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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1983 APR  Nurit  Cartoon  ct 
   Sterling, Bruce  Spook (for Rudy Rucker)  ss  N-1984 LOC; has 1st novel Involution Ocean(1978), The Articial Kid(1980); Islands in the Net(1988; W-1989 JWC; N-DIT, HUG, LOC, SFC), a thriller about the complexities of 21st century politics & economy amidst the electronic communication network(Clute)
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct 
   Satterthwait, Walter  Territorial Imperative  ss  (1946- ) lives in Clearwater, FL; has 1st novel Cocaine Blues(1980); wise-cracking Santa Fe P.I. ser. Wall of Glass(1989; N-Shamus), At Ease With the Dead(1991), etc; Houdini & Conan Doyle ser. Escapade(1995; W-Prix Roman; N-Agatha), Summer Cool(1998)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Tube Two  mr/tvr  Tucker's Witch(1982-83 TV ser., 12 ep.); The Quest(1982 TV ser., 8 ep.); Voyagers(1982-83 TV ser., 21 ep.); Tales of the Gold Monkey(1982-83 TV ser., 22 ep.), stars Stephen Collins; The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy(1981 UK TV ser., 6 ep.)
   Tuttle, Lisa  Nest, The  nv  has nf books Children's Literary Houses: Famous Dwellings in Children's Fiction(1984) with Rosalind Ashe; Encyclopedia of Feminism(1986), Heroines: Women Inspired by Women(1988)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   FitzGerald, Gil  Vengeance of Nora O'Donnell, The  ss  working name for Gillian FitzGerald, librarian w. the Brooklyn Public Library; has English degree from Catholic Univ.; has stories in anth. Elsewhere(1981), Amazons II(1982), Heroic Visions II(1986), Friends of the Horseclans(1987)
   Niemand, O.  Man Outside, The  ss  N-1984 LOC, short story; 2nd story in Springfield series, this one using the voice of the deceased writer John Steinbeck
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Dead Center  sces  centricity, Part 1 of 2; from centrocentric, egocentric, geocentric, & heliocentric universes, to the systemocentric universe; Part 2 in 1983 MAY(#4980); see similar essay, but from a different perspective, "Smashing the Sky," in 1990 MAR(#6142)
   Davidson, Avram & Grania Davis  Hills Behind Hollywood High, The  nv  (1923-1993; 1943- ) N-1984 LOC, novelette; Avram Davidson & Grania Davis are also in F&SF by themselves; they were married to each in the early 1960s, & had lived in Mexico for a short time
   Adams, Georgia Fillingame  Acrostic Puzzle  pz  answers in 1983 MAY, p.48
1983 MAY  Sheffield, Charles  Rogueworld  nv  1st & only story in F&SF in Arthur McAndrew ser.; other stories in ser. in GAL 1978 MAR, & ANA 1980 OCT, 1981 FEB 2, 1982 SEP, 1992 JUN; ser. coll. in The McAndrew Chronicles(1983; exp. novel/coll. as One Man's Universe, 1993); married Nancy Kress in 1998
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Mike Resnick: Sideshow; Lee Harding: Misplaced Persons; Lawrence Sanders: The Tomorrow File; Mervyn Peake:Titus Groan, & Gormenghast, & Titus Alone(a trilogy)
   Springer, Nancy  Amends: Tale of the Sun Kings, A  ss  (1948- ) 1st & only story in F&SF in Suns ser.; others in ser. are novels in The Book of Suns seq., The Book of Suns(1977; her 1st pub. work; rev. vt The Silver Sun, 1980; N-1981 BRG), The White Hart(1979), The Sable Moon(1981; N-1982 LOC, MYT)
   Easton, Thomas A.  Love Story, A  ss  has Sparrowhawk series of sf novels, Sparrowhawk(ANA 1989 OCT-DEC; 1990; his 1st novel), Greenhouse(1991), Woodsman(1992), Tower of the Gods(1993), Seeds of Destiny(1994), all set in a world dominated by genetically engineered animals(Clute)
