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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1957 APR  Walpole, Horace  Saturnian Celia  vi  (1717-1797) 1st pub. in The Letters of Horace Walpole(1903); U.K. writer, has novels The Castle of Otranto(1765), The Mysterious Mother(1768), coll. Hieroglyphic Tales(1785; 1981 ed. Gross); see Smith: Horace Walpole: Writer, Politician, Connoisseur(1967)
1957 MAY  Oliver, Chad  Between the Thunder and the Sun  na  has novel The Winds of Time(1957), in which aliens awake after centuries of suspended animation in a cave in the Southwest(Clute); this novel also pub. in anth. Dann, Sargent & Zebrowski(ed): Three in Time(1997), w. novels by Wilson Tucker & Poul Anderson
   Silverberg, Robert  Warm Man  ss  (1936- ) this story is his 175th sale; 1st story pub. "Gorgon Planet" in NEB 1954 FEB; has BA degree from Columbia Univ.; has juvenile 1st novel Revolt on Alpha C(1955); W-1956 HUG, for Most Promising New Author; has novel The 13th Immortal(1957)
   Smith, Evelyn E.  Outcast of Mars  ss 
   Cogswell, Theodore R.  You Know Willie  ss  1st story pub. sf "The Specter General" in ASF 1952 JUN
   Henderson, Zenna  Turn the Page  ss 
   Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  br  James Barlow: One Half of the World; Pohl: Slave Ship; E.C. Tubb: Alien Dust; Grinnell: Across Time; Brown: Rogue in Space; Lan Wright: Who Speaks of Conquest?; Whit & Hallie Burnett(ed): 19 Tales of Terror; Quinn & Wulff(ed): The First World of If
   Anderson, Poul & Gordon R. Dickson  Undiplomatic Immunity  nv  4th story Hoka series
   Emshwiller, Carol  Coming, The  ss  (1921- ) born in Ann Arbor, MI; has BA in Music from the Univ. of Michigan; 1st story pub. sf "This Thing Called Love" in FUT 1955 #28; married artist/illustrator Ed (Emsh) Emshwiller in 1949; lives on Long Island
   Morrison, William  Science Stage, The  plyr  Vidal's play Visit to a Small Planet
   Moore, Ward  Adjustment  nv  has novel Caduceus Wild(SFS 1959 JAN-MAY; rev. 1978) with Robert Bradford, a medical dystopia
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Lyric for Atom-Splitters  pm  attended the Milford Conference
1957 JUN  Farmer, Philip José  Night of Light, The  na  3rd story Father John Carmody series; this story was exp. into novel, Night of Light(1966), N-1966 NEB, is "a nightmarish story of a world where the figments of the unconscious become tangible"(Clute); has coll. The Celestial Blueprint(1962)
   Van Doren, Mark  Little Place, The  ss  (1894-1972) 1st pub. in his coll. Nobody Say a Word and Other Stories(1953); born in Hope, IL; Columbia Univ. professor 1920-1959; 1st book criticism, Henry Davis Thoreau(1916); father of author & scholar Charles Van Doren(also in F&SF)
   Edmondson, G.C.  Rescue  ss 
   Sheckley, Robert  Love, Incorporated  ss  1st pub. in PBY 1956 SEP; has novels Options(1975), Crompton Divided(GAL 1958 DEC as "Join Now"; exp. 1978 US; vt The Alchemical Marriage of Alistair Crompton, 1978 UK), latter about a paranoid schizophrenic attempting to reassemble his mind(Clute)
   Beaumont, Charles  Science Screen, The  mr  The Incredible Shrinking Man(1957); Around the World in Eighty Days(1956); scripted The Haunted Palace(1963), The Seven Faces of Dr. Lao(1964), The Masque of the Red Death(1964), & Brain Dead(1990)
   Morrison, William  Science Stage, The  plyr  play Good As Gold
   Goldsmith, Ruth M.  Moonshine  ss  1st pub. in ATL 1956 MAY
   McIntosh, J.T.  Sandmen, The  ss 
   Stanton, Will  Dodger Fan  ss  has also written mystery stories for EQMM
   Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  br  C.S. Lewis: Till We Have Faces; Johannes Rüber: Bach and the Heavenly Choir; Arthur C. Clarke: The Deep Range; James Blish: The Frozen Year; Leinster: City on the Moon; T.H. White: The Master; Ruthven Todd: Space Cat Meets Mars; Pohl: Undersea Fleet
   Clarke, Arthur C.  Security Check  ss  edited Time Probe(1966), The Coming of the Space Age(1967, nf essays), Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol.4(1981, w. Geo. W. Proctor); has novels Imperial Earth: A Fantasy of Love and Discord(cut 1975; restored 1976), The Fountains of Paradise(1979; 1989)
   Chandler, A. Bertram  Cage, The  ss  moved to Australia in 1956, commanding merchant navy ships, until he retired in 1975; has 1st novel, in Derek Calver seq., The Rim of Space(1961), & The Ship from Outside(ASF 1959 AUG as "Familiar Pattern" as by George Whitley; exp. 1963)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 12: 1957 JAN-JUN  indx 
1957 JUL  Oliver, Chad  Wind Blows Free, The  nv  has novel Unearthly Neighbors(1960; rev. 1984), in which a man attempts to communicate with alien visitors(Clute); a hobby of Oliver's was fly fishing for trout, which he did on the Guadelupe River in Central Texas, & late in life at Lake City, CO
   Kornbluth, C.M.  MS. Found in a Chinese Fortune Cookie  ss  has novels w. Pohl, Gladiator-at-Law(1955), Wolfbane(1957; rev. by Pohl 1986); has non-sf novels w. Pohl, A Town Is Drowning(1955), Presidential Year(1956); colls. The Explorers(1954), A Mile Beyond the Moon(1958), The Marching Morons(1959); see story#272
