Obituary: Martin H. Greenberg

Editor Martin H. Greenberg (b.1941) died on June 25 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Greenberg has worked for several decades as an anthologist, packager, and editor, publishing anthologies in conjunction with scores of other editors/authors including Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg, Esther Friesner, Gregory Benford, Jane Yolen, Mike Resnick, and many more. Greenberg received the Prometheus Award in 2005 and was one of the first recipients of the Solstice Award in 2009.

Solstice Awards

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) have announced the creation of the Solstice Award, presented for significant impact on the science fiction or fantasy landscape. The award may be given to anyone who has not already received the Damon Knight Grand Master Award or been named Author Emeritus by the SFWA. The award’s first three recipients include Kate Wilhelm, Martin H. Greenberg, and the late Algis Budrys. The awards will be presented at this year’s Nebula weekend in Los Angeles.

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