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Founded 1956
Founder Earl Kemp
Sidney Coleman
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Illinois, United States
Nonfiction topics Criticism, history and bibliography of science fiction
Fiction genres Science fiction

Advent:Publishers is a publishing house.[1] It was founded by Earl Kemp and other members of the University of Chicago Science Fiction Club, including Sidney Coleman, 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:Publishers is George W. Price.

Authors in the field who have either written or edited Advent books, or been the subject of an Advent book, include:

Works published by Advent:Publishers[edit]


  1. ^ Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. pp. 1–9. 

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