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Terry Carr

(Terry Gene Carr)
USA (1937 - 1987)

aka Carl Brandon, Norman Edwards

Terry Carr was born in 1937 and got involved in science fiction fandom soon thereafter. He was an outstanding fan writer and won the Fan Writer Hugo in1973 and was a nominee for the Fan Writer Hugo in 1971 and 1972. Terry was one of the two SF bay area fans responsible for the famous hoax fan 'CarlJoshua Brandon' after whom the Carl Brandon Society takes its name.

He was also a science fiction writer though was principally known as an SF editor. The original Ace Science Fiction Specials series were a product ofhis skill, as is the revived line. He was also the editor of the best and longest running original anthology, Universe, as well as the most prestigious best-of-the-year collection. Terry lived in the San Franciscobay area and passed away in 1987.
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Anthologies edited

Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Terry Carr

Short stories
Brown Robert (1962)
Hop-Friend (1962)
Stanley Toothbrush (1962) (as by Carl Brandon)
The Old Man of the Mountains (1963)
Touchstone (1964)
The Robots Are Here (1967)
Sleeping Beauty (1967)
The Dance of the Changer and the Three (1968)Hugo (nominee)
Nebula Awards (nominee)
In His Image (1971)
Ozymandias (1972)
Thus I Refute (1972)
Changing of the Gods (1973)
Some Are Born Cats (1973) (with Carol Carr)
They Live on Levels (1973)
The Winds at Starmont (1973)
The Colors of Fear (1974)
Rejoice, Rejoice, We Have No Choice (1974)

Hugo Best Short Story nominee (1969) : The Dance of the Changer and the Three
Nebula Awards Best Short Story nominee (1969) : The Dance of the Changer and the Three
Nebula Awards Best Novel nominee (1978) : Cirque

Terry Carr recommends
Driftglass: Ten Tales of Speculative Fiction
Driftglass: Ten Tales of Speculative Fiction (1971)
Samuel R Delany
"One of the three finest science fiction stories of all time."
Starshadows (1977)
Pamela Sargent
"Pamela Sargent is an important science fiction writer for the 70's."

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