Ginjer Buchanan

(b. 1944)

Ginjer Buchanan is a US fan and pro. She joined fandom in the 60s and was one of the Founding Mothers (along with Suzanne Tompkins and Linda Bushyager) of WPSFA and of PghLANGE in Pittsburgh. (She co-chaired PgHLANGE 1.) She wrote for many fanzines], including Granfaloon, Spanish Inquisition, and Mainstream. Her Baycon con report "I Have Had No Sleep and I Must Giggle" is regarded as a classic of fan writing. She is married to fellow editor and fan, John Douglas.

Professionally, she was an editor at Ace Books beginning in 1984, rising to Editor-in-Chief of the SF lines at Penguin USA (including Ace and Roc). She has published a small amount of fiction of her own.

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