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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1979 AUG  Grant, Charles L.  Love-Starved  ss  has anth. Horrors(1981), Terrors(1982); The Dodd, Mead Gallery of Horror(1983; N-1984 WFA; vt Gallery of Horror, 1996), Midnight(1985), Night Visions 2(1985; N-1986 WFA), Night Visions 4(1987), After Midnight(1986); see iv in TWZ 1987 APR
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Searles, Baird  Films: Lion, the Witch, and Buck Rogers, The  mr/tvr  Buck Rogers in the 25th Century(1978 TV movie, pilot for the 1979-81 TV series, 36 ep.), stars Gil Gerard; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe(1979 TV movie), animated, based on C.S. Lewis 1950 novel
   Zebrowski, George  Word Sweep, The  ss  has juvenile story Adrift in Space(1974 chap; vt Adrift in Space and Other Stories, 1979); anth. Tomorrow Today(1975), Human-Machines(1975, w. Thomas N. Scortia), Faster Than Light(1976, w. Jack Dann); edited The Best of Thomas N. Scortia(1981)
   Moore, Raylyn  Standoff  ss 
   Tritten, Larry  Playback  ss  he has also pub. short fiction in anth. Gelb & Garrett(ed): Seeds of Fear(1995), Pelan(ed): Darkside(1996), & McFadden(ed): Year 1: A Time of Change(1996)
   Ryan, Alan  "You're Welcome," Said the Robot, and Turned to Watch the Snowflakes  ss  (1943- ) N-1980 LOC; born in NYC, attended NY Jesuit schools, U.C.L.A. graduate school; 9 years taught English, drama, creative writing, dance criticism; NYT Book Reviewer; 1st story pub. fantasy "Dragon Story" in Roy Torgeson(ed): Chrysalis 2(1978)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Clone, Clone of My Own  sces  sexual reproduction advantages; steps in the development of a fertilized egg, & the possibilities of cloning; practical problems of mammalian cloning
   Shea, Michael  Angel of Death, The  nv  (1946- ) N-1979 NEB; 1980 LOC, novelette; born in L.A., educated at Berkeley; has 1st novel, A Quest for Simbilis(1974; N-1975 BFA), which is a sequel, with permission, to Jack Vance's The Eyes of the Overworld(1966)(Clute)
   Payes, Robert  Acrostic Puzzle  pz  answers in 1979 SEP, p.135; has short stories "Target Practice" in Vertex 1974 DEC, "Final Bomb" in Vertex 1975 APR, & "Exile in Lakehurst" in Asimov, Greenberg & Olander(ed): Microcosmic Tales(1980)
1979 SEP  Jennings, Gary  Ignis Fatuus  ss  8th & last story in his Reverend Crispin Mobey series; this series coll. in fixup novel, The Lively Lives of Crispin Mobey(1988), as by the ps. Gabriel Quyth
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Arthur C. Clarke: The Fountains of Paradise; Alexei & Cory Panshin: Earth Magic; Frederik Pohl: Jem; Joe Haldeman: Infinite Dreams; Bob Shaw: Medusa's Children
   Barrett, Neal Jr  Hero  nv  has novels Stress Pattern(1974), a densely constructed fable set on an alien planet(Clute); Through Darkest America(1987), & sequel Dawn's Uncertain Light(1989), about the protoganist's journey thru a terrifyingly bleak & terminally scarred U.S.(Clute)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Leman, Bob  Change of Address  nv  Leman's fanzine The Vinegar Worm(& its various other titles) was "completely written by me with ... mostly humorous, mostly essays, & sometimes a story. It contained quite a bit of parody & some satire"(from intro to his coll. Feesters in the Lake, 2002)
   Stern, Donnel  Reunion  ss  (1949?- ) grew up in northwest & southern California, now lives in NY; Clarion graduate, has a PhD in Psychology; he & his wife are both psychologists
   Searles, Baird  Films: In Short, Superman  mr/tvr  essay: the new technology of the VCR; briefly, Superman(1978), stars Christopher Reeves, Margot Kidder, Gene Hackman
   Disch, Tom  Unidentified Flying Object, The  pm  (1940- ) working name for Thomas M. Disch, used for his poetry; has poem "On Science Fiction" in TriQuarterly #49 1980, W-1981 RHY; has poetry coll. Here I Am, There You Are, Where Were We(1984)
   Petrey, Susan C.  Spareen Among the Tartars  ss  (1945-1980) N-1980 BRG, short fiction; her 1st fiction sale; 1st story in her Spareen the Varkelan vampire/leechman-healer series, whose family lives among the Tartars on the Russian steppes; Susan Candace Petrey, from the Portland, OR, area
   Walling, William  Triggerman  nv 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: How Little?  sces  stars; physical characteristics of Sirius B; what it would be like if Sirius B was the Sun's companion star; addendum: correction to 1977 APR essay, "The Dark Companion," which also talks of Sirius B
   Russ, Joanna  Extraordinary Voyages of Amélie Bertrand, The  ss  N-1979 NEB; 1980 LOC, short story
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 22  cmp  best entries(all winners): John R. Dunlap(Ellison style); David Lubar(Asimov style); Paul Major(Vance style); Robert Stewart(Dick style); Buzz Dixon(Heinlein style); Marc Desmond(Malzberg style)
   F&SF staff  Competition 23  cmp  suggested by David M. Vereschagin - there is a trend in sf toward long & unwieldy titles; submit some, keeping them to 50 words or less
