Zagreb, April 26-29 2012

Cheryl Morgan (Fan GoH)

Cheryl’s blog: Cheryl’s Mewsings

Cheryl Morgan at Eastercon 2011

Cheryl Morgan is indeed a very impressive and admirable person in the world of science-fiction fandom. She is science fiction critic and editor, passionate book reader and in the same time she dabbles in computer programming, web site design, journalism and the economics of competitive electricity markets.

Cheryl is present trustee of the BristolCon Foundation, owner of Wizard’s Tower Press and the Wizard’s Tower Bookstore, editor of Salon Futura, founder and director of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Awards and director of San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions, Inc. She is also a member of the Science Fiction Research Association and the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.

Her former career accomplishments are even so remarkable and inspiring. She was editor/publisher of the online review magazine Emerald City, treasurer of the Melbourne Science Fiction Club, press officer for the Speculative Literature Foundation, deputy events director for the World Science Fiction Convention in Glasgow 2005, founder and editor of Science Fiction Awards Watch, site manager for The Hugo Awards, member of the Hugo Awards Marketing Committee (including helping run the Hugo Award logo design contest), Communications Manager for World Fantasy Convention in San José in 2009 and non-fiction editor for Clarkesworld Magazine. Cheryl was also a contributor to The Arthur C. Clarke Award: A Critical Anthology (2006).

In addition to her 4 Hugo Awards she has been nominated for eight other Hugo Awards , three Ditmar Awards, one British Science Fiction Association Award, Galactic Suburbia Award and the World Fantasy Award.


2004 Hugo Award for Best Fanzine Emerald City

2009 Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer

2010 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine Clarkesworld Magazine

2011 Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine Clarkesworld Magazine