus II (born December 8, 1938), also known as "Caz", is an American editor and publisher.
Charles N. Brown Charles Nikki Brown (June 24, 1937 – July 12, 2009) was the co-founder and editor of Locus, the long-running news and reviews magazine covering the genres of science fiction and fantasy lite...
Cheryl Morgan Cheryl Morgan is an Hugo award-winning British science fiction critic and publisher.
Christoffer Schander Carl Fredrik Christoffer Schander (1960 – February 20, 2012) was a professor in marine biology at the University of Bergen, Norway.
Christopher Paolini Christopher James Paolini (born November 17, 1983, Los Angeles, California) is an American author.
Computer Magic Computer Magic is the electronic music solo-project of American producer Danielle "Danz" Johnson from Brooklyn, NY. Danz is also known as a New York DJ, blogger,...
Cory Doctorow Cory Efram Doctorow (born July 17, 1971) is a Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing.
Craig Newmark Craig Alexander Newmark (born December 6, 1952) is an American Internet entrepreneur best known for being the founder of the San Francisco-based international website Craigslist.
Crispin Freeman Crispin McDougal Freeman (born February 9, 1972) is an American voice actor.
Cyril M. Kornbluth Cyril M. Kornbluth (July 2, 1923 – March 21, 1958) was an American science fiction author and a notable member of the Futurians.
Dafydd ab Hugh Dafydd ab Hugh (born David Friedman, on October 22, 1960) is a U.S. science fiction author.
Damon Knight Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor, critic and fan.
Dan Alderson Daniel John "Dan" Alderson (October 31, 1941 – May 17, 1989) was a scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, and a prominent participant in science fiction fandom.
Dan Steffan Dan Steffan is an American cartoonist and writer who has contributed to both mainstream and underground publications for several decades.
Daniel M. Kimmel Daniel M. Kimmel (born 1955) is an American film critic, writer and college media professor.
Daniel St. Pierre Daniel St. Pierre (aka Dan St. Pierre) is an American film director, art director, production designer, actor, animation artist, and musician.
Danny Frolich Danny Frolich (a/k/a Dany Frolich) is an American artist from New Orleans.
Dave Van Ronk David Kenneth Ritz "Dave" Van Ronk (June 30, 1936 – February 10, 2002) was an American folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York, who settled in Greenwich Village, New York, and was eventual...
David D. Friedman David Director Friedman (born February 12, 1945) is an economist, physicist, legal scholar, and libertarian theorist.
David D. Levine David D. Levine (born February 21, 1961, in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an American science fiction writer who won the Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 2006 for his story "Tk'tk'tk".
David G. Hartwell David Geddes Hartwell (b. July 10, 1941) is an American editor of science fiction and fantasy.
David Kyle David A. Kyle (born February 14, 1919) is an American science fiction writer and member of science fiction fandom.
David Langford David Rowland Langford (born 10 April 1953) is a British author, editor and critic, largely active within the science fiction field.
David McDaniel David Edward McDaniel (June 16, 1939 – November 1, 1977) was a US science fiction author, who also wrote spy fiction, including several novels based upon the television series The Man fr...
David Wu David Wu (born April 8, 1955) is an American politician who served as the U.S. representative for OR's 1 from 1999 to 2011.
Dean Grennell Dean A. Grennell was an American firearms expert, a writer/editor, and active science fiction fan.
Denise Okuda Denise Lynn Okuda is co-author of the Star Trek Encyclopedia, which Amazon.com says is the No. 1 reference book about Star Trek among the well over 100 non-fiction books published in this field.
Diana Pavlac Glyer Diana Pavlac Glyer is an American author, speaker and teacher whose work centers on C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings.
Dick Smith (software) Dick Smith (more formally, Richard H.E. Smith II) is a Chicago, Illinois- and Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based software engineer, computer consultant and a science fiction fanzine publisher.
Don Sakers Don Sakers is a science fiction writer and fan living in Maryland, who has written several novels and edited a short story collection.
