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Andy Sawyer is a retired librarian, researcher, critic, and reviewer of SF. From 1993-2018 he was librarian of the Science Fiction Foundation Collection at the University of Liverpool Library, where he also taught courses on SF, and was reviews editor of Foundation: the International Review of Science Fiction. He was guest curator of the British Library Exhibition “Out of This World: Science Fiction but Not as You Know It” (20 May–25 Sep 2011), and an advisor to the “Into the Unknown” exhibition at the Barbican Centre London (3 June–1 Sept 2017). He was the 2008 recipient of the Science Fiction Research Association’s Clareson Award for services to science fiction.

He is currently researching science fiction of the 1950s, the life and work of Jane Webb Loudon, and how to play “Science Fiction–Double Feature” on the ukulele.


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