   Searle, Ronald  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in his coll. The Female Approach(1954); wrote & illustrated many humorous books, incl. the popular St. Trinian series(also made into movie features); W-1960 Reuben Award, for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year; in 1961 moved & settled in Frane
   Young, Robert F.  Your Ghost Will Walk …  ss  2nd story of poetic androids series
   Novotny, John  Trick or Two, A  ss  has short stories in VSF, "The Meddler" in 1958 JAN, & "The Biggest Damn Martini in the Universe" in 1958 JUL
   Gottesman, S.D.  Unfortunate Topologist, The  pm  (1923-1958) ps. for Cyril M. Kornbluth
   Anderson, Poul  Life Cycle  ss  also in Flandry seq. colls. The Night Face and Other Stories(1978), The Long Night(1983), & novel The Game of Empire(1985); has colls. Time and Stars(1964), The Horn of Time(1968), Seven Conquests(1969), Beyond the Beyond(1969)
   Davidson, Avram  Summerland  ss  see The Avram Davidson Website, at, run by The Avram Davidson Society(founded 1998 APR), & at this site, the bio-bibliographical essay by Henry Wessells, "'Something Rich and Strange': The Writings of Avram Davidson"
   White, William Chapman  Literate Monster, The  vi  (1903-1955) 1st pub. in the New York Herald Tribune, in 1954; has columns in the Tribune & NYT, coll. in Forever Wild: Adirondack Country(1954), Just About Everything on the Adirondacks(1960); novel The Pale Blonde of Sands Street(1946)
   Seabright, Idris  Eithne  ss 
   Emshwiller, Carol  You'll Feel Better …  ss  has short story "Hands" in Double-Action Detective and Mystery Stories 1957 SUM
   Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  br  Alfred Hitchcock: Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV; Beaumont: The Hunger and Other Stories; Ilse Aichinger: The Bound Man and Other Stories; James Blish: The Seedling Stars; Lovecraft & Derleth: The Survivor and Others; Oliver: The Winds of Time
   Van Doren, Charles  S R  ss  (1926- ) ex-Columbia Univ. professor; 1957 winner on TV quiz show Twenty-One, & subject of movie Quiz Show(1994); co-author with Ralph J. Roske of book, Lincoln's Commando: The Biography of Commander William B. Cushing, USN(1957)
   Smith, Ron  Horror Story Shorter by One Letter Than the Shortest Horror Story Ever Written, The  vi  has collab. ps. Martin Loran, with John Baxter, used for two stories in ANA 1966 JUL, & ANA 1967 NOV; in the early 1960s moved to Australia where he was a book editor & ghost wrote several Carter Brown(ps. for Alan Geoffrey Yates) mystery novels
   Roberts, Mary-Carter  When Jack Smith Fought Old Satan  nv  1st pub. in COL, 7 DEC 1956; became State Travel Writer for Maryland in 1955, retired in 1969
   Matheson, Richard  Holiday Man, The  ss  has novel/screenplay Hell House(1971; 1973 movie The Legend of Hell House), of occult investigators seeking source of supernatural power that has slain other teams in a haunted house; teleplays The Stranger Within(1974), Scream of the Wolf(1974)
1957 AUG  Miller, Walter M. Jr  Lineman, The  na  has novelette "The Darfsteller" in ASF 1955 JAN, W-1955 HUG; has colls. Conditionally Human(1960), The View from the Stars(1965), The Science Fiction of ...(1978), The Best of ...(1980); anth. Beyond Armageddon(1985) w. Martin H. Greenberg
   Palmer, Stuart  Dream Stuff  ss  wrote also a series of short stories in Withers series, which incl. series character, John J. Malone, of his mystery writer friend Craig Rice(1908-1957, ps. for Georgiana Craig)
   Clingerman, Mildred  Day for Waving, A  ss 
   Phillips, Rog  Homestead  ss  (1909-1965) working name for Roger Phillips Graham; 1st story pub. "Let Freedom Ring" in AMZ 1945 DEC; wrote many stories for AMZ & for FAD; used many ps. incl. Clinton Ames, Franklin Bahl, Craig Browning, Gregg Conrad, Inez McGowan
   Morrison, William  Science Stage, The  plyr  plays Shinbone Alley, Hide and Seek
   Cole, Les  Tripod  ss  (1904-1985) wn. for Lester Cole, fan, editor & screenwriter; also in F&SF under a collab. ps. (Colin Sturgis) with Melvin Sturgis; wrote screenplays/story for 43 movies from 1932-1966; member of "Hollywood Ten," has autobiography, Hollywood Red(1981)
   Knight, Damon & H. Ken Bulmer  Day Everything Fell Down, The  ss  (1922-2002; 1921- ) H. Ken Bulmer, working name for Henry Kenneth Bulmer, U.K. writer who usually writes fiction under Ken or Kenneth Bulmer(& in F&SF as such), has used many ps., has colls. The Wind of Liberty(1962), Defiance(1963)
   Buck, Doris P.  Spanish Spoken  ss 
   Boucher, Anthony  Recommended Reading  br  opposition to the Oz books of L. Frank Baum; Andre Norton: Star Born; Fritz Leiber: Destiny Times Three; Greenberg(ed): Five S.F. Novels; Alfred Bester: The Stars My destination; Vance: Big Planet; Clement: Cycle of Fire; Silverberg: The 13th Immortal

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