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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1985 AUG  Harris, S.  Cartoon: Age of Reptiles, The  ct  has cartoon colls. So Sue Me! Cartoons on the Law(1993), There Goes the Neighborhood: Cartoons on the Environment(1996)
   Etchemendy, Nancy  Ladies of Wahloon Lake, The  ss  has juvenile novels The Watchers of Space(1980), & sequel The Crystal City(1985)
   Conner, Mike  Fergussen's Wraith  nv  has novel Eye of the Sun(1988), told with the genre-mixing abundance of many planetary romances, follows the adolescence of three royal children as their far-future world totters into a religious crisis which threatens a long-sustained matriarchy(Clute)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Tracing the Traces  sces  vitamins, Part 2 of 5; the isolation of the various vitamins, determining their structures, & their synthesis; Part 1 in 1985 JUL(#5341), Part 3 in 1985 SEP(#5372), Part 4 in 1985 OCT(#5383), Part 5 in 1985 NOV(#5397)
   Di Filippo, Paul  Stone Lives  nv  (1954- ) born in Woonsocket, RI; lives in Providence, RI; attended Rhode Island College, 1973-1979; COBOL programmer, 1979-1982; 1st story pub. sf "Falling Expectations" in Unearth 1977 WIN, which he says was a parody of the work of Barry N. Malzberg
1985 SEP  Griffin, Russell M.  In Hector's Grave  ss  has novels The Makeshift God(1979), Century's End(1981), The Blind Man and the Elephant(1982); Griffin was a professor of English at Univ. of Bridgeport(CT)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Barry Hughart: Bridge of Birds; Greg Bear: Blood Music; Budrys has a coll. of all his book review columns that appeared in GAL 1965 FEB-1971 NOV, called Benchmarks: Galaxy Bookshelf(1985; W-1986 LOC; N-HUG)
   Gallagher, Stephen  No Life for Me Without You, Vodyanoi  nv  Gallagher wrote episodes of the UK TV series Dr. Who, two of which he novelized, Doctor Who and Warrior's Gate(1982), & Doctor Who – Terminus(1983), both as by John Lydecker
   Nurit  Cartoon  ct 
   Wightman, Wayne  Great Wall, The  ss  N-1986 LOC, short story
   Doxey, W.S.  Armistead House, The  ss  William S. Doxey, & also in F&SF as such(1980 NOV)
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct  has science cartoon colls. Stress Test: Cartoons on Medicine(1994), Einstein Atomized: More Science Cartoons from Sidney Harris(1996), the latter incl. six Dr. Quark cartoons
   Ellison, Harlan  Harlan Ellison's Watching, Installment 11: In Which Nothing Terribly Profound Occurs  mr  2010: Space Odyssey Two(1984), based on Arthur C. Clarke's 1982 novel, dir. Peter Hyams, stars Roy Scheider, John Lithgow; books by wood engraver Barry Moser - Moby Dick(1981), Alice's Adventures in Wonderland(1982), Huckleberry Finn(1984), etc
   Martin, H.  Cartoon: Welcome to the Real World  ct 
   Yolen, Jane  Dragon's Boy, The  ss  1st story in F&SF in her Merlin series, coll. in Merlin's Booke(1986; N-1987 WFA); other stories in series in her colls. Tales of Wonder(1983; N-1984 WFA), The Whitethorn Wood and Other Magicks(1984), & in Robin McKinley(ed): Imaginary Lands(1985)
   Mueller, Richard  Little Friends  ss 
   Barkin, Haskell  Pain Killer  ss  has written for the TV series Loveboat, & Tales from the Darkside
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Goblin Element, The  sces  vitamins, Part 3 of 5; the most unusual vitamin of all, B12; how it was isolated & its structure determined; Part 1 in 1985 JUL(#5341), Part 2 in 1985 AUG(#5358), Part 4 in 1985 OCT(#5383), Part 5 in 1985 NOV(#5397)
   Roberts, Keith  Richenda  nv  has novel Gráinne(1987; W-1988 BSF; N-CLA), which follows a heroine from schooldays at Oxford to her "self-ordained destiny as high priestess of a radically new social movement"(B&C); nf book Irish Encounters(1989), essays about a trip to Ireland in 1978
1985 OCT  Tiptree, James Jr  Only Neat Thing to Do, The  na  W-1986 LOC, SFC; N-1985 NEB; 1986 HUG, novella; 1st story in F&SF in Great North Rift ser.; another story in ser. in ASI 1986 MAY; to be coll. in The Starry Rift(1986); 15-year-old Coati Cass finds adventure & a first contact in the Great North Rift
