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Nielsen Hayden, Teresa

(1956-    ) US editor and author, born Teresa Nielsen; she legally changed her name in 1979 when she married Patrick Nielsen Hayden. She was managing editor in charge of the production department at Tor Books from 1988-1990 and has subsequently worked there as a consulting editor, acquiring and/or editing many new sf titles. With her husband, she has been active in Fandom, producing the Fanzine Izzard from 1982 to 1987. Making Book (coll 1994) assembles a range of cogent ...

Chappell, George S

(1877-1946) US architect and author, author of some Broadway musicals, well known in the 1920s as a humorist. Most of his work of genre interest was written as by Walter E Traprock; he also published essays on architectural subjects as by Tsquare. As Traprock, he is best known for the Kawa sequence of spoof travelogues beginning with The Cruise of the Kawa: Wanderings in the South Seas (1921) as by Walter E Traprock, and other similar titles. Through the Alimentary Canal with Gun and Camera: A ...

Captain Pipeclay

Pseudonym of the unidentified author (?   -?   ) of The Battle of Foxhill, the Prince of Wales in a Mess [for full title see Checklist] (1871 chap), a Satire which uses the Battle of Dorking scenario to comment on contemporary politics. [JC]

Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!

Japanese animated tv series (2020). Original title Eizōken ni wa Te o Dasu na!. Based on the Manga by Sumito Ōwara. Science SARU. Directed by Masaaki Yuasa. Written by Yūichirō Kido and Masaaki Yuasa. Voice cast included Sairi Itō, Misato Matsuoka and Mutsumi Tamura. Twelve 25-minute episodes. Colour. / When she was a child, Midori Asakusa's (Itō) family moved into an apartment in the town of Shibahama; though the district is a maze of concrete, for her it is ...

Henneberg, Charles

Working name of German author Charles Henneberg zu Irmelshausen Wasungen (1899-1959), for whose writings with Nathalie Henneberg as N C Henneberg, see her entry. [JC]

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos and one Semiprozine Hugo for his self-produced news magazine, Ansible (which see). His one ...

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