Andre Norton

Norton's novelette "The People of the Crater", published under her "Andrew North" pseudonym, was the cover story in the debut issue of Fantasy Book in 1947.
"The Gifts of Asti", also published under the "North" byline, took the cover of the third issue of Fantasy Book in 1948.
Cover of Voodoo Planet by Andrew North, artist Ed Valigursky; half of Ace Double #D-345 (1959)

American writer of science fiction and fantasy, who also wrote works of historical and contemporary fiction.

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Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master Award

Lifetime honor presented annually by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America to no more than one living writer of fantasy or science fiction.

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Andre Norton was the first woman so honored, and only eight others have been selected since.

Museum of Pop Culture

Nonprofit museum in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to contemporary popular culture.

View of MoPOP from Seattle Center with the monorail traveling through it
View of MoPOP from Seattle Center with the monorail traveling through it
Monorail tracks going through the MoPOP building
Nighttime view of MoPOP
Guitar sculpture at MoPOP
Design by Frank Gehry

1997: Andre Norton; Arthur C. Clarke; H. G. Wells; Isaac Asimov

Tor Books

Primary imprint of Tom Doherty Associates, a publishing company based in New York City.

The 2016 logo
The logo used until 2015

Authors published by Tor and Forge include Kevin J. Anderson, Steven Brust, Orson Scott Card, Jonathan Carroll, Myke Cole, Charles de Lint, Philip K. Dick, Cory Doctorow, Steven Erikson, Sarah Gailey, Terry Goodkind, Steven Gould, Eileen Gunn, James Gunn, Brian Herbert, Glen Hirshberg, Robert Jordan, Richard Matheson, L. E. Modesitt, Jr., Andre Norton, Harold Robbins, Brandon Sanderson, John Scalzi, Mary Robinette Kowal, V. E. Schwab, Skyler White, and Gene Wolfe.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of professional science fiction and fantasy writers.

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Front cover of no. 200 (Winter 2013), the issue that sparked the 2013 controversy
Front cover of SFWA Bulletin no. 203 (Winter 2014), the first issue after reform

Andre Norton Award: Since 2005, the Andre Norton Award has been selected by a vote and presented for best young adult or middle-grade novel. Named in honor of Andre Norton.

Mercedes Lackey

American writer of fantasy novels.

Lackey at the 2018 Phoenix Comic Fest
Lackey signing autographs at CONvergence

She then read Andre Norton's Beast Master and Lord of Thunder and continued to read all of Norton's works.

Gnome Press

American small-press publishing company primarily known for publishing many science fiction classics.

Andre Norton worked as a reader for Gnome Press in the 1950s, and also had two of her novels, Plague Ship and Sargasso of Space, published by the company under the pseudonym "Andrew North".

Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library, located in Cleveland, Ohio, operates the Main Library on Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland, 27 branches throughout the city, a mobile library, a Public Administration Library in City Hall, and the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled.

Front entrance to the Cleveland Public Library Main Library on Superior Avenue
Louis Stokes Wing at the corner of Superior Avenue and East 6th Street in downtown Cleveland.
Rookwood Installation at Carnegie-West Branch
Carnegie-West Branch
Lorain Branch
South Branch
Sensory Garden at the Ohio Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled
Terrestrial Globe

Andre Norton - Cleveland Public Library librarian, science fiction and fantasy author of numerous titles including the Witch World series


Fictional world designed as a campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy roleplaying game.

Supplement I: Greyhawk, written by Gary Gygax and Rob Kuntz, was an expansion of the Dungeon & Dragons rules that contained no material about the Greyhawk campaign world other than two brief references.
The box cover for World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting boxed set (TSR, 1983)
Saga of Old City by Gary Gygax (TSR, 1985); Cover art by Clyde Caldwell. The first Greyhawk Adventures novel, and the first featuring "Gord the Rogue".
Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (Wizards of the Coast, 2000), an updated sourcebook for the campaign setting

In 1976, Gygax invited the science fiction/fantasy writer Andre Norton to play Dungeons & Dragons in his Greyhawk world.

C. J. Cherryh

American writer of speculative fiction.

Cherryh at NorWesCon in 2006

In her introduction to Cherryh's first book, Andre Norton compared the effect of the work to Tolkien's: "Never since reading The Lord of the Rings have I been so caught up in any tale as I have been in Gate of Ivrel."

Andre Norton Award

Annual award presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) to the author of the best young adult or middle grade science fiction or fantasy book published in the United States in the preceding year.

Logo of the Andre Norton Award

It is named to honor prolific science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton (1912–2005), and it was established by then SFWA president Catherine Asaro and the SFWA Young Adult Fiction committee and announced on February 20, 2005.