Evelyn C. Leeper

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Evelyn C. Leeper [a.k.a. Evelyn Chimelis] is an American writer, critic, and active member of science fiction fandom. She was born in 1950.

She was a member and officer of the UMass Science Fiction Society from 1968 to 1972.[1] In 1978 she and her husband Mark R. Leeper founded the Science Fiction Club at Bell Labs.

She and Mark have been Fan Guests of Honor at Novacon (1973, Michigan); Covert Contraption (1989, Michigan); and Windycon XXIX (2002, Chicago).[2]

She and Mark have co-edited/co-published their weekly fanzine (the MT VOID) since 1978. As of July 15, 2016, it has had 1919 issues.

She was one of the judges of the Sidewise Award for Alternate History[3] from 1995 to 2014 and a contributor to Uchronia: The Alternate History List.[4] She was a finalist for the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer twelve times (1990–2001),[5] losing on each occasion to David Langford.


  1. ^ "UMass Science Fiction Society: Info". Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  2. ^ "ISFiC, Inc.: Windycons Past". Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Sidewise: About the Awards". Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Uchronia: Introduction". Retrieved 18 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Hugo Awards by Year". 19 July 2007. Retrieved 18 April 2017.

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