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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1962 JAN  White, James  Christmas Treason  nv  (1928-1999) U.K. writer from Ulster; 1st story pub. sf "Assisted Passage" in NWS 1953 JAN; best known for his Sector General series, about galactic medicine, pub. mainly in NWS; in ser. coll. Hospital Station(1962), novel Star Surgeon(1963)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLVII  vi  44th story in F&SF in Feghoot series
   Wilhelm, Kate  Time to Keep, A  ss  (1928- ) born in Toledo, OH; married Damon Knight in 1963; 1st story pub. sf "The Pint-Sized Genie" in FAN 1956 OCT; in 1958 helped found Milford Science Fiction Writers' Workshop with Knight, & Clarion Science Fiction Writers' Workshop in 1968
   Williams, Jay  Interplanetary Sex  ar 
   Russell, Maria  Deer Park, The  ss  working name for Mrs. Mary R. Standard; lives in NYC
   Goulart, Ron  Please Stand By  nv  2nd story in F&SF in Max Kearny series
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Modern Demonology, The  sces  Maxwell's demon; has 1st coll. of F&SF science essays Fact and Fancy(1962)
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Ernst Juenger: The Glass Bees; Leo Marguilies(ed): The Ghoul Keepers; Arthur C. Clarke: A Fall of Moondust; H.L. Gold: Mind Partner, and 8 Other Novelets from Galaxy
   Peterson, Nils T.  Prelude to a Long Walk  vi  has chapbook of poems, Here Is No Ordinary Rejoicing(?), & was an editor for Discover America(?), a coll. of poems celebrating the USA's bicentennial; has book of poetry The Comedy of Desire(1994), illus. by Rita Shumaker, & an introduction by Robert Bly
   Anderson, Poul  Progress  nv  2nd story Sky People series, sequel to story in F&SF 1959 MAR; has colls. Explorations(1981), The Gods Laughed(1982), Conflict(1983), The Unicorn Trade(1984 with Karen Anderson), Past Times(1984), Dialogue with Darkness(1985), Space Folk(1989)
   Spencer, James  To the Stars  pm  1st pub. in the San Francisco Review; he also had pub. in the Review, short story "Too Soon for Pigeons" in 1963
1962 FEB  Ballard, J.G.  Garden of Time, The  ss  (1930- ) James Graham Ballard, U.K. writer born in Shanghai, interned there during WWII in a Japanese civilian P.O.W. camp, attended King's College(UK); 1st story pub. sf "Escapement" in NWS 1956 DEC & "Prima Belladonna" in SCF 1956 DEC
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLVIII  vi  45th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Peggy Kernerman
   Davidson, Avram  Singular Events Which Occurred in the Hovel on the Alley Off Eye Street, The  ss  has coll. Or All the Seas with Oysters(1962); true crime essays, most reprinted from Cavalier, coll. Crimes and Chaos (1962)
   McIntosh, J.T.  One Into Two  ss  has novels The Noman Way(NWS 1952 JUL-NOV as "The ESP Worlds"; 1964); Out of Chaos(1965), a post-holocaust novel; Snow White and the Giants(IFS 1966-67 OCT-JAN; 1968 US; vt Time for a Change, 1967), about time-traveling aliens
   Kerr, Walter H.  Gruesome Discovery at the 242nd St. Feeding Station  pm  (1914- ) edited book, Rye Bread: Women Poets Rising(1977)
   Nesvadba, Josef  Pirate Island  ss  (1926- ) 1st pub. in the Czech weekly mag. Kultura, in 1958, & in his coll. The Death of Taryan(Prague, 1958); writer from Czechoslovakia, a practicing psychiatrist at the Faculty Polyclinic in Prague; began writing career as a playwright & translator
   Matheson, Richard  Traveller, The  ss  1st pub. in coll. Born of Man and Woman(1954); has western novels Journal of the Gun Years(1991; W-1992 Spur Award), The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok(1996); coll. By the Gun(1994); thriller 7 Steps to Midnight(1992), mystery Now You See It(1995)
   Moore, Ward  Rebel  ss  has his last novel Joyleg(novella in FAN 1962 MAR-APR; exp. 1962) with Avram Davidson, in which a man is found in the Appalachian wilds who appears to be immortal due to a special brew(Clute)
   Stevens, Barry  Window to the Whirled  nv  (1902-1985)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Superficially Speaking  sces  planetary areas
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Edmond Hamilton: Battle for the Stars; Clifford D. Simak: Time Is the Simplest Thing; Theodore Sturgeon: A Way Home
   Turco, Lewis  Excerpts From the Latterday Chronicle  pm  has nf, Poetry: An Introduction Through Writing(1973), The New Book of Forms: A Handbook of Poetics(1986); poetry colls. The Weed Garden(1973), Courses in Lambents(1977), Seasons of the Blood(1980), American Still Lifes(1981), Legends of the Mist(1993)
