Entry updated 29 October 2021. Tagged: Author, Editor.
(1933- ) Jamaica-born author, poet, art curator/critic and editor, in the UK from 1946, whose most notable genre contribution is his compilation of the important early sf Poetry anthology Holding Your Eight Hands: An Anthology of Science Fiction Verse (anth 1969). Contributors included Brian Aldiss, John Brunner, Robert Conquest, Thomas M Disch, John Fairfax, C S Lewis, H P Lovecraft, Lucie-Smith himself, George MacBeth, Peter Redgrove, John Sladek and D M Thomas. [DRL]
John Edward McKenzie Lucie-Smith
born Kingston, Jamaica: 27 February 1933
works as editor (selected)
- Holding Your Eight Hands: An Anthology of Science Fiction Verse (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1969) [poetry: anth: hb/]
- London: The Metamorphosis (London: Unicorn Publishing Group, 2020) [nonfiction: commentary on illustrations of London by Anna Keen: illus/hb/Anna Keen]
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