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Christopher Priest: The Glamour; Crockett Johnson: Barnaby #1, etal(old cartoon series); briefly, S.T. Joshi(ed): The Dunwich Horror and Others by H.P. Lovecraft; Richard McKenna: The Sand Pebbles; Astounding/Analog on microfiche
   Goulart, Ron  That Wonderful Summer  ss  11th story in F&SF in Max Kearny series; has novels in Battlestar Galatica tie-in, with title page (only) co-author Glen A. Larson, Greetings From Earth(1983), Experiment In Terra(1984), & The Long Patrol(1984)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Grant, Charles L.  Children, They Laugh So Sweetly, The  ss  as Lionel Fenn has Quest for the White Duck ser., Blood River Down(1986), Web of Defeat(1987), Agnes Day(1987); Kent Montana ser., Kent Montana and the Really Ugly Thing from Mars(1990), etc; The Seven Spears of the W'dch'ck(1988)
   Bradley, Marion Zimmer  Sea Wrack  nv  2nd story in F&SF in minstrel/magician Lythande ser.; 1st pub. in Susan Shwartz(ed): Moonsinger's Friends(1985); Lythande is a female 'Pilgrim Adept,' who was created for the Thieve's World shared world developed by Robert Lynn Asprin in 1979
   Ellison, Harlan  Harlan Ellison's Watching, Installment 12: In Which Several Things Are Held Up to the Light ... Not a Brain in Sight  mr  Rambo: First Blood Part II(1985), based on a David Morrell novel, screenplay by Stallone & dir. James Cameron, stars Sylvester Stallone; briefly, A View to a Kill(1985 UK); The Black Cauldron(1985); Silver Bullet(1985), based on a Stephen King novel
   Saberhagen, Fred  As Duly Authorized  ss  has Earth's End ser., incl. Empire of the East(1979 omnibus), The First-Third Book of Swords(1983, 1983, 1984; last N-1985 LOC), Shieldbreaker's Story(1994), etc; Dracula seq., incl. A Sharpness on the Neck(1996), etc; coll. Saberhagen: My Best(1987)
   Brunner, John & O. H*nry  Hard to Credit  ss  1st story in F&SF in Imaginary Collaborations ser.; "... I've been planning a ser. of imaginary collab. w. some of the authors who have influenced my work ..."; others stories in ser. in PLP 1991 OCT 25, ANA 1993 JUN, Expanse #3 1994, BFSF #2 1995
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Little Leaven, A  sces  vitamins, Part 4 of 5; "going seemingly off-the-subject," with an essay on enzymes, incl. organic catalysts leaven, or yeast; chemical ferments, such as pepsin & trypsin; Parts 1-3 in 1985 JUL-SEP, Part 5 in 1985 NOV
   Card, Orson Scott  Fringe, The  nv  N-1985 NEB; 1986 HUG, LOC, novelette; 1st & only story in F&SF in Carpenter or Fringe ser.; other stories in ser. in ASI 1986 FEB, 1987 JAN, & coll. in The Folk of the Fringe(1989); tale of Mormon survivors in a near-future post WWIII America
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
1985 NOV  Gilchrist, Ellen  Green Tent, The  ss  (1935- ) born in Vicksburg, MS; former poet laureate of MS; lives in Fayetteville, AR; her coll. Victory Over Japan(1984), won the 1985 American Book Award; colls. In the Land of Dreamy Dreams(1985), Drunk With Love(1986), Two Stories(1988)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Gene Wolfe: Free Live Free; Walter Wangerin: The Book of Sorrows; Stephen King: Skeleton Crew
   Aldiss, Brian  You Never Asked My Name  ss  has The Bones of Bertrand Russell seq., Futurity Takes a Hand(1976), Through a Galaxy Backwards(1976), Where the Walls Are Hung with Multi-Media Portraits(1976); novels An Island Called Moreau(1981), The Horatio Stubbs Saga(1985), Ruins(1987)
   McLaughlin, Cooper  Black and Tan Man, The (For Snooper 6 & Darkhorse 16)  nv  has novella "The Lodge of Jahbulon" in anth. Gardner Dozois & Susan Casper(ed): Ripper!(1988)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Hartmann, Gregor  Six of Swords  ss  has pub. stories in GAL, ABO, & in Robert Silverberg's anth. New Dimensions, & Universe; has satire How to Prepare for the S.P.L.A.T.(1983), about the S.A.T. & A.C.T.
