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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1982 JAN  Russ, Joanna  Souls  na  W-1983 HUG, LOC, SFC; N-1982 NEB, novella; the Abbess Radegunde confronts Vikings bent on looting her monastery; story pub. in 1989 chapbook, said by Russ to be part of a longer work, a future history
   Bishop, Michael  Books  br  Woman Space: Future and Fantasy; Carr & Greenberg(ed): A Treasury of Modern Fantasy; Schochet & Silbersack(ed): The Berkley Showcase, Vol.4; Suzette Haden Elgin: Twelve Fair Kingdoms; Christopher Priest: The Affirmation; Thomas M. Disch: ABCDE...: Poems
   Effinger, George Alec  Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson (as told to Bitsy Spiegelman)  ss  1st story in F&SF in Maureen Birnbaum series; other stories in series in PLP 1991 AUG 17, & in anth. Adams(ed): Friends of the Horseclans(1987), Greenberg(ed): Foundation's Friends(1989), & Greenberg(ed): The Fantastic Adventures of Robin Hood(1991)
   Nurit  Cartoon  ct  has illus. the children's book writen by John Burstein(a.k.a. Slim Goodbody), & with photographs by Bruce Curtis: The Force Inside You(1983)
   Monteleone, Thomas F.  Spare the Child  ss  (1946- ) lives in Baltimore; began in sf writing br's for AMZ 1972 NOV-1975 JUL; 1st story pub. sf "Agony in the Garden" in AMZ 1973 MAR; 1st novel Seeds of Change(1975); Guardian seq. Guardian(1980), Ozymandias(1981); coll. Dark Stars and Other...(1981)
   Zahn, Timothy  Houseguest  ss  (1951- ) has master's degree in physics; 1st story pub. sf "Ernie" in ANA 1979 SEP; has story "Cascade Point," in ANA 1983 DEC, W-1984 HUG; N-1984 LOC; has colls. Cascade Point(1986; N-1987 LOC), Time Bomb and Zahndry Others(1988; N-1989 LOC)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Lead Balloon  mr/tvr  Heavy Metal(1981 Canada), animated, voices of Richard Romanus, John Candy, Eugene Levy, Harold Ramis, Jackie Burroughs; briefly, book A.W. Strickland & Forrest J Ackerman: A Reference Guide to American S. F. Films(1981); Somewhere in Time(1980)
   Grant, Richard  Dream Executioner, The  ss  (1952- ) Coast Guard officer until 1979, lives w. Elizabeth Hand; 1st story pub. sf "Drode's Equations" in Marta Randall(ed): New Dimensions 12(1981); 1st novel Saraband of Lost Time(1985); Rumours of Spring(1987), View from the Oldest House(1989)
   Conner, Mike  Night Stair, The  nv  (1951- ) wn. for Michael Conner, & wrote as such at first; born in Hopkins, MN('raspberry capital of the world'), lives in Oakland, CA; 1st story pub. sf "Extinction of Confidence, the Exercise of Honesty" in Disch & Naylor(ed): New Constellations(1976)
   Ellison, Harlan  Outpost Undiscovered by Tourists, The  ss  has used many ps. incl. Nalrah Nosille(in fanzines); in crime, sex & other genre mags., Sley Harson(in collab. w. Henry Slesar), Landon Ellis, Derry Tiger(based on the name of an Army friend), Price Curtis & Paul Merchant; in sf mags., several house ps.