Donald A. Wollheim Donald Allen Wollheim (October 1, 1914 – November 2, 1990) was an American science fiction editor, publisher, writer, and fan.
Donald E. Ford Don Ford (1921-1965) was an influential American science fiction fan from Ohio.
Donald G. Keller Donald G. Keller (born 1951) is a science fiction and fantasy editor and critic.
Dorothy J. Heydt Dorothy J. Heydt is a U.S. author of science fiction and fantasy.
Durk Pearson Durk Pearson, born in 1943 in Illinois, is best known for coauthoring a series of books on longevity, beginning with Life Extension: A Practical Scientific Approach.
E. Everett Evans Edward Everett Evans (1893-1958) was an American science fiction author and fan.
Earl Kemp Earl Kemp (born November 24, 1929) is an American publisher, science fiction editor, critic, and fan who won a Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1961 for Who Killed Science Fiction, a collectio...
Elise Matthesen Elise Matthesen is an American essayist, journalist, poet, and fiction writer (primarily of science fiction and fantasy; she is an active supporter of the interstitial arts movement), and a cra...
Elizabeth Anne Hull Elizabeth Anne Hull, PhD (born January 10, 1937), is an American academic, political activist and science fiction expert.
Emil Petaja Emil Petaja (12 April 1915 – 17 August 2000) was an American science fiction and fantasy writer whose career spanned seven decades.
Eric Bloom Eric Bloom is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Eric S. Raymond Eric Steven Raymond (born December 4, 1957), often referred to as ESR, is an American computer programmer, author and open source software advocate.
Ernest Cline Ernest Cline (born 1972) is an American novelist, spoken word artist and screenwriter.
Erwin Strauss Erwin S. Strauss is an American author, science fiction fan and filk musician, born in Washington, D.C.
Evelyn C. Leeper Evelyn C. Leeper is an American writer, critic, and active member of science fiction fandom.
Evo Terra Evo Terra (born June 10, 1968) is the pseudonym for Travis Unwin, an American podcaster, writer, radio broadcaster, and businessman based in Arizona.
F. M. Busby Francis Marion Busby (March 11, 1921 - February 17, 2005) was a science fiction writer and figure in science fiction fandom.
Farah Mendlesohn Farah Mendlesohn is a British academic and writer on science fiction and fantasy literature, as well as an active science fiction fan.
Forrest J Ackerman Forrest J Ackerman (born Forest James Ackerman; November 24, 1916 – December 4, 2008) was an American collector of science fiction books and movie memorabilia and a sci...
Frank Wu Frank Wu is a science fiction and fantasy artist living in Arlington, MA. He won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist in 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2009; he was previously nominated in 2002 and 2003.
Fred Patten Frederick Walter Patten (born 1940) is known for his work as a historian in the science fiction, fantasy, anime, manga, and furry fandoms, where he has gained great distinction through a substan...
Frederik Pohl Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning more than seventy-five years—from his first ...
Futurians The Futurians were a group of science fiction fans, many of whom became editors and writers as well.
Gabriel Köerner Gabriel Köerner (born June 14, 1982 in Waterbury, Connecticut) is a visual effects artist and well-known Star Trek fan ("Trekkie").
Gene DeWeese Thomas Eugene DeWeese (January 31, 1934 – March 19, 2012) was an American writer of science fiction, best known for his Star Trek novels.
Gene Simmons Gene Simmons (born Chaim Witz; חיים ויץ; August 25, 1949) is an Israeli-born American rock bass guitarist, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and actor.
George H. Scithers George H. Scithers (May 14, 1929 – April 19, 2010) was a science fiction fan, author, and Hugo Award-winning editor.
George Lucas George Walton Lucas (born May 14, 1944) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and entrepreneur.
George R. R. Martin George Raymond Richard Martin (born September 20, 1948), sometimes referred to as GRRM, is an American novelist and short story writer in the fan...
Gharlane of Eddore (pen name) David G. Potter (April 3, 1947 – June 13, 2001) was a computer technician at California State University, Sacramento who was widely known for acerbic, scathingly humorous and knowledgeable...
