[Fan Gallery] Lunacon

Reference for Fan Gallery

Rev. 15-Aug-2014

This is the annual convention of the New York Science Fiction Society, Inc. (the Lunarians). It has been held since 1957 with the exception of 1964, the year of the New York World's Fair. It was originally held in New York City, moved to New Jersey, then to Westchester County, New York. Lunacon 34 was the first and only one to be held in New England.

GoHs current through 2014. Chairs current through 2014. See Lunacon 2014 Archive .

List matched up to current Fan Gallery Contents and their bios as of 06-Aug-2003; matched to Expansion List #1 (names) as of 15-Aug-2003; matched to Expansion List #2 - Inactive (Deceased) (names) as of 15-Aug-2003.

Names with links are already in the exhibit. Bold links are part of our "core" collection, and we definitely want them in the exhibit. Other bolded names are people we'd like to add to the collection.

  1. Abrams, Pete - Webtoonist GoH: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  2. Ackerman, Forrest J -- GoH: Lunacon 1974. bio updated.
  3. Anderson, Thom -- Co-Chair: Lunacon 1979.
  4. Ashton, Lisa - Costumer: Lunacon 49 (2006).
  5. Bayer, Jonathan -- Chair: Lunacon 1990.
  6. Birnbaum, Paul -- Chair: Lunacon 1994, 2003.
  7. Blackman, Mark -- Chair: Lunacon 1995.
  8. Boardman, John -- Co-FGoH: Lunacon 1998. bio updated.
  9. Boardman, Perdita -- Co-FGoH: Lunacon 1998.
  10. Breidbart, Seth -- Chair: Lunacon 1988, 1999. bio updated.
  11. Brown, Charles - Chair: Lunacon 9 (1966). bio updated.
  12. Buck, Dora - Chair: Lunacon 49 (2006).
  13. Butcher, Jim - WGoH: Lunacon 49 (2006).
  14. Carmody, Larry -- Chair: Lunacon 1984.
  15. Carr, Terry (deceased) -- WGoH: Lunacon 1984.
  16. Cassidy, Peter - Chair: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  17. Chalker, Jack L. -- Chair: Lunacon 1975; FGoH: Lunacon 1987. bio updated.
  18. Chauvin, Cy -- FGoH: Lunacon 1984.
  19. Clemmer, Curt -- FGoH: Lunacon 1985.
  20. Cole, Walter R. -- FGoH: Lunacon 1994.
  21. Connell, Byron - FGoH: Lunacon 49 (2006).
  22. Corrado, Dominick (Dom) -- Chair: Lunacon 45, 51 (2002, '08); FGoH: Lunacon 53 (2010).
  23. Dashoff, Joni Brill -- Co-FGoH: Lunacon 2003. bio updated.
  24. Dashoff, Todd -- Co-FGoH: Lunacon 2003. bio updated.
  25. Deneroff, Linda -- Chair: Lunacon 1981.
  26. DeVore, Howard -- FGoH: Lunacon 1971. bio updated.
  27. Dick, Karen - Co-Costuming GoH: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  28. Dick, Ricky - Co-Costuming GoH: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  29. Dietz, Frank - Chair: Lunacon 1 (1957); FGoH: Lunacon 50 (2007).
  30. Donewitz, Ira "The" -- Chair: Lunacon 1996, 2001.
  31. Foglio, Phil -- Visual Humor Guest: Lunacon 1996.
  32. Fish, Leslie - Filk GoH: Lunacon 56 (2013). bio updated.
  33. Grossman, Leigh - FGoH: Lunacon 52 (2009).
  34. Gaughan, Jack (deceased) -- AGoH: Lunacon 1981.
  35. Gilliland, Alexis -- FGoH: Lunacon 1993.
