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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1973 APR  F&SF staff  Report on Competition 4  cmp  1st prize: Bob Leman; 2nd prize: James E. Sutherland; R-U: Dave Williams; Glenn Hunt; Colin G. Jameson; Harlan Ellison; James Sutherland; Bob Leman; Harold Stone; J.B. Bolton
   F&SF staff  Competition 5  cmp  submit a Feghoot, in 150 words or less; as an example is a brand new Feghoot by Grendel Briarton(& in index as a separate entry, as will Feghoots submitted & chosen as winners); due to copyright laws, winning Feghoots will be revised & be by Briarton
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  66th story in F&SF in Feghoot series; a brand new one, written especially for & as an example for Competition 5
1973 MAY  Vance, Jack  Asutra, The  no-1/2  3rd story in his planet Durdane, or Gastel Etzwane series, the last novel in a trilogy; the Asutra are small parasitical creatures which act as mentors for its hosts - perhaps their invasion of Shant is the "preliminary phase of a larger campaign"
   Wilson, Gahan  Books: Dark Corner, The  br  Oliver Onions: The Collected Ghost Stories of ...; Clark Ashton Smith: Selected Poems; Richard Davis(ed): The Year's Best Horror Stories; Haining(ed): Beyond the Curtain of Dark, The Hollywood Nightmare, The Clans of Darkness, & Gothic Tales of Terror
   Boles, Paul Darcy  Meddy  ss  has coll. A Million Guitars and Other Stories(1967); novel The Limner(1975; vt Loving Letty, 1975 UK)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Brennan, Herbie  Paper Twist of Khorlo Crystals, A  nv  freelance writer from Ireland, has pub. 3 books on the supernatural, & sold many sf stories in Europe, & recently a play to BBC
   Searles, Baird  Films: Strange Bedfellows  mr/tvr  Moonwalk One(?); In Search of Ancient Astronauts(1973 TV), a visualization of Erich von Daniken's book Chariots of the Gods(1969)
   Wellen, Edward  Androids Don't Cry  ss 
   Bates, Russell  Rite of Encounter  ss  (1941- ) full-blood Kiowa, student at Univ. of Oklahoma, U.S.A.F. veteran; "there is a world of experience and culture that is exclusively Amerindian that has never been told ... that I have set out to try to relate"; had bit role in Porky's II(1983)
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Second Short Shortest Fantasy Ever Ever Published, The  vi  has novels In the Closure(1973), The Men Inside(1973), Phase IV(1973 UK, film tie-in)
   Goldberg, Michael & Laurence M. Janifer  Family Album  ss  ( ? - ; 1933- ) Janifer has novels The Wonder War(1964), You Sane Men(1965; vt Bloodworld, 1968), A Piece of Martin Cann(1968), Power(1974), latter a study of the politics of rebellion(Clute); Knave seq. Knave in Hand(1979), Knave and the Game(1987)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: By the Numbers  sces  computers; Do we lose our individuality in a computerized society? Do we become numbers instead of people?
   deFord, Miriam Allen  Murder in the Transcontinental Tunnel  ss 
1973 JUN  Wilson, Robin Scott  Pax Romana  ss  edited Clarion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from the Clarion Writers' Workshop(1971; N-1972 LOC), Clarion II(1972; N-1973 LOC), Clarion III(1973); retired from Clarion after the last anthology
   Panshin, Alexei  Books  br  Harry Harrison & Brian Aldiss(ed): The Astounding-Analog Reader, Vol.1; Robert Silverberg(ed): New Dimensions II; John Boyd: The I.Q. Merchants; Thomas Burnett Swann: Wolfwinter; Alexei 1st story pub. sf "Down to the Worlds of Men" in IFS 1963 JUL
   Etchison, Dennis  Calling All Monsters  ss  has novelette "The Dead Cop," in Sutton & Jones(ed): Dark Terrors 2(1996), N-1997 WFA; has anth. Cutting Edge(1986), Masters of Darkness(1986), ... II(1988), ... III(1991), Lord John Ten(1988), The Complete Masters of Darkness(1991)
   Vance, Jack  Asutra, The  no-2/2  has Lyonesse seq. Suldrun's Garden(1983), The Green Pearl(1985), Madouc(1989); colls. Eight Fantasms and Magics(1969), The Worlds of ...(1973), Best of ...(1976), The Moon Moth(1976), Galactic Effectuator(1980), Lost Moons(1982); website
   Searles, Baird  Films: Very Good Dr. Phibes, The  mr/tvr  Dr. Phibes Rises Again(1972 UK), stars Vincent Price, the sequel to The Abomminable Dr. Phibes(1971 UK)
   Wilson, Baird  Cartoon  ct 
   Warner, Tori  Think Snow  ss 
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Recollection, Punishing  pm 
   Goulart, Ron  Varieties of Religious Experience  ss  6th story in F&SF in Jose Silvera series; has Phantom series, as by Frank S. Shawn, The Veiled Lady(1973), The Golden Circle(1973), The Mystery of the Sea Horse(1973), The Hydra Monster(1973), The Goggle-Eyed Pirates(1974), The Swamp Rats(1974)
   Lumley, Brian  Haggopian  nv  (1937- ) born in Horden, England; ex-Sgt. Royal Military Police; pub. Lovecraftian fiction in ARKC 1968-71, in his 1st coll. The Caller of the Black(1971); has 1st 2 novels Beneath the Moors(1974), The Burrowers Beneath(1974), both Lovecraftian