Greg Pickersgill Greg Pickersgill, born in Haverfordwest, Wales in 1951, is an influential British science fiction fan.
Greg Shaw Greg Shaw (January 1949 – October 19, 2004) was a Los Angeles-based fanzine publisher, music historian and record label owner.
Gregory Benford Gregory Benford (born January 30, 1941) is an American science fiction author and astrophysicist who is on the faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California,...
Grimes (musician) Claire Boucher (born March 17, 1988) better known by her stage name Grimes, is a Canadian producer, artist, musician, singer-songwriter and music video director.
Guy Consolmagno Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, SJ (born September 19, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan), is an American research astronomer and planetary scientist at the Vatican Observatory.
Guy H. Lillian III Guy H. Lillian III is a Louisiana lawyer, former letterhack and science fiction fanzine publisher notable for having been twice nominated for a Hugo Award as best fan writer and having had a ro...
Hannes Bok Hannes Bok, pseudonym for Wayne Francis Woodard (July 2, 1914 – April 11, 1964), was an American artist and illustrator, as well as an amateur astrologer and writer of fantasy fiction and ...
Hans Dijkstal Henri Frans "Hans" Dijkstal (February 28, 1943 – May 9, 2010) was a Dutch politician of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD).
Harlan Ellison Harlan Jay Ellison (born May 27, 1934) is an American writer.
Harry Kloor Harry 'Doc' Kloor Ph.D Ph.D is, as of 1994, the only person to earn two PhDs simultaneously in any discipline.
Harry Knowles Harry Jay Knowles (born December 11, 1971) is a film critic and writer known for his website called Ain't It Cool News.
Harry Warner, Jr. Harry Warner, Jr. (December 19, 1922 – February 17, 2003) was an American journalist.
Henry Hasse Henry Louis Hasse (1913 USA - 1977) was an American science fiction author and fan.
Henry Slesar Henry Slesar (June 12, 1927 - April 2, 2002) was an American author, playwright, and copywriter.
Howard DeVore Howard DeVore (May 26, 1925 - December 31, 2005) was an American archivist, science fiction collector, dealer, expert on pulp magazines, APA and fanzine writer, con-runner and active volunteer i...
Ian Levine Ian Geoffrey Levine (born 22 June 1953 in Blackpool, Lancashire), is an English songwriter, producer, and DJ. A noted moderniser of Northern Soul music in the UK, and a developer of the style of...
Isaac Asimov Isaac Asimov (born Isaak Yudovich Ozimov; circa January 2, 1920 – April 6, 1992) was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of...
J.M. Frey J.M. Frey is a bisexual Canadian science fiction and fantasy author.
Jack Cohen (scientist) Jack Cohen, FIBiol (born 19 September 1933 in Norwich) is a British reproductive biologist also known for his popular science books and involvement with science fiction.
Jack Gaughan Jack Gaughan (September 24, 1930 - July 21, 1985) was an American science fiction artist and illustrator who won the Hugo Award several times.
Jack L. Chalker Jack Laurence Chalker (December 17, 1944 – February 11, 2005) was an American science fiction author.
Jack Parsons (engineer) John Whiteside Parsons (born Marvel Whiteside Parsons; October 2, 1914 – June 17, 1952), better known as Jack Parsons, was an American rocket propulsion engineer, chemist, and Thelem...
Jack Parsons (rocket engineer) John Whiteside Parsons (born Marvel Whiteside Parsons; October 2, 1914 – June 17, 1952), better known as Jack Parsons, was an American rocket engineer, chemist, and Thelemite occultist.
Jack Parsons (rocket propulsion engineer) John Whiteside Parsons (born Marvel Whiteside Parsons; October 2, 1914 – June 17, 1952), better known as Jack Parsons, was an American rocket propulsion engineer, chemist, and Thelem...
Jack Speer John Bristol Speer (August 9, 1920 – June 28, 2008) was an attorney, practicing law for over 60 years; a judge; and a member of the Washington House of Representatives.
