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Marty Massoglia [Print]

Los Angeles CA area
Primarily Book fan, secondarily Con fan.

Fan GOH at Penulticon 3 in Denver, at Conquistador 5 in San Diego, and Tuscon 10 (1983).

Chair, Loscon 4 (1977).

Committees: Programming for an early Loscon; Dealers room at numerous cons including Westercon, Nasfic, Loscon, Phil & Eds, and others; Dealer security at Iguanacon; Several trivia contests at various conventions; Con Suite & Gopher Hole at 1984 Worldcon; others at various cons 1965-1985. Have run Regency Dancing at over 20 conventions, mostly in AZ over the past 20 years.

Clubs: Founded the Michigan State University Science Fiction Society (MSUSFS) in 1963, and was active in it from 1963 to 1973. Also active in Tolkien Fellowship at MSU during same period. Assistant Librarian at LASFS for several years.

Fanzines: Involved with putting out two issues of AGENT OF VAGUENESS when at MSU (co-edited and wrote some, ran mimeo, collated, and etc.), and occasional zines in APA-L & Lasfapa. Put out a number of publisher checklists in 1969, 1977 to 1980, several of which were reviewed favorably in Asimov's Magazine Book Review.

APAs: APA-L off and on from 1975 to 2001. LASFAPA first few years.

For the past 10 years, most of my fanac has been as a bookseller.

Photo by Bruce Pelz, Oct. 1998
Data: Aug. 2002

Rev. 06-Aug-2003