Rob Jackson

A British fanzine fan and convention fan who has worked on numerous UK conventions frequently doing publications-related jobs. He helped set up Silicon and was a member of OUSFG, and NESFiG (North East Science Fiction Group). He is one of the administrators of Corflu Fifty.

He was a member of the Britain in '79 Worldcon bid and edited Frontier Crossings for Conspiracy '87.

In fanzines, he published Maya 1975-78 and Inca in 1979. He was nominated for the 1978 Best Fanzine Hugo and the 1979 Best Fanzine Hugo for Maya coming in second both times. He had a fanzine review column in Matrix in 1979-81 and ran the Memory Hole mailing list in 2001-2. He also published Bumf (with Ian Maule), the Little Dictionary, and the apazine Flatulence. He was one of the editors of Gannetscrapbook.

Other Awards and Honors:

  • 1975 — Nova Award for Best Fanzine
  • 1976 — Nova Award for Best Fanzine
  • 1977 — FAAN Award for Best Fan Editor and Best Fanzine Single Issue
  • 1978 — FAAN Award for Best Fan Editor and Best Fanzine Single Issue