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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1966 JAN  Young, Robert F.  L'Arc De Jeanne  nv 
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  Wilson - "My usual tactic in making up a cartoon idea is to select a specific theme or ... object & stick with it until I have produced an idea on it."
   St. Clair, Margaret  Beaulieu  ss  has novels Agent of the Unknown(STS 1952 FEB as "Vulcan's Dolls"; 1956), The Green Queen(USF 1955 MAR as "Mistress of Viridis"; 1956), The Games of Neith(1960), Sign of the Labrys(1963), Message from the Eocene(1964), coll. Three Worlds of Futurity(1964)
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  the American & British sf scenes, from London; the big 3 sf writers in London: Ballard, Aldiss & Brunner; sf book editors & the market; J.G. Ballard: The Drought(vt The Burning World, US)
   Goulart, Ron  To the Rescue  ss  has edited anth. The Hardboiled Dicks(1965), Lineup Tough Guys(1966)
   Guttridge, Len  Most Wonderful News, The  ss  has books Jack Teagarden: Story of a Jazz Maverick(1960; 1976), The Commodores: The U.S. Navy in the Age of Sail(1969, with George S. McGovern)
   Thomas, Theodore L.  Science Springboard, The: Smog  ar  the chemistry of smog; can additives to gasoline lessen the harmful compounds
   Roberts, Keith  Survey of the Third Planet  ss  (1935-2000) U.K. writer, illustrator; 1st story pub. sf "Anita" & "Escapism" in SCF #67 1964; wrote early stories in U.K. as ps. Alistair Bevan; assoc. editor of SCF #81 & successor IMP 1966 MAR-1967 FEB; has illus. covers for SCF, IMP, NWS & for novels
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Proton-Reckoner, The  sces  protons; Archimedes; how many protons are there in the Observable Universe?; has 5th coll. of F&SF science essays From Earth to Heaven(1966)
   Benford, Greg  Representative From Earth  ss  active in amateur journalism, co-edited fanzine Void, with Ted White, Terry Carr, etal; Void was pub. from 1955-62 in 28 issues; wrote regular articles on "The Science in Science Fiction" w. David Book for AMZ 1969 NOV-1971 NOV, & by himself thru 1976 DEC
   Green, Robert M. Jr  Apology to Inky  nv  N-1966 NEB; 1967 HUG, novelette
1966 FEB  White, Ted  Editorial  ed  Part 1 of 2, "The Slush Pile," where new writers come from; e.g. Larry Niven, over a dozen stories rejected by F&SF before "Becalmed in Hell"(1965 JUL, #2229) was "enthusiastically bought"; rules for submission; Tom Disch also mentioned
   Bretnor, R.  Gadge System, The  ss 
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  Wilson - "I work with pen (crow quill) & ink and use traditional watercolors ..." - quotes from Weinberg: A Biographical Dictionary of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists(1988)
   deFord, Miriam Allen  Against Authority  nv 
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  Beaumont: The Magic Man; Henderson: The Anything Box; Abram Tertz: The Makepeace Experiment; Langelaan: Out of Time; Raphael: The Thirst Quenchers; Leonard Daventry: A Man of Double Deed; Brunner: Now Then; Anderson: The Corridors of Time; etc
   Winkler, Richard  Afternoon in May, An  ss  1st pub. in Audience, 1959 SPR; has a short story "It's a Boy, Mr. Winstead" in Liberty Magazine 1941 SEP 13; has children's book, The Boy Who Saw an Alligator in His Bathtub(1961), illus. by Betty Cobb
   Garrett, Randall  Witness for the Persecution  nv  has series on detective Lord Darcy: novel Too Many Magicians(ANA 1966 AUG-NOV; 1967, N-1967 HUG), & colls. Murder and Magic(1979), Lord Darcy Investigates(1981, N-1982 LOC); all asembled as Lord Darcy(1983), & The Complete Lord Darcy(2002)
   Thomas, Theodore L.  Science Springboard, The: Desynchronosis  ar  jet lag
   Russ, Joanna  New Men, The  ss  has short story "When It Changed" in Ellison(ed): Again, Dangerous Visions(1972) was N-1972 NEB; 1973 HUG, LOC; 1995 TIP; novelette "The Mystery of the Young Gentleman," in Asimov & Laurance(ed): Speculations(1982), was N-1982 NEB
   Findlay, D.K.  Way Back, The  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Up and Down the Earth  sces  highest mountains, deepest ocean trenches
   Vance, Jack  Mountains of Magnatz, The  nv  2nd story in Cugel the Clever series; has novel Big Planet(STS 1952 SEP; cut 1957; full version 1978) & its sequel Showboat World(1975); novels Son of the Tree(TWS 1951 JUN; 1964), The Houses of Iszm(STS 1954 SPR; 1964), To Live Forever(1956)
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Girls Will Be Girls  ss  was a charter member of the SFWA(founded in 1965)
1966 MAR  White, Ted  Editorial  ed  Part 2 of 2, "The Slush Pile"; only "1 out of 500 stories among the 'slush pile' ... will make it into print" in F&SF; why stories get rejected, what is a suitable story?; White has anth. The Best from Amazing Stories(1973), The Best from Fantastic(1973)
   Henderson, Zenna  Angels Unawares  nv  11th story The People series, chrono. story #2
