Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Sunday, May 27, 2018


Robert Silverberg was that year's Toastmaster.  Clifford D. Simak was Guest of Honor.  Harry Warner, Jr.,  was Fan Guest of Honor. Hugo winners that year were Larry Niven (Ringworld), Fritz Leiber ("Ill Met in Lankhmar"), Theodore Sturgeon ("Slow Sculpture"), The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, artists Leo and Diane Dillon, Locus, Richard E. Geis, and Alicia Austin.  Bob Shaw brought his lilting Irish accent from across the sea.  Lester del Rey gave a moving tribute to the recently deceased John W. Campbell.  Isaac Asimov embarrassed his "beautiful, blonde, blue-eyed" 16-year-old daughter.  Harry Warner gave an impassioned speech about the need for space exploration.  Somewhere in the audience Kitty was singing "42nd Street" with Forrest J. Ackerman.

Ah, memories...

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