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Starwind: Science Fiction and Fantasy


Starwind: Science Fiction and Fantasy was a fanzine that published primarily science fiction and fantasy short stories. The fanzine was founded by Warren Dileo and had its first issue published in the spring of 1976 by The Starwood Press. The fanzine was headquartered at Ohio University in Columbus where most of the writers, artists and staff (including Dileo) attended.  The magazine had been formally known as Rune (also created by Dileo), which was first published in 1969 and was active until the mid-‘70s. Shortly afterwards, Rune was retitled as Hobson’s Choice before finally being changed to Starwind. The second issue of Starwind was not edited by Dileo but by Elbert Linsdey Jr. Starwind was fairly short lived and ended after its second issue was published in the autumn of 1976. 


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The Flame of S.F.P.A #14

Apazine created by P.L. (Pamela Lynn) Caruthers-Montgomery (PLCM) as part of mailing #125 (intended for #124) from members of the Southern Fandom Press Alliance. The typed content was created on March 8, 1985.  The main cover was xeroxed on red paper to represent "The Flame" which also referenced Caruthers-Montgomery's red hair and outspoken personality. The primary content is xeroxed on white paper.  

PLCM was awared the Rebel Award later in 1985 with her husband, Larry Montgomery, for contibution they both made as long-term members. She also became president of the Southern Fandom Confederation for 5 years and was a president emeritius after her tenure. PLCM (Caruthers-Montgomery) later "discovered the world of BBSing" (bulletin board systems) and left Fandom. PCLM passed away in August 2003


 Below is a visual representation of an eternal flame burning in honor of PL Caruthers. Featured is artwork from this zine, where fans can add images to the instagram account from which these images are being pulled.

Addendum: @flameresurrected

Using social media, lovers of The Flame of SFPA can keep her legacy going. Using @flameresurrected as a frame of reference, Instagram users can add their own flare to any of the 15 posts on the profile page. Simply download a picture of your choosing, print it out, add color, drawings, etc. and upload a picture of your new creation with the appropriate hashtag(s). Favorite uploads will be re-posted from the @flameresurrected Instagram account

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