   Bradbury, Ray  Old Ahab's Friend, and Friend to Noah, Speaks His Piece: Celebration of Man in Space, A  pm  1st pub. in 1971 coll. of verse of same name; has book The Mummies of Guanajuato(1978); colls. The Stories of Ray Bradbury(1980; N-1981 LOC), The Ghosts of Forever(1981), Dinosaur Tales(1983); of verse The Haunted Computer and the Android Pope(1981)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Triumph of the Moon  sces  Moon; sequel to science essay "The Tragedy of the Moon" in 1972 JUL(#3220); "at 3 crises in the development of Man it was the Moon that was, in one way or another, the motive force"
   Buck, Doris Pitkin  Blackberry Winter  ss 
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 44: 1973 JAN-JUN  indx 
1973 JUL  Bishop, Michael  White Otters of Childhood, The  na  N-1973 NEB; 1974 HUG, LOC, novella; in the early 5300s, the human population is down to 2 million people living on 2 Caribbean islands & ruled by a mutant dictator, the whole human race overseen by advanced aliens called Parfects
   Russ, Joanna  Books  br  Joseph Elder(ed): Eros in Orbit; Thomas M. Scortia(ed): Strange Bedfellows; Norman Spinrad: The Iron Dream; James Gunn: The Listeners; Robert Silverberg: Dying Inside; correction of her 1971 FEB book review, mention of J. Herndon: The Way It Spozed to Be
   Grant, C.L.  Come Dance With Me on My Pony's Grave  ss  story "began in a place called Qui Nhon (Vietnam) & ended in a place called Budd Lake. If nothing else, it helped me get that war out of my system"; written only horror & fantasy since late 1970s; used ps. Lionel Fenn, Geoffrey Marsh, Steven Charles
   Searles, Baird  Films: Dr. Frankenstein, Mr. Hyde, Ms. Satan Et Al  mr/tvr  The Devil's Daughter(1972 TV), w. Shelley Winters; Frankenstein(1973 TV), w. Bo Svenson; A Cold Night's Death(1972 TV); The Horror at 37,000 Feet(1972 TV), w. Chuck Connors; Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde(1973 TV), w. Kirk Douglas; Moon Zero Two(1969)
   Wellen, Edward  Film Buff  ss 
   Perlman, Al B.  Invitation to a Cruise  pz  a logic puzzle, solution on p.97; Perlman has done logic features for Intellectual Digest; in story intro, editor Ferman asks readers if they like the idea of an occasional puzzle feature
   Williams, Gregg  Computer and the Oriental, The  ss  1st story of 2 in his TABROT(Tactical Army Base Research Outpost No. Two), aka Tuesday Night Forum series; a student at Memphis State Univ., studying drama
   Coney, Michael G.  Bridge on the Scraw, The  ss  2nd story in Finistelle, or Donald Lackland series; now lives in Canada, working for the British Columbia Forest Service until his retirement in 1989; his "amorphs" reappear in novel Brontomek!(1976 UK; W-1977 BSF)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  has an animated movie, Gahan Wilson's Diner(1973)
   Stearns, Barbara  Having It  ss  (1940- ) her 1st pub. story; born in Chicago, works as a computer systems analyst with the Bureau of Customs
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Cruise and I, The  sces  personal reminiscences, of his cruise to Florida to see the last Apollo flight, #17, to the moon; on cruise with him was Pohl, Heinlein, Sagan, Sturgeon, Bova, & Norman Mailer
   Young, Robert F.  Giantess, The  ss 
1973 AUG  Davidson, Avram  Peregrine: Alflandia  nv  1st & only story in F&SF in his Chronicles of Peregrine series; to be the 1st part of 2nd & last novel in the series, Peregrine: Secundus(1981; N-1982 LOC); another part of this 2nd novel, novella "Peregrine: Perplexed" in ASI 1980 OCT
   Skal, Dave  Floating  ss  (1952- ) wn. for David J. Skal; born in Cleveland; attended Clarion & Tulane workshops; 1st novel Scavengers(1980); novels When We Were Good(1981), Antibodies(1989); nf Hollywood Gothic: The Tangled Web of "Dracula" from Novel to Stage to Screen(1990)
   Coleman, Sidney  Books  br  Larry Niven, John Brunner, & Jack Vance: Three Trips in Time and Space; Gordon Eklund: Beyond the Resurrection; William Jon Watkins: The God Machine
   Ferman, Edward L.  Books  br  Isaac Asimov: Today and Tomorrow ...; Gahan Wilson: Playboy's Gahan Wilson; Ferman has anth. with Barry N. Malzberg, Final Stage(1974; rev. 1975; N-1975 & 1976 LOC), Arena: Sports SF(1976), & Graven Images(1977; W-1978 NEB)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Lanier, Sterling E.  Thinking of the Unthinkable  ss  9th story in his Brigadier Ffellowes series; has 2nd novel, Hiero's Journey(1973), & sequel The Unforsaken Hiero(1983) - coll. in omnibus Hiero Desteen(1984), a quest tale set in a post-holocaust world 5000 years after an atomic war(Clute)
   Goulart, Ron  Down and Out  ss  has novels in the Flash Gordon series, as by Con Steffanson, The Lion Men of Mongo(1974), The Plague of Sound(1974), The Space Circus(1974)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Green Grows the Soylent  mr/tvr  Soylent Green(1973), stars Charlton Heston, based on Harry Harrison novel; Genesis II(1973 TV), written by Gene Roddenberry
   Wagner, Karl Edward  In the Pines  nv  (1945-1994) born in Knoxville, TN; has 1st novel & Kane ser. Darkness Weaves with Many Shades(1970), Death Angel's Shadow(1973), coll. The Book of Kane(1985); colls. In a Lonely Place(1983), Exorcisms and Ecstasies(1997); see obit in LOC 1994 NOV(#406)

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