   Morressy, John  Welcome to Wizcon  ss  7th story in F&SF in his Kedrigern the wizard series; has coll. Other Stories(1983)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon: Seal of Approval  ct 
   Searles, Baird  Films: Dark Crystal, The  mr/tvr  The Dark Crystal(1982), conceptual designer Brian Froud, a Jim Henson & the Muppets movie, dir. Jim Henson & Frank Oz, written by Jim Henson & David Odell
   Weiner, Andrew  On the Ship  ss  has short story "Distant Signals" in TWZ 1984 MAY/JUN, which was televised in the Tales From the Darkside TV series(Clute)
   Baloo  Cartoon  ct  has had cartoons pub. in The Saturday Evening Post, National Review, Liberty Magazine, The Voluntaryist, Playboy, Wall Street Journal, Woman's World, Good Housekeeping, & in many other publications thruout North America & Europe
   Hughes, Edward P.  Master Stroke, The  ss  3rd & last story in his Dafydd Llewelyn series(in TOC & on story title page, author's name incorrectly given as Edward F. Hughes)
   Disch, Thomas M.  Forbidden Thought, The: Recruitment Tape, A  vi  has poetry colls. Orders of the Retina(1982 chap), Here I Am, There You Are, Where Were We?(1984 chap), The Tale of Dan de Lion(1986), Yes, Let's(1989), Dark Verses and Light(1991); he uses byline Tom Disch for all his poetry, & is in F&SF as such
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Out in the Boondocks  sces  centricity, Part 2 of 2; the location of our solar system in the Milky Way Galaxy; where the center of our galaxy is located(in the constellation of Sagittarius); Part 1 in 1983 APR(#4966)
   O'Neill, Gene  Alchemy  ss  (1938- ) this story written before the closing of a GM plant in Fremont; lives in California; 1979 graduate of Clarion; has pub. stories in Pulpsmith, The Dragon, & in TWZ
   Pohl, Frederik  New Neighbors, The  nv  to be pub. in coll. Midas World(1983), coll. of social satires in the guise of an sf novel(B&C); has Heechee ser., Gateway(1977; W-1977 NEB; 1978 HUG, JWC, LOC; 1979 Apollo; N-1978 DIT), Beyond the Blue Event Horizon(1980; N-1980 NEB; 1981 BSF, HUG, LOC)
   Kopf  Cartoon  ct 
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 32  cmp  1st prize: Paul Harwitz; 2nd prize: Beth Hardiman & Dennis Macfarlane; R-U: Jean MacKay Jackson; Paul A. Carter; Bhob(sic) Stewart; Robert Coulson; Augustine Funnell; Al Sarrantonio
   F&SF staff  Competition 33  cmp  suggested by Philip Michael Cohen - give an sf/fantasy redefinition to any word, e.g.: Spinrad, a brand name of an atomic-powered centrifuge
1983 JUN  Watson, Ian  Slow Birds  nv  N-1983 NEB; 1984 HUG, novelette; LOC, short story; has novel The Gardens of Delight(1980; N-1981 LOC), describes a world whose transformative energies makes its environment into a duplicate of the painting by Hieronymous Bosch(1460-1516)(Clute)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: "the re-emergence of horror writing as a powerful genre," & its connection with sf & fantasy; Peter Straub: Floating Dragon; Dean Ing: Pulling Through; Harlan Ellison: Stalking the Nightmare
   Bretnor, Reginald  Frog He Would A-Wooing Go, The  ss 
   Dozois, Gardner & Jack Dann  Down Among the Dead Men  nv  (1947- ; 1945- )1st pub. in Oui 1982 JUL; Dozois has collab. coll. Slow Dancing Through Time(1990); colls. The Visible Man(1977), Geodesic Dreams(1992); 1st novel Nightmare Blue(1975), w. Effinger; prolific anth., incl. The Year's Best S. F.(1984-present)
