Energumen is a science fiction fanzine produced by Mike Glicksohn and Susan Wood.
Published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the first issue appeared in 1970. Sixteen issues were released, the final issue appearing in September 1981. Attention was paid to the layout, presentation and art work for the fanzine as well as the excellent writing, which made it exceptional.
Contributing artists include Alpajpuri (Carandaith), Terry Austin, Randy Bathurst, Harry Bell (Grimwab), Bonnie Bergstrom, Grant Canfield, Derek Carter, Gregg Davidson, Vincent Di Fate, Connie Reich Faddis (Interphase), Phil Foglio, Jack Gaughan, Mike Gilbert, Alexis Gilliland, Joan Hanke-Woods, C. Lee Healy, Jay Kinney (Nope), Tim Kirk, Bill Kunkel (Rats!), Jim McLeod, Sandra Miesel, Paul Neary, Dan Osterman, George Proctor (Citadel), Bill Rotsler, Dan Steffan (Boonfark), and James Shull (The Essence).
Covers were done by Alicia Austin (Kevas and Trillium), George Barr, Grant Canfield, Steve Fabian, Mike Gilbert, and Tim Kirk.
The contributors most commonly associated with Energumen are artists Alicia Austin and Grant Canfield, writers Derek Carter, Angus Taylor, Rosemany Ullyot (Kevas and Trillium), and the editors.
Also featured were John Bangsund (Scythrop), Terry Carr (Entropy), Dean Koontz, Janet Fox (Scavenger's Newsletter), Joe Haldeman, Margaret Hamer, Patrick Neilson Hayden (Izzard), Don Hutchison (Macabre), David Langford (Ansible), Walt Liebscher (Chanticleer), Dave Locke (Awry), Debbie Munro, Bob Shaw, Mae Strelkov, Bob Toomey, Bill Watson (Diablerie, Sappho), Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons), Ted White (Stellar), and Gene Wolfe.
Alicia Austin won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist in 1971. Energumen won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 1973 and Susan Wood, who was also publishing Aspidistra and Amor at the same time, won for Best Fan Writer in 1974.
The final issue, #16, was a special "11th Anniversary Issue" released by Mike Glicksohn in 1981 as a memorial to Susan Wood, who died in 1980 while they had been planning the issue.