First Fandom Hall of Fame

An award given out by First Fandom for contributions to the field of science fiction. Recipients must have made a contribution for 30 years or more to fandom. The award has been presented at Worldcon before the presentation of the Hugo Awards.

First Fandom presents three awards on an annual basis: Hall of Fame, Hall of Fame (Posthumous), and the Sam Moskowitz Archive Award. All award winners are determined by a vote of the members of First Fandom.

Year Winner(s)
2017 Les Cole, Esther Cole, Jim Harmon
2016 Ben Bova, Joseph Wrzos, Olon F. Wiggins, Lew Martin, Roy V. Hunt
2015 Margaret Brundage, Bruce Pelz, F. Orlin Tremaine
2014 John Clute, Ted Carnell, and Walter H. Gillings
2013 Sam Basham, Earl Kemp, Lester Mayer, Norman F. Stanley, T.E. Dikty, and Raymond A. Palmer
2012 Ray Bradbury, Larry Farsace, Claude Held, Rusty Hevelin, Jack Robins
2011 Jay Kay Klein, Oliver Saari
2010 Ray Cummings, Terry Jeeves, Joe Martino
2009 Walt Daugherty, James Gunn, Ben Indick
2008 Mike Ashley, Ray Harryhausen
2007 Algis Budrys
2006 Joe L. Hensley
2005 Howard Devore
2004 Brian Aldiss, Robert Peterson, William L. Hamling
2003 Philip José Farmer, Philip Nowlan
2002 Arthur C. Clarke, Martha Beck
2001 Frank M. Robinson
2000 Theodore R. Cogswell, Marty Greenberg, Mark Schulzinger
1998 Jack Agnew, John Baltadonis, Milton Rothman
1997 Hal Clement
1996 Forrest J Ackerman, Ray Bradbury, Ray Harryhausen, Frank K. Kelly, Erle Melvin Korshak, Julius Schwartz
1995 Jack Speer, Harry Warner Jr
1994 E.F. Bleiler, Andre Norton, Gerry de la Ree
1993 Ray Beam
1992 Nelson Bond, J.Harvey Haggard, Art Saha, Art Widner
1991 Robert A.W. Lowndes
1990 Edd Cartier, Robert A. Madle, Alex Schomburg
1986 Julius Schwartz
1983 Manly Wade Wellman
1982 Bill Crawford
1981 Stanton A. Coblentz
1980 George O. Smith
1979 Raymond Z. Gallun
1978 E. Hoffmann Price
1977 Frank Belknap Long
1976 Harry Bates
1975 Donald A. Wollheim
1974 Forrest J Ackerman and Sam Moskowitz
1973 Clifford D. Simak
1972 C. L. Moore
1971 John W. Campbell, Jr.
1970 Virgil Finlay
1969 Murray Leinster
1968 Jack Williamson
1967 Edmond Hamilton
1966 David H. Keller
1964 Hugo Gernsback
1963 E. E. Smith