Jacqueline Lichtenberg Jacqueline Lichtenberg (born 25 March 1942 in Flushing, New York) is an American science fiction author.
James Blish James Benjamin Blish (May 23, 1921 – July 30, 1975) was an American author of fantasy and science fiction.
James Nicoll James Davis Nicoll (born March 18, 1961) of Kitchener, Ontario, is a freelance game and speculative fiction reviewer, former role-playing game store owner, and also works as a first reader for ...
James Robinson (filk musician) Dr. James Robinson (born 1948, Maine) is an American filk music songwriter and performer (known as Dr. Jane Robinson prior to 2004 sex reassignment surgery) whose songs focus on scientific...
James White (author) James White (7 April 1928 – 23 August 1999) was a Northern Irish author of science fiction novellas, short stories and novels.
Jan Howard Finder Jan Howard Finder (March 2, 1939 – February 26, 2013) was an American academic administrator, career counselor, science fiction writer, filker, hostelling tour guide, costumer, and fan.
Jane Wiedlin Jane Marie Genevieve Wiedlin (born May 20, 1958) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and actress.
Janet Hetherington Janet L. Hetherington (born November 19, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian writer and artist who was a winner of an Aurora Award for Canadian science fiction excellence in 1999.
Janet L. Hetherington Janet L. Hetherington (born November 19, 1955 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian writer and artist who was a winner of an Aurora Award for Canadian science fiction excellence in 1999.
Janis Ian Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink, April 7, 1951) is an American songwriter, singer, musician, columnist and science fiction author.
Jason Taniguchi Jason Taniguchi is a writer and actor from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Jeanne Gomoll Jeanne Gomoll is an American artist, writer, editor, and science fiction fan, who is to be recognized as one of the Guests of Honor at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon 3, the 20...
Jeff Berkwits Jeff Berkwits is an American science fiction editor.
Jeff Davis (writer) Jeff Davis (June 13, 1975 in Milford, Connecticut) is a writer and producer.
Jerry Siegel Jerome "Jerry" Siegel (October 17, 1914 – January 28, 1996), who also used pseudonyms including Joe Carter, Jerry Ess, and Herbert S. Fine, was the American co-...
Jo Walton Jo Walton (born December 1, 1964 in Aberdare) is a Welsh-Canadian fantasy and science fiction writer and poet.
Joan Hanke-Woods Delphyne Joan Hanke-Woods (November 11, 1945 – September 2013) was an American science fiction artist and fan, whose name is sometimes credited as joan hanke-woods, delphyne joan ...
Joe L. Hensley Joseph Louis "Joe L." Hensley was a lawyer, prosecuting attorney, member of the Indiana General Assembly, circuit court judge, science fiction fan, and writer of science fiction and mysteries.
Johannes H. Berg, Jr. Johannes H. Berg Jr. (23 September 1956 – 29 April 2004) was a Norwegian science fiction and fantasy fandom enthusiast, club founder, convention organiser, fanzine writer, and translator.
John Bangsund John Bangsund (born 1939) was a prominent Australian science fiction fan in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
John Boardman Jack Melton Boardman, commonly known as John Boardman, (born September 8, 1932) is an American physicist.
John Hertz (fan) John Frederick Hertz is a California lawyer and long-time Los Angeles, California science fiction fan.
John J. Pierce John Jeremy Pierce (born 1941) is an American science fiction editor, historian and critic.
John Larroquette John Bernard Larroquette III (born November 25, 1947) is an American film, television and stage actor.
John Whiteside Parsons John Whiteside Parsons (born Marvel Whiteside Parsons; October 2, 1914 – June 17, 1952), better known as Jack Parsons, was an American rocket propulsion researcher, chemist, Thelemit...
John-Henri Holmberg John-Henri Bertilson Holmberg is a Swedish author, critic, publisher and translator, and a well-known science fiction fan.
