Jezebel Trekkies (we know you're out there), pour out some Romulan ale in honor of "Star Trek" fan extraordinaire Joan Winston, who died on Sept. 11 at the age of 77. Winston organized conventions, wrote "Star Trek" fanfic, edited a fanzine about "Trek" character William T. Riker, and became so popular with other fans that in 1976 over 40 conventions were competing to get her as guest speaker. Winston set a course for female sci fi geeks and for fans in general — here's wishing her a smooth journey to Sto-Vo-Kor. [New York Times]
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