1979 OCT  Ferman, Edward L.  In This Issue  in  intro to anniversary issue; F&SF's 1st issue(1949 FLL) history(see 30th Year Retrospective anth. by Ferman, The Eureka Years by Annette McComas for more info) in 1946 JUN; contents of 1979 OCT issue decided from poll of contributors; Bester had most votes
   Bester, Alfred  Fondly Fahrenheit  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1954 AUG; see obits in INZ #23 1988, & in LOC 1987 NOV(#322), & "In Memoriam: Alfred Bester 1913-1987" by Isaac Asimov in Michael Bishop(ed): Nebula Awards 23(1989); has coll. Virtual Unrealities(1997)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: milestones, incl. Hugo Gernsback's "Ralph 124C 41+," E.E. Smith's "Triplanetary," Joseph W. Campbell's "Twilight," Fritz Leiber's "Coming Attraction," & these books - Robert Onopa: The Pleasure Tube; Spider & Jeanne Robinson: Stardance
   Sturgeon, Theodore  And Now the News  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1956 DEC as "And Now the News ..."; all his short fiction, pub. & unpub., being coll. in a 10-volume project by Paul Williams, incl. The Ultimate Egoist: Vol. I, The Complete Stories of T. S.(1994), Microcosmic God: Vol. II(1995)
   Knight, Damon  Not With a Bang  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1950 WIN/SPR; see Knight essay in Brian W. Aldiss & Harry Harrison(ed): Hell's Cartographers(1975); see interviews in Eternity #4 1975, & "An Interview with Kate Wilhelm and Damon Knight" in TotU #2 1987
   Keyes, Daniel  Flowers for Algernon  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1959 APR, perhaps the "most famous story F&SF has ever published"; besides being made into the 1968 movie Charly, the story was also made into a stage musical in London in 1979 JUN; see interview in LOC 1997 JUN(#437)
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1974 JUN; see interviews in Footsteps #8 1987, in CMD 1993 SPR, & in LOC 1999 MAR
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1965 APR
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1967 FEB
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1968 JUL
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1970 JAN
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1970 MAY
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1971 FEB
   Wilson, Gahan  Cartoon  ct  1st pub. in F&SF 1970 AUG
   Miller, Walter M. Jr  Canticle for Leibowitz, A  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1955 APR, the 1st of 3 stories in his St. Liebowitz series, which was made into his award-winning fixup novel A Canticle for Liebowitz(1959); see William H. Roberson & Robert L. Battenfeld: Walter M. Miller Jr: A Bio-Bibliography(1992)
   Briarton, Grendel  Through Time and Space with Ferdinand Feghoot  vi  1st pub. in F&SF 1956 MAY, the 1st of 70 vignettes in F&SF in his Ferdinand Feghoot series
   Jackson, Shirley  One Ordinary Day, With Peanuts  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1955 JAN; see bios, "The Essential Writers: The Haunted Mind of Shirley Jackson" in TWZ 1984 JUL/AUG, & Judy Oppenheimer: Private Demons: The Life of Shirley Jackson(1988, 1989); see website
   Jonas, Gerald  Imaginary Numbers in a Real Garden  pm  1st pub. in F&SF 1965 APR; Jonas reviews science fiction for the New York Times Book Review; has nf book The Circuit Riders: Rockefeller Money and the Rise of Modern Science(1989)
   Tiptree, James Jr  Women Men Don't See, The  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1973 DEC; has interviews in Charles Platt(ed): Dream Makers II(1983; rev. Dream Makers, 1987), & in LOC 1985 SEP(#296); has colls. Warm Worlds and Otherwise(1975; N-1976 LOC), Star Songs of an Old Primate(1978)
   Dorman, Sonya  Dance Music for a Gone Planet  pm  1st pub. in F&SF 1968 OCT
   Matheson, Richard  Born of Man and Woman  vi  1st pub. in F&SF 1950 SUM; see ar in TWZ 1981 SEP; iv's in TWZ 1981 OCT, 1983 SEP/OCT, 1986 JUN, & in CMD 1992 SPR, 1997 FLL, & in Winter(ed): Faces of Fear(1985), Fear! 1990 FEB, Midnight Graffiti Special #1 1994; The Twilight Zone Scripts(1998)
   Heinlein, Robert A.  "All You Zombies —"  ss  N-1980 BRG, shfi; 1st pub. in F&SF 1959 MAR; has nf coll. Grumbles from the Grave(1989, edited by his wife Virginia); coll. The Fantasies of Robert A. Heinlein(1999); obit in LOC 1988 JUN(#329); Philip Owenby: Heinlein: The Man Who Sold Us the Moon(2001)
   Ciardi, John  Love Letter From Mars  pm  1st pub. in F&SF 1965 JAN
   Ellison, Harlan  Jeffty Is Five  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1977 JUL; see ar's in SFM v.2 #8 1975, NWS #215 1979, AMZ 2000 Special(#600); iv's in Vertex 1974 APR, Starwind 1977 FLL, AMZ 1980 NOV, TWZ 1981 DEC & 1985 DEC; in Walker: Speaking of S.F.(1978), Platt: Dream Makers(1980; rev. 1987)
   Henderson, Zenna  Ararat  nv  1st pub. in F&SF 1952 OCT, the 1st story in The People series, which may be the most popular & longest running series in F&SF; see interview in Paul Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978)
   Silverberg, Robert  Sundance  ss  1st pub. in F&SF 1969 JUN; has novels Tower of Glass(GAL 1970 APR-JUN; 1970; N-1970 NEB; 1971 HUG, LOC), A Time of Changes(GAL 1971 MAR-MAY; 1971; W-1971 NEB; N-1972 HUG, LOC), The World Inside(1971 fixup; N-1972 LOC)

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