Jon Schaffer Jon Ryan Schaffer (born March 15, 1968 in Franklin, Indiana) is an American heavy metal musician.
Jordin Kare Jordin T. Kare (born 1956) is a physicist and aerospace engineer known for his research on laser propulsion.
Josh Keyes Josh Keyes (born August 17, 1969 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American contemporary artist who makes paintings and prints.
JT Williamson The JT Show is an American talk show on Supertalk Mississippi.
Juan Cole John Ricardo I. "Juan" Cole (born October 23, 1952) is an American scholar, public intellectual, and historian of the modern Middle East and South Asia.
Juanita Coulson Juanita Coulson (born February 12, 1933) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer, active fan and fanzine editor.
Judith Merril Judith Josephine Grossman (January 21, 1923 – September 12, 1997), who took the pen-name Judith Merril about 1945, was an American and then Canadian science fiction writer, editor and po...
Kaja Foglio Kaja Foglio (née Murphy, born 1970) is a Seattle-based writer, artist, and publisher.
Kate Worley Kate Worley was an American comic book writer best known for her work on Omaha the Cat Dancer.
Kathryn Cramer Kathryn Elizabeth Cramer (April 16, 1962) is an American science fiction writer, editor, and literary critic.
Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod (born 2 August 1954), is a Scottish science fiction writer.
Ken Slater Ken Slater was a British science fiction fan and bookseller.
Kenn Thomas Kenn Thomas (born 1958; St. Louis, Missouri) is a conspiracy writer, archivist, and editor and publisher of Steamshovel Press, a parapolitical conspiracy magazine.
Kenneth Bulmer Henry Kenneth Bulmer (14 January 1921 – 16 December 2005) was a British author, primarily of science fiction.
Kenneth Cockrel, Jr. Kenneth Vern "Ken" Cockrel, Jr. (born October 29 1965) is a Michigan politician who became mayor of Detroit on September 19, 2008.
Kevin Bokeili Kevin Bokeili (born 8 February 1963) is a French science fiction writer active since 2004.
Kevin Smith Kevin Patrick Smith (born August 2, 1970) is an American screenwriter, actor, film producer, and director, as well as a popular comic book writer, author, comedian/raconteur, and podcaster.
Kevin Smith (editor) Kevin Smith was an active British science fiction fan from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, producing such science fiction fanzines as Drilkjis and Dot, writing for fanzines, chairing Bri...
Kris Ottman Neville Kris Ottman Neville (9 May 1925 – 23 December 1980) was an American science fiction writer from California.
Lana Wachowski Lana Wachowski (born Laurence "Larry" Wachowski; June 21, 1965) and Andrew Paul "Andy" Wachowski (born December 29, 1967), known together professionally as ...
Larry Shaw (editor) Lawrence Taylor Shaw (November 9, 1924–1985) was a Hugo Award-winning science fiction fan, author, editor and literary agent who usually published as Larry T. Shaw.
Laura Quilter Laura Quilter (born 1968) is a writer, lawyer, librarian, professor, and science fiction fan known for both her work on intellectual property and new media, and her long-standing archive of info...
Lawrence Kestenbaum Lawrence Kestenbaum (born September 13, 1955) is an attorney, politician, and the creator and webmaster of the The Political Graveyard website.
Lee Gold Lee Gold is a member of California science fiction fandom and a writer and editor in the role-playing game and filk music communities.
Lee Hoffman Lee Hoffman, born Shirley Bell Hoffman, (August 14, 1932, Chicago, Illinois - February 6, 2007, Port Charlotte, Florida) was an American science fiction fan, an editor of early folk music ...
Lenny Kaye Lenny Kaye (born December 27, 1946) is an American guitarist, composer and writer who is best known as a member of the Patti Smith Group.
Leon Stover Leon Eugene Stover (1929–2006) was an anthropologist, a Sinologist, and a science fiction fan, who wrote both fiction and nonfiction.
Leslie Fish Leslie Fish is a filk musician, author, and anarchist political activist.
