Is she ready to bust a wrestling move?
Donald Wollheim is remembered as the proto-geek, one of sci-fi's founding fans. Wikipedia says he organized the first con, in 1936. He wrote stories and novels, but regarded his work as meh-level, and considered editing his true calling.
His bio is here, and has some interesting details - including how he found a loophole in the law that let him publish LotR against Tolkein's wishes.