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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1958 JAN  Lewis, C.S.  Ministering Angels  ss  1st pub. in SRL, 28 MAY 1955; deals with same topic as Richardson article (#721) in 1955 DEC; has autobiography Surprised by Joy(1955); novel Till We Have Faces(1956), dark retelling of the Cupid/Psyche myth, which some consider to be his best work(Clute)
   Corwin, M.  Query for Doc Richardson  pm  ps. for Miss M.C. Cosley, of Washington, D.C.; in response to Robert S. Richardson's article(#721) in 1955 DEC, on the possible sexual mores of future Martian exploration & colonization
   Furnas, J.C.  Boyhood Pal  ss  (1905-2001) 1st pub. in COL, 16 FEB 1952; wn. for Joseph Chamberlain Furnas; has nf Sudden Death(on auto safety); Goodbye to Uncle Tom(1956), The Road to Harper's Ferry(1959), 3 vol. The Americans(1969); bio Fanny Kemble(1982) ;My Life in Writing(1989)
   Kornbluth, C.M.  Events Leading Down to the Tragedy, The  ss  has collab. colls. with Pohl, The Wonder Effect(1962), Critical Mass(1977), Before the Universe(1980), Our Best(1986); has colls. Best SF Stories of ...(1968), The Best of ...(1976), Thirteen O'Clock and Other Zero Hours(1970), His Share of Glory(1997)
   Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  br  L. Sprague de Camp: Solomon's Stone(UNK 1942 JUN; 1957); Philip K. Dick: The Cosmic Puppets(SAT 1956 OCT; 1957)
   Dickson, Gordon R.  Christmas Present, The  ss  has Dilbia series of novels, Spacial Delivery(1961), & Spacepaw(1969), coll. in omnibus The Right to Bear Arms(2000), which also has the Dilbia novelette "The Law-Twister Shorty" from Ben Bova(ed): The Many Worlds of Science Fiction(1971)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  5th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Goulart, Ron  New Lo!, A  spf  a spoof, fictional Fortean vignettes
   Williams, Jay  Little Tin God  ss  has historical novels, The Witches(1958), set in 1590 Scotland, tells of the conspiracy against the Scottish king James VI, who was later to become England's king James I; Solomon & Sheba(1959)
   Sturgis, Colin  24,000-Mile Field Goal, The  ss  2nd story Cameron series; Lester Cole, screenwriter & founder of The Screenwriters Guild; as a screenwriter has also used the ps. Lester Cohn, Gerald L.C. Copley & J. Redmond Prior; wrote screenplay or story for 43 movies 1932-1966, incl. Born Free(1966)
   Aldiss, Brian W.  New Father Christmas, The  ss  (1925- ) born in E. Dereham, Norfolk, England; served in the Royal Signals in Burma & Sumatra; after service, worked as an assistant in an Oxford bookshop; 1st story pub. sf "Criminal Record" in SCF 1954 JUL; has coll. Space, Time and Nathaniel(1957)
   Stine, G. Harry  Sputnik: One Reason Why We Lost  ar  how Russians beat the U.S. in the race to become 1st in space; has nf book Earth Satellites and the Race for Space Superiority(1957); as Correy has novels Shuttle Down(1981), Space Doctor(1981), Manna(1984), A Matter of Metalaw(1986); obit in LOC 1997 DEC
   Clifton, Mark  Remembrance and Reflection  nv  (1906-1963) 4th & last story(1st in F&SF), Ralph Kennedy series; first three were in ASF(1953 SEP, 1955 MAR, 1957 MAR); a retired personnel expert; 1st story pub. sf "What Have I Done" in ASF 1952 MAY; has novel in series, When They Come from Space(1962)
   Matheson, Richard  Lemmings  vi  has novel/screenplay Bid Time Return(1975; W-1976 WFA, best novel; vt Somewhere in Time, 1980, & 1980 movie; had bit part - "Astonished Man"), about a love that transcends time & unites the souls of two people separated by a century(Clute)
