Guy H. Lillian III

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Guy H. Lillian III
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Lillian at CONtraflow V/DeepSouthCon 53, 2015.
OccupationLawyer, editor

Guy H. Lillian III is a Louisiana lawyer, former letterhack and science fiction fanzine publisher notable for having been twice nominated for a Hugo Award as best fan writer and having had a row of 12 nominations (without winning) for the Hugo for best fanzine for Challenger.[1] He is the 1984 recipient of Southern fandom's Rebel Award.[2]

Guy Lillian carrying a box of party supplies at the opening ceremonies of Nolacon II, 1988

Having studied English at Berkeley, writing at the Greensboro, and law at New Orleans, he practiced as a defense lawyer in the field of criminal law in Louisiana as his day job.[3] As of 2015, Lillian is a resident of Florida.

As a noted letterhack and fan of the comic book Green Lantern, Lillian's name was tributized for the title's 1968 debut character Guy Gardner.


  1. ^ "Hugo Nominees". Locus. Retrieved 20 September 2011.
  2. ^ Southern Fandom Confederation Awards list
  3. ^ "Guy H. Lillian Interview". The Silver Age Sage.