FAAN Awards

The winners of the FAAN Award, selected by members of Corflu, were announced today at Corflu 34 in Las Vegas. In 2018, Corflu will take place in Toronto.

  • Fan Artist: Steve Stiles
  • Fanzine Cover: BEAM 10, by Harry Bell
  • Gnezine: Banana Wings
  • Letterhack: Paul Skelton
  • Perzine: The White Notebooks
  • Special Issue: THEN
  • Fan Writer: Andy Hooper
  • Fan Website: eFanzines.com
  • Past President of Fanzine Writers of America: Pete Young

News from Corflu

Corflu Chiflu took place in Chicago the weekend of May 13-15, chaired by Nigel Rowe. During the convention, the location of Corflu 34 as selected. The con will be held from April 29-30, 2017 at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel in Woodland Hills with Marty Cantor chairing.

During the convention, the FAAN Awards were presented.

  • Best Genzine of 2015 (tie): Chunga, edited by Randy Byers, Andy Hooper and carl juarez; Raucous Caucus, edited by Pat Charnock
  • Best Personal Zine of 2015: Vibrator, edited by Graham Charnock
  • Best Special Publication of 2015: The MOTA Reader, edited by Dan Steffan
  • Best Fan Website of 2015: eFanzines.com, managed by Bill Burns
  • Best Fan Writer of 2015: Roy Kettle
  • Best Fan Artist of 2015: Steve Stiles
  • Best Letterhack of 2015 (The Harry Warner, Jr. Memorial Award for Best Fan Correspondent): Paul Skelton
  • Best Fanzine Cover of 2015: Raucous Caucus #4, by D West with Harry Bell
  • Number One Fan Face of 2015: Dan Steffan
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: John Bangsund

Many members of Chiflu also seen at Wrigley Field or at the nearby Nebula Conference to participate in early morning architectural/history walks or the mass autographing.

FAAN Award Winners

The winners of the FAAN Award, selected by members of Corflu, were announced today at Tynecon III: The Corflu in Newcastle upon Tyne. In 2016, Corflu will take place in Chicago.

  • Best Genzine: Banana Wings, edited by Claire Brialey and Mark Plummer
  • Best Personal Fanzine: Vibrator, edited by Graham Charnock
  • Best Single Issue: Trap Door #31
  • Best Fan Writer: Mark Plummer
  • Best Fan Artist: Steve Stiles
  • Best Letterhack: Paul Skelton
  • Best Fanzine Cover: Banana Wings #56, by D West
  • Best Fan Website: eFanzines
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Peter Weston
  • Graham Charnock elected as past President of Fanzine Writers of America.

FAAN Award Winners

The FAAN Awards were presented at Corflu 31 in Richmond, VA on May 4. Tynecon 3: The Corflu, is scheduled to take place in Newcastle, UK the weekend of March 27-29, 2015.

  • Best Genzine: Banana Wings, edited by Mark Plummer & Claire Brialey
  • Best Personal Fanzine:Flag, edited by Andy Hooper
  • Best Single Issue: Trap Door #30, edited by Robert Lichtman
  • Best Web­site: efanzines.com
  • Best Fanzine Cover: Inca 9 cover by Harry Bell
    Best Fan Artist or Cartoonist: Steve Stiles

  • Best Fan Writer: Andy Hooper
  • Harry Warner Jr. Memorial Award for Best Letterhack: Robert Lichtman
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Ray Nelson
  • Corflu 31 GoH: Gregg Trend
  • Past President of fwa: John Nielsen-Hall (Unc. Johnny)

FAAN Awards Announced

The FAAN Awards were announced at Corflu XXX on May 5 in Portland, OR.

  • Best Genzine: Chunga, edited by by Andy Hooper, Randy Byers, and carl juarez
  • Best Personal Fanzine: A Meara for Observers, edited by Mike Meara
  • Best Single Issue: Trapdoor #29, edited by Robert Lichtman
  • Best Web­site: eFanzines.com
  • Best Fanzine Cover: Dan Steffan, Banana Wings #50
  • Best Fan Artist: Dan Steffan
  • Best Fan Writer: Andy Hooper
  • Harry Warner Jr. Memorial Award for Best Letterhack: Robert Lichtman

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FAAN Awards

The FAAN Awards were announced on April 22 at Corflu Glitter, held from April 20-22 in Las Vegas, NV.

  • Best Website: eFanzines.com, hosted by Bill Burns
  • Harry Warner Jr. Memorial Award Best Letterhack: Robert Lichtman
  • Best Perzine: A Meara for Observers, edited by Mike Meara
  • Best Single Issue or Anthology: Alternative Pants, edited by Randy Byers
  • Best Fan Artist: Steve Stiles
  • Best Fan Writer: Mark Plummer
  • Best Genzine or Collaboration: Banana Wings, edited by Mark Plummer and Claire Brialey
  • #1 Fan Face: Mark Plummer

For more information…

FAAN Ballots Available

Chris Garcia has announced that this year’s ballot for the FAAN Awards, to be presented at Corflu 28 is on-line. Ballots are due back to Chris by February 4. Anyone with the necessary knowledge of the people and their work is eligible. If you think you may be unknown to the Administrator, please cite a fan (include contact details, e.g. email address) who can confirm your credentials.

For more information (pdf)