Conway Retires From Eaton Collection

Melissa Conway  has announced her retirement as director of the Eaton Collection of Science Fiction & Fantasy at the University of California Riverside, the world’s largest publicly accessible SF collection.

Conway joined UC Riverside in 2001 as head of special collections. She was instrumental in reviving the Eaton Science Fiction Conference, establishing the Eaton lifetime achievement award, and increasing the collection’s holdings by 40%, with acquisitions including Jay Kay Klein’s photo archive and Bruce Pelz’s fanzine collection.