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FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION: STORIES (by date)
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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1994 JAN  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  Question to Harlan Ellison: What sf film would you show to someone unfamiliar to sf? Answer: Seconds(1966), based on the book by David Ely, dir. John Frankenheimer, stars Rock Hudson, about a middle-aged man given a second chance at life
   Aldridge, Ray  Filter Feeders  nv 
   Coulter, Lynn  Granny Woman  ss  Lynn B. Coulter, & also in F&SF as such; freelance features & humor writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; story based on an incident that happened to her grandmother, a descendant of Scotch-Irish settlers in the Appalachian mountains
   Smith, Dean Wesley  Jukebox Gifts  ss  N-1994 NEB; 1995 HUG, LOC, short story; 1st & only story in F&SF in Jukebox series, about a jukebox & its music that has time-travel powers; other stories in series in Night Cry 1987 FLL, & Resnick & Greenberg(ed): By Any Other Fame(1993)
   Maio, Kathi  Films: Dino Might  mr  essay: why kids love dinosaurs; Jurassic Park(1993), based on Michael Crichton's 1990 novel, dir. Steven Spielberg, stars Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Joseph Mazzello, Ariana Richards, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough
   Bisson, Terry  Partial People  vi  1st pub. in his coll. Bears Discover Fire(1993), title story was 1st pub. in ASI 1990 AUG, & W-1990 NEB; 1991 HUG, LOC, SFC, STU; N-1991 HOM, WFA, short story; see his entry in the St. James Guide to Fantasy Writers(1996), & CANR, vol.59, p.47-48
   Metzger, Robert A.  Planet of the Dolphins  ss  (1956- ) born in L.A.; lives in Atlanta, GA; 1983 PhD, Solid State Physics from UCLA; 1st story pub. "An Unfiltered Man," ABO 1987 SEP/OCT; has science column "What If?" in ABO 1989-2001; novels Quad World(1991), Picoverse(2002); see www.rametzger.com
   Martin, H.  Cartoon: Madam Valesty, Reader and Advisor, Sees the Future  ct 
   Sterling, Bruce  Science: Watching the Clouds  ar  clouds; what are they, how they form, & why they change; the classification system originated by Luke Howard(1772-1864), "the father of British meteorology", see 'cloudman.com'; the physics of cloud formation & precipitation
   McHugh, Maureen F.  Virtual Love  ss  (1959- ) N-1994 HOM, NEB; 1995 HUG, LOC; 1st story pub. "All in a Day's Work" in TWZ 1988 AUG, as Michael Galloglach; 1st novel China Mountain Zhang("Baffin Island," "Kites" in ASI 1989 AUG & OCT; exp. 1992; W-1993 Lambda, LOC; N-1992 NEB, TIP; 1993 HUG)
   McDevitt, Jack  Standard Candles  ss  (1935- ) N-1995 HUG, ss; wn. for John Charles McDevitt; born in Philadelphia; lives in Brunswick, GA; 1st story pub. sf "The Emerson Effect" in TWZ 1981 DEC; 1st novel The Hercules Text(1986; W-1987 LOC; N-1986 DIK); A Talent for War(1989; N-1990 LOC)
   Duchamp, L. Timmel  When Joy Came to the World  nv  lives in Seattle, WA; 1st sale "O's Story" in Susanna J. Sturgis(ed): Memories and Visions(1989); 1st story pub. sf/f "Transcendence" in Starshore 1990 FLL; has story "A Case of Mistaken Identity" pub. by Pulphouse in Short Stories Paperbacks #7(1991)
   Masear, Arthur  Cartoon  ct 
1994 FEB  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  at the F&SF booth at the World S. F. Convention in San Francisco, Sept. 1993; has novel Sins of the Blood("Children of the Night," in Preiss(ed):The Ultimate Dracula, 1991; exp. 1994), about vampire siblings, one a vampire, the other a vampire slayer(B&C)
   Bowes, Richard  Shadow and the Gunman, The  nv  3rd story in F&SF in Kevin Grierson series; has Warchild novel series, Warchild(1986; N-1987 LOC), & Goblin Market(1988), set in an alternate world NYC, follows the growth & adventures of a telepathic teenager involved in time wars(Clute)
