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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1971 MAY  Blish, James  Books  br  Jon Hartridge: Binary Device; Roger Zelazny: Nine Princes in Amber; Frank Herbert: Whipping Star; R.A. Lafferty: Fourth Mansions; Stanislaw Lem: Solaris
   Goulart, Ron  Books  br  Tony Goldstone(ed): The Pulps
   Effinger, George Alec  Free Pass to the Carnival, A  ss  (1947-2002) his 1st sale, to be pub. in Robin Scott Wilson(ed): Clarion(1971), which also has his stories "Trouble Follows" & "The Westfield Heights Mall Monster"; attended 1970 & 1971 Clarion; also in F&SF as Geo. Alec Effinger, & under ps. O. Niemand
   Moore, Raylyn  If Something Begins  ss 
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  The Phantom Tollbooth(1969), stars David Monahan; Zachariah(1971), stars John Rubinstein, & Country Joe and the Fish; When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth(1970); Searles has nf book Films of Science Fiction and Fantasy(1988)
   Bryant, Edward  Her Lover's Name Was Death  ss  (1945- ) has lived mostly in Wyoming; has BA & MA degrees in English from Univ. of Wyoming, the latter in 1968; attended Clarion SF Writers' Workshop in 1968 & 69; 1st story pub. sf "They Come Only in Dreams" in Adam, in 1970; fulltime freelance writer
   Biggle, Lloyd Jr  Frayed String on the Stretched Forefinger of Time, The  ss  has novel The World Menders(ANA 1971 FEB-APR; 1971), Monument(ANA 1961 JUN; N-1962 HUG, short story; exp. 1974), Silence Is Deadly(1977); two Sherlock Holmes pastiches The Quailsford Inheritance(1986), The Glendower Conspiracy(1990)
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Yearbook (To Carol Asch Reals)  vi  has novel Confessions of Westchester County(1971); has used ps. Mike Barry for mystery novels Bay Prowler(1973), Havana Hit(1974), & at least 12 more; used ps. Lee W. Mason, M.L. Johnson, & Mel Johnson for mystery or sf stories
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Pompey and Circumstance  sces  luck & coincidence; Roman General Gnaeus Pompeius(better-known as Pompey), & how luck aided him until age 42, then deserted him - because he entered Jerusalem's Holy of Holies in 64 B.C.?
   Aickman, Robert  Ringing the Changes  nv  1st pub. in Cynthia Asquith(ed): The Third Ghost Book(1955); edited books The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories(1964), The Second Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories(1966), #3-8(1967-72)
1971 JUN  Niven, Larry  There's a Wolf in My Time Machine  ss  3rd story in his Hanville Svetz series; has State ser. Rammer(1971), Night on Mispec Moor(1974), A World Out of Time(GAL 1971, 1976; 1976 fixup; N-1977 LOC); has novel w. Jerry Pournelle, Inferno(GAL 1975 AUG-SEP; 1975; N-1976 NEB; 1977 HUG, LOC)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Ellison, Harlan  Books  br  James H. Schmitz: A Pride of Monsters; Gordon R. Dickson: Mutants; James Blish: Anywhen; Ellison has coll. as by Paul Merchant, Sex Gang(1958); has autobiographical street-gang study Memos from Purgatory(1961)
   Wilson, Richard  Day They Had the War, The  ss  has novelette "Mother to the World" in Damon Knight(ed): Orbit 3(1968), W-1968 NEB; N-1969 HUG; has novella "The Story Writer," in Destinies 1979 APR, was N-1979 NEB
   Delany, Samuel R. & James Sallis  They Fly at Ciron  nv  (1942- ; 1944- ) this story was expanded into the novel They Fly at Ciron(1993); Delany has Neveryon ser. Tales of Neveryon(1979), Neveryona(1983; N-1984 LOC), Flight from Neveryon(1985; N-1986 LOC), The Bridge of Lost Desire(1987)
