The Magazine and Website of Science Fiction & Fantasy Field

Locus Online
Sub Menu contents

Recent Posts




Send items, updates, or corrections for this page to

Awards Calendar

2017 finalists

2017 winners

Indexed results at



This blog is hosted by WordPress beginning April 2010, with re-initialized categories and tags. Labels listed below apply to the earlier, Blogger-hosted posts.

Labels for Earlier Posts

Jane Frances Gunn (1925-2012)

Jane Frances Gunn, 87, died September 27, 2012 at Brandon Woods.

Born April 8, 1925 in Phillipsburg, KS, Gunn worked for the KU News Bureau; as the librarian for the KU School of Journalism; as a reporter for the Kansas City Kansan; and as the co-owner and later the sole owner of the Emporium, a Lawrence art consignment gallery.

She is survived by her younger son, Kevin, and her husband, James Gunn. Mr. Gunn, the founding director of the Center for the Study of Science Fiction at Kansas University, is an editor and writer of science fiction, and has won numerous awards in the genre, including the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master award in 2007.

© 2011-2017 by Locus Publications. All rights reserved. Powered by WordPress, modified from a theme design by Lorem Ipsum.