BOARDMAN, Tom
   Working name of UK publisher and editor Thomas Volney Boardman (1930), who went to work for the family publishing company, T.V. Boardman, in 1949, and stayed on as managing director when the company changed ownership in 1954. The company published primarily mysteries, with some sf. TB was sf adviser, successively, to GOLLANCZ, Four Square Books, Macdonald and New English Library. He was business manager of SF Horizons. He edited the anthologies Connoisseur's Science Fiction (anth 1964), The Unfriendly Future (anth 1965), An ABC of Science Fiction (anth 1966), Science Fiction Horizons 1 (anth 1968) and Science Fiction Stories (anth 1979), the latter for children. He then worked in educational publishing.
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Science Fiction and Fantasy Encyclopedia. . 2011.

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