An earlier version of this list (approx. 1996) was compiled by Dave Langford with inputs from Jerry Kaufman, Bruce Pelz, Joyce Scrivner, Pam Wells, the "Timebinders" e-mail list in general, and several of the winners below. See the TAFF Winners & Publications list for vast amounts of other information.
Year Europe -> North America NA -> Europe 1952 Walt Willis Technically pre-TAFF, but the start of it all.... Report: The Harp Stateside, 1957. 1954 Vince Clarke Other candidates: Derek Pickles, Tony Thorne, James White. Could not make the trip. 1955 Ken Bulmer Other candidates: Eric Bentcliffe, Terry Jeeves, Stuart Mackenzie, Ted Tubb. Report: TAFF Tales (not collected as a single volume); published in Orion 21-27 ed. Ella Parker, 1959-1961. Newsletter: TAFF Steam. Note: coincidentally, Skel has been asking about doing a collected edition. 1956 Lee Hoffman Other candidates: Forrest J. Ackerman, Gertrude Carr, Kent Corey, David Kyle, Hal Shapiro, Lou Tabakow, Wally Weber. Could not make the trip. 1957 Bob Madle Other candidates: Forrest J. Ackerman (withdrew soon after start of voting), Dick Ellington, Richard Eney, Stuart Hoffman, Ed McNulty, Boyd Raeburn, George Nims Raybin. Report: A Fakefan In London, 1976. Note: serialized in Lynn Hickman's JD and its successor JD-ARGASSY, issues 27-54 (1958-60). 1958 Ron Bennett Other candidates: John Berry, Dave Newman, Roberta Wild (withdrew during campaign). Report: Colonial Excursion, 1961. Newsletter: much coverage in RB's newszine Skyrack. 1959 Don Ford Other candidates: Terry Carr, Bjo Wells. Report: TAFF Baedeker (2 parts), 1960 and 1961. Newsletter: TAFF Report, 1957. Note: Don Ford has since died. 1960 Eric Bentcliffe Other candidates: Mal Ashworth, H.P.Sanderson. Report: Epitaff, 1961. Newsletter: TAFF Reporter. Note: Eric Bentcliffe has since died. 1961 Ron Ellik Other candidate: Richard Eney. Report: The Squirrel's Tale, 1969 -- subtitled "TAFF 1962": 1961 race for 1962 trip. Newsletter: TAFF Progress Report (1961; 1962; #3, 1962; #4; #5 1963). Note: Ron Ellik finalized his TAFF report text in 1965 but died in 1968; Bruce Pelz published the report. 1962 Ethel Lindsay Other candidate: Eddie Jones. Report: The Lindsay Report, 1963. (reprinted 1992) Newsletter: TAFF 1962, TAFF Progress Report: 1963. 1963 Wally Weber Other candidates: Marion Z. Bradley, Bruce E. Pelz. Report: rumours that a portion appeared in an apa, possibly SAPS. "Cry Abroad", a TAFF report synopsis, was published June 1964 in Cry of the Nameless 174. Newsletter: TAFF Progress Report #6, with Ethel Lindsay, 1964; #7, 1965. 1964 Arthur Thomson (Atom) Other candidate: Phil Rogers. Report: Atom Abroad, 1965. Newsletter: TAFF Progress Report #8, 1965 Note: Atom has since died. 1965 Terry Carr Other candidates: Bill Donaho, Jock Root. Condensed report: "Beyond the Mnemonic Statute of Limitations", Raffles 8, 1984. ("It's the only TAFF report of my trip that I'm ever likely to write.") Atom's sketches of the TC trip appeared in Trapdoor 15, 1995, ed. Robert Lichtman. Newsletter: TAFF Bericht, in Streiflichter ed. Thomas Schluck, 1966; TAFF Progress Report #9; #10, with Thomas Schluck, 1968. Note: Terry Carr died in 1987. 1966 Thomas Schluck Other candidates: Eric Jones, Bo Stenfors, Peter Weston. No report. Newsletter: see above; TAFF Progress Report #1 (#11) with Steve Stiles, 1968; #12 ditto, 1969. 