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  The Andromeda Strain(1971), based on Michael Crichton novel, stars Arthur Hill; Carnival of Souls(1962), stars Candace Hilligoss; Searles has nf book Epic! History on the Big Screen(1990), which presents the history of the world as seen thru the movies
   Barr, Stephen  Man Trainers, The  ss 
   Pronzini, Bill  Man Who Collected "The Shadow," The  ss  during 1970s he ghosted a number of Mike Shayne novelettes for MSMM under the name of Shayne's creator Brett Halliday(1904-1977)(DeAndrea); as of late 1997 has pub. more than 50 novels, over 300 short stories & articles, at least 60 anthologies(Heising)
   Green, Joseph  Butterflies of Beauty, The  nv  2nd & last story in F&SF in his Allan Odegaard series; series is coll. in fixup novel Conscience Interplanetary(1972 UK; rvw. F&SF 1974 JUN)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Eureka Phenomenon, The  sces  scientific intuition flashes, "Eureka" moments of revelation in history & how they happen
   Bishop, Michael  Tapestry of Little Murders, A  ss  has na "Death and Designation Among the Asadi" in IFS 1973 JAN/FEB, N-1973 NEB 1974-HUG, LOC, made into fixup novel Transfigurations(1979; N-1980 LOC; 1981 BSF); nv "On the Street of the Serpents," in Gerrold: Science Fiction Emphasis #1(1974), N-1974 NEB
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 40: 1971 JAN-JUN  indx 
1971 JUL  Ferman, Edward L.  In This Issue  note  change of text type face that took place with the 1971 MAY issue, the type is now set by computer in Concord, NH; overall gain is 3,000 extra words per issue; Ferman and F&SF won four Hugo Awards, 1969-72, for Best Magazine
   Zelazny, Roger  Jack of Shadows  no-1/2  N-1972 LOC; "on a world in which one side always faces the sun, a thief named Jack from the darkside(where magic reigns) goes to the lightside(where science reigns) to find out why the two sides are so different; pub. book form in 1971; rvw. F&SF 1972 APR
   Wolfe, Gene  Sweet Forest Maid  ss  has 1st pub. story "The Grave Secret" in The Commentator 1951 JAN, & in his coll. Young Wolfe(1992); has na "The Fifth Head of Cerberus" in Knight(ed): Orbit 10(1972), N-1972 NEB; 1973 HUG, LOC, & which became part of fixup novel of same name(1972)
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  THX 1138(1971), dir. George Lucas(his directorial debut, it is an expanded version of a prize-winning featurette he made at the Univ. of Southern California), stars Robert Duvall & Donald Pleasence
   Niven, Larry  For a Foggy Night  ss  1st pub. in Decal 1968 JUL; has Integral Trees seq. The Integral Trees(ANA 1983-84 OCT-JAN; 1984; W-1985 LOC; N-1984 NEB; 1985 HUG, SCF), The Smoke Ring(ANA 1987 JAN-APR; 1987; N-1988 LOC); has Man-Kzin Wars anth. ser.(#I-VIII; 1988-98)
   Wilson, Gahan  Books: Dark Corner, The  br  Clark Ashton Smith: Other Dimensions, & Zothique; Joan Kahn(ed): Some Things Dark and Dangerous; Stephen Gilbert: Ratman's Notebooks
   Gillgannon, Michael  Un-Inventor Wanted  ss 
   Dybek, Stuart  Palatski Man, The  ss  (1942- ) born in Chicago, IL; will be attending Iowa Univ. for a degree in creative writing; just finished teaching junior high for two years in St. Thomas; has novel Brass Knuckles(1979); coll. Childhood and Other Neighborhoods(1980)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Bill & I  sces  Shakespeare; Asimov explains William Shakespeare, an example of his annotated book Asimov's Guide to Shakespeare(1970), & why he wrote it
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Exter, Maureen Bryan  New Boy  nv  also in F&SF as Maureen Exter, & under her real name, E.M. Goldman