   Keller, B.L.  In One Ear  ss  has adult suspense novel The Baghdad Defections(1973); books Consumer Skills(1986), A Car Means Out(1987), Cliffhanger(1987), Beam Me Up, He Said(1987); children's books Rosebud, With Fangs(1985), Camp Trouble(1993), The Amazon Papers(1996)
   Searles, Baird  Films: Other Ring, The  mr/tvr  The Ring of Nibelung(shown on TV), an opera of 4 acts by Richard Wagner(1813-1883), the acts being The Rhinegold(written 1869), The Valkyrie(1870), Siegfried(1876), & The Twilight of the Gods(1876)
   Singer, Fred  Single Yesterday, A  ss  (1944?- ) teaches history at Hanau High School, a school for children of military personnel stationed in Germany; has novelette "Reasonable Doubt" pub. in ASI 1983 mDEC, & two short stories pub. in Night Voyages #9 1983 & #10 1984
   Chandler, A. Bertram  Grimes and the Odd Gods  nv  2nd story in Rim World series(character John Grimes); he has been writing stories & novels in this series for at least 30 years
   Rebetez, René  New Prehistory, The  ss  1st pub. in his coll. La nueva prehistoria(1968); trans. from the Spanish by Damon Knight; René Rebetez(-Cortes), born in Columbia, but spends much time in Mexico; well-known Latin American writer, lecturer, & documentary film maker
   Wolfe, Gene  From the Desk of Gilmer C. Merton  ss  also in Book of the New Sun ser., The Urth of the New Sun(1987; W-1988 SCF; N-1988 HUG, LOC, NEB), & omnibuses Shadow & Claw(1994), Sword & Citadel(1994), and The Book of the New Sun(1998); has colls. Plan[e]t Engineering(1984), Bibliomen(1984 chap)
   Nurit  Cartoon  ct 
   Mueller, Richard  Cenotaph  ss  has novel in series, Time Machine #24: World War 1 Flying Ace(1988), in which the mission is to go back in time to 1917 & find the Red Baron
   Dawes  Cartoon  ct 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Properties of Chaos, The  sces  photosynthesis, Part 1 of 2; the discovery of the components of air, & the process of respiration; Part 2 in 1983 JUL(#5013)
   Kelly, James Patrick  Cruelest Month, The  ss  has sf novel with John Kessel, Freedom Beach(nv in F&SF 1984 AUG with Kessel, & stories in ASI 1984 APR & DEC, & poem in AMZ 1982 SEP; 1985 fixup), in which several characters find themselves in a world between reality & dreams(Clute)
   Ferman, Edward L.  Letters  lttr  George Slusser(Budrys br in 1983 JAN); Donald F. Robertson(Kathy Romer letter in 1983 FEB); Joy Nocito Alber(1983 MAR issue); Henry Kline II; Ferman & F&SF won three Balrog Awards for Best Professional Publication, for 1981, 1983 & 1984
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 64: 1983 JAN-JUN  indx 
1983 JUL  Effinger, George Alec  World of Pez Pavilion, The: Preliminary to the Groundbreaking Ceremony  nv  3rd/last story in Time Loop ser., other 2 by Damien Broderick(1982 DEC) & by Gordon Eklund(1983 FEB); stories connected by a common theme, that of being caught in a loop of time; this story becomes 1st part of Effinger's novel The Nick of Time(1985)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Greg Benford: Against Infinity; Greg Bear: The Wind from a Burning Woman; Edward Bryant: Cinnabar; M. John Harrison: The Floating Gods
   Owens, Barbara  Professor Smitt's Amazing Tiny Town  ss 
   Goulart, Ron  Brain Food  ss  has Vampirella series of novels, Bloodstalk(1975), On Alien Wings(1975), Blood Wedding(1976), Deadwalk(1976), Deathgame(1976), & Snakegod(1976)

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