1968 Steve Stiles Other candidates: Ed Cox, Ted Johnstone. Report: portions under overall title Harrison Country. * Introduction and Chapter 1 in Quip 10 ed. Arnie Katz, 1968. * "Chapter 18, Page 127", BSFAN 13, 1984. * "Chapter 31, pg 147", BSFAN 15 ed. Elaine Stiles, 1986. Newsletter: TAFF Progress Report #14, with Eddie Jones, 1970; TAFF Terror Tales 1-3. Note: "I've no clue what became of #13"--Bruce Pelz. 1969 Eddie Jones Other candidate: Bob Shaw. No report, according to fannish consensus. 1970 Elliot Shorter Other candidates: Bill Rotsler, Charlie Brown. Report: portion(s). * TAFF Jottings in Locus 60 (1970). * segment read out in Live Spanish Inquisition ed. Jerry Kaufman and Suzanne Tompkins, Balticon, 1976; in printed Spanish Inquisition 7/8, 1976. 1971 Mario Bosnyak Other candidates: Per Insulander, Terry Jeeves, Peter Weston. No report. Mysterious claim by MB that if he had published anything he'd have had to tell the truth and thus cause offence. Newsletter: TAFF 1972. 1973 Len Moffatt Other candidates: Howard DeVore, Franke & Anne Dietz. Report: The Moffatt House Abroad, 1974. Newsletter: TAFF News From The Moffatts, issued with Instant Message 129, 1973; TAFF News, 1976. 1974 Peter Weston Other candidate: Peter Roberts. Report: portions ("two chapters" according to one source) in fanzines? * "Stranger in a Very Strange Land" -- SF Monthly (UK prozine), 1974. 1976 Roy Tackett, Bill Bowers (tie) Other candidates: none? BB could not make the trip. RT Report: Tackett's Travels in Taffland, Published 1985 in Sticky Quarters 13 ed Brian Earl Brown. 1977 Peter Roberts Other candidates: Terry Jeeves, Peter Presford. Report: portions with overall title New Routes In America. * 1. "Getting There Is Half The Fun", Egg 11 ed. PR, 1978. * 2. "Big City Hustle", Egg 11, 1978. * 3. "Toasted in Virginia", Nabu 5 ed. Ian Maule, 1978. * 4. "Capital Tour", Nabu 5, 1978. * 5. "Freeways and Turnpikes", Mota 27 ed. Terry Hughes, 1979. * 6. "A Way Down South", Mota 27, 1979. * 7. "SunCon and the Sea Off Miami", Gritbin 2 ed. PR (FAPA), 1980 -- also reprinted in Epsilon 17 ed. Rob Hansen, 1984. * 8. "Pirates, Parrots & Pizzas", Out of the Blue 3 ed. Harry Bell and Kevin Williams, 1981. * 9 & 10 written but unpublished (info from PR Himself). Newsletter: TAFF Talk 1-4. 1979 Terry Hughes Other candidates: Fred Haskell, Suzanne Tompkins. Report: Two-Fisted TAFF Tales (Chapter 1), Published 1985 in Sticky Quarters 13 ed Brian Earl Brown Newsletter: TAFF News. 1980 Dave Langford Other candidate: Jim Barker. Report: The Transatlantic Hearing Aid, 1985. Newsletter: TAFF Talk 5-11. 1981 Stu Shiffman Other candidate: Gary Farber. Report: one chapter published. * 1. "A Raffles Lad Abroad or The Road to Yorcon", Chapters 1 and 2. Published in Raffles 6 ed. SS and Larry Carmody, 1982. Newsletter: [yes, but I've lost my copies] 1982 Kevin Smith Other candidate: Rog Peyton. No report. Newsletter: TAFF Talk 12-?14. 1983 Avedon Carol Other candidates: Grant Canfield, Larry Carmody, Taral Wayne. Report: fragments only. * (untitled fragment), Ansible 33 ed. DL, 1983. * "The Present State of Affairs", Blatant 13 ed. AC, 1985. Newsletter: (part of) The Amnesia Report, 1984. Note: AC drafted two chapters on disk, was too depressed to publish them in the wake of the 1984 TAFF wars, and may now have lost the files.... 