  36. Glyer, Mike -- FGoH: Lunacon 1995. bio updated.
  37. Grubbs, Peter -- Featured Filker: Lunacon 1994.
  38. Hellinger, Stuart -- Chair: Lunacon 1982, 1992, 2000.
  39. Hertz, John -- FGoH: Lunacon 2001. bio updated.
  40. Janifer, Seth - Chair: Lunacon 50 (2007).
  41. Kyle, David A. -- FGoH: Lunacon 1989. bio updated.
  42. Langsam, Devra -- Chair: Lunacon 1977.
  43. Leathers, Graham -- Featured Filker: Lunacon 1995.
  44. Lewis, Anthony R. -- FGoH: Lunacon 1999. bio updated.
  45. Litt, Elan -- Co-Chair: Lunacon 1987.
  46. Lonsdale, Allison - Music GoH: Lunacon 53 (2010). bio updated.
  47. Lundry, Don -- Chair: Lunacon 1972; Chair: Lunacon 1976. bio updated.
  48. McConnell, Michael ("Mr. Shirt") - Chair: Lunacon 52, 54, 56 (2009, '11, '13); Co-Chair: Lunacon 57 (2014).
  49. McConnell, Stacey Helton - Chair: Lunacon 53, 55 (2010, '12).
  50. McCunney, Dennis -- Chair: Lunacon 1991.
  51. Madison, Eileen -- Chair: Lunacon 1998.
  52. Minambres, Teresa -- Chair: Lunacon 1985.
  53. Morris, Skip - FGoH: Lunacon 48 (2005).
  54. Morrison, William -- Co-Chair: Lunacon 1987, 1993.
  55. Ontell, Ron -- Co-FGoH: Lunacon 2002. bio updated.
  56. Ontell, Val aka Valerie Sussman -- Chair: Lunacon 1986, 1989; Co-FGoH: Lunacon 2002. bio updated.
  57. Pelz, Bruce -- FGoH: Lunacon 1996. bio updated.
  58. Pettinger, Pierre - Co-Costuming GoH: Lunacon 48 (2005). bio updated.
  59. Pettinger, Sandy - Co-Costuming GoH: Lunacon 48 (2005). bio updated.
  60. Resnick, Mike -- TM: Lunacon 1987. bio updated.
  61. Rosenstein, Elyse -- Chair: Lunacon 1983.
  62. Rosenstein, Steve -- Chair: Lunacon 1980.
  63. Saha, Art -- Chair: Lunacon 1974; Co-Chair: Lunacon 1979; FGoH: Lunacon 1986.
  64. Saul, Preston - Chair: Lunacon 48 (2005).
  65. Schmeidler, Lucy - FGoH: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  66. Schuster, Al -- Chair: Lunacon 1973.
  67. Shaw, Larry T. (deceased) -- GoH: Lunacon 1970.
  68. Shiffman, Stu -- FGoH: Lunacon 2000.
  69. Siclari, Joe - FGoH: Lunacon 51 (2008). bio updated.
  70. Singer, Jon -- FGoH: Lunacon 1992. bio updated.
  71. Stiles, Steve -- FGoH: Lunacon 1982. bio updated.
  72. Stubbs, Harry aka Hal Clement -- GoH: Lunacon 1965; FGoH: Lunacon 1991. bio updated.
  73. Sutton, Bill -- Featured Filkers: Lunacon 1992.
  74. Sutton, Brenda -- Featured Filkers: Lunacon 1992.
  75. Tucker, Wilson -- TM: Lunacon 1988. bio updated.
  76. Upton, John William -- Chair: Lunacon 1997.
  77. Virzi, Pat Mueller aka Pat Mueller -- FGoH: Lunacon 1988. bio updated.
  78. Walsh, Michael J. -- FGoH: Lunacon 1997. bio updated.
  79. White, Ted - Chair: Lunacon 11, 12 (1968-'69). Chair, 1970? bio updated.
  80. Williamson, Jack -- WGoH: Lunacon 1987.
  81. Wollheim, Donald A. (deceased) -- GoH: Lunacon 1968; FGoH: Lunacon 1983.
  82. Wollheim, Elsie -- FGoH: Lunacon 1983.
  83. Yalow, Ben -- Chair: Lunacon 1978. bio updated.
  84. Yanolatos, David N. - Co-Chair: Lunacon 57 (2014).
  85. Zuckerman, Eric "in the Elevator" - SG: Lunacon 54 (2011).

