John Klima is an American anthology and science fiction magazine editor, whose science fiction zine, Electric Velocipede, won the Hugo Award for Best Fanzine in 2009. He was nominated for a World Fantasy Award in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010 for his work on the magazine. In 2012 the magazine went online.
He spent the first quarter century of life in the state of Wisconsin. He moved to New Jersey in the late 90s to get a job in publishing. Since then he has worked in publishing, computer programming, andâ€”since completing his Master's degree in Library and Information Science in December 2005â€”librarianship. He has since returned to the Midwest and currently works as the Assistant Director at the Waukesha Public Library.
In 2007, Klima edited the anthology Logorrhea, an anthology of twenty-one short stories, each of which was based on a different winning word from the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The anthology was nominated for a World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology. Theodora Goss's story from the anthology "The Singing of Mount Abora" won the World Fantasy Award for Best Short Fiction. He also edited a reprint anthology of fairy tale retellings called Happily Ever After that was published by Night Shade Books in 2011.