T.J. Burnside

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Name: T.J. Burnside, T.J. Burnside-Clapp
Fandoms: Star Trek, Firefly, Doctor Who, Blake's 7, The Professionals
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T.J. Burnside is a fan who specializes in "filk and other nerd-friendly music."

a caricature by Gordon Carleton of T.J. Burnside, printed in Paladin #1 in 1980

Burnside was a member of the filk group Technical Difficulties. See Please Stand By.

She worked on convention committees, and ran costume competitions, and is a frequent con attender.

The filk, "Lullabye for a Weary World," was a 1990 Pegasus Award winner and is online here.

Burnside's fanac began at a very young age: she published Fesarius beginning when she was fifteen years old. See her con report for 1975 August Party, written when she was fourteen.

Burnside is also a fanartist. Sample art is on the cover of Mind Meld #1.

cover of Mind Meld #1 (1984)

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