1971 AUG  Bova, Ben  Slight Miscalculation, A  ss  technical editor for Project Vanguard 1956-58, & for a research lab 1960-71; editor of ANA 1972 JAN- 1978 NOV, & at Omni 1978 OCT-1979 DEC; W-1973, 1977 & 1979 HUG, best editor; has 1st sf pub. children's novel The Star Conquerors(1959)
   Blish, James  Books  br  Patrick Moore: Atlas of the Universe; Harry Harrison: The Stainless Steel Rat's Revenge; Lois & Stephen Rose: The Shattered Ring; James Sallis: A Few Last Words
   Malzberg, Barry N.  To the Editor  lttr  letter in response to Joanna Russ book review in 1971 APR, says she has gone beyond criticism to "mischief-making"
   Zelazny, Roger  Jack of Shadows  no-2/2  has colls. The Illustrated R.Z.(1978), Frost and Fire(1989); novels A Night in the Lonesome October(1993); collab. on novels with Sheckley, Bester, Gerald Hausman, Thomas T. Thomas, & on anth. w. Greenberg; Donnerjack(1997), Lord Demon(1999) w. Lindskold
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Sherman, D.R.  Ring of Black Coral, A  ss  (1934- ) wn. for Denis Ronald Sherman; born in Calcutta, India; lives in Seychelles; has novels Old Mali and the Boy(1964), Into the Noonday Sun(1966), Brothers of the Sea(1972), Ryan(1973), The Boat(1973), The Lion's Paw(1974), Pride of the Hunter(1979)
   Chandler, A. Bertram  Pied Potter, The  ss  has novels in John Grimes/Rim World ser., Into the Alternate Universe(1964), Contraband from Other-Space(1967), The Road to the Rim(1967), False Fatherland(1968; vt Spartan Planet, 1969 US), To Prime the Pump(1971), coll. The Rim Gods(1969)
   Meadows, Patrick  Rag, a Bone, A  ss  concerns cryogenics
   Davidson, Avram  Loups-Garous  pm  has coll. Strange Seas and Shores(1971); has Peregrine series, 1st novel being Peregrine: Primus(1971), about Peregrine, the son of "the last pagan king in lower Europe," in a world reminiscent of Classical Rome(Clute); one more novel in series
   Eisenstein, Phyllis  Born to Exile  nv  (1946- ) 1st story in her teleporting minstrel named Alaric series; attended the Univ. of Chicago, lives in Chicago; 1st story pub. sf "The Trouble with the Past" with her husband Alex, in Robert Silverberg(ed): New Dimensions I(1971)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Prime Quality  sces  numbers; prime numbers; a proof that says that the number of primes is infinite, etc; long addendum: new work on tachyons verifies what Asimov said in science essay "The Luxon Wall" in 1969 DEC(#2854)
   Dean, William  Occurrence on the Mars-to-Earth Run #128, at Approximately 2400 Hours, 21 January 2038, An  vi 
1971 SEP  Cox, Arthur Jean  Collector of Ambroses, A  nv  (1929- ) also in F&SF as Jean Cox, Arthur J. Cox, & under the ps. John Thames Rokesmith("Writers of the Purple Page" in 1977 MAY)
   Blish, James  Books  br  Larry Niven: Ringworld; D.G. Compton: Chronocules; James White: Tomorrow Is Too Far; Lester del Rey: Nerves, & The Eleventh Commandment
   Myers, Howard L.  Fit for a Dog  ss  (1930-1971) has novel Cloud Chamber(1977), combines cosmology, antimatter invaders of our universe, sex, & effortless rebirth of all sentient beings in a wide-ranging space opera climaxing in its hero's arrival at nirvana(Clute); freelance writer
   Reed, Kit  Underground  ss  has novel Cry of the Daughter(1971), "about four women bound to the future by their past"; suspense thriller Tiger Rag(1973)
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  The House that Dripped Blood(1971); Creation of the Humanoids(1962), based on the novel by Jack Williamson; Searles has anth. Halflings, Hobbits, Warrows, & Weefolk(1991), with Brian M. Thomsen

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