   Sturgeon, Theodore  Touch of Strange, A  ss  has novel Venus Plus X(1960), N-1961 HUG; western movie novelization The Rare Breed(1966), & western coll. Sturgeon's West(1973); has non-sf study of a blood-drinking psychotic, Some of Your Blood(1961; 1994); coll. Sturgeon in Orbit(1964)
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Epithalamium  pm 
1958 FEB  Oliver, Chad  Pilgrimage  ss  has novel The Shores of Another Sea(1971), which is set in Africa, & articulates Oliver's concern for the ecology & environment(Clute); novel "captures Oliver's experiences in Kenya's bush country"(LOC 1993 SEP, p.80)
   Brode, Anthony  Better Bet, The  pm 
   Phillips, Rog  Love Me, Love My —  ss  7th story unofficial Bureau of Imaginary Zoology series(the vegy); 1st story Vegy series(more stories promised by the editor); other ps. he used: Melva Rogers, Chester Ruppert, William Carter Sawtelle, John Wiley, & under several house ps. as well
   Chaulet, G.  Cartoon  ct 
   Silverberg, Robert  Man Who Never Forgot, The  ss  uses many ps., incl. house ps. for AMZ, FAN, SFA, & SUP, esp. Calvin M. Knox, David Osborne, Ivar Jorgens(e)on, & in collab. with Randall Garrett, the ps. Robert Randall, Gordon Aghill & Ralph Burke; has novel Master of Life and Death(1957)
   Henderson, Zenna  Last Step, The  ss 
   Lang, Allen Kim  Exchange Student  ss  Lang has pub. fiction in AHMM, & Manhunt, incl. the anthologized "Final Exam" in AHMM 1959 AUG; also anthologized are sf stories, novella "The Chemically Pure Warriors" in IFS 1962 JUL, & novelette "Blind Man's Lantern" in ANA 1962 DEC
   Davidson, Avram  I Do Not Hear You, Sir  ss 
   Anderson, Poul  Last of the Deliverers, The  ss  has novel Tau Zero(GAL 1967 JUN-AUG as "To Outlive Eternity"; exp. 1970; N-1971 HUG), in which a spaceship goes out of control & continues to accelerate until, due to time dilation, they go thru the next Big Bang, after which the crew plans to colonize
   Roberts, Mary-Carter  One Sent  ss  has novels The Abbot Sisters(1951), Little Brother Fate(1957), the latter a mystery crime novel based on the 3 greatest American murder cases of the 1920s(those of Mildred Baker, Rev. Roy Harvey Barber, & Herman Levy and Thomas Meyer)
   Buck, Doris P.  Curved Universe  pm  1st pub. in Pegasus XIV, in 1955
   Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  br  C.L. Moore: Doomsday Morning; Wellman: Twice in Time; George O. Smith: Troubled Star; Ayn Rand: Atlas Shrugged; van Vogt: Empire of the Atom; Sheckley: Pilgrimage to Earth; Dick: The Variable Man; Asimov: Lucky Starr series, as by Paul French
   Fontenay, Charles L.  Summer Afternoon, A  ss  also in ya Kipton Chronicles ser., Kipton and the Android(1997), Kipton and the I Ching(1997), Kipton and the Voodoo Curse(1998), Kipton and the Cave of Mars('98), Kipton & the Monorail Murders('99), Kipton on Phobos('99), Kipton at the Martian Games('99)
   Emshwiller, Carol  Baby  ss  a unique wife/husband collaboration: the cover for this issue, which illustrates Carol Emshwiller's story, is by Ed Emshwiller
   Asimov, Isaac  I Just Make Them Up, See!  pm  has anth. Soviet Science Fiction(1962), More Soviet Science Fiction(1962), Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales(1963) w. Groff Conklin, Tomorrow's Children(1966), Where Do We Go from Here?(1971), Nebula Award Stories Eight(1973)
1958 MAR  Roberts, Jane  Bundu, The  na  2nd story Bundu witchcraft series; has two sequels to The Education of Oversoul Seven(1973) - The Further Education of Oversoul Seven(1979), & Oversoul Seven and the Museum of Time(1984)
   Morrison, William  Science Stage, The  plyr  plays When the Curtain Rises on the Makropoulos; Rumple
