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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1982 OCT  Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct  Harris says, "I try to write ideas every day, generally for a couple of hours at night, going through newspapers (mainly the NYT) & magazines, looking for subject matter. I don't write ideas for others, but some in the past were purchased by NYM & PBY"
   Bryant, Edward  In the Shade  ss  1st story ever & 1st in F&SF in witch Angie Black series; see interview in Charles Platt: Who Writes Science Fiction?(1980)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Hyperboring  mr/tvr  Conan, the Barbarian(1982), dir. John Milius, screenplay by Milius & Oliver Stone, stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow, Sandahl Bergman
   Lafferty, R.A.  Square and Above Board  ss  has Green Tree seq. novels My Heart Leaps Up, Chapters 1 & 2(1986), My Heart Leaps Up(1989), My Heart Leaps Up, Chapter 9 & 10(1990); Sinbad: The 13th Voyage(1989), The Elliptical Grave(1989), Dotty(1990), Argo(1992), Alaric: The Day the World Ended(1993)
   Keller, B.L.  Cold Debt  ss  has pre-teen Desdemona Blank ser., No Beasts! No Children!(1983), Desdemona: Twelve Going on Desperate(1986), Fowl Play, Desdemona(1989), Desdemona Moves On(1992); children's books The Bee Sneeze(1982), My Awful Cousin Norbert(1982)
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct  has a coll. of his 'criminal at large' series, 1st pub. in the NYT & NYM between 1966-1968, Ed Arno's Most Wanted(1998), which was given the highest praise by the famous art critic, Brendan Gill
   Aldiss, Brian W.  Door Slams in Fourth World  ss  has Year by Year the Evil Gains seq., Killing Off the Big Animals(1975), What Are You Doing? Why Are You Doing It?(1975), Within the Black Circle(1975); colls. Last Orders and Other Stories(1977), New Arrivals, Old Encounters(1979), Foreign Bodies(1981)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Bread and Stone  sces  elements; carbon, & silicon, & the chemistry of life, Part 2 of 4; Part 1 in 1982 SEP(#4860), Part 3 in 1982 NOV(#4891), Part 4 in 1982 DEC(#4904)
   Ellison, Harlan  Hour That Stretches, The  ss  story written in front window of newly opened Dangerous Visions Bookstore in Sherman Oaks, CA; story completed December 19, 1981; see story intro for more info on how story was written; uses personal ps. Jay Charby, Wallace Edmondson, Ellis Hart, Jay Solo
1982 NOV  Robinson, Kim Stanley  To Leave a Mark  na  (1952- ) N-1983 HUG, LOC; exp. into fixup novel Icehenge(1984), w. story "On the North Pole of Pluto" in Knight(ed): Orbit 21(1980); a woman who is an expert in biological living systems becomes a key figure in a space mutiny; Robinson lives Maryland
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Robert A. Heinlein: Friday; Frederik Pohl: Starburst(developed from his novella "The Gold at Starbow's End" in ANA 1972 MAR, which W-1973 LOC & N-1972 NEB, 1973 HUG); Annette McComas: The Eureka Years(excerpted in F&SF 1982 JUN)
   Blish, James  Art of the Sneeze, The  misc  never before pub.; his Star Trek novels(he did the first 12 of them), were pub. betw. 1967 & 1977, the last w. J.A. Lawrence; most famous of them, Spock Must Die!(1970); has posthumous colls. With All of Love: Selected Poems(1995), & A Dusk of Idols(1996)
   Pronzini, Bill & Barry N. Malzberg  Shakespeare MCMLXXXV  ss  Pronzini W-1987 Shamus Award for Lifetime Achievement; has western murder mystery The Hangings(1989); mysteries With an Extreme Burning(1994), Blue Lonesome(1995), Nothing But the Night(1999); co-edited anth. American Pulp(1997), Pure Pulp(1999)
   Asimov, Isaac  Smile That Loses, The  ss  2nd & last story in F&SF in Azazel ser.; has anth. The New Hugo Winners(1989), II(1991); novels w. Robert Silverberg, Child of Time(1991), The Positronic Man(1992), The Ugly Little Boy(1992), exp. of Asimov stories; coll. The Complete Stories(1990)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon: Salad Bar  ct  "I'm now working on a new series of paintings & am in the process of finding a good gallery ... I've gone thru many styles ... (& am now doing) quite an original approach. A friend described them as mystical so perhaps mystical expressionism might do."
