Wednesday, January 20, 2016

RIP: David G. Hartwell (1941-2016)

RIP: David G. Hartwell (1941-2016): Scott Edelman and John Scalzi are confirming that longtime science fiction editor and fan David G. Hartwell passed away following a massive brain bleed. Hartwell was most recently an editor at Tor Books. He was also the editor of numerous anthologies, including The Science Fiction Century, Space Opera Renaissance, and the Year’s Best SF and Year’s Best Fantasy series. He was also the publisher of The New York Review of Science Fiction.


SteveHL said...

Besides editing the anthologies, he wrote a pretty good one-volume overview of the field, Age of Wonders: Exploring the World of Science Fiction.


Henry Melton said...

I only contributed one story to his anthologies, the Christmas Stars, but he was a friendly face at the big conventions. I’ll miss him.

Todd Mason said...

Fell on the stairs, carrying books (the family was preparing to move house). So, let the kids or younger friends or paid staff move things. Or at least take every pain.

Todd Mason said...

I'd misunderstood...he was moving bookshelf pieces.

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