   Reynolds, Mack  Gladiator  ss  also in Joe Mauser series, coll. Joe Mauser, Mercenary from Tomorrow(1986), with Michael A. Banks; has novels Amazon Planet(ANA 1966-1967 DEC-FEB; 1975), After Some Tomorrow(1967), Computer War(1967), The Computer Conspiracy(1968)
   Poe, Edgar Allan  Tale of the Ragged Mountains, A  ss  1st pub. in Godey's Lady's Book, 1844 APR; story followed by long note by editor, saying it's an example of a rare detective story, one without a detective, save the reader; has colls. The Raven and Other Poems(1845), Tales(1846)
   Boucher, Anthony  Afterword to "A Tale of the Ragged Mountains" by Edgar Allan Poe  aw  an afterword by the editor, a well-known mystery writer himself, discussing the merits of this story, a rare detective story, one without a detective, save the reader
   Wilson, Richard  Venus Papers, The  ss  has colls. of sf satire Those Idiots from Earth(1957), & Time Out for Tomorrow(1962)
   McClintic, Winona  Ye Phantasie Writer and His Catte  pm  has her only sf/f story outside of F&SF, short story "The Makers" in FUN 1958 FEB
   Fritch, Charles E.  Big, Wide, Wonderful World  vi  (1927- ) writer & editor based in California, 1st story pub. sf "The Wallpaper" in OWS 1951 MAR; edited the mag. Gamma from 1963-65; many of his stories are spoofs; has colls. Crazy Mixed-Up Planet(1969), & Horses' Asteroid(1970)
   Anderson, Poul  Backwardness  ss  has novels The Byworlder(1971; N-1971 NEB), The Dancer from Atlantis(1971; N-1973 MYT), There Will Be Time(1972), Fire Time(1974; N-1975 HUG); Hrolf Kraki's Saga(1973; W-1975 BFA; N-1974 MYT), a retelling of one of the greatest Icelandic sagas(Clute)
   Boucher, Anthony  Best Science-Fantasy Books of 1957, The  br  survey of the best f & sf books of 1957
   Bloch, Robert  How Bug-Eyed Was My Monster  ss  1st pub. in Casper Magazine, in 1957 MAY; has novel This Crowded Earth(AMZ 1958 OCT; 1968); best known for novel Psycho(1959; basis of 1960 Alfred Hitchcock movie), for which he wrote 2 sequels, Psycho II(1982; N-1983 BFA), & Psycho House(1990)
   Jackson, Shirley  Omen, The  ss  has fantasy novel The Sundial(1958); horror novels The Haunting of Hill House(1959; made into 1963, 1999 movies The Haunting), We Have Always Lived in the Castle(1962; 1991); colls. Come Along with Me(1968), Just an Ordinary Day(1997)
1958 APR  Oliver, Chad  Guardian Spirit  nv  has novel Giants in the Dust(1976), concerned with mankind's fundamental nature, "it posits the idea that man is by nature a hunting animal, cut off from his roots by progress"(LOC 1993 SEP, p.80)
   Brode, Anthony  Watchers, The  pm 
   Arthur, Robert  Obstinate Uncle Otis  ss  1st pub. in ARG Weekly, 19 JUL 1941, & revised for F&SF; 3rd story from his Murchison Morks series; was married to author Joan Vatsek(also in F&SF) from 1946-1960; see websites www.elizabetharthur.org/bio/rarthur.html & ..../jvarthur.html
   Davidson, Avram  Grantha Sighting, The  ss 
   Reed, Kit  Wait, The  ss  (1932- ) her 1st pub. story(aka "To Be Taken in a Strange Country"); working name for Lillian Craig Reed; born in San Diego, has BA from the College of Notre Dame in 1954, reporter for the New Haven Register and for Newsweek
   Lincoln, Victoria  No Evidence  ss  (1904-1981) Victoria Endicott Lincoln, born in Fall River, MA; knew Lizzie Borden & wrote novel A Private Disgrace: Lizzie Borden by Daylight(1967; W-EDG); wrote historical novels like February Hill(1934), & nf; pub. in Vogue, Good Housekeeping, Glamour
   Seabright, Idris  Death of Each Day, The  ss  story title is from Macbeth

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