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Lester del Rey Edit Profile

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Lester del Rey, American Author, editors Named guest of honor World Science Fiction Convention, New York City, 1967; named Grand Master Science Fiction, Science Fiction Writers American Convention, 1991.

Background

Rey, Lester del was born on June 2, 1915 in Saratoga, Minnesota, United States. Son of Franc and Jane (Sidway) del Rey.

Education

Student, George Washington University, 1931-1933.

Career

Author, since 1937; sheet metal worker, McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, St. Louis, 1942-1944; author's agent, Scott Meredith Literature Agency, New York City, 1947-1950; teacher fantasy fiction, New York University, 1972-1973; former editor science fiction magazines editor Best Science Fiction Stories of Year, Evangelical Presbyterian Dutton & Company, 1971-1975; fantasy editor, Ballantine Books, since 1975; vice president, Ballantine Books, since 1988.

Works

Connections

Married Judy-Lynn Benjamin, March 21, 1971.

father:
Franc Rey

mother:
Jane (Sidway) Rey

spouse:
Judy-Lynn Benjamin