Mike Glicksohn (1946-2011) – File 770

Mike and I felt that zines which either start as amateur zines and grow into something else (or start as something else) provided unfair competition to those who wish to remain amateurs (in the best and original sense of that word, doing it strictly and only for the love of doing it without any thought of making at least part of their living doing it) should be able to compete on a level playing field, competing only with like-minded fans.

The scifi fanzine Glicksohn and his then-wife wrote in the early 1970s won a Hugo in 1973. An interesting obituary with much about attitudes toward fandom.

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