   McLaughlin, Cooper  Shannon Merrow, The  ss  served 5 years as an Airborne Infrantryman; Prof. of Psychology in the California State Univ. system
   Dawes  Cartoon  ct  ( -1990) working name for Joseph Dawes
   Searles, Baird  Films: Khan-Founded  mr/tvr  Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan(1982), a direct sequel to the TV series episode "Space Seed," stars regular Star Trek crew & Ricardo Montalban, Kirstie Alley
   Willis, Connie  Service for the Burial of the Dead  ss  has colls. Fire Watch(1985; N-1986 LOC), Impossible Things(1993; W-1994 LOC), Futures Imperfect(1996), Miracle and Other Christmas Stories(1999); has 1st novel Water Witch(1982), w. Cynthia Felice; Lincoln's Dreams(1987; W-1988 JWC; N-1988 LOC, MYT)
   Nurit  Cartoon  ct 
   Morressy, John  Hoppy Prince, The  ss  5th story in F&SF in his Kedrigern the wizard series; has novel The Extraterritotial(1977 Canada)
   Weiner, Andrew  Letter, The  ss  an sf critic, his non-fiction has been pub. in Books in Canada Magazine, Quantum, SF Guide, Short Form, and the NYRSF
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Difference of an "E", A  sces  elements; carbon, & silicon, & the chemistry of life, Part 3 of 4; three essays demonstrate that silicon atoms do not serve as a basis for life, as carbon does; Part 1 in 1982 SEP(#4860), Part 2 in 1982 OCT(#4876), Part 4 in 1982 DEC(#4904)
   Russ, Joanna  Elf Hill  ss  has colls. feminist essays Magic Mommas, Trembling Sisters, Puritans & Perverts(1989), To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction(1995; N-1996 HUG, LOC)
1982 DEC  Wightman, Wayne  Condemned, a Kiss, and Sleep  nv  (1946- ) teaches creative writing at Modesto(CA) Junior College; 1st story pub. sf "Do Unto Others" in AMZ 1980 FEB; "spends lots of time listening to Haydn while I'm in the kitchen teaching myself to cook ..."
   Shiner, Lewis  Promises  vi  has novel Deserted Cities of the Heart(short stories "Deserted Cities of the Heart" & "Rebels" in Omni 1984 FEB & 1987 NOV; exp. 1988; N-1988 NEB; 1989 LOC), a fantasy novel of near-future politics & old gods in Central America(B&C)
   Rucker, Rudy  Man Who Ate Himself, The  ss  (1946- ) working name for Rudolf von Bitter Rucker; has PhD from Rutgers Univ.; associate professor of Mathematics at Randolph-Macon Woman's College(Lynchburg, VA); 1st story pub. "The Miracle" in the amateur mag. The Pegasus, in 1962
   Clute, John  Books  br  J. Michael Reaves: Darkworld Detective; Charles Sheffield: My Brother's Keeper; Robert F. Young: The Last Yggdrasill; Russell M. Griffin: The Blind Men and the Elephant; Donald Kingsbury: Courtship Rite
   Conner, Mike  Corsican Box, The  nv  has sf novel, Groupmind(1984), as Michael Conner
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct  Arno still does cartoons & other artwork, & in 2002 had a showing of his work in Vienna, Austria; he is listed as among the most famous Austrians in the last 300 years
   Broderick, Damien  Coming Back  ss  (1944- ) 1st story of 3 in Time Loop ser., other 2 by Eklund(1983 FEB) & by Effinger(1983 JUL); born in Melbourne, Australia; editor & journalist; has 1st novel Sorcerer's World(1970), Dreaming Dragons(1980); coll. The Dark Between the Stars(1991)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Searles, Baird  Films: Kevin in Computerland  mr/tvr  Tron(1982), dir. Steven Lisberger, screenplay by Lisberger & Bonnie MacBird, stars Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, David Warner, Cindy Morgan; Dragonslayer(1981 UK), dir. Matthew Robbins, stars Peter MacNicol, Ralph Richardson
   Cowper, Richard  What Did the Deazies Do?  nv  has two autobiographical books, as by Colin Middleton Murry, One Hand Clapping(1975; vt I at the Keyhole, 1975 US), which deals mainly with his relationship with his father; & Shadows on the Grass(1977), which deals with his wife & family
   Cadigan, Pat  Day the Martels Got the Cable, The  ss  has colls. Patterns(1989; W-1990 LOC; N-STO), Home By the Sea(1992; N-1993 LOC), Dirty Work(1993; N-1994 LOC); has joint coll. with Pat Murphy & Karen Joy Fowler, Letters From Home(1991), each contributing six stories
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Silicon Life After All  sces  elements; carbon, & silicon, & the chemistry of life, Part 4 of 4; properties of silicon that make it useful in the making of computer chips; robots - the silicon life-form; Part 1 in 1982 SEP(#4860), Part 2 in 1982 OCT(#4876), Part 3 in 1982 NOV(#4891)
   Powers, Tim  Way Down the Hill, The  nv  (1952- ) story pub. 1986 chap; wn. for Timothy Powers, lives in Santa Ana, CA; 1st story pub. sf, novel The Skies Discrowned(1976; rev. vt Forsake the Sky, 1986); novels The Anubis Gates(1983; W-1984 DIC), The Stress of Her Regard(1989), Last Call(1992)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 63: 1982 JUL-DEC  indx 

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