(January 1, 1918—1993)
The following year, she took over Orion from Paul Enever. In 1960, it won the Skyrack Readers Fan Poll for Best Fanzine of the year. In 1961, she won again for The ATom Anthology. Parker ceased publication of Orion in 1962, after she published its 29th issue. That year, she won the Skyrack Readers Fan Poll, this time for Fan Personality of the Year, and took over editorship of Vector for one issue. In 1963 and 1964, she published her apazine Compact for the Offtrails Magazine Publishers Association. She was a member of IPSO.
From 1960 through 1964, she hosted a BSFA open house on Friday evenings at The Penitentiary, her home in London. She also served as editor the BSFA Newsletter in the early 60s. She was on the committee for London, the 1960 Eastercon.