Forry Award

Greg Bear has been named the recipient of this year Forry Award, presented for lifetime achievemetn in the SF field by LASFS. The award had been presented annually since 1966. The winners are selected by a vote of the LASFS membership.
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Greg Bear in Hospital

Authro Greg Bear was hospitalized and underwent emergency cardiac surgery on September 23. Bear’s aorta was repaired and a mechanical aortic valve. According to his wife, Astrid, Bear is feeling better and beginning the recuperation process.

Bears Battle Gutenberg Over Anderson

Greg and Astrid Bear and Karen Anderson have accused Project Gutenberg of posting stories written by Poul Anderson in violation of copyright. Project Gutenberg claims the stories, originally published in the 1940s and 1950s, are in public domain. The Bears and Anderson state that the copyrights are current and belong to their family. Karen Anderson is Poul Anderson’s widow, Astrid and Greg Bear are Anderson’s daughter and son-in-law.

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