Leslie Perri Leslie Perri (died 1970) was the pen name of Doris Marie Claire "Doë" Baumgardt, an American science fiction fan, writer, and illustrator.
Lin Carter Linwood Vrooman Carter (June 9, 1930 – February 7, 1988) was a prolific American author of science fiction and fantasy, as well as an editor, poet and critic.
Lloyd Arthur Eshbach Lloyd Arthur Eshbach (June 20, 1910 – October 29, 2003) was an American science fiction fan, publisher and writer, secular and religious publisher, and minister.
Lynn Abbey Lynn Abbey (born September 18, 1948; birth name Marilyn Lorraine Abbey) is an American computer programmer and author.
Lynn Flewelling Lynn Flewelling (born Lynn Elizabeth Beaulieu on October 20, 1958 in Presque Isle, Maine) is a fantasy fiction author, best known for two award-winning fantasy series: the Nightrunner book...
Maggie Thompson Margaret "Maggie" Thompson (born Margaret Curtis on November 29, 1942), is a former librarian, longtime editor of the now-defunct Comics Buyer's Guide (a monthly comic book industry ne...
Malcolm Edwards Malcolm John Edwards (born 1949) is a British editor and critic in the science fiction field.
Margarito C. Garza Margarito C. Garza (October 29, 1931 - November 15, 1995) was an American judge and comic book enthusiast.
Mari Kotani Mari Kotani is a Japanese science fiction critic, best known as the author of Evangelion as the Immaculate Virgin (Tokyo: Magazine House, 1997) and of *Joseijou muishiki: techno-gynesis jo...
Marion Zimmer Bradley Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley (June 3, 1930 – September 25, 1999) was an American author of fantasy novels such as The Mists of Avalon and the Darkover series.
Mark L. Van Name Mark L. Van Name is an American science fiction writer and technology consultant.
Martin Andreasson Martin Andreasson(born 1 October 1970 in Malmö), is a Swedish Liberal People's Party politician, a member of the Riksdag 2002–2006.
Martin Greenberg Martin Greenberg (28 June 1918 - 20 October 2013) is an American book publisher and editor of science fiction anthologies.
Martin Tudor (science fiction activist) Martin Tudor is an active British science fiction fan, editor or co-editor of several science fiction fanzines, and a member of various convention committees, most notably Novacon.
Mary Anne Mohanraj Mary Anne Amirthi Mohanraj (born July 26, 1971) is an American writer, editor, and academic of Sri Lankan birth.
Michael Gorra Michael Gorra (born 17 February 1957) is an American professor of English and literature, currently serving as the Mary Augusta Jordan Professor of English Language and Literature at Smith Colle...
Michael Moorcock Michael John Moorcock (born 18 December 1939) is an English writer, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published literary novels.
Michael Uslan Michael E. Uslan (born June 2, 1952) is a producer of the Batman movies and was the first instructor to teach an accredited course on comic book folklore at any university.
Mike Glicksohn Michael David Glicksohn, better known as Mike Glicksohn (May 20, 1946 – March 18, 2011) was a Canadian high school math teacher and the co-editor of the science fict...
Mike Glyer Mike Glyer is both the editor and publisher of the long-running science fiction fan newszine File 770.
Mike Resnick Michael Diamond Resnick (born March 5, 1942), better known by his published name Mike Resnick, is an American science fiction author.
Milton A. Rothman Milton A. Rothman (November 30, 1919 – October 6, 2001) was a United States nuclear physicist and college professor.
Ming-Na Ming-Na is a Macanese-born American actress.
Ming-Na Wen Ming-Na (Pinyin: Wēn Míng-Nà; born November 20, 1963) is a Macanese-born American actress.
Nalo Hopkinson Nalo Hopkinson (born 1960) is a Jamaican science fiction and fantasy writer and editor.
Neil Peart Neil Ellwood Peart, (born September 12, 1952), is a Canadian musician and author.
Nicolas Cage Nicolas Kim Coppola (born January 7, 1964), known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor, director, and producer.
