Joe Siclari

(b. 1949)

Joe Siclari was Chairman of the 50th Worldcon, MagiCon, in Orlando, Florida in 1992. He is president of FANAC, the sponsor of and Fancyclopedia 3. He won DUFF in 2005. He was worked on numerous Worldcons and regionals. He was a member of the Flushing in '80, Orlando in '92 and Orlando in 2001 Worldcon bid committees.

He was nominated for the 2007 Best Related Book Hugo for Worldcon Guest of Honor Speeches.

He was the 2005 DUFF delegate.

He was editor of unterHelios, Shadow of a Fan, and FanHistorica and for several years, was co-editor of the clubzine, the SFSFS Shuttle. He edited the N3F's Tightbeam in 1972-1973. He published Lee Hoffman's The Complete Quandry and Walt Willis's The Enchantment.

He was a founder and frequent officer of SFSFS, founder and Sole Titular Dictator of the Coral Springs Science Fiction League, Social Drinking Society, and Traveling Fanvariety Show In Exile, and a member of FISTFA, the Lunarians, NESFA, the Tallahassee Mad Gang (founder), the N3F (Board member), and the Fanoclasts.

Joe helped to establish SMOFcon, and started FanHistoriCon (and helped to organize FanHistoriCon 6 and FanHistoriCon 9). He chaired a number of Tropicons, several Smofcons.

With his wife, fan Edie Stern, Joe originated the Travelling Fete, a series of relaxacons that moved to locations near or requested by each year's GoH. The GoH was responsible for the (one) program and for selecting an excursion to the guest's favorite local site. The Travelling Fete was sponsored by SFSFS.

He wrote the annotated bibliography chapter for Science Fiction Fandom (1994), edited by Joe Sanders.

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