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'''STF-ETTE''' was a science fiction fanzine by Pogo.  
 
'''STF-ETTE''' was a science fiction fanzine by Pogo.  
  
The name "pogo' was a nickname for Patty Gray, the cousin of [[Myrtle Douglas (Morojo)|Myrtle Douglas]], co-editor of [[Voice of the Imagi-Nation]], who was known as 'Morojo'.
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The name "Pogo' was the nickname for Mary Corrine 'Patty' Gray, the nickname an Esperanto diminuative for the initials P.G. Pogo was the niece of [[Myrtle Douglas (Morojo)|Myrtle Douglas]], co-editor of [[Voice of the Imagi-Nation]] and [[Novacious]], who was known as 'Morojo'. She was originally from Gila Bend, Arizona, but had moved to Los Angeles and become an early member of the LASFS.
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In a LASFS member profile in the official organ, [[Imagination!]], Pogo was described as, "Sensitive, moody, unsettled, yet with placid, calm demeanour; genuine. A person strangely settled in composure to be so unsettled in mind. An outward air of tranquillity; reserved and shy."
  
 
''STF-ETTE'' was published in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in September 1940, and the second in July 1941.  
 
''STF-ETTE'' was published in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in September 1940, and the second in July 1941.  
  
Contributors included Mrytle Douglas, and [[Gertrude Kuslan]], editor of [[The Nucleus]].
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Contributors included Mrytle Douglas, and [[Gertrude Kuslan]], editor of [[The Nucleus]], among others.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:37, 15 November 2011

STF-ETTE was a science fiction fanzine by Pogo.

The name "Pogo' was the nickname for Mary Corrine 'Patty' Gray, the nickname an Esperanto diminuative for the initials P.G. Pogo was the niece of Myrtle Douglas, co-editor of Voice of the Imagi-Nation and Novacious, who was known as 'Morojo'. She was originally from Gila Bend, Arizona, but had moved to Los Angeles and become an early member of the LASFS.

In a LASFS member profile in the official organ, Imagination!, Pogo was described as, "Sensitive, moody, unsettled, yet with placid, calm demeanour; genuine. A person strangely settled in composure to be so unsettled in mind. An outward air of tranquillity; reserved and shy."

STF-ETTE was published in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. The first issue appeared in September 1940, and the second in July 1941.

Contributors included Mrytle Douglas, and Gertrude Kuslan, editor of The Nucleus, among others.