   Kessel, John  Books: Just Like Real People  br  Gwyneth Jones: White Queen; Terry Bisson: Bears Discover Fire; briefly, Gregory Frost: The Pure Cold Light; Theodore Sturgeon: Argyll; Cordwainer Smith: The Rediscovery of Man; Charlie Oberendorf: Testing
   Bredenberg, Jeff  Imagine a Large-Breasted Woman ...  ss  (1953- ) working name for Jeffrey Ellis Bredenberg; assistant manager of The News Journal, in Wilmington, DE; has 1st novel, The Dream Compass(1991), & sequel The Dream Vessel(1992); The Man in the Moon Must Die(1993)
   Perry, Steve  Other Toys  ss  has Time Machine ser., Civil War Secret Agent(1984), Sword of the Samurai(1984; w. J. Michael Reeves); also w. Reaves, Hellstar(1984), Dome(1987); Conan ser., incl. Conan the Fearless(1986), Conan the Free Lance(1990); The Hero Curse(1991)
   Eskridge, Kelley  Strings  ss  lives in Seattle, WA, w. writer Nicola Griffith; 1st pro sale "The Hum of Human Cities" in PLP #9 1990; story "Alien Jane" in Century #1 1995, N-1995 NEB, & became ep. of Cable ser. Welcome to Paradox; 1st novel Solitaire(2002); see www.kelleyeskridge.com
   Winter, Laurel  Moon Garden Cookbook, The  ss  she wrote this story "after cooking dinner one evening, tired of the fact that my kids were such picky eaters"
   Heath  Cartoon  ct 
   Benford, Gregory  Scientist's Notebook, A: Ten Thousand Years of Solitude  ar  nuclear waste disposal, Part 1 of 3; the Dept. of Energy's Waste Isolation Plant outside Carlsbad, NM, 2150 feet beneath the salt flats; think tank's(of which Benford is a member) scenarios to determine the stability of the area over the next 10,000 years
   Reed, Robert  Treasure Buried  ss 
   Stableford, Brian  Busy Dying  nv  story title from a 1965 Bob Dylan song, "It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)"; has colls. The Cosmic Perspective/Custer's Last Stand(1985), Sexual Chemistry(1991), Fables and Fantasies(1996); novel The Empire of Fear(1988; N-1989 CLA, LOC)
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Harris, S.  Cartoon: Dr. Quark - A Little Energy Here, a Little Energy There, and What Do You Get?  ct  10th cartoon in his Dr. Quark series; in which Dr. Quark minds his Transgenic Fruit and Vegetable Stand
1994 MAR  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed/br  announces that Orson Scott Card is leaving, his 'Books to Look For' column to be taken over by Charles de Lint beginning next month; reviews Sean Stewart: Passion Play; Joe Haldeman: Vietnam and Other Alien Worlds
   Smeds, Dave  Marathon Runner in the Human Race, A  ss  (1955- ) 1st/ only story in F&SF in Nanodocs ser.; others in ser. in ASI 1992 AUG, & Aronical(ed): Full Spectrum 4('93); lives in Santa Rosa, CA; graphic artist; 1st story pub. "Dragon Touched" in Card(ed): Dragons of Light(1980); website at www.sff.net
   Masear, Arthur  Cartoon: Topeka!  ct 
   Benford, Gregory  Doing Alien  ss  has anth. w. Martin H. Greenberg, What Might Have Been? Vol. I: Alternate Empires(1989), Vol. II: Alternate Heroes(1989), Vol. III: Alternate Wars(1991), Vol. IV: Alternate Americas(1992); anth. Far Futures(1995), The New Hugo Winners Vol. IV(1997)
   Platt, Charles  Inside Science Fiction: Trading Data With Dead and Digital  ar  how a couple of hackers/phone phreaks entered cyberspace to begin a Bulletin Board System, or BBS; the sf connection in the MindVox BBS; Platt has coll. of iv's, Dream Makers(1980); novels Free Zone(1988), The Silicon Man(1991; N-1992 JWC), Protektor('96)
   Hauser  Cartoon  ct 
   Couzens, Gary  Second Contact  ss  (1964- ) his 1st pub. work outside of Great Britain; from Wokingham, Berkshire, England; writes a film column in Exuberance, a U.K. magazine
   Sterling, Bruce  Science: Spires on the Skyline  ar  broadcast towers; what they do & why they look that way; from their types, their maintenance & their assorted arrays of antennae, to the governing bodies that regulate them
