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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1961 MAY  Edmondson, G.C.  Country Boy, The  ss  5th story in his Mad Friend series; this series coll. in Stranger Than You Think(1965); has novels Chapayeca(1971; vt Blue Face, 1972), set in Mexico; T.H.E.M.(1974), The Aluminum Man(1975), latter about Native Americans & a crash-landed alien
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Heaven on Earth  sces  stars; mapping the stars
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  H.L. Gold(ed): The Fifth Galaxy Reader; Theodore Sturgeon: Some of Your Blood; Zenna Henderson: Pilgrimage: The Book of the People; Ben Bova: The Milky Way Galaxy; Poul Anderson: Twilight World; Leo Margulies(ed): The Unexpected
   Posselt, Mildred  Flower, The  pm  (1950?- ) sent in by Mr. E.F.T. Rice of Wilmington, Delaware, this poem was written by the 11-year old daughter of a friend of his
   Slesar, Henry  Self-Improvement of Salvadore Ross, The  ss  (1927-2002) vice president of a N.Y. advertising firm; 1st story pub. sf "The Brat" in IMT 1955 SEP; about a third of his work is sf or f, many under the ps. O.H. Leslie & house ps. Ivar Jorgensen, E.K. Jarvis, Clyde Mitchell, etc, in AMZ & FAN
   Rubin, Rick  Final Muster  nv  (1932?- ) writer, born in Portland, OR; has short story "The Bet" in Dude 1959 NOV
1961 JUN  Smith, Cordwainer  Alpha Ralpha Boulevard  nv  (1913-1966) 1st & only story in F&SF in Instrumentality of Mankind series; ps. for Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger, U.S. writer, political scientist, military adviser in Korea & Malaya; his 1st story as C.S. was "Scanners Live in Vain" in FBK #6, 1950 JUN
   Clarke, Arthur C.  Crime on Mars  ss  1st pub. in EQMM 1960 JUL; begun in 1987, Arthur C. Clarke Award for best U.K. 1st edition sf novel; has novel The Ghosts from the Grand Banks(1990), about an attempt to raise the Titanic; has colls. The Sentinel(1996), The Collected Stories of ...(2001)
   West, John Anthony  George  ss  (1932- ) "this story was orig. conceived & written as a play; since pub. in F&SF, it has been scheduled to be an off-Broadway play; ex-Editorial Assistant to F&SF(1956) & ex-Assistant Editor to VSF(1957), he lives on the island of Ibiza(south of Majorca)
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Birth of a Gardener  ss 
   Twain, Mark  Curious Pleasure Excursion, A  ss  (1835-1910) 1st pub. in The New York Herald Tribune, 6 JUL 1874, during the time of the "Comet Scare"; ps. for Samuel L. Clemens; has sf novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court(1889), coll. The Science Fiction of Mark Twain(1984, ed D. Ketterer)
   Scott, Jody  Go for Baroque  ss  (1923- ) wn. for Joann Huguelot Wood; Scott her name from a first marriage; born in Chicago, now lives in Seattle; she has a novel of suspense, Cure It with Honey(1951); has also pub. vignette "The Origin of Species," in FAN 1969 FEB, as Jody Scott Wood
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XL  vi  37th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to E. Nelson Bridwell
   deFord, Miriam Allen  Cage, The  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Four Steps to Salvation  sces  communication, advances in; see addendum on p.4, 1961 SEP - in response to a reader's question about Asimov's statement that primitive writing preceded agriculture: the Incas had no writing, but if writing didn't bring about agriculture, then what did?
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Algis Budrys: Rogue Moon
   Blish, James  Books  br  Algis Budrys: Rogue Moon; has nf criticism books The Issue at Hand(1964), & More Issues at Hand(1970), as W. Atheling Jr; edited anth. New Dreams This Morning(1966), Nebula Award Stories 5(1970), & a coll. of C.M. Kornbluth stories, Thirteen O'Clock(1972)
   Garrett, Randall & Avram Davidson  Something Rich and Strange  nv  (1927-1987; 1923-1993)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 20: 1961 JAN-JUN  indx 
1961 JUL  Amis, Kingsley  Something Strange  ss  (1922-1995) 1st pub. in The Spectator, in 1960; has social comedy novel Lucky Jim(1954); sf criticism New Maps of Hell(1960); anth. Spectrum ser.(1961-66); coll. My Enemy's Enemy (1962); Memoirs(1991); obit LOC 1995 LOC; bio R. Bradford: Lucky Him(2001)
   Worthington, Will  Package Deal  ss 
   Breckenridge, Nicholas  Cat Lover, The  ss  has article "The Lion" in P.S. 1966 JUN, a memoir of his father, a commercial artist
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLI  vi  38th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Burger, Otis Kidwell  Zookeeper, The  ss 
   Neville, Kris  Closing Time  ss  earned a B.A. in English from the Univ. of California in 1960; has short story "Big Talk" in Manhunt 1953 APR; also in F&SF with co-author Lil Neville(his wife), & with Barry N. Malzberg
