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Akos was a science fiction fanzine edited by Janet Megson Kagan (1946-2008), and published by the Fantasy and Science Fiction Society of Columbia University.

The Fantasy and Science Fiction Society of Columbia University was founded in New York City, New York. U.S.A. in 1968 by Fred Lerner, Eli Cohen and Janet Kagan.

The first issue of Akos was published in May 1960. It featured Fred Lerner writing on two recently published books about JRR Tolkien, including "Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord Of The Rings" by Lin Carter (The Planeteer).

The second issue appeared in August 1969.

The third, and final issue, was edited by Janet Kagan and Eli Cohen, and was published in April 1970.

Eli Cohen's next fanzine would be Kratophany, for which Janet Kagan also wrote a column.

Janet Kagan went on to become a well-known science fiction and fantasy writer of essays, short stories, the novels "Uhura's Song" and "Hellspark", and the collection of short stories, "Mirabile". She won the Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 1993 for her novelette, "The Nutcracker Coup".

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