Respected specialty publisher Donald Metcalf Grant died August 19, 2009 in North Port FL. He was the founder of the eponymous Donald M. Grant Publisher, Inc., a company known for producing lavish limited editions of fantasy and horror titles. Grant received three World Fantasy Awards in the special professional category (1976, 1980, and 1983), one special convention World Fantasy Award (1984), and a World Fantasy Life Achievement Award (2003). He is survived by wife Shirley, their two children, and a granddaughter.
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