Harlan Ellison has been named as this years recipient of the Lloyd Eaton Lifetime Achievement Award in Science Fiction.

The award is given as part of UC Riverside’s Eaton Science Fiction Conference, a “premier academic conference devoted to the study of all aspects of science fiction as a literary genre and social phenomenon”. The award is given to those who have “contributions of lasting significance” to the field. Previous recipients include Ray Bradbury, Frederik Pohl and Samuel R. Delany.

(Related: Earl Kemp’s new issue of eI is a tribute to Harlan Ellison.)

[via Lex Berman. Thanks, Lex!]

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