Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyMARK R. KELLY, Web Editor, founded Locus Online in 1997 and served as webmaster and online ‘editor-in-chief’ until October 2017, when the Locus Magazine staff redesigned the site and took over day-to-day control. He still contributes some content, including ‘New Titles and Bestsellers’ listings and Blinks posts.

He has a BA degree in Mathematics from UCLA, and worked for a certain large aerospace concern in Canoga Park CA for 30 years. He wrote short fiction reviews for Locus Magazine under the “Distillations” heading from 1989 through 2001, and won a Hugo Award for Locus Online in 2002. He established a science fiction awards index on the Locus Online site in 2000 that in 2012 migrated to its own domain at He lives in Oakland CA with his partner. For more about the website, see About Locus Online.