Entry updated 26 October 2021. Tagged: Author.
(1927- ) UK research chemist and author who collaborated with Kenneth Bulmer on a long series of science articles for New Worlds and Nebula Science Fiction 1955-1961 under the name Kenneth Johns. Earlier, Newman had contributed many science essays under his own name to New Worlds and occasionally Nebula. In Then #2, Rob Hansen records that Newman was the organizer of Britain's first post-war sf Convention, Whitcon, held at the White Horse pub in London on 15 May 1948 (see Eastercon). [JC/MA]
born London: 1927
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