Other GoHs

  1. Aldiss, Brian -- GoH: Lunacon 1975.
  2. Amazing/Fantastic Magazines -- GoH: Lunacon 1976.
  3. Anderson, Poul -- WGoH: Lunacon 1995.
  4. Asimov, Isaac -- GoH: Lunacon 1966.
  5. Ballantine, Betty -- Co-Publisher GoH: Lunacon 1991.
  6. Ballantine, Ian -- Co-Publisher GoH: Lunacon 1991.
  7. Blanchard, N. Taylor -- AGoH: Lunacon 1988.
  8. Blish, James -- GoH: Lunacon 1967.
  9. Bloch, Robert -- WGoH: Lunacon 1978.
  10. Brunner, John -- WGoH: Lunacon 1991.
  11. Butler, Octavia -- WGoH: Lunacon 1998.
  12. Campbell, Jr., John W. -- Editor GoH: Lunacon 1971.
  13. Canty, Thomas -- AGoH: Lunacon 1990.
  14. Card, Orson Scott -- WGoH: Lunacon 1993.
  15. Cherry, David -- AGoH: Lunacon 1997.
  16. Cherryh, C.J. -- WGoH: Lunacon 1997.
  17. Curtis, Richard -- Publishing GoH: Lunacon 1993.
  18. Carey, Jacqueline - WGoH: Lunacon 51 (2008).
  19. Constantine, Storm - WGoH: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  20. Dixon, Larry - AGoH: Lunacon 52 (2009).
  21. de Camp, Catherine Crook -- GoH: Lunacon 1977.
  22. de Camp, L. Sprague -- GoH: Lunacon 1977.
  23. de Guardiola, Susan -- MC: Lunacon 2003.
  24. Delany, Samuel R. -- WGoH: Lunacon 1992.
  25. Del Rey, Lester -- GoH: Lunacon 1959.
  26. Di Fate, Vincent -- AGoH: Lunacon 1980.
  27. Dickson, Gordon R. -- WGoH: Lunacon 1985.
  28. Doherty, Tom -- Publisher GoH: Lunacon 1990.
  29. Effinger, George Alec -- WGoH: Lunacon 2000.
  30. Eggleton, Bob -- AGoH: Lunacon 1999.
  31. Ellison, Harlan -- GoH: Lunacon 1973.
  32. Emshwiller, Ed (Emsh) -- GoH: Lunacon 1960.
  33. Feinberg, Prof. Gerald -- Science: Lunacon 1991.
  34. Foster, Alan Dean -- WGoH: Lunacon 2002.
  35. Freas, Frank Kelly -- AGoH: Lunacon 1991.
  36. Friedman, Dean -- Special Musical Guest: Lunacon 1994.
  37. Friesner, Esther M. -- Co-WGoH: Lunacon 1996.
  38. Flint, Eric - Toastmaster: Lunacon 52 (2009).
  39. Flynn, Michael F. - WGoH: Lunacon 56 (2013); SG: Lunacon 57 (2014).
  40. Freer, Dave - WGoH: Lunacon 52 (2009).
  41. Gallegos, Randy - AGoH: Lunacon 57 (2014).
  42. Giancola, Donato -- AGoH: Lunacon 1998.
  43. Goulart, Ron -- WGoH: Lunacon 1979.
  44. Gurney, James -- AGoH: Lunacon 2002.
  45. Honeck, Butch - AGoH: Lunacon 48 (2005).
  46. Howlett, Winston A. - SG: Lunacon 51 (2008).
  47. Huff, Tanya - WGoH: Lunacon 53 (2010).
  48. Hambly, Barbara -- SG: Lunacon 2000.
  49. Hamilton, Peter F. -- SG: Lunacon 2002.
  50. Harrison, Harry -- WGoH: Lunacon 1988.
  51. Hartwell, David G. -- Editor: Lunacon 1989.
  52. Hickman, Stephen -- AGoH: Lunacon 1995.
  53. Johnson, Barbi -- AGoH: Lunacon 1983.
  54. Kennedy, Mark -- Special Origami Guest: Lunacon 1996.
  55. Kidd, Tom -- AGoH: Lunacon 1984.
  56. Klukas, Johnna Y. - AGoH: Lunacon 51 (2008).
