Betsy Wollheim

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Betsy Wollheim
BornElizabeth Rosalind Wollheim
(1951-12-05) December 5, 1951 (age 66)
New York
EducationForest Hills High School, Clark University and the Worcester Art Museum School[1]
OccupationEditor
Spouse(s)Peter Stampfel
Parent(s)Donald A. Wollheim and Elsie B. Wollheim

Elizabeth Rosalind 'Betsy' Wollheim (born 5 December 1951, New York) is the President, co-Publisher and co-Editor-in-Chief of science fiction and fantasy publisher DAW Books,[2] 'a small private company, owned exclusively by its publishers.'[3] The latter roles are shared with Sheila E. Gilbert.[3][4] She had worked at DAW as an associate editor from 1975.[2]

Her father, Donald A. Wollheim, with her mother Elsie B. Wollheim, established DAW Books in 1971.[3] She took over leadership of DAW in 1985.

Recognition[edit]

  • 1990 shared Chesley Awards for best art director with Sheila E. Gilbert
  • 1992 shared Chesley Awards for best art director with Sheila E. Gilbert
  • 2012 Hugo award as best professional editor (long form)[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (June 2006), Betsy Wollheim: The Family Trade: interview excerpts, Locus Magazine. Retrieved 12 September 2017
  2. ^ a b David Langford, (3 July 2017), Wollheim, Elizabeth R.,The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Retrieved 11 September 2017
  3. ^ a b c DAW: Overview at Penguin Books. Retrieved 11 September 2017
  4. ^ David Langford, (3 July 2017), Gilbert, Sheila E.,The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Retrieved 11 September 2017]
  5. ^ "2012 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Archived from the original on 2012-04-09. Retrieved 2012-04-09.