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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 www.carlbrandon.org 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.
 
Anthology series
World's Best Science Fiction 1965World's Best Science Fiction 1968World's Best Science Fiction 1969World's Best Science Fiction 1970
World's Best Science Fiction 1971The 1972 Annual World's Best SFWorld's Best Science Fiction 1967
 
Universe 1Universe 2Universe 3Universe 4
Universe 5Universe 6Universe 7Universe 8
Universe 9Universe 10UniverseX 11Universe 12
Universe 13Universe 14Universe 15Universe 16
Universe 17
 
The Best Science Fiction of the YearThe Best Science Fiction of the Year 2The Best Science Fiction of the Year 3The Best Science Fiction of the Year 4
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 5The Best Science Fiction of the Year 6The Best Science Fiction of the Year 7The Best Science Fiction of the Year 8
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 9The Best Science Fiction of the Year 10The Best Science Fiction of the Year 11The Best Science Fiction of the Year 12
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 13Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year 14Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction of the Year 15Terry Carr's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year 16
 
The Year's Finest FantasyThe Year's Finest Fantasy Volume 2Fantasy Annual IIIFantasy Annual IV
Fantasy Annual V
 
The Best Science Fiction Novellas of the Year 1The Best Science Fiction Novellas of the Year 2
 
Anthologies edited
Science Fiction for People Who Hate Science FictionNew Worlds of FantasyThe OthersNew Worlds of Fantasy 2
On Our Way to the FutureNew Worlds of Fantasy 3This Side of InfinityNo Mind of Man
An Exaltation of StarsInto the UnknownWorlds Far and NearFellowship of the Stars
Creatures from BeyondPlanets of WonderThe Ides of Tomorrow: Original Science Fiction Tales of HorrorTo Follow a Star
The Infinite ArenaClassic Science FictionDream's Edge: Science Fiction Stories About the Future of Planet EarthThe Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Four
A Treasury of Modern Fantasy100 Great Fantasy Short Short StoriesMasters of Fantasy
 
Non fiction
 
Anthologies containing stories by Terry Carr
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 12th SeriesThe Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 14th SeriesNew Worlds of FantasyNebula Award Stories 4
Again Dangerous Visions Book 2Into the UnknownWorlds Far and NearCreatures from Beyond
The Best of New DimensionsThe Science Fictional Solar SystemThe Road to Science Fiction 4: From Here to ForeverMagic for Sale
Top Fantasy100 Great Fantasy Short Short Stories
 
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 (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)


Awards
Hugo Best Short story nominee (1969) : The Dance of the Changer and the Three
Nebula Best Short story nominee (1969) : The Dance of the Changer and the Three
Nebula 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
Starshadows (1977)
Pamela Sargent
"Pamela Sargent is an important science fiction writer for the 70's."



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