   Slesar, Henry  I Remember Oblivion  ss  has used collab. ps. Sley Harson, w. Harlan Ellison for stories "He Disappeared!" in Guilty 1957 MAR, & 1 more; sf novelization Twenty Million Miles to Earth(1957 movie; 1957); coll. A Bouquet of Clean Crimes and Neat Murder Stories(1963)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has had cartoons pub. in Weird Tales, Paris Match, & on the cover of Newsweek
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  Harrison: Plague from Space; Dickson: Mission to Universe; Brunner: The Altar of Asconel; White: Android Avenger; Moorcock: The Fireclown; Davidson: Rork!; Pohl: A Plague of Pythons; Herbert: Dune; Christopher: The Ragged Edge; 5 more
   Kipling, Rudyard  Tomlinson  pm  (1865-1936) 1st pub. in The National Observer, 23 JAN 1893; U.K. poet & writer, won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1907; has colls. The Jungle Book(1894), Rewards and Faeries(1910), The Complete Supernatural Stories of ...(1987), novel Kim(1901)
   Olin, Richard  Lil, Rorrity, and a Foamin' Sea of Steam Beer  ss  under his real name, Hugh Leddy, he writes of Avram Davidson's travels in British Honduras, in the Davidson's Special Issue of the NYRSF 2000 JUN(#142)
   Tomerlin, John  White Night  ss  (1930-1988) has mys. novel Run from the Hunter(1957) w. Charles Beaumont under collab. ps. Keith Grantland; ya novels Prisoner of the Iroquois(1965), The Nothing Special(1969) etc; Grand Prix novel Challenge the Wind(1966); nf Beating the Radar Trap(1996)
   Fast, Julius  Grow Old Along With Me  ss  (1918- ) medical editor & writer, most recent book is on genetics, Blueprint for Life; has novel The League of Grey-Eyed Women(VSF 1969 AUG); has six mystery novels, one of which, Watchful at Night(1945), won the 1st Edgar Award, for best 1st novel
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Rocks of Damocles, The  sces  asteroids, Earth-grazing; meteorite craters on Earth, possible future collisions with Earth; has sequel science essay "Updating the Asteroids" in 1974 AUG(#3542); see essay on meteoric craters & the Tunguska, Siberia, impact explosion in 1990 SEP(#6225)
   James, Kathleen  Blind God's Eye, The  nv  (1935- ) ps. for Joyce Carstairs Hutchinson, born in Scotland; 1st story pub. "Manhunt" in NWS 1961 JUN as K.J.; as Wilhelmina Baird has 1st novel cyberpunk ser. Crashcourse(1993), Clipjoint(1994), PsyKosis(1995); Chaos Come Again(1996); iv LOC 1995 MAR
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Mickey Finn  pm 
1966 APR  Dick, Philip K.  We Can Remember It for You Wholesale  nv  N-1966 NEB, short story; basis for the movie Total Recall(1990) & cable TV series Total Recall 2070(1999- ); see also Theodore L. Thomas' "Science Springboard" article in this issue(#2334), about memory being a matter of chemistry, & can be transferred
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has 1st coll. of cartoons, Gahan Wilson's Graveside Manner(1965)
   Marple, A.M.  Appoggiatura  ss  has had work pub. in Jack and Jill, Gentlemen's Quarterly, Teen, & The New Republic
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  David Solomon(ed): LSD, the Consciousness-Expanding Drug; Eric Berne: Games People Play; John Brunner: The Day of the Star Cities, & The Squares of the City; Mack Reynolds: Planetary Agent X; Rick Raphael: Code Three; Alan E. Nourse: The Universe Between
   Leiber, Fritz  Books  br  Merril(ed): 10th Annual Edition, the Year's Best SF; Damon Knight(ed): 13 French Science-Fiction Stories, & Beyond Tomorrow; Alfred Hitchcock(ed): Stories Not for the Nervous; Brian W. Aldiss(ed): Best Fantasy Stories; George Brandon Saul: Owl's Watch
   Emshwiller, Carol  But Soft, What Light ...  ss  has novelette Venus Rising(1992 chap; N-1992 TIP); has western novels Ledoyt(1995), & sequel Leaping Man Hill(1999), set in the turn-of-the-century old West
   McIntosh, J.T.  Sudden Silence, The  ss  has novels Norman Conquest 2066(1977), A Planet Called Utopia(1979)
   Thomas, Theodore L.  Science Springboard, The: Injected Memory  ar  memory is a matter of chemistry, experiments in memory transfer; see also in this issue Philip K. Dick's story "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale," #2327, on this same subject
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Octopus, The  pm 
   Thomas, Gilbert  Face Is Familiar, The  ss  has written & produced for radio & TV, & pub. mystery fiction; written articles on the Far East for The Saturday Review, etal; has pub. in EQMM, incl. "Natural Selection" in EQMM 1950 AUG
   Pulley, James  Space Twins, The  ss 
   Vance, Jack  Sorcerer Pharesm, The  nv  3rd story in Cugel the Clever series; has novel Slaves of the Klau(SPS 1952 DEC as "Planet of the Damned"; cut 1958; full version as Gold and Iron, 1982); 1st mystery novel The Man in the Cage, as by John Holbrook Vance, W-1960 EDG
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Noblemen of Science, The  sces  scientists; Nobel Prize winning scientists
   Niven, Larry  Bordered in Black  ss  N-1966 NEB, short story; 2nd story in F&SF in his Tales of Known Space series & sequence(most of the short stories in this series were pub. in IFS & GAL); his 1st novel is of this seq., World of Ptavvs(1966); coll. Tales of Known Space(1975)

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