GORDON VAN GELDER (born 1966) is an American science fiction editor. From 1997 until 2014, Van Gelder was editor and later publisher of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction , for which he has twice won the Hugo Award for Best Editor Short Form . He was also a managing editor of The New York Review of Science Fiction from 1988 to 1993, for which he was nominated for the Hugo Award a number of times. As of January 2015, Van Gelder has stepped down as editor of Fantasy & Science Fiction in favor of Charles Coleman Finlay , but remains publisher of the magazine.
* 1 Biography * 2 Family
* 3 Bibliography
* 3.1 Books * 3.2 Articles
* 4 References * 5 External links
He was born in 1966. After graduating from Princeton University
(where he edited a science fiction magazine called Infinity), Van
Gelder started working as an editorial assistant at St. Martin\'s
Press in 1988, later rising to full editor. In January 1997, he became
the editor of
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction
During his tenure, F&SF became the second longest-running science fiction magazine, surpassing Amazing Stories in total number of issues published. It is exceeded only by Astounding/Analog . Van Gelder also began focusing on the publication of themed anthologies drawing from the magazine's back list rather than the best-of annuals published when Ferman was the magazine's publisher. He later edited a collection of notable stories from F&SF, The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, published by Tachyon Publications .
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* Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2003). One Lamp: Alternate History Stories from the Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows. * Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2004). In Lands That Never Were: Tales of Swords and Sorcery. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press. * Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2005). Fourth Planet from the Sun: Tales of Mars from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science FIction. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press. * Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2009). The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction: Sixtieth Anniversary Anthology. San Francisco: Tachyon Press. * Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2011). Welcome to the Greenhouse: New Science Fiction on Climate Change. New York: OR Books. * Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2014). The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Volume Two. San Francisco: Tachyon Press. * Van Gelder, Gordon, ed. (2017). Go Forth and Multiply: Twelve Tales of Repopulation. Vancleave, MS: Surinam Turtle Press/Ramble House.
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