Amor

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'''Amor''' was a science fiction perzine by [[Susan Wood]].
'''Amor''' was a science fiction perzine by [[Susan Wood]].
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After publishing [[Energumen]] in Toronto with Mike Glicksohn, and her own title [[Aspidistra]], on October 29 of 1973 Susan moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, and began her third fanzine called ''Amor'', shortened from its original name of ''Amor de Cosmos People's Memorial Quiet-Revolutionary Susanzine: A Personalzine''. Sometimes Amor functioned as an update letter to friends, then became a zine again, depending on the purpose Susan wished to put it to, which is perhaps why she referred to Amor as a "Susanzine" rather than a fanzine.  Susan moved again, this time to Vancouver, British Columbia, and continued to publish ''Amor'' throughout the 1970's.
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After publishing [[Energumen]] in Toronto with Mike Glicksohn, and her own title [[Aspidistra]], on October 29 of 1973 Susan moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, and began her third fanzine called ''Amor'', shortened from its original name of ''Amor de Cosmos People's Memorial Quiet-Revolutionary Susanzine: A Personalzine''. Sometimes Amor functioned as an letter substitute  to friends, then became a zine again, depending on the purpose Susan wished to put it to, which is perhaps why she referred to Amor as a "Susanzine" rather than a fanzine.  Susan moved again, this time to Vancouver, British Columbia, and continued to publish ''Amor'' throughout the 1970's. On ''Amor'', Susan writes in issue 10, "This-is-the-letter-that-grew. Merde alors, did it ever, this time". 
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Contributions of writing came from Eli Cohen ([[Kratophany]]).
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Contributions of writing came from Doug Barbour, Michael Carlson, Eli Cohen ([[Kratophany]]) and Lynne Dollis.
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Contributions of Artwork came from Stu Shiffman.  
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Contributions of artwork came from Terry Austin, George Barr, Freff, William Gibson, Alexis Gilliland, Tim Kirk, Jim Mcleod, Cathryn Miller, Ron Miller, Randy Mohr, Joe Pearson, [[Bill Rotsler]], James Shull, Dan Steffan ([[Boonfark]]), with covers by Derek Carter, Randy Mohr, Stu Shiffman, and others.
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Letters came from Ursula LeGuin, among others.
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Revision as of 00:36, 18 May 2011

Amor was a science fiction perzine by Susan Wood.

After publishing Energumen in Toronto with Mike Glicksohn, and her own title Aspidistra, on October 29 of 1973 Susan moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, and began her third fanzine called Amor, shortened from its original name of Amor de Cosmos People's Memorial Quiet-Revolutionary Susanzine: A Personalzine. Sometimes Amor functioned as an letter substitute to friends, then became a zine again, depending on the purpose Susan wished to put it to, which is perhaps why she referred to Amor as a "Susanzine" rather than a fanzine. Susan moved again, this time to Vancouver, British Columbia, and continued to publish Amor throughout the 1970's. On Amor, Susan writes in issue 10, "This-is-the-letter-that-grew. Merde alors, did it ever, this time".

Contributions of writing came from Doug Barbour, Michael Carlson, Eli Cohen (Kratophany) and Lynne Dollis.

Contributions of artwork came from Terry Austin, George Barr, Freff, William Gibson, Alexis Gilliland, Tim Kirk, Jim Mcleod, Cathryn Miller, Ron Miller, Randy Mohr, Joe Pearson, Bill Rotsler, James Shull, Dan Steffan (Boonfark), with covers by Derek Carter, Randy Mohr, Stu Shiffman, and others.

Letters came from Ursula LeGuin, among others.

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