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Terry Gene Carr (February 19, 1937 — April 7, 1987) was a U.S. science fiction author, editor, and teacher.

Terry Carr was born in Grants Pass, Oregon. He attended the City College of San Francisco and the University of California, Berkeley from 1954 to 1959.

Carr discovered science fiction fandom in 1949, where he became an enthusiastic publisher of fanzines, which later helped open his way into the commercial publishing world. (He was one of the two fans responsible for the famous hoax fan 'Carl Brandon' after whom the Carl Brandon Society takes its name.) Despite a distinguished career as an science fiction professional, he continued to participate as a fan until his death. He was nominated five times for Hugos for Best Fanzine (1959-1961, 1967-1968), winning in 1959, was nominated three times for Best Fan Writer (1971-1973), winning in 1973, and was Fan Guest of Honor at ConFederation in 1986.

Though he published some fiction in the early 1960s, Carr concentrated on editing. He first worked at Ace Books, establishing the Ace Science Fiction Specials series which published, among other novels, The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin and Rite of Passage by Alexei Panshin.

After conflicts with Ace head Donald A. Wollheim, he worked freelance. He edited an original story anthology series called Universe, and a popular series of The Best Science Fiction of the Year anthologies that ran from 1972 until his death in 1987. He also edited numerous one-off anthologies over the same time span. He was nominated for the Hugo for Best Editor thirteen times (1973-1975, 1977-1979, 1981-1987), winning twice (1985 and 1987). His win in 1985 was the first time a freelance editor had won.

Carr taught at the Clarion Workshop at Michigan State University in 1978, where his students included Richard Kadrey and Pat Murphy.

His papers and his large collection of fanzines have become part of the Eaton collection of Science Fiction at the University of California, Riverside.

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Total Books: 27
Special Effect  Warlord of Kor
2014 - Special Effect Warlord of Kor (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781612871752
ISBN-10: 1612871755
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The God Machine and 4 Other SciFi Masterpieces From the Golden Age
Warlord of Kor
2006 - Warlord of Kor (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781598189896
ISBN-10: 1598189891
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Between Two Worlds/Messages Found in an Oxygen Bottle
1997 - Between Two Worlds/messages Found in an Oxygen Bottle [Ace Double] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780915368334
ISBN-10: 0915368331
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Spill The Story of the Exxon Valdez
1991 - Spill the Story of the Exxon Valdez (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780531152171
ISBN-10: 0531152170
Genres: Teen & Young Adult, Science & Math
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Cirque
1987 - Cirque (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385131407
ISBN-10: 0385131402
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.
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The Best Science Fiction Novellas of the Year 2
1980 - The Best Science Fiction Novellas of the Year 2 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780345287922
ISBN-10: 0345287924
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Year's Finest Fantasy 12
1979 - Year's Finest Fantasy 12 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780425041550
ISBN-10: 0425041557
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Beyond Reality
1979 - Beyond Reality (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525666424
ISBN-10: 0525666427
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The Infinite Arena
1977 - The Infinite Arena (Hardcover)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525665380
ISBN-10: 0525665382
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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The Light at the End of the Universe
1976 - The Light at the End of the Universe [Harlan Ellison Discovery, Bk 3] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780515039825
ISBN-10: 0515039829
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Fellowship Stars
1974 - Fellowship Stars (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780671218812
ISBN-10: 0671218816
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Into the unknown Eleven tales of imagination
1973 - Into the Unknown Eleven Tales of Imagination (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780840763426
ISBN-10: 0840763425
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Universe 3
1973 - Universe 3 (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9784450023413
ISBN-10: 4450023412
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
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The Best Science Fiction of the Year No 6
The Best Science Fiction of the Year No 6 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780030207167
ISBN-10: 0030207169
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Years Finest Fantasy
Years Finest Fantasy (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780399123276
ISBN-10: 039912327X
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Planets of Wonder A Treasury of Space Opera
Planets of Wonder a Treasury of Space Opera (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525665267
ISBN-10: 0525665269
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To Follow a Star Nine Science Fiction Stories About Christmas
To Follow a Star Nine Science Fiction Stories About Christmas (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780525665731
ISBN-10: 0525665730
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Best SF of the Year 14
Best Sf of the Year 14 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780575037472
ISBN-10: 0575037474
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Cirque A novel of the far future
Cirque a Novel of the Far Future (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780672520143
ISBN-10: 0672520141
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CLASSIC SCIENCE FICTION THE FIRST GOLDEN AGE
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