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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1971 SEP  Bishop, Michael  Spacemen and Gypsies  ss  has novella "Allegiances," in GAL 1975 FEB, N-1976 LOC; novelette "Blooded on Arachne," in Elwood & Silverberg(ed): Epoch(1975), N-1975 NEB; 1976 LOC; short story "Rogue Tomato," in Silverberg(ed): New Dimensions 5(1975), N-1976 HUG, LOC
   Keller, B.L.  Out of Sight  ss  has children's book ser. about 10-year old Fiona who is intensely interested in the welfare of animals(Keller is involved w. the ASPCA), Fiona's Bee(1975; selected a 1975 Best Book by School Library Journal), Fiona's Flea(1981), & Only Fiona(1988)(CA#57)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Holes in the Head  sces  reptiles; how do you tell a mammal from a reptile?; synapsids & therapsids, the duckbill platypus
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Barrett, Neal Jr  Walk on Toy, A  nv  (1929- ) grew up in Oklahoma City, lives in Austin, TX; 1st story pub. "Yellow Hair," Toronto Daily Star in 1959; 1st stories pub. sf "To Tell the Truth" in GAL 1960 AUG, & "Made in Archerius" in AMZ 1960 AUG; 1st novel sword & sorcery, Kelwin(1970)
1971 OCT  Simak, Clifford D.  Autumn Land, The  nv  N-1972 HUG, LOC, ss; has novels The Goblin Reservation(1968), Destiny Doll(1971), A Choice of Gods(1972), Cemetery World(1973; res. 1983), Shakespeare's Planet(1976), A Heritage of Stars(1977), Mastodonia(1978), The Visitors(1980), Project Pope(1981)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Searles, Baird  Books  br  Anna Kavan: Ice; Kit Reed: Armed Camps; Ron Goulart: Gadget Man; Keith Laumer: The Star Treasures; Searles has "On Books" column in ASI 1979 MAY-1993 OCT; after his death, ASI established the Searles Award, associated w. the Asimov Award contest
   Fisher, Sandy  Thank God You're Alive  ss  age 34, currently a rock & roll engineer
   Davis, Wesley Ford  Ask and It May Be Given  ss  Prof. of English at the Univ. of South Florida; has novel The Time of the Panther(1958); has had short stories in many magazines
   Etchison, Dennis  Smell of Death, The  ss  has short stories "Deathtracks," in Schiff(ed): Death(1982), N-1983 WFA; "The Dog Park"(aka "A Little Known Side of Elvis"), in Sutton & Jones(ed): Dark Voices 5(1993), W-1994 BFA; N-1994 STO
   Kelley, Leo P.  True Believers, The  ss  has more juveniles in series, Earth Two(1979 chap), Prison Satellite(1979 chap), Sunworld(1979 chap), Worlds Apart(1979 chap), Night of Fire and Blood(1979 chap)
   Saxton, Josephine  Living Wild  nv  has Jane Saint ser. novels/colls. The Travails of Jane Saint(1980; exp. as coll. The Travails of Jane Saint and Other Stories, 1986), Jane Saint and the Backlash: The Further Travails of Jane Saint and the Consciousness Machine(1989)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Odds and Evens  sces  parity, Part 1 of 2; odd and even things, the concept of parity, connects the overthrow of the law of parity with the matters of sex, law & marriage; Part 2 in 1971 NOV(#3116)
   Brown, M.P.  Desert Place, A  ss  (1955- ) Mary Patricia Sharon Brown
   Goulart, Ron  Passage to Murdstone  ss  5th story in F&SF in Jose Silvera series; has written 12 of at least 35 novels in the Avenger series, as by Kenneth Robeson, incl. The Blood Ring(1972) to The Iron Skull(1975)
   Ferman, Edward L.  More ... For More  note  beginning with the 1971 NOV issue, the price of F&SF will increase to .75 a copy, subscription $8.50 a year; due to rising printing & postage costs; each issue will have 16 additional pages; a new F&SF competition coming offering prizes
1971 NOV  Anderson, Poul & Karen  Feast for the Gods, A  ss  (1923-2001; 1932- ) husband & wife collaboration; they married in 1953, & live in the San Francisco Bay area
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  Shulamith Firestone: The Dialectic of Sex; Kate Wilhelm: Abyss; Harry Harrison(ed): The Light Fantastic; Harlan Ellison: Partners in Wonder; James Blish: The Day After Judgment
   Aickman, Robert  Bind Your Hair  nv  1st pub. in his coll. Dark Entries(1964); considered one of the finest writers of the ghost story in the 2nd half of the 20th century(Clute); has colls. We Are for the Dark: Six Ghost Stories(1951, w. Elizabeth Jane Howard), Powers of Darkness(1966)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Farmer, Philip José  Only Who Can Make a Tree?: Parabolic Paramyth, A  ss  has Riverworld ser. To Your Scattered Bodies Go(WOT 1965-66; fixup 1971; W-1972 HUG), The Fabulous Riverboat(IFS 1967-71; fixup 1971), The Dark Design(1977), The Magic Labyrinth(1980), Gods of Riverworld(1983), River of Eternity(1983), Coda(1993)
   Biggle, Lloyd Jr  Whom the Gods Love  ss  1st & only story in Jan Darzek ser.; has coll. A Galaxy of Strangers(1976); The Whirligig of Time(1979), Alien Main(1985 w. T.L. Sherred), The Tunesmith(IFS 1957 AUG; 1991 chap); 2 detective novels Interface for Murder(1987), A Hazard of Losers(1991)
