(1956- ) US editor and writer, born Teresa Nielsen; she legally changed her name in 1979 when she married Patrick Nielsen Hayden. She has worked as a consulting editor with Tor Books from the mid-1980s. With her husband, she has been active in Fandom, producing the Fanzine Izzard from 1982 to 1986. Making Book (coll 1994) assembles a range of cogent essays, some highly personal and others describing the editor/writer relationship in the modern sf world; its successor Making Conversation (coll 2016) ranges still more widely and includes many shorter pieces posted on line, in particular at Making Light, the Nielsen Haydens' online discussion forum which she founded. [JC/DRL]
see also: Fan Funds; Skylark Award; Worldcon.
Teresa Nielsen Hayden
born Chamberlain, South Dakota: 21 March 1956
- Making Book (Framingham, Massachusetts: The NESFA Press, 1994) [nonfiction: coll: hb/Teresa Nielsen Hayden]
- Making Conversation (Framingham, Massachusetts: The NESFA Press, 2016) [nonfiction: coll: hb/Teresa Nielsen Hayden]
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