1984 Rob Hansen Other candidate: D.West. Report: On The TAFF Trail, 1994. Newsletter: TAFF-Eta. 1985 Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden Other candidates: Rich Coad, Martha Beck (MB not on ballot but subject of significant write-in campaign). Report: portions published. * "Work in Progress", Flash Point 8 ed PNH, 1986. * "Aspects and Inclinations", Hyphen 37 ed. Walt Willis, 1987 ("Pages from the middle of a TAFF report in progress"). Newsletter: TAFFluvia 1-10. 1986 Greg Pickersgill Other candidates: Judith Hanna, Simon Ounsley. Report: it was Greg's avowed plan that others should write his report and hence ... * the very synoptic "Greg Pickersgill's TAFF Visit" by Patrick & Teresa Nielsen Hayden, TAFFluvia 8, 1986. * (untitled) by Linda Blanchard, Scattershot 3 ed. LB, 1986. * "Taffman in Toronto" by Mike Glicksohn, The Caprician 4 ed. Lilian Edwards and Christina Lake, 1989. Newsletter: TAFF Vale 1-?. 1987 Jeanne Gomoll Other candidates: Bill Bowers, Brian Earl Brown, Mike Glicksohn, Robert Lichtman. Report: portions with overall title Always Coming Home. * Chapter 1, Whimsey 6, 1987. * Chapter 2, Whimsey 7, 1992. * "ReinCONation GoH Speech 1992", Idea 7 ed. Geri Sullivan, 1993. Newsletter: TAFFiles 1-6; also "J.G.Taff Our Catalog", classy 38pp fanzine sale list. 1988 Lilian Edwards & Christina Lake CL report: four portions published. * [Title not yet traced], Balloons Over Bristol ?2 ed CE, 1988. * "Voodoo Jambalaya", The Caprician 4 ed. LE/CL, 1989. * "In the beginning God said let there be flight", Two Times TAFF 4 ed LE/CL, 1990. * "Let's Go to San Francisco", Never Quite Arriving 3 ed. CL, 1995. LE report: none. "Here I have to hang my head in shame and say I have NEVER written any of my TAFF trip up -- I am thinking of doing a bit for the special Intersection version of The Wrong Leggings [LE's fanzine] though!" Joint newsletter: Two Times TAFF 1-5. 1989 Robert Lichtman Other candidate: Luke McGuff. Report: portions published. * [Title not traced] in FAPA, 1989 or 1990. * Summary -- "loose chronology and bare-bones reportage" -- privately circulated, 1990. * "Report in Progress" * fragment in "Doorway", Trapdoor 9 ed. RL, 1990. Newsletter: TAFF Door 1-5. 1991 Pam Wells Other candidates: Abigail Frost, Bruno Ogorolec. * Introductory: Depresion Tango, Published 1991 in Saliromania 6 ed Michael Ashley Newsletter: TAFFervescent 1-8 (also letter to past administrators asking advice on the proposed abolition of write-in votes; duly abolished). 1992 Jeanne Bowman Other candidate: Richard Brandt. Report: condensed fragments, overall title The Almost Factual Fan. * in Ansible 57.5 ed. DL, 1992. * in Ansible 97.5, 1995. Newsletter: Trans Atlantic Fan Fun[d]. 1993 Abigail Frost Other candidates: Michael Ashley, Tony Berry, Ashley Watkins. Report: portions as, mostly, The Frost Report. * In Progress (one-off fanzine while in USA) ed. AF, 1993. * fragment, Ansible 74 ed. DL, 1993. * fragment, Ansible 75, 1993. * fragment, Ansible 97.5, 1995. Newsletter: TAFF Talk (again); TAFFerendum. 