Bibliographer Ignatius Frederic Clarke (I.F. Clarke) (b.1918) died on November 5. Clarke published Voices Prophesying War in 1966 and followed it up with a multi-volume history of British science fiction in 2001. In 1974, Clarke won the SFRA’s Pilgrim Award for distinguished contribution to science fiction and the organization’s Pioneer Award in 1997 for his essay “Future-war Fiction: The First Main Phase 1871-1900.” In addition, with his wife, Margaret, Clarke produced several translations of French science fiction.
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