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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1982 APR  Nurit  Cartoon  ct  has written & illus. children's book Tooth Witch(1985; vt Abra Cadabra & the Tooth Witch, 1999 limited edition), the story of the tooth witch who predates the tooth fairy - the 1999 edition includes a little witch in a blue box & a tooth bag
   Asimov, Isaac  One Night of Song  ss  1st story overall & 1st in F&SF in Azazel the pocket demon ser.; ser. coll. in Azazel(1988), & Azazel Fantasy Stories(1990); has colls. The Union Club Mysteries(1983), The Alternate Asimovs(1986), The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov(1989)
   Benford, Gregory  Vahalla  ss  also in Nigel Warmsley or Ocean ser., Across the Sea of Suns(1984; N-1985 LOC), Great Sky River(1987; N-1988 LOC, NEB), Tides of Light(1989; N-1990 LOC), Furious Gulf(1994; N-1995 LOC), Sailing Bright Eternity(1995; N-1996 LOC)
   Easton, Thomas A.  Bung-Hole Caper, The  ss  has Biolog in ANA 1980 APR; has used the ps. Sam Atwood for a story & a poem in The Sterling Web 1990 SUM(his middle name is Atwood); has coll. Ten Science Fiction Stories(1989)
   Yolen, Jane  Neptune Rising  pm  has retold the original fairytale, The Sleeping Beauty(1986 chap), & also humorously twisted it as Sleeping Ugly(1981 chap)(Clute); children's novels The Boy Who Spoke Chimp(1981), Brothers of the Wind(1981), Children of the Wolf(1984)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Twilight to Dark  mr/tvr  Twilight Zone(1959-64 TV series, 154 ep.), narrator Rod Serling; Darkroom(1981-82 TV series, 7 ep.), James Coburn host, one ep. based on a Carter Scholz story, one from a Robert Bloch story, one from Andrew Weiner's "Distant Signals" in TWZ 1984 MAY/JUN
   Weiner, Andrew  Station Gehenna  nv  N-1983 AUR; story expanded into a fixup novel in 1987(N-1988 LOC); the protagonist is sent to Station Gehenna to investigate a murder involving the station crew on the partially terraformed planet(Clute)(see review of novel in F&SF 1987 SEP)
   Shea, Michael  That Frog  ss  has Nifft series, Nifft the Lean: Raiders of the Infernal Domains(1982; W-1983 WFA), a Vancean fantasy consisting of four related prev. unpub. stories, & sequel The Mines of Behemoth(TSF 1996 JUN, AUG, NOV; 1996; N-1998 LOC)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Change of Time and States  sces  comets; the Comet Halley, Part 2 of 2; its 32 recorded appearances, from 467 B.C.; Part 1 in 1982 JAN(#4729)
   Yermakov, Nicholas  ECM War, The  ss  also in Timewars seq., as Simon Hawke, #11: The Cleopatra Crisis(1990), #12: The Six-Gun Solution(1991); Psychodrome seq. Pychodrome(1987), #2: The Shapechanger(1988); Wizard seq., last The Last Wizard(1997), & Friday the 13th tie-ins as Hawke
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct  Arno gets many of his ideas for his cartoons while "lying in bed"; in the morning he tries to remember his dreams & apply them to the drawing board; for his cartoons he uses a fine line pen; he has also done artwork in charcoal & in color, incl. posters
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 29  cmp  1st prize: Lawrence Watt Evans; 2nd prize: Frank Bequaert; R-U: Pat Cadigan; Mark Couch; Victor Sotak
   F&SF staff  Competition 30  cmp  suggested by Donald Garden - interpose famous or notable titles of sf stories/books with those from popular songs, e.g.: Jack Vance's "I Only Have Eyes of the Overworld"
1982 MAY  Petrey, Susan  Leechcraft  nv  4th story in her Spareen the Varkelan vampire series; also in F&SF as Susan C. Petrey
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Clarke & Proctor(ed): The S. F. Hall of Fame III; Roger Zelazny: Madwand; Robin McKinley: Beauty; George R.R. Martin: Sandkings; Michael Shaara: Soldier Boy; Noted - Manly Wade Wellman: The Lost and the Lurking(3rd Silver John novel)
   Vance, Steve  Last Night on Dugan's World  nv  (1951- ) lives in GA; has sf adventure novels Planet of the Gawfs(1977), All the Shattered Worlds(1980), The Hybrid(1981), The Hyde Effect(1986), The Asgard Run(1990); since late 1980s wrote mostly horror, The Abyss(1989), Spook(1990), Shapes(1991)
