George Phillies

(1947 —)

George Phillies is a SF fan, physicist, and author. He also has the largest collection of board war games in the world.

A long-time member of the N3F, he has served as a Bureau Head and on the club's Directorate; he received the club's Franson Award in 2003 and the club's Kaymar Award in 2007. He contributed a short story, "Who Slays Satan," to Geep!, The Book of the National Fantasy Fan Federation (1987), edited by Rose Secrest.

Phillies was featured in a Member Spotlight, conducted by Jon D. Swartz and Heath Row, in The National Fantasy Fan for December, 2010 (Vol. 10, Nos. 3-4). He will be the subject of an interview in an upcoming issue of Ionisphere, another N3F fanzine.

He was elected president of N3F in 2015 and re-elected for terms in 2016, 2017, and 2018. He is running again in 2019.

He was a member of NESFA and APA-NESFA.

He was the editor of A Sea of Stars Like Diamonds, an anthology of original SF stories (2016), published by the N3F. Co-editor was Jefferson Swycaffer. Both Phillies and Swycaffer contributed stories to the anthology.

In addition to The National Fantasy Fan, Phillies edits two other N3F publications: N'APA and Eldritch Science. He also serves as head of the N3F Book Review and Franking Service Bureaus.

He earned his doctoral degree in physics at MIT.

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