There are several categories for membership in First Fandom. A dinosaur is one who was active in science fiction or fannish activities on or before the First World Science Fiction Convention held over the July 4, 1939, weekend in New York City. Other memberships categories are available. Anyone who has engaged in correspondence, collecting, conventions, fanzine publishing or reading, writing or participated in a science fiction club for at least 30 years may be eligible for Associate Membership.
Each year, First Fandom presents three awards.
The First Fandom Hall of Fame
The First Fandom Posthumous Hall
of Fame Award
The Sam Moskowitz Archive Award
(for excellence in collecting)
First Fandom’s 2021 Hall of Fame inductee was the late William F. Nolan. Richard and Pat Lupoff were First Fandom’s Posthumous Hall of Fame inductees for 2021. The Sam Moskowitz Archive Award for Excellence in Collecting has been presented to Kevin L. Cook.
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP DUES
Please send renewal checks (payable to Keith W. Stokes) to Keith at 14305 West 83rd Place, Lenexa, KS 66215. If you are uncertain if you are current, email email@example.com
Erle Melvin Korshak (1923-2021)
Ed Meskys (1936-2021)
Michelle L. Zellich (1948-2021)