Anne Jordan (1943-2013)

Anne Jordan, 69, former managing editor of F&SF, died February 2, 2013 after battling lung cancer.

Anne Devereaux Wilson Jordan Crouse was an editor at The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction from 1979-1989.  She was the author or editor of 11 books, including anthology Fires of the Past: Thirteen Contemporary Fantasies About Hometowns (1991). She reviewed books for the New York Times Book Review, and published poetry in F&SF, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, and Star*Line.

She founded the Children’s Literature Association in 1973. In 1992, she was the first recipient of the “Anne Devereaux Jordan Award,” established in her honor and now given annually by The Children’s Literature Association for outstanding contributions to the field of children’s literature.

See the March issue of Locus for a complete obituary.