  57. Kress, Nancy -- SG: Lunacon 2001.
  58. Kurtz, Katherine -- WGoH: Lunacon 1990.
  59. Lackey, Mercedes - SG: Lunacon 52 (2009).
  60. Lee, Jody A. - AGoH: Lunacon 2001.
  61. Lehr, Paul -- AGoH: Lunacon 1992.
  62. L'Engle, Madeline -- SG: Lunacon 1986.
  63. Ley, Willy -- GoH: Lunacon 1961.
  64. Lowndes, Robert A. W. -- GoH: Lunacon 1969.
  65. Looney, Andy - Co-Gaming GoH: Lunacon 55 (2012).(?)
  66. Looney, Kristin - Co-Gaming GoH: Lunacon 55 (2012).(?)
  67. McCaffrey, Anne -- WGoH: Lunacon 1983.
  68. McIntyre, Vonda N. -- WGoH: Lunacon 1994.
  69. Mather, Theresa - AGoH: Lunacon 53 (2010).
  70. Mattingly, David - AGoH: Lunacon 49 (2006).
  71. Mayo, Rachel - AGoH: Lunacon 54 (2011).
  72. Moore, Christopher - WGoH: Lunacon 50 (2007).
  73. Maitz, Don -- AGoH: Lunacon 1985.
  74. Merril, Judith -- GoH: Lunacon 1963.
  75. Niven, Larry -- WGoH: Lunacon 1980.
  76. O'Connor, William - AGoH: Lunacon 56 (2013).
  77. O'Hare, Michael -- Media Guest: Lunacon 1997.
  78. Paul, Frank R. -- GoH: Lunacon 1958.
  79. Pohl, Frederik -- GoH: Lunacon 1962.
  80. Pratchett, Terry -- Co-WGoH: Lunacon 1996.
  81. Pierce, Tamora - YA WGoH: Lunacon 55 (2012).
  82. Ringo, John - WGoH: Lunacon 55 (2012).
  83. Randall, Marta -- WGoH: Lunacon 1986.
  84. Robinson, Jeanne -- Co-WGoH: Lunacon 2003.
  85. Robinson, Spider -- Co-WGoH: Lunacon 2003.
  86. Rogow, Roberta -- TM: Lunacon 2002.
  87. Rowena -- AGoH:2003.
  88. Rusch, Kristine Kathryn -- SG: Lunacon 1992.
  89. Saberhagan, Fred -- WGoH: Lunacon 1982.
  90. Schoenherr, John -- AGoH: Lunacon 1982.
  91. Shaw, Barclay -- AGoH: Lunacon 1993.
  92. Sheffield, Charles -- WGoH: Lunacon 2001.
  93. Simonson, Louise -- Comics Industry Guests: Lunacon 1994.
  94. Simonson, Walter -- Comics Industry Guests: Lunacon 1994.
  95. Snellings, Lisa -- AGoH: Lunacon 2000.
  96. Sturgeon, Theodore -- GoH: Lunacon 1972.
  97. Sweet, Darrell K. -- AGoH: Lunacon 1987.
  98. Schoen, Lawrence M. - WGoH: Lunacon 54 (2011).
  99. Seeley, Dave - AGoH: Lunacon 50 (2007).
  100. Spoor, Ryk - WGoH: Lunacon 57 (2014).
  101. Swanwick, Michael - WGoH: Lunacon 48 (2005).
  102. Taylor, Howard - AGoH: Lunacon 55 (2012).
  103. Vinge, Vernor -- WGoH: Lunacon 1999.
  104. Walotsky, Ron -- AGoH: Lunacon 1989.
  105. Warhola, James -- AGoH: Lunacon 1994.
  106. Whelan, Michael - AGoH: Lunacon 47 (2004).
  107. White, James -- WGoH: Lunacon 1981.
  108. Wilson, Dawn -- AGoH: Lunacon 1986.
  109. Wilson, Gahan -- AGoH: Lunacon 1979.
  110. Yalow, Dr. Rosalyn S. -- SG: Lunacon 1978.
  111. Zelazny, Roger -- WGoH: Lunacon 1989.

As people and their achievements are added to the exhibit, their entries here will be marked with this annotation: bio updated.