(1954- ) US editor, poet and author, active almost exclusively in the 1970s, who began to publish work of genre interest with "An Unpleasant End" in New Worlds 6: The Science Fiction Quarterly (anth 1973; vt New Worlds #5 1974) edited by Michael Moorcock and Charles Platt. He has published no novels. His one Anthology, Future Pastimes (anth 1977), is substantial, including takes on the speculative nature of Games and Sports from a wide range of authors, including original stories by Scott Bradfield and George R R Martin, along with reprints by David R Bunch, Joanna Russ, Robert Silverberg and others.
Edelstein has also written several works of nonfiction aimed at beginning authors, such as Manuscript Submission (1990); these are not listed below. [JC]
Scott Samuel Edelstein
born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: 17 October 1954
works as editor
- Future Pastimes (Nashville, Tennessee: Aurora Publishers, 1977) [anth: hb/uncredited]
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