Steven H Silver has been nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Fan Writer eleven times and Best Fanzine three times. Silver is known as an on-line reviewer and has written several articles for science fiction fanzines, as well as publishing his own annual fanzine Argentus.
He is a longtime contributing editor to SF Site and has written that site’s news page since its inception.
In 2009 and 2010, he edited the two volume Selected Stories of Lester del Rey for NESFA Press.
In 1995, he founded the Sidewise Award for Alternate History and has served as a judge ever since.
In addition to his writing and editing activities, Silver is involved in running science fiction conventions. He has chaired Windycon twice, founded Midfan and chaired the first Midwest Construction, and ran programming for Chicon 2000, the Worldcon. From 1998 through 2006 and again from 2008, he sat on the board of directors for ISFiC. He served as a vice chair for Chicon 7 in 2012.