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Long Ellipse, The  sces  comets; Halley's & Kohoutek's comets, Part 1 of 2; Part 2 in 1982 APR(#4777); see book, James Gunn: Isaac Asimov, The Foundation of Science Fiction(1982; N-1983 LOC)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct  has 1st coll. of cartoons, U.F.O. Ho-Ho(1968); book of humor, Phobias and Therapies(1977); cartoon anth. with Bill Tidy: Pilgrim's Regress: Cartoons from the Critic(1979), which incl. cartoons by Tidy, Farris, Sidney Harris, Rodrigues, & Charles Healy
   Platt, Charles & Shawna McCarthy  Starhaven  ss  (1945- ; 1954- ) Platt from U.K., an editor at NWS 1969-71, 1st story pub. sf "One of Those Days" in SCF #68 1964, 1st novel Garbage World(1967), see iv in Non-Stop 1995 WIN; McCarthy an editor at ASI 1978-85, at RoF 1994-present, see iv in TWZ 1986 APR
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct  Martin's cartoon original drawings are in many private colls., as well as the Swann Collection, the IBM collection, the Graphic Arts collection of Princeton Univ., Centre College(Danville, KY), & the Univ. of Ohio
   Ferman, Edward L.  Letters  lttr  Charles Platt(Malzberg br on his book Dream Makers, in 1981 SEP); Joseph Nicholas(letters in 1981 SEP on Vinge & Longyear novels); C. Brian Weimer(Searles mr/tvr on "Excalibur," in 1981 SEP); Jennie A. Roller(same); Joseph E. Quittner(same)
1982 FEB  Disch, Thomas M.  Understanding Human Behavior (A Romance of the Rocky Mountains)  nv  W-1983 SFC; N-1982 NEB; 1983 LOC, nv; has poetry colls. Highway Sandwiches(1970 chap, w. Marilyn Hacker & Charles Platt), The Best Way to Figure Plumbing(1972), ABCDEFGHIJKLMNPOQRSTUVWXYZ(1981 chap), Burn This(1982 chap)
   Roller, Howard & Parke Godwin  Sergeant Pepper Variations  ss  (? - ?; 1929- ) both former professional actors; Roller a critical writer on film history, has written music & record reviews; Godwin has occult novel with Marvin Kaye, A Cold Blue Light(1983; a sequel by Kaye alone, Ghosts of Night and Morning, 1987)
   Clute, John  Books  br  Stephen Goldin: A World Called Solitude; Yermakov: Journey from Flesh; Paul Preuss: Re-entry; Douglas Adams: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy(novelizes his BBC radio ser.); Orson Scott Card: Unaccompanied Sonata ...; Wolfe: Gene Wolfe's Book of Days
   Schmidt, Stanley  Mascots  ss  (1944- ) has 1969 PhD in physics, which he taught until 1978; editor of ANA 1978 DEC-present; 1st story pub. sf "A Flash of Darkness" in ANA 1968 SEP; 1st novel Newton and the Quasi-Apple(1975); The Sins of the Father(1976), & sequel Lifeboat Earth(1978)
   Petrey, Susan C.  Healer's Touch, The  nv  3rd story in her Spareen the Varkelan vampire series, this one about Vaylance, the brother of Spareen; series coll. in Gifts of Blood(1990)
   Dorman, Sonya  Star Stories: Death of Childhood, The  pm 
   Dorman, Sonya  Star Stories: Your Stars Tomorrow  pm 
   Florance-Guthridge, George  Blackmail  ss  also in F&SF with co-author Dianne M. Thompson
   Searles, Baird  Films: Crowbar in the Concrete, The  mr/tvr  Mr. Merlin(1981-82 TV series), dir. John Astin & Bill Bixby, stars Barnard Hughes, Clark Brandon, Elaine Joyce; The Last Wave(1977 Australia), dir. Peter Weir, stars Richard Chamberlain, Olivia Hamnett; briefly, The Day the Earth Caught Fire(1961 UK)
   Elliot, James  We Turned Down the Story But Couldn't Resist the Covering Letter  misc  there's no J.E. pub. stories in any sf/f mags./anth., but there are 2 mys. novels by a J.E.: Cold, Cold Heart(1994), Nowhere to Hide(1997); & 2 nf books, Rings: Discoveries from Galileo to Voyager(1984), The Perfect Thought: Works by James Lee Byars(1990)
   Eisenstein, Phyllis  Nightlife  nv  N-1983 HUG, LOC, novelette
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct  did a feature cartoon, 'FarrisWheel,' in the 1970s for the Chicago Tribune Syndicate, & a pantomime feature, 'Phipps,' for NEA from 1989-1992
   Kilworth, Garry  Almost Heaven  ss  has 1st story pub. sf "Let's Go to Golgotha!" in the Gollancz/Sunday Times Best SF Stories(1975); 1st pub. sf novel, In Solitary(1977), set in a world where the few humans left are dominated by birdlike aliens(Clute); The Night of Kadar(1978)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Circle of the Earth, The  sces  Bible; does the Bible say that the Earth is flat?; answer - yes; has books about the Bible - Words in Genesis(1962), Words from the Exodus(1963), Asimov's Guide to the Bible, vol.I(1968), Vol.II(1969), Animals of the Bible(1978), In the Beginning(1981)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct  had one-man shows at Princeton Univ., Merrill Lynch, The Princeton Club of New York, The Nassau Club, St. Marks School of Texas, St. Francis Medical Center; group shows at Squibb Gallery, the United Nations, Xerox, Heineman Galleries, Bethel Art Gallery
