Advent (publisher)


Advent (publisher)

Advent:Publishers is a publishing house founded by Earl Kemp and other members of the University of Chicago Science Fiction Club in 1956, to publish criticism, history, and bibliography of the science fiction field, beginning with James Blish's "The Issue at Hand". The current publisher of Advent:Publishing is George W. Price. Other authors in the field who have either written or edited Advent books, or been the subject of an Advent book, include:
*Cy Chauvin
*Reginald Bretnor
*Theodore Cogswell
*Robert A. Heinlein
*Cyril Kornbluth
*Alfred Bester
*Robert Bloch
*L. Sprague de Camp
*Howard DeVore
*E. E. Smith
*Ron Ellik
*Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
*Damon Knight
*Alexei Panshin
*Donald H. Tuck

Works published by Advent:Publishers

* "In Search of Wonder", by Damon Knight (1956)
* "Frank Kelly Freas: A Portfolio", by Frank Kelly Freas (1957)
* "", edited by T. E. Dikty (1958)
* "The Science Fiction Novel", edited by Earl Kemp (1959)
* "Some Notes on Xi Bootis", by Hal Clement (1960)
* "The Eighth Stage of Fandom", by Robert Bloch (1962)
* "The Proceedings: CHICON III", edited by Earl Kemp (1963)
* "The Proceedings: DISCON", edited by Richard Eney (1964)
* "A Requiem For Astounding", by Alva Rogers (1964)
* "Of Worlds Beyond", edited by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach (1964)
* "The Issue at Hand", by William Atheling, Jr. (1964)
* "The Universes of E. E. Smith", by Ron Ellik and Bill Evans (1966)
* "Heinlein in Dimension", by Alexei Panshin (1968)
* "All Our Yesterdays", by Harry Warner, Jr. (1969)
* "More Issues at Hand", by William Atheling, Jr. (1970)
* "SF Bibliographies", by Robert E. Briney and Edward Wood (1972)
* "The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Volume 1", compiled by Donald H. Tuck (1974)
* "SF in Dimension", by Alexei Panshin and Cory Panshin (1976)
* "The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Volume 2", compiled by Donald H. Tuck (1978)
* "Modern Science Fiction", edited by Reginald Bretnor (1979)
* "Footprints on Sand", by L. Sprague de Camp and Catherine Crook de Camp (1981)
* "The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy, Volume 3", compiled by Donald H. Tuck (1982) (Hugo Award winner)
* "Galaxy Magazine: The Dark and the Light Years", by David L. Rosheim (1986)
* "The Tale That Wags the God", by James Blish (1987)
* "PITFCS: Proceedings of the Institute for Twenty-First Century Studies", edited by Theodore R. Cogswell (1992) (Hugo Award nominee)
* "The Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Awards", by Howard DeVore (1998) (Hugo Award nominee)
* "Have Trenchcoat—Will Travel", by Edward E. Smith (2001)
* "Heinlein's Children", by Joseph T. Major (2006) (Hugo Award nominee)

References

*cite book | last=Chalker | first=Jack L. | authorlink=Jack L. Chalker | coauthors=Mark Owings | title=The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998 | location=Westminster, MD and Baltimore | publisher=Mirage Press, Ltd.| pages=1-9 | date=1998

External links

* [http://www.efanzines.com/EK/eI1/ 1955 Advent:uring Through the Years 2005] by George Price
* [http://efanzines.com/EK/eI16/Advent/advent.htm The Advent:Publishers Master Archive]


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