Bud Webster (1952-2016)

Writer Bud Webster, 63, died February 13, 2015.

Clarence Howard Webster was born July 27, 1952 in Roanoke VA. Webster was the author of many poems and short stories, notably the Bubba Pritchert series, but was best known as a SF scholar and historian. His books included Anthopology 101: Reflections, Inspections and Dissections of SF Anthologies (2010), The Joy of Booking (2011), and Past Masters & Other Bookish Natterings (2013). He also contributed many installments to the “Curiosities” column in F&SF. Webster ran the Estate Project for SFWA starting in 2007, compiling a database of estate information for SF writers and editor, and in 2012 received the Kevin O’Donnell, Jr. Service to SFWA Award.