Everett Bleiler (b.1920) died on June 13. Bleiler, who was twice nominated for the Hugo Award for his works Science Fiction: The Early Years and Science Fiction: The Gernsback Years, was a leading bibliographer of the field. He is also credited with co-editing, with T.E. Dikty, the first year’s best anthology series. He won the SFRA Pilgrim Award in 1984 and the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1988.
The Fix Online editor Eugie Foster has announced that she will be stepping down as editor of the short fiction review site. According to Foster, “I need to devote more time to my writing than helming The Fix Online allows me. So it is with both regret and sadness that I am stepping down as its editor.” She will be replaced by former Assistant Editor Marshall Payne.