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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1981 NOV  Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Frank Herbert: God Emperor of Dune; David Graham: Down to a Sunless Sea; Roland Green: Wandor's Flight; Ben Bova: Voyagers
   Kress, Nancy  Casey's Empire  ss  (1948- ) N-1982 LOC, short story; born in Buffalo, NY; raised in E. Aurora, NY; has elementary education degree from SUNY(Plattsburgh), MS in English from SUNY(Brockton); 1st story pub. sf "The Earth Dwellers" in GAL 1976 DEC; fulltime writer since 1990
   King, Stephen  Gunslinger and the Dark Man, The  ss  5th story in Dark Tower ser.; has novels Cujo(1981; W-1982 BFA; N-BRG, LOC; 1983 movie), Christine(1983; N-1984 LOC; 1983 movie), Pet Sematary(1983; N-1984 LOC, WFA; 1989 movie); w. Peter Straub, The Talisman(1984; N-1985 LOC, WFA)
   Ryan, Alan  Sanasardo Meets Attila  vi  has story "The Bone Wizard" in Whispers 1984 DEC, W-1985 WFA; novel Cast a Cold Eye(1984); coll. The Bones Wizard(1988); anth. Haunting Women(1988; N-1989 LOC); see interviews in Douglas E. Winter: Faces of Fear(1985), & in American Fantasy 1986 FLL
   Searles, Baird  Films: Io Noon or Not Outlandish Enough  mr/tvr  Outland(1981), stars Sean Connery, Frances Sternhagen, compares it with High Noon(1952) in an off-Earth location; The Girl, the Gold Watch and Dynamite(1981), sequel to The Girl, the Gold Watch and Ecerything(1980)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct  does cartoon illustration on assignment for many publications(incl. Barron's, Playboy, Penthouse, etc.), as well as book illustration & book jackets; has "done 2 covers for NYM & many for other publications such as Barron's, Industry Week, Today's Health"
   Tuttle, Lisa  Treading the Maze  ss  N-1982 BSF, short fiction
   Taylor, Michael D.  Plenty of Nothing  ss  has 1969 PhD in Mathematics from Florida State Univ.; Professor of Mathematics at a Florida university
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Crucial Asymmetry, The  sces  Big Bang; chronology of the Big Bang & the Universe, & the asymmetrical aspects of it that has allowed life to exist
   Niven, Larry & Dian Girard  Talisman  nv  (1938- ; ? - ?) 4th story in F&SF in Mana ser., set in the same Warlock's universe as "What Good Is a Glass Dagger?" in F&SF 1972 SEP; Girard a fulltime computer programmer, has Cheryl Harbottle ser. of stories in GAL 1978 FEB, & ASI 1979 JUL, 1980 FEB
   Nurit  Cartoon  ct  has illus. children's books by David Cleveland: The April Rabbits(1978), Tony Schwartz: Media: The Second God(1981), Stephen Manes: Socko: Every Riddle Your Feet Will Ever Need(1982); illus. nf book Ora Band(ed): Hebrew: A Language Course Level 2(1983)
   Payes, Rachel Cosgrove  Acrostic Puzzle  pz  answers in 1981 DEC, p.114; as E.L. Arch, has sf novels Bridge to Yesterday(1963), Planet of Death(1964), The Deathstones(1964), The First Immortals(1965), The Double-Minded Man(1966), The Man With Three Eyes(1967)
1981 DEC  Leman, Bob  Tehama, The  nv 
   Mason, Tom  Cartoon: Solar Panel  ct  has anth. Spicy Detective Stories(1989), Spicy Mystery Stories(1990), Sherlock Holmes(1989), the latter having reprints of the 1954-56 comic strip; w. Sax Rohmer, Fu Manchu(1989), also comic strip reprints; w. Chris Ulm, Robotech II: The Sentinel(1989)
   Martin, George R.R.  Books  br  "this article is in response to Thomas M. Disch's 1981 FEB column, in which he discussed the work of a generation of sf writers he labeled "The Labor Day Group"; supposedly incl. McIntyre, Tanith Lee, Dann, Bishop, Card, Varley, George R.R. Martin
   Scholz, Carter  Altamira (for Glenn Harcourt—als ich chan)  ss  (1953- ) N-1982 LOC; born in Manhattan, attended Clarion; 1st story pub. sf "Closed Circuit" in Wilhelm(ed): Clarion SF(1976); has 1st novel, with Glenn Harcourt, Palimpsests(1984); Radiance(2002); coll. Kafka Americana(1999) with Jonathan Lethem
   Goulart, Ron  Return of Max Kearny, The  ss  9th story in F&SF in Max Kearny series
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct  has illus. over 100 children's books, mainly in Europe, but incl. the U.S. children's books, The Gingerbread Man(1967), Freya Littledale: The Magic Fish: The Fisherman and His Wife(1967), & Nancy K. Robinson: Mom, You're Fired!(1981)
   Wellen, Edward  Hotline  nv 
   Searles, Baird  Films: Trash of the Titans  mr/tvr  Clash of the Titans(1981), special effects by Ray Harryhausen, stars Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith; briefly, out on video, War of the Worlds(1953); Time After Time(1979); Rosemary's Baby(1968)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct  according to F&SF's files, Martin did a bunch of spot illustrations from 1954-1956, described as "man in space suit looking at chart of stars 4/55," "open book, spaceship wavy lines 6/55," "book encircled by snake 11/55)," "atom in circle 5/56," etc.
   Green, Terence M.  Till Death Do Us Part  ss  (1947- ) from Canada, teaches English in a Toronto secondary school; has pub. stories in Australian & Canadian anth., incl. his 1st story pub. sf "Of Children in the Foliage" in Morris Wolfe(ed): Aurora: New Canadian Writing 1979(1979)
   Brantingham, Juleen  Felly  ss  (1942- ) temporarily living in New York state; 1st story pub. sf "Lobotomy Shoals" in Omni 1979 FEB; has pub. stories in ASI, TWZ, Whispers, & in the anth. Shadows, Universe
   Sanders, Scott  Sleepwalker, The  ss  1st pub. in Temple Univ. mag. Tracks; has novel about John James Audubon, Wonders Hidden: Audubon's Early Years(1984); has nf books D.H. Lawrence(1973), Wilderness Plots: Tales About the Settlement of the American Land(1983), Writer from the Center(1995)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Let Einstein Be!  sces  Einstein's universe & theory of relativity; non-common sense Einstein's theories vs. common sense Euclidean geometry & Newtonian physics
   Silverberg, Robert  In the Fifth Year of the Voyage  nv  3rd & last story in F&SF in Majipoor ser.; this story & others in ser. coll. in Majipoor Chronicles(1982); also in ser. are novels Valentine Pontifex(1983; N-1984 LOC), The Mountains of Majipoor(1995), Sorcerers of Majipoor(1997); 1987 married Karen Haber
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 28  cmp  1st prize: Nicholas Ordway; 2nd prize: Chris Chapman; R-U: John Cuthbertson; Rachel Cosgrove Payes; Jeff Long
   F&SF staff  Competition 29  cmp  suggested by Paula I. Carson - submit Burma Shave road advertisements adapted for the space traveler of the future
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 61: 1981 JUL-DEC  indx 

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