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Quinn, James L

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Editor.

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(1910-?   ) US editor whose Quinn Publishing Company started the magazine If in 1952; Quinn became editor after the first four issues. Its circulation gradually declined, and in 1958 Quinn appointed Damon Knight in his place. The magazine's fortunes did not revive and Quinn suspended publication, subsequently selling the title to the publishers of Galaxy Science Fiction. With Eve Wulff he edited two anthologies drawn from the Quinn Publishing era of the magazine: The First World of If (anth 1957) and The Second World of If (anth 1958). [MJE/DRL]

James Louis Quinn

born Camden, New Jersey: October 1910

works as editor


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