Butler Wins Forry Award

The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society (LASFS) has selected the late author Octavia E. Butler (1947-2006) as this year’s recipient of the Forry Award for lifetime achievement in the SF field. Butler was a major figure in the field who won three Hugo Awards, two Nebula Awards, and a MacArthur “Genius” Grant, among many other honors.

The award, named for Forrest J Ackerman and given annually since 1966, was presented at the October 6, 2022 meeting of the LASFS. Their next convention, LOSCON 48, will be held November 25-27, 2022 at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel.

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