FGoH: InCon 10 (Spokane, 2000); Lunacon 44 (Rye Town NY, 2001);
Westercon 57 (Phoenix, 2004); Con-Version 22 (Calgary, 2006).
Special Guest: Boskone 50 (2013).
Big Heart Award, 2003.
DUFF 2010 Winner.
Fanzines: Vanamonde. Anthologies: Dancing and Joking (2005), West of the Moon (2002). Editor, with Len & June Moffatt: Button-Tack (Rick Sneary memorial zine, 1991, 2nd ed. 1992). Editor, Worldcon program book (1984).
Rotsler Award judge, 2003-present.
Hugo nominee as Best Fanwriter, 2006.
Addicted to Georgette Heyer's romance novels of the English Regency by Fuzzy Pink Niven and Mary Jane Jewell (Mary Jane Hertz 1973-'90); began teaching Regency Dancing, and is more or less responsible for that mania.
Convention participant: panelist, Masquerade MC or judge, Art Show Docent, Fanzine Lounge host, Regency Dance instructor.
First contact with fandom: ca. 1969
Note for the web page: this is the caption used on the photo in the Fan Gallery Exhibit. There is no photo online. And while John does not have a website of his own, a collection of some of his fanwriting can be seen on the L.A.con IV website.