Alex: Convention fan, former fanzine editor; book, fanzine, magazine, and art collector.
Phyllis: Convention fan. Much too lazy to be anything else.
Con Committees (Alex):
Con Committees (Phyllis):
WindyCon 2 and 3, MidAmeriCon, Chicon 2000.
A bunch of art show prizes at PacifiCon II (1964 Worldcon/Westercon)
Founding member Science Fiction Research Association. Member of Editorial Board
of one of its publications, EXTRAPOLATION.
Phyllis: Member of the University of Chicago SF Club in
1961-62. Would have been
its only student member in 1963 if it hadn't evaporated before that.
Contributed to and helped edit TRUMPET, Tom Reamy and Ken Keller's fanzine.
Phyllis wrote a few articles for other fanzines over the years. Most of these are long forgotten.
Alex: Put on SF art exhibits at many cons, including Atlanta Worldcon (1986), Minicon
(1996), Chicon 2000, and various regionals, including Kubla Khan and Windycon.
Gave gala slide presentation on "2001: A Space Odyssey" at MidAmeriCon (1976)
and reprised it at ConQuesT (2001).
First contact with fandom: 1961 (Phyllis).
Photo by Chaz Boston Baden, Nov. 2002
Data: Dec. 2002