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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1969 JAN  McCaffrey, Anne  Meeting of Minds, A  nv  2nd & last story in her Rowan people ser.; story "Weyr Search" in ANA 1967 OCT, W-1968 HUG, novella; "Dragonrider" in ANA 1967-68 DEC-JAN, W-1968 NEB, novella - both part of her Pern series, about a world of telepathic dragons; see
   de Camp, L. Sprague  Brook in Vermont, A  pm  has anth. with George Scithers, The Conan Swordbook(1969), The Conan Grimoire(1972); nf The Miscast Barbarian(1975 chap; exp. Dark Valley Destiny: The Life of Robert E. Howard, 1986, with wife Catherine Crook de Camp & Jane Whittington Griffin)
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  Democratic Convention of 1968; sf of the late 30s thru today; L.P. Davies: Twilight Journey; Theodore Tyler: The Man Whose Name Wouldn't Fit; Nigel Balchin: Kings of Infinite Space; Laumer: The Day Before Forever; Wilhelm: The Downstairs Room; 3 more
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Jones, D.F.  Black Snowstorm  ss  has sequels to 1st novel, The Fall of Colossus(1974), & Colossus and the Crab(1977); has novels Implosion(1967), Denver Is Missing(1971), The Floating Zombie(1975), Earth Has Been Found(1979), Bound in Time(1981)
   Van Scyoc, Sydney  Unidentified Fallen Object  ss  has Brackrath series in ASI 1980 & 1982; has novels Sunwaifs(1981), the story of 6 mutant human children born on a distant, hostile planet; Drowntide(1987), Featherstroke(1989), Deepwater Dreams(1991); see website
   Delany, Samuel R.  Films  mr  Charly(1968), based on Daniel Keyes' "Flowers for Algernon" in F&SF 1959 APR, stars Cliff Robertson & Claire Bloom; Delany's story "Time Considered As a Helix of Semi-Precious Stones"(NWS 1968 DEC) W-1969 NEB(novelette), & 1970 HUG(short story)
   O'Donnell, K.M.  How I Take Their Measure  ss  has sf novels under O'Donnell ps., The Empty People(1969), Universe Day(1971 fixup); & two recursive satires, sf fans & writers vs. aliens, Dwellers of the Deep(1970), & Gather in the Hall of the Planets(1971)(Clute)
   Ellison, Harlan  Santa Claus vs. S.P.I.D.E.R.  nv  ran 10 weeks with Brooklyn street gang, the Barons, which gave him material for 1st novel, Rumble(1958; vt Web of the City, 1975), colls. The Deadly Streets(1958), The Juvies(1961), Gentleman Junkie(1961), etc, novel Rockabilly(1961; rev. vt Spider Kiss)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Dance of the Satellites  sces  satellites of Jupiter, Part 2 of 2; the motion of Jovian satellites relative to Jupiter & from Almathea; Part 1 in 1968 DEC(#2729)
   Sellings, Arthur  Legend and the Chemistry, The  ss  in story intro, notice of Sellings death in England in September 1968, at age 47; has novels Intermind(1967 in US as by Ray Luther), The Power of X(1968), & Junk Day(1970)
1969 FEB  Schmitz, James H.  Attitudes  ss  others in Hub seq. colls. A Nice Day for Screaming(1965), A Pride of Monsters(1970), novel The Demon Breed(1968); has Telzey Amberdon seq. novels The Universe Against Her(1964), The Lion Game(1973), coll. The Telzey Toy(1973); coll. The Best of ...(1991)
   Merril, Judith  Books  br  John Brunner: Stand on Zanzibar; Bob Shaw: The Two Timers; Roger Zelazny: Isle of the Dead; Clifford D. Simak: The Goblin Reservation
   Wilson, Gahan  Books: Dark Corner, The  br  H.P. Lovecraft: Selected Letters 1925-1929; James Reynolds: Ghosts in Irish Houses
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Moskowitz, Sam  Introduction to Yevgeny Zamyatin's "The Cave"  in  has sf mag. history anth. Science Fiction by Gaslight(1968), covers period 1891-11, & Under the Moon of Mars(1970), covers period 1912-20; has many anth. incl. The Coming of the Robots(1963), Exploring Other Worlds(1963), Horrors Unknown(1971)
   Zamyatin, Yevgeny  Cave, The (Special Reprint Feature)  ss  (1884-1937) 1st pub. in 1922, & in his coll. The Dragon: Fifteen Stories(1968); trans. by Mirra Ginsburg; also pub. fiction as Eugene Zamiatin, has novel We(1924 US) that "anticipated George Orwell's novel 1984"; exiled in 1931, died in poverty in Paris
   Brody, Larry  Nightwalker  ss  1st pub. in 1967
   Delany, Samuel R.  Films  mr  Barbarella(1968), dir. Roger Vadim, stars Jane Fonda; Delany has coll. Driftglass(1971), novels The Star Pit(1967), The Tides of Lust(1973), Dhalgren(1975; N-1975 NEB), Triton(1976; N-1976 NEB), Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand(1984; N-1987 CLA)
   Saxton, Josephine  Dormant Soul  ss  has novels Vector for Seven; or, the Weltanschauung of Mrs. Amelia Mortimer and Friends(1970), Group Feast(1971); colls. The Power of Time(1985), Little Tours of Hell: Tall Tales of Food and Holidays(1986)
   Aandahl, Vance  Drool  vi 
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Twin Sisters  pm 
   Meadows, Patrick  Pater One Pater Two  nv 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Uncertain, Coy, and Hard to Please  sces  women's rights, then, now & in the future
   Jennings, Gary  After All the Dreaming Ends  ss  has nf books for young adults, The Movie Book(1963), Black Magic, White Magic(1964); edited mens magazines Duke, & Gent in 1962-63