Ninotchka Rosca Ninotchka Rosca (born in the Philippines in 1946) is a Filipina feminist, author, journalist and human rights activist who is active in AF3IRM, the Mariposa Center for Change, Sisterhood is Glob...
Octavia E. Butler Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947February 24, 2006) was an American science fiction writer.
Osamu Tezuka Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese cartoonist, manga writer/artist, animator, producer, activist, and medical doctor, who never practiced medicine.
Pamela Dean Pamela Collins Dean Dyer-Bennet (born 1953), better known as Pamela Dean, is an American fantasy author whose most notable book is Tam Lin, based on the Child Ballad of the same name, ...
Pharrell Williams Pharrell Williams (born April 5, 1973), also known simply as Pharrell, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, musician, and fashion designer.
Phil Foglio Philip "Phil" Foglio is an American cartoonist and comic book artist best known for his humorous science fiction and fantasy work.
Piers Anthony Piers Anthony Dillingham Jacob (born 6 August 1934 in Oxford, England) is an English American author in the science fiction and fantasy genres, publishing under the name Piers Anthony.
Ray Bradbury Ray Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920June 5, 2012) was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction writer.
Ray Nelson Radell Faraday "Ray" Nelson (born October 3, 1931) is an American science fiction author and cartoonist most famous for his 1963 short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning", which was later used ...
Raymond "Duggie" Fisher Raymond "Duggie" Fisher (October 15, 1935-May 16, 1988) was a science fiction fan from Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Redd Boggs Dean Walter "Redd" Boggs (1921–1996) was a science fiction fanzine writer, editor and publisher from Los Angeles, California Beginning with his editing of the 1948 Fantasy Annual, and throu...
Reed Waller Reed Waller is an American comic book artist best known for his work on Omaha the Cat Dancer, together with Kate Worley.
Richard A. Lupoff Richard Allen "Dick" Lupoff (born February 21, 1935) is an American science fiction and mystery author, who has also written humor, satire, non-fiction and reviews.
Richard Dean Starr Richard Dean Starr is an American entrepreneur, editor, and author of fiction and graphic novels whose work has featured characters including Hellboy, Zorro, The Phantom, Kolchak: The Night Stal...
Richard Delap Richard Delap (1942-1987) was a Canadian science fiction writer, editor, and reviewer.
Richard Rosenberg Richard Rosenberg (1951–1992) (born Michael Knight in Chicago, Illinois, name changed after adoption as an infant) was an amateur filmmaker and science fiction & comic book fan in Universi...
Richard Tucholka Richard Tucholka (born February 9, 1954) is a writer, game designer and publisher, best known for his work in the creation of the role-playing games Fringeworthy & Bureau 13: Stalking the Nigh...
Richard Wilson (author) Richard Wilson (1920–1987) was a Nebula Award winning American science fiction writer and fan.
Robert A. W. Lowndes Robert Augustine Ward "Doc" Lowndes (September 4, 1916 – July 14, 1998) was an American science fiction author, editor and fan.
Robert Asprin Robert Lynn Asprin (June 28, 1946 – May 22, 2008) was an American science fiction and fantasy author and active fan, best known for his humorous MythAdventures and Phule's Company series.
Robert Bloch Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 – September 23, 1994) was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction.
Robert Coulson Robert Stratton "Buck" Coulson (May 12, 1928 - February 19, 1999) was an American science fiction writer, well-known fan, filk song writer, fanzine editor and bookseller from Indiana.
Robert E. Vardeman Robert Edward Vardeman (sometimes called Vardebob) (1947-) is an American science fiction fan and writer.
Robert Silverberg Robert Silverberg (born January 15, 1935) is a prolific American author and editor, best known for writing science fiction.
Robin Williams Robin McLaurin Williams (born July 21, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor, and stand-up comedian.
Rog Peyton Roger "Rog" Peyton is an English science fiction fan, bookseller, editor and publisher from Birmingham.
Roger Ebert Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic, journalist and screenwriter.