   Ferman, Edward L.  Important Notice About Price Increase  note  price could not be changed(as was announced last month) due to the wage-price freeze
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory(1971); Peter Rabbit and Tales of Beatrix Potter(1971 UK); see Searles' obits & appreciations in LOC 1993 MAY(#388), & in ASI 1993 OCT
   Leiber, Fritz  Price of Pain Ease, The  ss  2nd & last story in Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser ser.; 1st pub. in Swords Against Death(1970); other books in ser., Rime Isle(Cosmos SF&F Mag. 1977 MAY-JUL; 1977), omnibuses The Knight and Knave of Swords(1988), The Three Swords(1989), & Swords' Masters(1990)
   Jennings, Gary  How We Pass the Time in Hell  ss  has nf book of Arizona gold mines, incl. that of the Lost Dutchman, The Treasure of the Superstition Mountains(1973)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Left Hand of the Electron, The  sces  parity, Part 2 of 2; connects the overthrow of the law of conservation of parity with the matters of sex, law & marriage; Part 1 in 1971 OCT(#3102)
   Ferman, Edward L.  Editor's Note  note  change of printer again(last time was announced in 1971 JUL issue); added pages to help justify the price increase
   Henderson, Zenna  That Boy  nv  14th story The People series, chrono. story #5
   F&SF staff  F&SF Competition #1  cmp  readers are asked to send in a description of any original absolutely mad invention, in less than 200 words, e.g.: a combination plow & gun; prizes awarded - 1st: F&SF cover painting; 2nd: book; Runners-Up(R-U): 1-year F&SF subscription; prizes will vary
1971 DEC  Roberts, Keith  Wreck of the "Kissing Bitch," The  nv  1st pub. in Douglas Hill(ed): Warlocks and Warriors(1971); has 2nd, fixup novel, Pavane(IMP 1966 & NWS 1966 DEC; 1968 fixup; rev. 1969), about an alternate world in which Elizabeth I was assassinated & Spanish Armada was successful
   Blish, James  Books  br  Theodore Sturgeon: Sturgeon Is Alive and Well ...; Avram Davidson: Strange Seas and Shores; L.P. Davies: The Alien; Poul Anderson: Operation Chaos; Harlan Ellison: Alone Against Tomorrow; Gahan Wilson: I Paint What I See
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Chesbro, George C.  Grand Design  ss  has Mongo mystery ser., An Affair of Socerers(1979), The Beasts of Valhalla(1985), Two Songs the Archangel Sings(1986), The Cold Smell of Sacred Stone(1988), Second Horseman Out of Eden(1989), The Language of Cannibals(1990)
   Lafferty, R.A.  World Abounding  ss  N-1972 LOC, shfi; has Argos Mythos series coll. Episodes of the Argos(1990); has Coscuin Chronicles historical novels The Flame Is Green(1971; 1985), Half a Sky(1984; N-1985 LOC); More than Melchisedech seq. Tales of Chicago(1992), Tales of Midnight(1992)
   Morressy, John  Accuracy  ss  (1930- ) his 1st pub. sf story, has 2 non-genre novels - Blackboard Cavalier(1967), The Addison Tradition(1968); Prof. of English at Franklin Pierce College(NH); his early sf novels are space opera & most share a common galactic background(Clute)
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Causation  vi  has first sf novels under his own name, The Falling Astronauts(1971), Revelations(1972), & Beyond Apollo(1972; W-1973 JWC; N-1973 LOC), all three novels being skeptical commentaries of NASA's Apollo program(Clute)
   Searles, Baird  Films  mr/tvr  The Omega Man(1971), based on Richard Matheson's novel I Am Legend(as was 1964 movie The Last Man on Earth, stars Vincent Price), stars Charlton Heston
   Walling, William  Sorrowful Host, The  ss  has novel "Earth, Air, Fire, and Water," with Stephen Nemeth, pub. in ANA 1974 FEB-APR
   Saxton, Josephine  Black Sabbatical  ss  has novel Queen of the States(1986; N-1987 BSF, CLA), depicts the sf/fantasy escapades/delusions of a female inmate in a mental institution(Clute); has nf book about gardening, Gardening Down a Rabbit Hole(1996)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Seeing Double  sces  isomerism, Part 1 of 3; optically active substances; Universe is electronically left-handed, which may have had interesting effects on the development of life; Part 2 in 1972 JAN(#3149), Part 3 in 1972 FEB(#3160)
   Meadows, Patrick  Supernovas and Chrysanthemums  ss  Has nf book Francis Ponge and the Nature of Things: From Ancient Atomism to a Modern Poetics(1997), about the French poet Francis Ponge(1899-1988)
   Tushnet, Leonard  Aunt Jennie's Tonic  ss  has book The Pavement of Hell: Three Leaders of the Judenrat(1972), about the 3 Nazi-appointed leaders of ghettoes in Poland, Rumkowski of Lodz, Czerniakow of Warsaw, & Gens of Vilna; based on extensive personal interviews & documentary material
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 41: 1971 JUL-DEC  indx 

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