el is a science fiction fanzine by Earl Kemp.
el is a webzine which was begun in January 2002, and hosted on eFanzines.com. In December 2011, the 60th, and last issue was released.
el consisted of the rough drafts of Earl Kemp's memoirs, as well as detailed and illustrated accounts and bibliographies of various publishers, such as Brandon House, and William Lawrence Hamling, histories of writers such as J.G. Ballard, Victor Banis, Michael Moorcock, Olaf Stapledon, and fans such as Sidney Coleman, John Foyster, and Ella Parker. The fanzine has also included tributes to artists Hannes Bok, and William Rotsler.
Contributors of articles have included Victor J. Banis, Ann Bannon, Gregory Benford, Robert Bloch, richard w. brown, Jim Caughran, Graham Charnock, Pat Charnock (Wrinkled Shrew), Sidney Coleman, Juanita Coulson (Yandro, ST-Phile), Brittany A. Daley, Andrew Darlington (Ludd's Mill), Avram Davidson, Howard DeVore, Mike Deckinger, Charles Fruedenthal, Chris Garcia (The Drink Tank), Richard E. Geis, Stephen J. Gertz, Jay A. Gertzman, Bruce Gillespie (Steam Engine Time, SF Commentary), Ed Gorman, Rob Hansen (Chuch), Arthur Hlavaty, John-Henri Holmberg, Arnie Katz (Vegas Fandom Weekly), Patrick J. Kearney, Earl Terry Kemp, Lori Lake, Rob Latham, Robert Lichtman (Trap Door), Jim Linwood (Typo), Dave Locke (Time and Again, Awry), Richard Lupoff (Xero), Barry Malzberg, Michael Moorcock (A Fanzine Called Eustace), Lynn Munroe, Jerry Murray, Will Murray, Richard Newson, Charles Nuetzel, Lois Ortiz, Gerald Page (Si-Fan), Alexei Panshin, Rosemary Pardoe (Ghosts & Scholars, Wark), Greg Pickersgill (Stop Breaking Down, Rastus Johnson's Cakewalk), Lloyd Penney (Torus), George W. Price, Christopher Priest, Thomas Ramirez, Mike Resnick , Mack Reynolds, Frank Robinson, Francine Schieskopf, Rayonelle Sieben, Richard Silverberg (Spaceship), Gary Sohler, Mary Southworth, Dan Steffan, Steve Stiles, J. G. Stinson (Steam Engine Time, Peregrine Nations), Jon Stopa, Robert Toomey, Richard Toronto, Larry Townsend, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie). Paul T. Turner, Shelby Vick (Confusion), Robert Weinberg, Peter Weston (Prolapse, Relapse), Alan White, Ted White, Les Wiley, Charlie Williams, Ian Williams, Richard Yerza, Len Zettel.
Photographs were by Victor Banis, Helena Binns, Jenny Bruce, Arthur Burns, Bill Burns, Harold Butler, Peter Cooper, Jeanette Gillespie, Gene Grant, Lee Harding (Perhaps), Steve Harris, Richard Hickey, Ben Jason, Dick Jenssen, Jay K. Klein, David Lieberman, Guy H. Lillian III (Challenger), Eric Lindsay, Kevin J. Maroney, Norman Masters, Murray Moore, Dianne Murray, Bent Naesby, Paul Oldroyd, Bruce Pelz, Billy Joe Plott, Yvonne Rousseau (Australian Science Fiction Review (second series)), Joe Sarna, Karin Thieme, Jodi Wille, Dave Wood, and George Young.
Contributors of fiction have been Victor J. Banis.
Reprints of art work and writing have been by Karen Anderson and Poul Anderson, Harry Bremner, John Foyster, Steve Harris, Lee Jacobs, Charles Magana, Julian C. May, John K. Peterson, Ralph Rayburn Phillips, Eric Stanton, Bjo Trimble, and Mari Wolf, among others.
el won the FAAn Award for Best Fanzine in 2009.