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Ginjer Buchanan (born in Pittsburgh,[1] December 12, 1944) was Editor-in-Chief at Ace Books and Roc Books, the two science-fiction and fantasy imprints of Penguin Group (USA).

Ginjer Buchanan
Ginjer Buchanan, 2011
Ginjer Buchanan, 2011
Born (1944-12-12) December 12, 1944 (age 74)
OccupationEditor, author


Buchanan worked at Ace since 1984, was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the World Fantasy Award, and won a Hugo Award in 2014 for her editing. She was a Guest of Honor at OryCon in 2008,[2] Foolscap in 2000,[3] and ArmadilloCon in 1988, and was Toastmaster at the World Fantasy Convention in 1989.[4] Buchanan retired in March 2014, after 30 years with Ace.[5]

She is also occasionally a fiction writer. Her published work includes three short stories in the anthologies Alternate Kennedys, Whatdunnits II, and By Any Other Fame, all edited by Mike Resnick, and also the novel White Silence (1999), a Highlander tie-in. Prior to her career in publishing, she worked as a social worker.


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  2. ^ "Orycon 30 Main Page". OSCFI. Retrieved September 10, 2012.
  3. ^ "Previous Foolscaps". Little Cat Z. Archived from the original on November 23, 2012. Retrieved September 10, 2012.
  4. ^ "History of the World Fantasy Convention". Archived from the original on July 28, 2012. Retrieved September 10, 2012.
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