Roland J. Green Roland James Green (born September 2, 1944 in Bradford, Pennsylvania) is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and editor.
Roy Kettle Leroy Richard Arthur "Roy" Kettle OBE (born 1949) is a retired United Kingdom civil servant who, among many other achievements, was one of the principal architects of the Disability Discriminati...
Russ Chauvenet Louis Russell "Russ" Chauvenet (February 12, 1920 – June 24, 2003) was a champion chess player and one of the founders of science fiction fandom.
Rusty Hevelin James "Rusty" Hevelin (February 16, 1922 – December 27, 2011) was a science fiction fan, fanzine publisher, collector and huckster.
Sal Piro Sal Piro is the president of The Rocky Horror Picture Show Fan Club, a position he's held since 1977.
Sam Moskowitz Sam Moskowitz (June 30, 1920 – April 15, 1997) was an early fan and organizer of interest in science fiction and, later, a writer, critic, and historian of the field.
Samuel Edward Konkin III Samuel Edward Konkin III (8 July 1947 – 23 February 2004), also known as SEK3, was the author of the publication New Libertarian Manifesto and a proponent of a political philosophy whi...
Samuel Witwer Samuel Stewart "Sam" Witwer (born October 20, 1977) is an American actor and musician.
Sandra Miesel Sandra Louise Miesel (born Sandra Louise Schwartz on November 25, 1941) is an American medievalist, writer and science fiction and fantasy fan.
Trina Robbins Trina Robbins (born 1938) is an American comics artist and writer.
Troy Baker Troy E. Baker (born April 1, 1976, Dallas, Texas) is an American actor, musician and voice actor, who works with anime films, television series, and video games.
Vaughn Bodé Vaughn Bodē (; July 22, 1941 - July 18, 1975) was an artist involved in underground comics, graphic design and graffiti.
Vaughn Bodē Vaughn Bodē (July 22, 1941 - July 18, 1975) was an artist involved in underground comics and graphic design.
Vin¢ Clarke A(ubrey) Vince(nt) Clarke (1922-1998), often known as Vin¢ Clarke, was a well-known British science fiction fan.
Virginia Kidd Virginia Kidd (June 2, 1921 – January 11, 2003) was an American literary agent, writer and editor, particularly influential in science fiction and related fields.
Wally Wingert Wallace E. "Wally" Wingert (born May 6, 1961) is an American actor and voice actor.
Walt Willis Walter Alexander Willis (1919–1999) was a well-known Irish science fiction fan, resident in Belfast.
Walter A. Coslet Walter Allen Coslet (born in Lewistown, Montana on October 31, 1922, died in Helena, Montana on November 29, 1996) was a well known science fiction fan, collector, and fanzine publisher as well ...
Walter H. Breen Walter H. Breen (September 5, 1928 – April 27, 1993) was an American author.
Walter Kubilius Walter Kubilius (November 22, 1918 – September 22, 1993) was an American science fiction (short fiction) writer.
William Rotsler William "Bill" Rotsler (July 3, 1926 - October 8, 1997) was an American cartoonist and graphic artist; author of several science fiction novels and short stories, and television and film noveliz...
Willis Conover Willis Clark Conover, Jr. was a jazz producer and broadcaster on the Voice of America for over forty years.
Willy Ley Willy Ley (October 2, 1906 – June 24, 1969) was a German-American science writer, spaceflight advocate, and historian of science who helped popularize rocketry, spaceflight, and natural history ...
Wilson Tucker Arthur Wilson "Bob" Tucker (November 23, 1914 – October 6, 2006) was an American theater technician who became well known as a writer of mystery, action adventure, and science fiction under the ...
X. J. Kennedy X. J. Kennedy (born 21 August 1929, Dover, New Jersey, USA as Joseph Charles Kennedy) is a poet, translator, anthologist, editor, and author of children's literature and textbooks on Engli...
Yuri Lowenthal Yuri Lowenthal (born March 5, 1971) is an American actor and voice actor who has voiced an extensive number of anime and video game characters.