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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 10, front. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. March 31, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1581.

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Leiber, Fritz. Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79 - Page 10, front. Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1984_003/item/1601/show/1581

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Title Fritz Leiber's speech for Seacon '79
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  • Leiber, Fritz
Description A speech presented by Fritz Leiber to Seacon '79.
Donor Leiber, Fritz; Leiber, Justin
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  • Science fiction conventions
  • Science fiction
  • Fantasy fiction
  • Speeches, addresses, etc
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  • Leiber, Fritz
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  • Seacon
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Original Item Location ID 1984-003, Box 57, Folder 30
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Digital Collection Fritz Leiber Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention Flyers & Programs
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/1984_003
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript 10 But names of individuals don't matter. What happened to me at the Seventh World SF Convention, what had a lasting and irrevocable effect on me, was that I ^felmt met ■y readers at long last, met them en masse, my popular and critical audience both, and I was never the same afterwards. Without the Insights gleaned from such minds as Judith Merril's (with her profound understanding of the imaginative writer's full spectrum: scientific, supernatural, philosophic, religious, adventuring, technical, mystical) I don't think I could have written stories such as I did for the new magazine. Galaxy, that started tfflfjp #\&yj& year, such stories as "Coming Attraction," "Poor Superman," n and The Moon is Green. n Nevertheless I have a confession to make. When I traveled baok to Chicago Monday night from Cincinnati (I think I had a sleeper this time) my chief conscious thought was this doubtless over-optimistic one, "Gee, I wish I'd had all those people's addresses at the beginning of this year — I oould have tripled the circulation of New Purposes." Frederick Pohl was my first agent and also the cleverest editor I ever had. I'd gone through a very bleak dry period after World War II — that's when I was earning my living as associate editor of the science-