   Taylor, L.A.  Da Capo Copies, The  ss  (1939-1996) wn. for Laurie Aylma Taylor Sparer; born in Tappan, NY; lives in Minneapolis; has poetry coll. Changing the Past(1981); has J.J. Jamison private eye mys. ser., Only Half a Hoax(1984), Deadly Objectives(1985), etc; see her obit in LOC 1996 JUL
   Redd, David  House on Hollow Mountain, The  nv  Redd has wanted to write this story for nearly 20 years; has Fireside Tales from the Nameless Land series, "The Sphere" in online U.K. mag. Substance, in 1995, & "The Lantern in the Nest of Twigs" in Scheherazade #15 1997
   Searles, Baird  Films: Hoary Story  mr/tvr  Darkroom(1981-82 TV series, 7 ep.), the 3rd episode; Ghost Story(1981), based on 1979 novel same name by Peter Straub, stars Fred Astaire, Jacqueline Brookes, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks Jr; several older movies on video, briefly
   Linzner, Gordon  Sand  ss  (1949- ) lives in NY; pub. of small-press sf mag. Space and Time(S&T) 1966 SPR-present; used ps. Irene Anfleming for a story in S&T 1967 FLL; 1st novel vampire horror, The Spy Who Drank Blood(1985)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct  see Farris' entry in Bill Janocha(ed): The National Cartoonists Society Album 1996: Fiftieth Anniversary Edition(1996); see some of his cartoons at
   Yolen, Jane  Sun/Flight  ss  to be incl. in her coll. Neptune Rising: Songs and Tales of the Undersea Folk(1982); has anth. Favorite Folktales From Around the World(1986; W-1987 WFA); Dragons & Dreams(1986), Spaceships and Spells(1987), both w. Martin H. Greenberg & Charles G. Waugh
   Green, Joseph & Patrice Milton  EasyEd  ss 
   Grant, Charles L.  Pride  ss  3rd story in F&SF in Oxrun Station ser.; also in Oxrun ser. novels Nightmare Seasons(1982 fixup), The Orchard(1986), Dialing the Wind(1989); Greystone Bay anth. ser., The First Chronicles of Greystone Bay(1985), Doom City(1987), The SeaHarp Hotel(1990)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct  he has illus. Peter Pauper Press books, Salty Sayings(1959), Russian Fairy Tales(1959), Laundered Limericks(1960), The Little Pun Book(1960), Mark Twain(1961), Peter Pauper's Pun Book(1962), Rowdy Rhymes(1962), & World's Best Limericks(1994)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Read Out Your Good Book in Verse  sces  electromagnetic radiation, Part 1 of 4; light waves & infrared; Part 2 in 1982 JUN(#4809), Part 3 in 1982 JUL(#4825), Part 4 in 1982 AUG(#4840)
   Chesbro, George C.  Poems to Play in the Piccolo  ss  N-1983 LOC, short story; Mongo mystery ser. incl. coll. In the House of Secret Enemies(1990), novels The Fear in Yesterday's Rings(1991), Dark Chant in a Crimson Key(1992), An Incident at Bloodtide(1993), Bleeding in the Eye of a Brainstorm(1995)
   Ferman, Edward L.  Letters  lttr  Nicholas Yermakov(Clute br in 1982 FEB); Pascal Thomas(Searles mr/tvr in 1982 JAN); Muffy Mickens(Effinger's 'Birnbaum' story, 1982 JAN); Gregory Benford(Martin br in 1981 DEC); Francis F. Bodkin(Ellison story, 1982 JAN); Bruce Frishkoff; Cynthia Skier
1982 JUN  Ferman, Edward L.  Editorial: Profile of an F&SF Reader  ed  results of a questionnaire to subscribers, compiles an F&SF reader profile; in an upcoming issue, there was promised the results of questions about reader reactions to F&SF(never appeared)
   Sheffield, Charles  Devil of Malkirk, The  na  N-1983 LOC; 1st & only story in F&SF in Erasmus Darwin ser.; 1 other novella from FAN 1978 JUL, & 1 original, make up coll. Erasmus Magister(1982), has appendix "Fact & Fiction" on E.D.; with more stories in series, coll. in The Amazing Dr. Darwin(2002)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon: Mythical Family of Four  ct  has cartoon coll. Money Inc.(2001)
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Books  br  Scithers, etal(ed): On Writing Science Fiction; Card(ed): Dragons of Light, & Dragons of Darkness; Garrett & Heydron: The Gandalara Cycle: The Steel of Raithskar; Glen Cook: All Darkness Met; Rucker: Spacetime Donuts; Killough: Deadly Silents; 3 others
