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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1971 JAN  Ellison, Harlan & A.E. van Vogt  Human Operators, The  ss  (1934- ; 1912-2000) N-1972 LOC; 4th/last preview in F&SF of coll. of collab. w. Ellison, Partners in Wonder(1971; rvw. in 1971 NOV); title suggested by Ellison, developed by van Vogt, then completed by Ellison; story basis of 1995 The Outer Limits ep.
   Blish, James  Books  br  Darko Suvin(ed): Other Worlds, Other Seas; James Branch Cabell: Something About Eve; Sam Moskowitz(ed): Under the Moons of Mars; Peter Tate: The Thinking Seat
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Gillgannon, Michael  Mr. Krisky's Cross  ss  (1947?- ) age 23, graduate of Kansas Univ. in journalism
   Zebrowski, George  Heathen God  ss  (1945- ) N-1971 NEB, short story; working name for Jerzy Tadeuz Zebrowski; of Polish descent, born in Tyrol, Austria, but grew up in England, NY, & Miami; now living in Binghampton, NY, w. writer Pam Sargent; teaches course in sf at State Univ. of NY
   Zebrowski, George  Author's Afterword to "Heathen God"  aw  explains his story in religious terms, & how sf can treat the concept of God; a Clarion Writers' Workshop graduate; 1st story pub. sf "The Water Sculptor of Station 233" in Robert Hoskins(ed): Infinity One(1970); editor of SFWA Bulletin, 1970-75
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  No Blade of Grass(1970), based on John Christopher novel; Taste the Blood of Dracula(1970 UK), stars Christopher Lee; Cry of the Banshee(1970 UK), stars Vincent Price; Trog(1970 UK), stars Joan Crawford
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Spring and the Green-Eyed Girl  ss 
   Tushnet, Leonard  Matchmaker, Matchmaker  ss  has book The Medicine Men: The Myth of Quality Medical Care in America Today(1971)
   Eklund, Gordon  Seeker for Still Life  nv  (1945- ) born in Seattle, now lives in San Francisco; 1st story pub. sf "Dear Aunt Annie" in FAN 1970 APR, N-1970 NEB; 1971 LOC, novelette; has 1st novel The Eclipse of Dawn(1971), deals with aliens & the U.S. political landscape(Clute)
   Dorman, Sonya  Winter City  pm 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Hot Water  sces  water, the uniqueness of it, Part 2 of 3; liquid seas possibilities other than water; Part 1 in 1970 DEC(#2985), Part 3 in 1971 FEB(#3011); has 8th coll. of F&SF science essays The Stars in Their Courses(1971)
   Jennings, Gary  Specialization  ss  born in Virginia, now lives in Mexico, freelance writer
1971 FEB  Vance, Jack  Faceless Man, The  no-1/2  1st story in his planet Durdane, or Gastel Etzwane series, a trilogy; "... about a land called Shant, which is under the rule of Anome, aka the mysterious Faceless Man, whose justice adheres to one simple principle: He who breaks the law, dies"
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has cartoon coll. I Paint What I See(1971)
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  Ira Levin: This Perfect Day; Ralph Blum: The Simultaneous Man; Dean R. Koontz: The Dark Symphony; Edmund Cooper: Sea Horse in the Sky
   Raab, Lawrence  Vampires  pm  has poetry colls. What We Don't Know About Each Other(1993), Probable World(2000); English Prof. at Williams College(Williamstown, MA) since 1976; also taught at The American Univ. & Univ. of Michigan; see poets website at
   Shaw, Bob  Repeat Performance  ss  (1931-1996) working name for Robert Shaw, from Ireland, fulltime writer since 1975; involved in sf fandom, 1st sf book The Enchanted Duplicator(1954 chap; AMZ 1972-73 NOV-JUN) with Walter A. Willis; 1st story pub. sf "Aspect" in NEB #9 1954
   Disch, Thomas M.  Beginning of April or the End of March, The  ss  has colls. Under Compulsion(1968 UK; vt Fun With Your New Head, 1971 US), White Fang Goes Dingo(1971), Getting Into Death(1973 UK; 1976 US); edited anth. The Ruins of Earth(1973), Bad Moon Rising(1973; N-1974 LOC), The New Improved Sun(1975)
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  Je T'Aime, Je T'Aime(1968), the only entry at the New York Film Festival that can be classified as sf; Searles has 1st nf book Stranger in a Strange Land & Other Works(1975 chap); with Martin Last, The Science Fiction Quizbook(1976)
   Moore, Raylyn  Different Drummer, A  ss 
   Russell, Ray  Fortunes of Popowcer  ss  edited 47 anth. for Playboy Press in 1960s-70s; has novels The Case Against Satan(1962), Incubus(1976), Princess Pamela(1979), The Bishop's Daughter(1981), Absolute Power(1992), has 7 colls. incl. Haunted Castles: The Complete Gothic Tales(1985)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Cold Water  sces  water, the uniqueness of it, Part 3 of 3; the strange behavior & properties of frozen water, ice; Part 1 in 1970 DEC(#2985), Part 2 in 1971 JAN(#3000)
   Kelley, Leo P.  Sam  ss  has a series of juveniles, Time Trap(1977 chap), Star Gold(1978 chap; vt Alien Gold, 1983), Backward in Time(1979 chap), Death Sentence(1979 chap)
