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Locus (magazine)

Locus, subtitled The Magazine of The Science Fiction & Fantasy Field, is published monthly in Oakland, California. [1]

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Arthur C. Clarke

Sri Lankabhimanya Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS The award of Knight Bachelor carries the title of "Sir" and no post-nominal letters (see) meaning that the previous post-nominals, "CBE" are also still used.

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Boston

Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Charles N. Brown

Charles Nikki Brown (June 24, 1937 – July 12, 2009) was the co-founder and editor of Locus, the long-running news and reviews magazine covering the genres of science fiction and fantasy literature.

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Classified advertising

Classified advertising is a form of advertising which is particularly common in newspapers, online and other periodicals which may be sold or distributed free of charge.

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Connie Willis

Constance Elaine Trimmer Willis (born December 31, 1945) is an American science fiction/fantasy writer.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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Fanzine

A fanzine (blend of fan and magazine or -zine) is a nonprofessional and nonofficial publication produced by fans of a particular cultural phenomenon (such as a literary or musical genre) for the pleasure of others who share their interest.

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Gary K. Wolfe

Gary K. Wolfe (born Gary Kent Wolfe in 1946) is an American science fiction editor, critic and biographer.

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Hugo Award

The Hugo Awards are a set of awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

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Hugo Award for Best Fanzine

The Hugo Awards are given every year by the World Science Fiction Society for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

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Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine

The Hugo Awards are given every year by the World Science Fiction Society for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

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Jonathan Strahan

Jonathan Strahan (born 1964 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is an editor and publisher of science fiction.

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List of literary magazines

This is a list of literary magazines and journals: periodicals devoted to book reviews, creative nonfiction, essays, poems, short fiction, and similar literary endeavors.

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Locus Award

The Locus Awards are an annual set of literary awards by the science fiction and fantasy magazine Locus, a monthly based in Oakland, California.

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Locus Online

Locus Online (born 1997) is the online component of Locus Magazine.

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Mimeograph

The stencil duplicator or mimeograph machine (often abbreviated to mimeo) is a low-cost printing press that works by forcing ink through a stencil onto paper.

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Nick Gevers

Nick Gevers (b. 1965 in Oxford, United Kingdom) is a South African science fiction editor and critic, whose work has appeared in The Washington Post Book World, Interzone, Scifi.com, SF Site, The New York Review of Science Fiction and Nova Express.

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Niekas

Niekas (from Lithuanian: nothing or nobody) was a science fiction fanzine published from 1962–1998 by Ed Meskys – also spelled Meškys – of New Hampshire.

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Oakland, California

Oakland is a major West Coast port city in the U.S. state of California.

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Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein (See also the biography at the end of For Us, the Living, 2004 edition, p. 261. July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American science fiction writer.

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Science fiction

Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.

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Science fiction convention

Science fiction conventions are gatherings of fans of various forms of speculative fiction including science fiction and fantasy.

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St. Louis

St.

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Terry Pratchett

Sir Terence David John "Terry" Pratchett, OBE (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels, especially comical works.

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The Independent

The Independent is a British national morning newspaper published in London by Independent Print Limited, owned by Alexander Lebedev since 2010.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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Worldcon

Worldcon, or more formally the World Science Fiction Convention, the annual convention of the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS), is a science fiction convention.

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27th World Science Fiction Convention

The 27th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as St.

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29th World Science Fiction Convention

The 29th World Science Fiction Convention, also known as Noreascon I, was held September 2–6, 1971, at the Sheraton-Boston Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Locus_(magazine)

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