[Portrait format] 07-Aug-2014

[Hertz, John] John Hertz

Los Angeles CA (but Chicago-born)
Member: LASFS (1969- )

FGoH: InCon 10 (Spokane, 2000); Lunacon 44 (Rye Town NY, 2001); Westercon 57 (Phoenix, 2004); Con-Version 22 (Calgary, 2006); Loscon 38 (2011).
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

Photo by Dave Rike Sept. 1993
Data: Aug. 2014

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.

Rev. 07-Aug-2014