   Gilliland, Alexis  Cartoon  ct  has novella "The Man Who Funded the Moon" in ANA 1989 OCT
   Shaver, Edward F.  Sport of Kings  nv 
   Ellison, Harlan  Harlan Ellison's Watching, Installment 13: In Which Numerous Ends (Loose) Are Tied Up; Some in the Configuration of a Noose (Hangman's)  mr  Ellison wrote teleplay of Stephen King's "Gramma" for The Twilight Zone(1985-89 TV ser.); Return to Oz(1985), Walt Disney movie, why it was "dumped," w. some flashbacks to Dune(1984); Disney studio heads Michael Eisner & Barry Diller; dir. Walter Murch
   Wilson, Richard  See Me Safely Home  ss  has memoir Adventures in the Space Trade(1986 chap); story A Rat for a Friend(1986 chap); coll. The Kid from Ozone Park & Other Stories(1987 chap)
   Malzberg, Barry N. & Carter Scholz  High Purpose, The  ss  (1939- ; 1953- ) Both in F&SF by themselves, & Malzberg with a variety of co-authors & under ps. K.M. O'Donnell
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Biochemical Knife Blade, The  sces  vitamins, Part 5 of 5; the connection between vitamins & enzymes - many coenzymes have vitamins in their structure; how coenzymes were discovered; Part 1 in 1985 JUL(#5341), Part 2 in 1985 AUG(#5358), Part 3 in 1985 SEP(#5372), Part 4 in 1985 OCT(#5383)
   Baudino, Gael  Persistence of Memory, The  ss  others in Natil ser. Maze of Moonlight(1993), Shroud of Shadow (1993), Strands of Sunlight(1994); Dragonsword ser. Dragonsword(1988), Duel of Dragons(1991), Dragon Death(1992); Water! ser. O Greenest Branch!(1995), The Dove Looked In(1996), one more
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 38  cmp  1st prize: Abigail F. Strichartz; 2nd prize: Phyllis Wallingford; R-U: Kenneth Schulze; Jeff Grimshaw; Augustine Funnell; Kevin Roach
   F&SF staff  Competition 39  cmp  suggested by Stephen Mendenhall - finish this sentence: "You know you've really landed in an alternate universe when you discover that ..."; e.g., "... Einstein won the Hugo Award in 1905"
1985 DEC  Shepard, Lucius  Spanish Lesson, A  nv  N-1986 LOC, novelette; has novellas The Scalehunter's Beautiful Daughter(ASI 1988 SEP; 1988), & The Father of Stones(ASI SEP 1989; 1989), both set in the same world as "The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule"(F&SF 1984 DEC); novella Kalimantan(1990)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: great & increasing proportion of workmanlike sf being pub., esp. in paperback; Jefferson P. Swycaffer: Become the Hunted; David Drake: Birds of Prey; Steve Perry: The Man Who Never Missed; Max Handley: Meanwhile
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct  has cartoon colls. Freudian Slips: Cartoons on Psychology(1997), The Interactive Toaster(1997), the latter contains cartoons about business
   Cowper, Richard  Matter of No Great Significance, A  ss  best known for Corlay trilogy, The Road to Corlay(1978; w. "Piper at the Gates of Dawn," 1979 US; N-1979 BFA, NEB; 1980 BRG, LOC), A Dream of Kinship(1981), & A Tapestry of Time(1982), which takes places in an England flooded by rising sea levels(Clute)

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