Forrest J Ackerman


(Forrest James Ackerman)
USA flag (1916 - 2008)

aka Sgt Ack Ack, 4e Ackerman, Dr Acula

World's #1 Sci-Fi Fan and Collector.

Genres: Science Fiction
 
Anthologies edited
   Best Science Fiction for 1973 (1973)
   Gosh! Wow! (1982)
   The Gernsback Awards, 1926 (1983)
   Science-fiction Classics (1986)
   Sci-Fi WOMANthology (1993) (with Pam Keesey)
   365 Science Fiction Short Short Stories (1994)
   Reel Future (1994) (with Jean Marie Stine)
   New Eves (1995) (with Janrae Frank and Jean Marie Stine)
   I, Vampire (1995) (with Jean Marie Stine)
   Ackermanthology (1997)
   Film Futures (1998)
   Science Fiction Worlds of Forrest J Ackerman and Friends (1999)
   Rainbow Fantasia (2001)
   Martianthology (2003) (with Anne Hardin)
   Dr. Acula's Thrilling Tales Of The Uncanny (2004) (with Lynne Rock)
   Ad Astra and Beyond (2016) (with John DeChancie, David Gerrold, Charles Lee Jackson II, Len Moffatt, Catherine Lucille Moore, Larry Niven and Fred Patten)
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Forrest J Ackerman
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Short stories
The Nymph of Darkness (1935) (with C L Moore)
The Shortest SF Story Ever Told (1973)


Awards
World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement winner (2002)


Forrest J Ackerman recommends
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The Involuntary Immortals (1959)
Rog Phillips
"Science fiction readers who have never been exposed to Roger Phillips Graham's inimitable brand of prose are in for a real treat."

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