   Morrow, James  Director's Cut  ply  this short play a deleted section from his novel, Towing Jehovah(1994), though parts of it survive here & there; has novels Blameless in Abaddon(1996; N-1997 LOC), The Eternal Footman(1999); see his website at www.sff.net/people/
   Friesner, Esther M.  Two Lovers, Two Gods, and a Fable  ss  has Demons humorous fantasy series, Here Be Demons(1988), Demon Blues(1989), Hooray for Hellywood(1990), with a recursive 2nd volume, & the 3rd with demonic Hollywood celebs & tv evangelists involved in the filming of a biblical epic(B&C)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Richerson, Carrie  Sous la Mer  ss  has horror short story pub. as a chapbook, Geckos(1994; RoF 1995 AUG), in which a woman researching Texas historical character Cynthia Anne Parker is haunted by growing pink lizards
   Maio, Kathi  Films: Too Many Ghosts  mr  "the best ghost movie since the 1940s": Truly, Madly, Deeply(1991), stars Juliet Stevenson; Heart & Souls(1993), based on a 10-minute short called 'Seven Souls' by Gregory & Erik Hansen, stars Robert Downey Jr, Charles Grodin, Kyra Sedgewick
   Wade, Susan  Convertible Coven, The  ss  (1955- ) lives in Austin, TX; has story "Pandora's Game" in New Pathways 1990 NOV; did the cover art for Pulphouse: A Fiction Magazine, #17 1994; see her entry in CA, vol.171
   Savage, Felicity  Brixton White Lady  ss  (1975- ) Felicity Savage; her 1st fiction sale; born in Columbia, SC; grew up in Ireland, Scotland & France; moved to Cambridge, MA, when she was 14; currently a student at Columbia Univ.; attended 1992 Clarion; N-1995 & 1996 JWCA, for Best New Writer
   Gilman, Carolyn Ives  Wild Ships of Fairny, The  nv  see her interview at www.e-horizon.com/; has nf book on frontier & American Indian history, The Grand Portage Story(1992), winner Northeastern Minnesota Book Award; has 1st sf novel, Halfway Human(1998), set on a planet whose 'human' life has 3 genders
1994 APR  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  introduces new book reviewer, Charles de Lint; has pub. br's in PLP, Mystery Scene, The Horror Show, Science Fiction Review, Other Realms; owns & edits Triskell Press; won William L. Crawford Award for Best New Fantasy Author of 1984
   Bova, Ben  Inspiration  ss  N-1994 NEB; 1995 HUG, LOC, short story; has nf The Fourth State of Matter(1974), The High Road(1981); colls. The Astral Mirror(1985), Battle Station(1987), Challenges(1993); novels Cyberbooks(1989); Mars(1992), The Trikon Deception(1992) w. Bill Pogue
   Kessel, John  Books: Canons Left and Right  br  essay: 'best of' anthologies; Tom Shippey(ed): The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories; Ursula K. Le Guin & Brian Attebery(ed): The Norton Book of Science Fiction; Gardner Dozois(ed): Modern Classics of S. F., & Modern Classic Short Novels of S. F.
   de Lint, Charles  Books to Look For: Chasing Shadows  br  introduces his "conversational" style; Robert Holdstock: The Hollowing; Carol Orlock: The Hedge, the Ribbon; Alice Hoffman: Turtle Moon; de Lint has urban fantasy (1st) novel, Moonheart(1984; N-1985 LOC, MYT)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon: Wonderland  ct 
   What, Leslie  Clinging to a Thread  ss  (1955- ) born in L.A.; lives in Eugene, OR; her mother a survivor of WWII's Riga Ghetto; Leslie has a poem in Marguerite M. Striar(ed): Beyond Lament: Poets of the World Bearing Witness to the Holocaust(1998); has humor column "Say What" in Eugene Weekly
   Nagle, Pati  Coyote Ugly  ss  her 1st pub. story; lives in Albuquerque, NM; has stories in several anth.; has 1st novels, of New Mexico Territory Civil War battles, Glorieta Pass(1999), & sequel The Guns of Valverde(2000), under the working name P.G. Nagle
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 

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