Obituary: Joan Winston

Joan Winston, “Trek” Superfan, Dies at 77

This wonderful obituary, which appears in the New York Times, of a die-hard Star Trek fan does a great job of explaining the early days of Trek media fandom. Winston was one of the classic BNFs, and she gave unstintingly of her time to help media fandom come into its own. She helped shape the terrain, and those of us who enjoy media fandom have her in part to thank.

I’m glad to see one of us acknowledged so kindly, and with so much respect for her passion.


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