   Haldeman, Jack C. II & Jack Dann  High Steel  nv  (1941-2002; 1945- ) N-1982 NEB, short story; N-1983 LOC, novelette; 1st story in their John Stranger series, about an American Indian orbital construction worker who holds the key to alien contact; becomes fixup novel High Steel(1993)
1982 MAR  Conner, Mike  Stillborn  ss  has 1st novel, I Am Not the Other Houdini(1978; vt The Houdini Directive, 1989), a burlesque flirtation with apocalypse set in California in the 21st century(Clute)
   Zebrowski, George  Books: International Science Fiction  br  Alexei N. Tolstoy: Aelita; Ivan Yefremov: Andromeda; Arkady & Boris Strugatsky: Space Apprentice, & Beetle in the Anthill; Michel Jeury: Chronolysis; Victor Kolupaev: Hermit's Swing; Richard D. Nolane(ed): Terra SF
   Dozois, Gardner  Sacrifice, The  vi  (1947- ) this story to be in anth. Dozois & Jack Dann(ed): Unicorns!(1982); 1st story pub. sf "The Empty Man" in IFS 1966 SEP; served as a military journalist; married to Susan Casper; editor of ASI 1986 JAN-present, has W- or N-many HUG & LOC Awards
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct  has his 1st illus. book, The Little Riddle Book(1954; Peter Pauper Press); other P.P.P. books he has illus. incl. The Little Limerick Book(1955), The Little Quiz Book(1956), Comic Epitaphs from the Very Best Graveyards(1957), The Little Joke Book(1959)
   Killough, Lee  Existential Man, The  nv  has novels Blood Hunt(1987), & sequel Bloodlinks(1988), which are police procedural fantasies dealing with vampires; novel The Leopard's Daughter(1987), is a fantasy set in Africa(Clute)
   Nurit  Cartoon  ct  has written & illus. children's books A Train for the King(1983), about a king who wants to impress his queen & orders a very Long train; The Blue Frog(1983), about a frog community, puzzled by a newcomers color, & contemplates why its members are green
   Hughes, Edward P.  Price of Livery, The  ss  2nd story in his Dafydd Llewelyn series
   Lanier, Sterling E.  Commander in the Mist  ss  12th story in his Brigadier Ffellowes series; series coll. in The Curious Quest of Brigadier Ffellowes(1986)
   Catalano, Frank  Love Object  vi  anchors news & runs the public affairs dept. for a Seattle-area radio station; freelances sf & horror short stories, writes sf br's for UPI & for AMZ 1984 JAN-1985 NOV; has book with Bud Smith, Marketing Online for Dummies(1998)
   Young, Robert F.  Invitation to the Waltz  ss 
   Searles, Baird  Films: Bungled Bandits and a Faithful Frankenstein  mr/tvr  Time Bandits(1981), a Monty Python film, dir. Terry Gilliam, writers Gilliam & Michael Palin, stars John Cleese, David Warner, Sean Connery, Michael Palin, Shelley Duval, Katherine Helmond; briefly, Terror of Frankenstein(1977), aka Victor Frankenstein
   Morressy, John  Welcome Bit of Assistance, A  ss  3rd story in F&SF in his Kedrigern the wizard series; has juvenile novel The Windows of Forever(1975), an effective time travel story(Clute)
   Paul, Barbara  Scarecrow Duty  ss  has 1st novel sf An Exercise for Madmen(1978); sf novels Pillar of Salt(exp. from story in anth. Cassandra Rising, 1978), Bibblings(1979), Under the Canopy(1980); has historical mystery series featuring Enrico Caruso, A Cadenza for Caruso(1984), etc
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Whatzisname's Orbit  sces  geosynchronous, or Clarke's orbit; the possibility of placing communications satellites in 'geosynchronous' orbits was first postulated by Arthur C. Clarke in a 1948 scientific paper
   Lupoff, Richard A.  Documents in the Case of Elizabeth Akeley  nv  has novels The Crack in the Sky(1976), Lisa Kane(1976), Sword of the Demon(1977; N-1977 NEB; 1978 LOC), Space War Blues(1978 fixup); Buck Rogers series, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century(1978), That Man on Beta(1979), as by Addison E. Steele
   Payes, Rachel Cosgrove  Acrostic Puzzle  pz  answers in 1982 APR, p.143; under her full name has gothic novels The Silent Place(1969), Malverne Hall(1970), Forbidden Island(1973), Devil's Court(1974), House of Tarot(1975), The Black Swan(1975), The Sapphire Legacy(1976)
1982 APR  Sterling, Bruce  Swarm  nv  (1954- ) N-1982 NEB; 1983 HUG, LOC, nv; 1st story in F&SF in Shapers/Mechanist ser.; wn for Michael Bruce Sterling; works for Texas state govt. in Austin, TX; 1st story pub. sf "Man-Made Self" in Procter & Utley(ed): Lone Star Universe(1976); N-1978 JWCA
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: discussion of semantics, distinctions between fantasy, science fiction, & speculative fiction; Gene Wolfe: The Sword of the Lictor; Ferman & Greenberg(ed): Facsimile of the April 1965 Issue, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
   Daglow, Don L.  Blessing of La Llorona, The  nv  born in San Francisco, now lives in southern California; wrote one of the original Star Trek computer games; programs computer games for Mattel Electronics

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