1971 MAR  Thomas, Ted  Tour, The  ss 
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Blish, James  Books  br  Poul Anderson: Tau Zero; James Cooke Brown: The Troika Incident; L.P. Davies: Genesis Two; L. Sprague de Camp(ed): Warlocks and Warriors; Robert A. Heinlein: I Will Fear No Evil
   Chesbro, George C.  Sun Pond, The  ss  (1940- ) special education teacher; has Dr. Robert "Mongo" Frederickson mystery novel ser., about a dwarf circus gymnast & black belt karate expert turned criminologist, Shadow of a Broken Man(1977), City of Whispering Stone(1978)
   Goulart, Ron  Way Things Work, The  ss  4th story in F&SF in Jose Silvera series
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  Brewster McCloud(1970), dir. Robert Altman, stars Bud Cort, Sally Kellerman; Searles has nf books A Reader's Guide to Science Fiction(1979), with Martin Last, Michael Franklin & Beth Meacham; A Reader's Guide to Fantasy(1982), with Franklin & Meacham
   Davidson, Avram  Tenant, The  ss  1st pub. in Shock Magazine, 1960 MAY; Davidson lived in British Honduras(Belize)in 1965 DEC-1966 JAN, & for about a year in the late 1960s, the experiences served as inspiration for his expatriate Jack Limekiller series of stories(pub. betw. 1976-93)
   Vance, Jack  Faceless Man, The  no-2/2  has Demon Princes ser. The Star King(1964), The Killing Machine(1964), The Palace of Love(1967), The Face(1979), The Book of Dreams(1981); Planet of Adventure ser. City of the Chasch(1968), Servants of the Wankh(1969), The Dirdir(1969), The Pnume(1970)
   Barr, Stephen  Art Machine, The  vi 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Euclid's Fifth  sces  mathematics; Euclid's fifth postulate, Part 1 of 2; his axiomatic system & axioms in details; Part 2 in 1971 APR(#3035)
   Keller, B.L.  Birdlime  ss  (1930?- ) wn. for Beverly Lou (Harwick) Keller, former newspaper columnist & feature writer, now a freelance writer; born in San Francisco, CA; has 1950 BA from Univ. of California(Berkeley); has had short fiction & articles pub. in Cosmopolitan, ATL
1971 APR  Anderson, Poul  Introduction to Poul Anderson's "The Queen of Air and Darkness"  in  title figure is "of unknown antiquity who continues to haunt the present day. ... title ... is borne by the demonic female (as) ... Lilith of rabbinical lore ... she-jinni of the Arabs ... Japanese kami ... her weapon is (her) beauty and charm"
   Anderson, Poul  Queen of Air and Darkness, The  na  W-1971 NEB, novelette; W-1972 LOC, short fiction; W-1972 HUG, novella; story about a detective in pursuit of a legend from ancient Earth that shows up on a planet 75 light years away
   Dickson, Gordon R.  Profile: Poul Anderson  bio  "a warm and personal portrait of Poul Anderson"; Anderson & Dickson have been friends since both were students at the Univ. of Minnesota in the late 1940s & belonged to the Minneapolis Fantasy Society
   Blish, James  Poul Anderson: Enduring Explosion, The  ar  a critical look at the works of Poul Anderson
   Anderson, Poul  Poul Anderson: Bibliography  bib  a chronological listing of his novels, collections, articles & stories
   Anderson, Karen  Unicorn Trade, The  pm 
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  reviews the movie The Bed Sitting Room(1969 UK); & books Harry Harrison(ed): SF: Author's Choice 2, & coll. One Step from Earth; Robert Silverberg: The Cube Root of Uncertainty; Leo P. Kelley: Time Rogue; Gene Wolfe: Operation Ares
   Locke, David M.  Power of the Sentence, The  ss  (1929- ) has a PhD in chemistry; has nf book Enzymes: The Agents of Life(1969); an editor with a major encyclopedia
   Walling, William  Unsigned, The  ss  Walling is an aerospace engineer
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Bishop, Michael  Darktree, Darktide  ss  (1945- ) born in Lincoln, NE; has MA in English from Univ. of Georgia; did thesis on Dylan Thomas(Clute); 1st story pub. sf "Piņon Fall" in GAL 1970 OCT; has 1st novel A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire(1975; N-1975 NEB; rev. vt Eyes of Fire, 1980)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Plane Truth, The  sces  mathematics; Euclid's fifth postulate, Part 2 of 2; Euclidean & non-Euclidean geometry; Part 1 in 1971 MAR(#3022)
   Koontz, Dean R.  Bruno  nv  1st story in hard-boiled detective Jake Ash ser.; has novels The Bad Place(1990), sf/horror novel about a pair of PI's & a strange family(B&C); Cold Fire(1991), about a journalist who finds a man who has performed 12 last minute rescues across the country
1971 MAY  Tall, Stephen  Bear With the Knot on His Tail, The  nv  N-1972 HUG, short story; 1972 LOC, short fiction; 1st story in F&SF in his research starship Stardust series; other stories in series in WOT 1966 NOV, GAL 1971 NOV, IFS 1972 SEP/OCT, & 1973 JUL/AUG
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 

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