   Grass, Matthew  Snake in the Closet, The  ss 
   Pangborn, Edgar  Golden Horn, The  nv  1st story of 2 in F&SF of his post-nuclear-holocaust Davy series; with "A War of No Consequence" in F&SF 1962 MAR, made into a fixup novel, Davy(1964; N-1965 HUG); also in Davy ser., novel The Judgment of Eve(1966)
1962 MAR  Mills, Robert P.  Coming Next ...  note  announces his leaving F&SF(due to other professional responsibilities), the new editor being Avram Davidson(beginning next issue)
   Young, Robert F.  Jonathan and the Space Whale  nv  1st story in F&SF in John Starfinder, Ciely Bleu & their asteroid-sized Space Whale series; this whale has the ability to travel through space & time
   Wellman, Manly Wade  Wonder As I Wander: Some Footprints on John's Trail Through Magic Mountains  gp  12th in Silver John series, 7 vignettes he will use to connect the series stories in a coll.: Then I Wasn't Alone; You Know the Tale of Hoph; Blue Monkey; The Stars Down There; Find the Place Yourself; I Can't Claim That; & Who Else Could I Count On
   Leiber, Fritz  Man Who Made Friends With Electricity, The  ss  has colls. Shadows with Eyes(1962), A Pail of Air(1964), Ships to the Stars(1964)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot: XLIX  vi  46th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; with thanks to Robert E. Spenger
   Pangborn, Edgar  War of No Consequence, A  nv  2nd story Davy series; "In This Issue ..." on p.4, E.P. talks of this series as something that could happen because of things happening today: "These stories are fantasy; I'd like to call them fantasy used as a special lens for looking at present reality"
   Davidson, Avram  63rd St. Station, The  vi  editor of F&SF from 1962 APR to 1964 NOV, which won a 1963 HUG for Best Professional Magazine; during the latter part of his editorship at F&SF, he was living in Amecameca, Mexico, & receiving manuscripts there
   Kerr, Walter H.  Communication  pm 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: That's Life  sces  life; the differences between life and non-life
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Stone Woman, The  pm 
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Bester interviews an sf fan, John X
   Henderson, Zenna  Shadow on the Moon  nv  8th story The People series, chrono. story # 14
1962 APR  Davidson, Avram  Editorial  ed  Avram Davidson introduces himself, the 4th and newest editor of F&SF
   Williams, Jay  Gifts of the Gods  ss 
   Correa, Hugo  Last Element, The  ss  (1926- ) native of Chile, called by Bernard Goorden "the first Latin-American classic"
   Edwards, Sylvia  End of Evan Essant ...?, The  nv 
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Shards  ss  has short story "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long" in HRP 1969 DEC, a Pinocchio-like tale about a withdrawn English boy who is actually a robot that wants to become a real boy & be loved by its 'mother'; see article in NYT 1999 JUL 18 by Gregory Feeley
   Shepley, John  Kit-Katt Klub, The  ss  has trans. Pierre Restany: Cesar(1976), Chryssa(1977), Botero(1984); Oriana Fallaci: Interview with History(1976), Letter to a Child Never Born(1976); Tiziano Terzani: Giai Phong! The Fall and Liberation of Saigon(1976); Salvatore Mannuzzu: Procedura('93)
   Reed, Kit  To Lift a Ship  ss 
   Arthur, Robert  Garvey's Ghost  ss  Arthur worked closely with Alfred Hitchcock, ghost-editing the anth. Stories for Late at Night(1961), Alfred Hitchcock's Haunted Houseful(1961), A.H.'s Ghostly Gallery(1962), Stories My Mother Never Told Me(1963), A.H.'s Monster Museum(1965), etc
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Vintage Wine  pm  Buck taught English at Ohio State Univ., & acted with various theater groups
   Henneberg, Charles  Moon Fishers  nv  trans. from the French by Damon Knight; Charles full name is Charles Henneberg zu Irmelshausen Wasungen; they met while he was in the French Foreign Legion based at Homs, Syria, & she was a Russian journalist; he died in March, 1959
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Weighting Game, The  sces  elements, atomic weights
   Bester, Alfred  Books  br  Brian W. Aldiss: The Primal Urge; Fritz Leiber: The Silver Eggheads; Lester del Rey: And Some Were Human; John W. Campbell(ed): Prologue to Analog; The Fourth Dimension Simply Expressed(Dover Press)
   Thomas, Theodore L.  Test  vi  has 8 stories in Patent Office spoof series, as by his ps. Leonard Lockhard & sometimes with Charles L. Harness(they are both patent attorneys): in ASF/ANA 1952-64 & in FUN 1955 NOV

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