1995 Dan Steffan Other candidates: Samanda b Jeudé, Joe Wesson. Report: portions published * Riding the TAFF Rails, APPARATCHIK 53, ed. Andy Hooper and Victor Gonzalez, 1996. * You Can't Get There from Here, APPARATCHIK 54, 1996. * Leave the Driving to Us APPARATCHIK 59, 1996. * Go West, Young Fan, APPARATCHIK 62, 1996. * Hotel Hansen (The Early Years), APPARATCHIK 66, 1996. Newsletter: TAFFboy 1996 Martin Tudor Other candidate: M.J. "Simo" Simpson. Report: HAVE BAG, WILL TRAVEL Newsletter: TAFFlon Tudor 1998 Ulrika O'Brien Other candidates: Victor Gonzalez, Vicki Rosenzweig and Tom Sadler. Report: In progress Newsletter: Demi-TAFF Americain 1998 Maureen Kincaid Speller Other candidates: Chris Bell and Bridget Hardcastle. Report: Snufkin Goes West, 1998 Newsletter: Taffkin's Bum 1999 Vijay Bowen Other candidate: Sarah Prince. Report: None known. 2000 Sue Mason Other candidates: Tommy Ferguson and Tobes Valois. Report: None known. 2001 Victor Gonzalez Other candidate: Tom Springer. Report: None known. 2002 Tobes Valois Other candidate: Chris O'Shea. Report: Very rudimentary items are in Tobes' Diary. Newsletter: TAFF News Service 2003 Randy Byers Other candidates: Colin Hinz, Mike Lowrey and Curt Phillips. Report: The King of TAFFland's Bent Sprog. Portions published: * Blame TAFF * Chapter 1: Why I Ran For TAFF, published January 2003 in Chunga 3, ed. Andy Hooper, Randy Byers and carl juarez. * "Appendix X: The Shadow TAFF Report", Chunga 5, August 2003 * "Appendix Zed: Detailed Itinerary of a TAFF Trip (Part 1)", Chunga 6, December 2003 * "Appendix Zed: Detailed Itinerary of a TAFF Trip (Part 2): Against the Sneers of Nothingness", Chunga 8, September 2004 Newsletter: The Weekly TAFF News 2004 James Bacon Other candidate: Anders Holmström. Report: WorldConNomicon (40pp A4, small print with many photographs), "prototype" available at Corflu in February 2005 and finished version launched at Eastercon 2005. * #1: "Peer Groping on the Campaign Trail", Chunga 8 ed. Randy Byers, Andy Hooper and carl juarez, September 2004 (Chunga PDF) * #2: "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling", Tommyworld 77 ed. Tommy Ferguson, 10 October 2004 * #3: "WorldConosaurus Rex", BSFA Matrix 170 ed. Tom Hunter, November/December 2004 Newsletter: Necronomigone 2005 Suzanne Tompkins Other candidates: Chaz Boston Baden and Curt Phillips. Report: In progress. Newsletter: Two Year TAFF-Life 2006 Bridget Bradshaw Other candidates: ½r Cruttenden and Mike Rennie. Report: Trip journal. 2007 No winner Convoy, the 2007 Eastercon, was cancelled. Contenders: Chris Garcia and Mary Kay Kare 2008 Winner: Chris Garcia Attended: Orbital, 2008 Eastercon in London Other Contenders: Chris Barkley, Linda Deneroff and Christian Maguire. 2009 Winner: Steven Green Attended: Anticipation, 2009 Worldcon in Montreal, Canada Other Contender: Tom Womack 2010 Winners: Brian Gray & Anne KG Murphy Attended: Coflu in Winchester & Odyssey, the 2010 Eastercon in London Other Contender: Frank Wu 2011 Winner: John Coxon Attended: Renovation, 2011 Worldcon in Reno, Nevada Other Contenders: Graham Charnock, Liam Proven and Paul Treadaway 2012 Winner: Jacq Monahan Attended: Olympus, the 2012 Eastercon in London Other Contenders: Warren Buff and Kim Kofmel 2013 Winner: Jim Mowatt Attended: LoneStarCon 3, Worldcon in San Antonio, Texas Other Contender: Theresa Derwin 2014 Winner: Curt Phillips Attended: Loncon 3, 2014 Worldcon in London Other Contenders: Brad & Cindy Foster and Randy Smith 2015 Winner: Nina Horvath Attended: Sasquan, 2015 Worldcon in Spokane, WA Other Contender: Wolf von Witting
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