   Anderson, Poul  Night Piece  ss  has Maurai series, coll. Maurai and Kith(1982; N-1983 LOC), tales of post-catastrophe life, & novel Orion Shall Rise(1983; N-1984 LOC), a pro-technology sequel, in which man aspires to the stars again(Clute)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Recipe for a Planet  sces  elementary makeup of the Earth
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Jules Verne: From Earth to the Moon, & To the Sun? Off on a Comet!; The Fabulous World of Jules Verne(movie); Kingsley Amis: New Maps of Hell; Damon Knight: Far Out; Alan E. Nourse: Tiger by the Tail; Frederik Pohl: Turn Left at Thursday
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Undergrowth  na  3rd story Hothouse ser.; has "plotless novel," A Garden With Figures; novels The Dark Light Years(1964), how humans deal w. aliens superior in intelligence, but physically disgusting, & Earthworks(1965), An Age(1967; vt Cryptozoic!, 1968 US)
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Vintage Wine  pm 
1961 AUG  Davidson, Avram & Morton Klass  Kappa Nu Nexus, The  ss  (1923-1993; 1927-2001) Morton the younger brother of Philip Klass(William Tenn); born in Brooklyn, NY; has 1955 BA in anthropology from Brooklyn College; 1959 PhD from Columbia Univ.; Prof. at Barnard College & Columbia; see obit in LOC 2001 JUN
   Harrison, Harry  Survival Planet  ss  (1925- ) working name for Henry Maxwell Harrison; 1st worked in field as a commercial artist, chiefly in comics, but supplied illustrations to mags. such as GAL; 1st story pub. "Rock Diver" in WBY 1951 FEB; member of N.Y. sf Hydra Club with Damon Knight
   Aandahl, Vance  Cogi Drove His Car Through Hell  ss 
   Cheinisse, Claude F.  Juliette  ss  (1931-1982) 1st pub. in 1959; trans. from the French by Damon Knight; a doctor specializing in forensic & industrial toxicology; involved in French fandom since late 1950s, 1st story pub. sf in 1958; married sf writer Christine Renard in 1965
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLII  vi  39th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Andrew Gould
   Blau, E. William  Dispatch Executive, The  ss 
   Reed, Kit  Piggy  ss  has 1st novel Mother Isn't Dead She's Only Sleeping(1961)
   Drake, Leah Bodine  Meeting on a Northern Moor, A  pm  edited with Dr. C.A. Muses an anthology of contemporary British & American verse, The Various Light
   Leinster, Murray  Case of the Homicidal Robots, The  nv  has Med Service series colls. Doctor to the Stars(1964), & S.O.S. from Three Worlds(1967), & novels The Mutant Weapon(1959), & This World Is Taboo (1961); novelette "Exploration Team" in ASF 1956 MAR(Colonial Survey ser.) W-1956 HUG
   McClintic, Winona  Four Days in the Corner  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Evens Have It, The  sces  nuclear structure
   Dickson, Gordon R.  Haunted Village, The  nv  has fixup novel Time Storm(nv's in ASI 1977 SPR & SUM, na in Cosmos SF&F 1977 JUL; 1977; N-1978 HUG, LOC), an sf novel of three survivors of a time storm that destroyed life on Earth & threatens the universe(B&C)
1961 SEP  Klein, Gérard  Monster in the Park, The  ss  (1937- ) 1st pub. in the French edition of F&SF; trans. by Virginia Kidd; soldier in Algeria, has pub. in France, this is his 1st story pub. in the U.S.
   Gold, Herbert  Day They Got Boston, The  ss  (1924- ) 1st pub. in Metronome 1961 JAN; author of Therefore Be Bold(1960), Love and Like(1960), & edited Fiction of the Fifties(1959), & Stories of Modern America (1961)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLIII  vi  40th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Herman Mudgett(ps. for Anthony Boucher)
   Young, Michael  Timekeeper, The  ss  (1915-2002) British sociologist & writer; has nf book Family and Kinship in East London(1957); sf work The Rise of the Meritocracy 1870-2033: An Essay on Education and Equality(1958), which takes the form of a report by an historical sociologist(Clute)
   Wallace, Floyd  Privates All  nv  ( ?-? ) also goes under the byline F.L. Wallace;1st story pub. sf "Hideaway" in ASF 1951 FEB; pub. many stories in GAL; has Australian coll. Worlds in Balance(1955), & novel Address: Centauri(1952 GAL APR as "Accidental Flight"; exp. 1955); also in VSF
   Peterson, Nils  Pecking Order  ss  Professor of English at San José State Univ. from 1963-1999, where he was also the Coordinator of the Creative Arts, & poetry consultant for San Jose Studies; has pub. poems in many journals, & articles on subjects as varied as golf and Shakespeare
   Harris, Rosemary  Hamlin  ss  (1923- ) Rosemary Jeanne Harris; has young adult fantasy, Reuben seq., The Moon in the Cloud(1968), The Shadow on the Sun(1970), The Bright and Morning Star(1972); novels The Seal-Singing(1971), A Quest for Orion(1978), & sequel Tower of the Stars(1980)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Not As We Know It  sces  life; chemical bases of life, only nucleic acid/protein in water is life-as-we-know-it

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