John Wyndham

(1903-1969)

The name (usually) used by UK SF writer John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris. Before World War Two, he published work as John Beynon Harris, John Beynon, Wyndham Parkes, Lucas Parkes and Johnson Harris.

He was not a fan per se, but he regularly attended the Eastercon in the 50s and 60s and was a friend of British fandom. He was the (entirely honorary) President of Loncon. He is particularly remembered today for his The Day of the Triffids. In the days before the Hugos, he promoted the International Fantasy Award.

See also http://www.sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/wyndham_john


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