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Terry Carr


(Terry Gene Carr)
USA flag (1937 - 1987)

aka Carl Brandon, Norman Edwards

Terry Carr was born in 1937 and got involved in science fiction fandom soon thereafter. He was an outstanding fan writer and won the Fan Writer Hugo in 1973 and was a nominee for the Fan Writer Hugo in 1971 and 1972. Terry was one of the two SF bay area fans responsible for the famous hoax fan 'Carl Joshua Brandon' after whom the Carl Brandon Society takes its name.

He was also a science fiction writer though was principally known as an SF editor. The original Ace Science Fiction Specials series were a product ofhis skill, as is the revived line. He was also the editor of the best and longest running original anthology, Universe, as well as the most prestigious best-of-the-year collection. Terry lived in the San Francisco bay area and passed away in 1987.
 

Genres: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror
 
Novels
   Warlord of Kor (1963)
   Invasion from 2500 (1964) (as by Norman Edwards)
   Cirque (1977)
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Anthologies edited
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Anthology series
World's Best Science Fiction (with Donald A Wollheim)
   1. World's Best Science Fiction 1965 (1965)
   3. World's Best Science Fiction 1967 (1967)
     aka World's Best SF 3rd Series
   4. World's Best Science Fiction 1968 (1968)
   5. World's Best Science Fiction 1969 (1969)
   6. World's Best Science Fiction 1970 (1970)
   7. World's Best Science Fiction 1971 (1971)
   8. The 1972 Annual World's Best SF (1972)
     aka Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series One
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New Worlds of Fantasy
   1. New Worlds of Fantasy (1967)
     aka Step Outside Your Mind
   2. New Worlds of Fantasy 2 (1970)
   3. New Worlds of Fantasy 3 (1971)
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Universe
   1. Universe 1 (1971)
   2. Universe 2 (1972)
   3. Universe 3 (1973)
   4. Universe 4 (1974)
   5. Universe 5 (1975)
   6. Universe 6 (1976)
   7. Universe 7 (1977)
   8. Universe 8 (1978)
   9. Universe 9 (1979)
   10. Universe 10 (1980)
   11. Universe 11 (1981)
   12. Universe 12 (1982)
   13. Universe 13 (1983)
   14. Universe 14 (1984)
   The Best from Universe (1984)
   15. Universe 15 (1985)
   16. Universe 16 (1986)
   17. Universe 17 (1987)
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Non fiction show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Terry Carr recommends
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Starshadows (1977)
Pamela Sargent
"Pamela Sargent is an important science fiction writer for the 70's."
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Driftglass (1971)
Samuel R Delany
"One of the three finest science fiction stories of all time."

Anthologies containing stories by Terry Carr
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Terry's Universe (1987)
edited by
Beth Meacham

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