1969 MAR  Smith, Evelyn E.  Calliope and Gherkin and the Yankee Doodle Thing  nv  has art teacher/painter Susan Melville, who inadvertently becomes a freelance assassin, mystery series, Miss Melville Regrets(1986), Miss Melville Returns(1987), Miss Melville's Revenge(1989), & Miss Melville Rides a Tiger(1991); see obit in LOC 2001 OCT
   Bretnor, R.  Party Night  ss  his interest in military theory spurred him to write articles & the nf book, Decisive Warfare(1969), as well as to edit The Future at War series of anth., Thor's Hammer(1979), The Spear of Mars(1980), & Orion's Sword(1980)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Latham, Philip  After Enfer  ss  (1902-1981) ps. for astronomer Robert S. Richardson, is used for his fiction, & his real name used for science articles in sf mags.(see F&SF 1955 DEC, #721); 1st story pub. sf "N-Day" in ASF 1946 JAN; most famous story is "The Xi Effect" in ASF 1950 JAN
   Lanier, Sterling E.  Leftovers, The  ss  3rd story in his Brigadier Ffellowes series; has 1st novel, The War for the Lot(1969), a children's fantasy in which a boy is chosen telepathically to defend a tract from city rats(Clute)
   Green, Joseph  Affair With Genius, An  ss  (1931- ) born, raised & lives in Florida; writer of sf & technical journalism, works for NASA; has Biolog in ANA 1981 JUL 20; 1st story pub. sf "The Engineer" in NWS 1962 FEB; novelette "The Decision Makers," in GAL 1965 APR, N-1965 NEB
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Just Right  sces  mathematics; the square-cube law, & its relation to scales of models & giants
   Tate, Peter  Day the Wind Died, The  nv  ( ?- ) Welsh journalist; 1st story pub. sf "The Post-Mortem People," NWS 1966 MAR; has coll. Seagulls under Glass(1975); novels The Thinking Seat(1969), Moon on an Iron Meadow(1974), Faces in the Flames(1976), The Swallow(1986), The Nightjar(1989)
   McAllister, Bruce  Benji's Pencil  ss 
1969 APR  Benford, Greg  Deeper Than the Darkness  nv  N-1969 NEB, novelette; N-1970 HUG, short story; exp. into 1st solo novel Deeper Than the Darkness(1970), & rev. vt The Stars in Shroud(GAL 1978 MAY-SEP; 1978; N-1979 LOC), which are about humanity's confrontation with aliens(Clute)
   Harrison, Michael  Some Very Odd Happenings at Kibblesham Manor House  ss  works at an ad agency in London; has coll. Transit of Venus(1936); has 1st sf novel Higher Things(1945); has novels The Darkened Room: An Arabesque (1951), in which a cat is kept artificially alive to further a blackmail scheme (Clute), & The Brain(1953)
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  Keith Roberts: Pavane; Frederik Pohl: The Age of the Pussyfoot; Frank Herbert: The Santaroga Barrier; Margaret Jones: Transplant; Wilfred Blunt: Omar
   Wilson, Gahan  Books: Dark Corner, The  br  Henry Mazzeo(ed): Hauntings, Tales of the Supernatural; Phillip Van Doren Stern(ed): Strange Beasts and Unnatural Monsters; Nelson Bond: Nightmares and Daydreams; saga of Weird Tales, & Anubis
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Niven, Larry  Not Long Before the End  ss  N-1969 NEB; 1970 HUG, short story; 1st story in his Mana ser.; all but one story in ser.(novella "The Magic Goes Away" in Odyssey 1976 SUM) appears in F&SF; also in Draco's Tavern seq. The Subject Is Closed(1977), The Schumann Computer(1979), Limits(1981)
   Lee, William M.  Trouble on Kort  nv 
   Hubbard, P.M.  House, The  ss 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Incredible Shrinking People, The  sces  miniaturization; background to the movie Fantastic Voyage(1966), his novelization of its script (also 1966), and the scientific principles involved
   Wyal, Pg  Freak, The  ss  (1947?- ) 21-year old writer orig. from Southern California, now living in NYC; 1st story pub. sf/f "The Castle on the Crag" in ; has pub. 10 stories in sf/f mags. & anth. betw. 1969-1977, incl. AMZ, F&SF, FAN, WOT, Eternity, Future Pastimes, Protostars
1969 MAY  Anderson, Poul  Operation Changeling  no-1/2  4th story Afreet series; "Ginny & Steve Matuchek probe into the hell universe in search of their kidnapped daughter," Valeria/Victrix; has edited anth. with Karen Anderson, The Night Fantastic(1991)
   Abeel, William C.  Beast of Mouryessa, The  ss  born & raised in Texas, now lives in San Francisco
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Harrison, M. John  London Melancholy  ss  (1945- ) 1st pub. story in the U.S.; Michael John Harrison, U.K. writer & rock climber from London; book editor for NWS; 1st story pub. sf "Baa Baa Blocksheep" in NWS 1968 NOV; has 1st novel The Committed Men(1971), coll. The Machine in Shaft Ten(1975)
   Elgin, Suzette Haden  For the Sake of Grace  nv  (1936- ) her 1st pub. story, becomes part of novel At the Seventh Level(1972) & part of her Trigalactic Intelligence Service agent Coyote Jones series; working name for writer & poet Patricia Anne Suzette Wilkins Elgin
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Power of Progression, The  sces  overpopulation(also discussed in his science article in VSF 1958 JAN), the growth of population follows a mathematical progression; see related essays in 1967 MAR(#2465), 1980 MAY(#4445), & 1988 JUN(#5846)

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