In episode 169 of the SF Signal Podcast, Patrick Hester chats with Christopher J. Garcia, winner of the 2011 Hugo Award for Best Fanzine (along with James Bacon) for The Drink Tank.

From ZineWiki: Chris Garcia edits The Drink Tank, Claims Department and L*I*S*P*, and co-edits (with Jean Martin) Science Fiction / San Francisco. In 2010, he and coeditors Claire Brialey and James Bacon won the Nova Award for Best Fanzine for Journey Planet. In 2011, he and co-editor James Bacon won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine for The Drink Tank, and in 2012 were shortlisted for the ‘Best Fanzine’ Hugo again for Journey Planet.

Garcia writes for many different zines edited by others, including Dave Burton’s Pixel, Arnie Katz’s Vegas Fandom Weekly and other Magazine. He wrote and edited several very small zines in the 1990s, including YANKspot and Stacked Decks.

Garcia is a member of several Amateur Press Associations, including the Fantasy Amateur Press Association (FAPA), the Southern Nevada Amateur Press Society (SNAPS), eAPA, and the Australia New Zealand Amateur Press Association (ANZAPA) and is a former member of The Everlasting Club.


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