Hardy Kettlitz

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Hardy Kettlitz was a co-founder and contributor to the SF magazine ALIEN CONTACT, for which he was editor-in-chief for 15 years. Since 1994 he has edited the SF PERSONALITY book series (28 volumes to date). He worked intensively for a decade at Golkonda Publishing, where he edited the MEMORANDA book series since 2015. In early 2020, Kettlitz founded Memoranda Publishing. Since 2019, he has been co-publisher of THE SCIENCE FICTION YEAR with Melanie Wylutzki. He has been awarded the Kurd La├čwitz Special Prize four times so far for his work.

Together with Erik Simon and Hannes Riffel, Hardy will answer the question “What does an editor actually do” – on Friday, May 19, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Atelier 4. He will also meet with author Michael Marrak on Thursday, May 18, from 7 to 8 p.m. to talk about the latter’s new book “Lex Talionis II: De Profundis” (both program items in German). And you can visit Hardy at the Memoranda table in the exhibition area throughout the event.

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