   Effinger, George Alec  Opening Night  ss  has time travel novels The Nick of Time("The World of Pez Pavilion" in F&SF 1983 JUL; exp. 1985), & its companion novel, The Bird of Time(1986), which details the exploits of time travelers
   Griffin, Russell M.  Tragic Tale of Mad Tom, Who Made One Too Many Faces, The  pm  3rd & last poem in Bad Habits series, "The fate of those who make a face"; also in F&SF as Russell Griffin
   Boucher, Anthony & J. Francis McComas (edited by Annette McComas)  Sorry, But—Rejections and Advice  ar  excerpts from book edited by Annette Peltz McComas, J. Francis McComas' wife, The Eureka Years: Boucher and McComas' Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1949-1954(1982); excerpts of rejections & advice by the editors to would-be-authors(rvw. 1982 NOV)
   Keller, B.L.  Flora  ss  has children's books The Beetle Bush(1976), Don't Throw Another One, Dover!(1976), The Frog Prints(1976; as by B.L. Harwick), The Genuine Ingenious Thrift Shop Genie, Clarissa Mae Bean and Me(1977), Pimm's Place(1978), The Sea Watch(1981)
   Rogers, Bruce P.  Krishman Cube, The  ss  (1958- ) his 1st pub. sf/f story, though "Wirewalkers Get No Overtime," Writers Forum, 1978, is near fantasy; Bruce Paul Rogers, also in F&SF as ps. Bruce Holland Rogers; BA in history from Colorado State Univ.; story "A Branch in the Wind," W-1989 WotF
   Malzberg, Barry N.  Blair House  ss  N-1983 LOC, short story
   Searles, Baird  Films: Electric Granny, Eclectic Alice  mr/tvr  essay: 2 types of sf consumers: readers, film/TV viewers; The Electric Grandmother(1981 TV), based on Ray Bradbury's I Sing the Body Electric(1969), stars Maureen Stapledon; Alice at the Palace(1981 TV), based on Lewis Carroll's books, stars Meryl Streep
   Mueller, Richard  Chains of the Sea, The  ss  (1920- ) born in NJ; has BA in theatre from Iowa Wesleyan, MA in playwrighting from CSU, MFA in acting from Univ. of Iowa; "served in the U.S. Coast Guard on a lightship, & a rescue boat crew, which accounts for the authentic tone of (this) story"
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Four Hundred Octaves  sces  electromagnetic radiation, Part 2 of 4; ultraviolet radiation & the spectrum; Part 1 in 1982 MAY(#4794), Part 3 in 1982 JUL(#4825), Part 4 in 1982 AUG(#4840)
   Kopf  Cartoon  ct  L.J. Kopf; has book, Into Every Life a Little Edge Must Fall(1988)
   Goulart, Ron  Blockbuster  ss  9th story in F&SF in Jose Silvera series
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 62: 1982 JAN-JUN  indx 
1982 JUL  Kilworth, Garry  Blind Windows  nv  N-1983 LOC, novelette; has novels Split Second(1979), Gemini God(1981), A Theatre of Timesmiths(1984), Witchwater Country(1986), Spiral Winds(1987); novels as Garry Douglas, Highlander(1986), a film novelization, & horror novel The Street(1988)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: the abilities of copyeditors & proofreaders, the errors found in pub. books, now & in 1950s; C.M. Kornbluth: Not This August; Elizabeth A. Lynn: The Sardonyx Net; C.J. Cherryh: The Pride of Chanur
   Anvil, Christopher  Superbiometalemon  ss  has novel The Steel, the Mist, and the Blazing Sun(1980), about a Soviet-U.S. war 200 years in the future(Clute)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct  has illus. the books, Why You Say It(1955), The Importance of Music(1963), Electing a President(1963), Dear V.I.P.(1963), Help Your Boss and Help Yourself(1974), Loud and Clear(1975), First Aid for Hypochondriacs(1982)
   Cunningham, P.E.  Healer  nv  (1957?- ) working name for Patricia Elizabeth Cunningham, her 1st sale; 1st story in Pteros series; lives in Pennsylvania, an English major & closet Trekkie
   Yolen, Jane  Sule Skerry  ss  has coll. Dragonfield and Other Stories(1985; N-1986 WFA); novel Owl Moon(1987; W-1988 Caldecott Medal); anth. w. Greenberg, Things That Go Bump in the Night(1989), Vampires(1991), Xanadu 1(1993), Xanadu 2(1994; N-1995 LOC), Xanadu 3(1995; N-1996 LOC)

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