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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1987 APR  Wilson, Robert Charles  Ballads in Time  ss  has novelette "The Perseids," in Hutchison(ed): Northern Frights 3(1995) & RoF 1995 DEC, W-1996 ARR; N-1996 NEB, WFA; has novel Mysterium(1994; W-1994 DIC; N-1995 ARR, HUG, LOC), about a small town that disappears from our world & appears in another(B&C)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Light-Bringer, The  sces  elements, phosphorus, Part 1 of 2; the 1st element discovered by a known person, German chemist Hennig Brand in 1674; Part 2 in 1987 MAY(#5655)
   Leman, Bob  Olida  nv  4th story in F&SF in Goster County series; he has written 15 pieces of shfi - 13 in F&SF, "Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming" in Grant(ed): Shadows 10(1987), & "How Dobbstown Was Saved" original to his coll. Feesters in the Lake and Other Stories(2002)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
1987 MAY  Morrow, James  Spelling God With the Wrong Blocks  ss  (1947- ) produced material for Boston TV, 1979-1984; 1st book Moviemaking Illustrated: The Comicbook Filmbook(1973); wrote children's textbooks & at least 5 children's novels, 1st was The Quasar Kids(1987); 1st sf novel The Wine of Violence(1981)
   Dawes  Cartoon  ct 
   Carr, Terry  You Got It  vi  returned to Ace Books in the 1980s on a freelance basis to edit a 2nd series of Ace Specials(Clute); has colls. of his fan writings, Fandom Harvest(1986), & Between Two Worlds(1986 chap); Carr W-1985, 1987 HUG; N 11 times, for Best Pro Editor
   Strickland, Brad  Oh Tin Man, Tin Man, There's No Place Like Home  ss  "I think (this story) will either please or enrage any reader who is also a movie buff," especially those who are fond of The Wizard of Oz; has ya novel Dragon's Plunder(1992); Ark Liberty(1992), as by Will Bradley; Riverworld seq. novel Hero's Coin(1993)
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  K.W. Jeter: The Glass Hammer; Frederik Pohl, Martin H. Greenberg & Joseph D. Olander(ed): Worlds of If; Charles N. Brown & William G. Contento(ed): S. F. in Print: 1985; Ian Covell(ed): J.T. McIntosh, Memoir and Bibliography
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  a new column of short book reviews, by Card, who has pub. reviews in Science Fiction Review, etc; Ken Grimwood: Replay; Harry Turtledove: Agent of Byzantium; Sheri S. Tepper: The True Game Series(9 novels); Card's list of the Best F/SF Novels of 1986
   Hiller, Neil W.  Orphan, The  ss  has novel Big!(1988), with his wife Barbara B. Hiller, a movie novelization of Big(1988), which stars Tom Hanks & Elizabeth Perkins
   Russo, Richard Paul  Prayers of a Rain God  ss  (1954- ) 1983 graduate of Clarion Writers Workshop, has degree in psychology; 1st story pub. sf "The Firebird Suite" in AMZ 1981 SEP; has 1st novel Inner Eclipse(1988; N-1989 LOC), which describes a search for alien intelligence on a jungle planet
   Bretnor, Reginald  Nobelist Schimmelhorn  nv  6th & last story in F&SF in Papa Schimmelhorn series; also in series is fantasy novel Schimmelhorn's Gold(1986), in which Papa is entangled with alchemists, priestesses, and the Minotaur(B&C)
   Gotschalk, Felix C.  Ménage Super-Trois  ss 
   Ellison, Harlan  Harlan Ellison's Watching, Installment 23: In Which Premonitions of the Future Lie in Wait to Swallow Shadows of the Past  mr  Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home(1986), with much on Walter Koenig, who plays Chekov, & is a friend of Ellison, & is a writer of screenplays; essay: how Star Trek has grown since the TV series, & Ellison's part in its history
   Lake, Paul  Rat Boy  ss  his 1st pub. sf story; poet pub. in The New Republic, etc.; teaches at Arkansas Technical Univ.; poetry colls. Bull Dancing(1977), Another Kind of Travel(1988); novel Among the Immortals(1994), depicts Percy Shelley as a vampire; Walking Backwards(1999)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Beginning With Bone  sces  elements, phosphorus, Part 2 of 2; its role as an essential element of life, & how this was discovered; Part 1 in 1987 APR(#5640); has nf book with his wife, Janet Asimov, How to Enjoy Writing: A Book of Aid and Comfort(1987)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Shea, Michael  Extra, The  nv  has horror novella "I, Said the Fly" orig. pub. in Ellen Datlow(ed): The Omni Book of Science Fiction #6(1989), & was revised & pub. in a chapbook in 1993, about an insect invasion that takes over the nervous & reproductive systems of humans
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 42  cmp  1st prize: Ken Gilbreath; 2nd prize: Joe Sanders; R-U: John Morressy; Pauline E. Gebhardt; Keith Ferrell; Vince Moore; Bruce Moomaw; Bryan Allen; Ann K. Schwader; Arline Schwartz; Mark S. Painter
   F&SF staff  Competition 43  cmp  suggested by Donald Franson - give sf/f titles that have been altered by 1 letter into entirely different works, with a one-sentence summary of the new plot, e.g.: Wren Worlds Collide (Two birdhouses smash together in a gale)
1987 JUN  Wagar, W. Warren  Night of No Joy, The  nv  2nd story in Ira Walker series; story concerned about an "effect" that begins as a series of anomalies, an upsurge in randomness that results in a world that is not quite the same
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: "The creative possibilities within speculative fiction are endless"; Robert Reed: The Leeshore; Richard Bowker: Marlborough Street; Marc Laidlaw: Dad's Nuke
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  John Barnes: The Man Who Pulled Down the Sky; Rebecca Ore: Becoming Alien; Pamela Sargent: The Shore of Women; Gwyneth Jones: Divine Endurance; Card has novels Hart's Hope(1983; N-1984 LOC), A Woman of Destiny(1984; vt Saints, 1988), Wyrms(1987)
   Porges, Arthur  Oddmedod, The  ss  has Sherlock Holmes parody stories that are coll. in Three Porges Parodies and a Pastiche(1988); another story in this series, "Stately Homes and the Invisible Slasher" in EQMM 2001 FEB
   Funnell, Augustine  Maxie Silas  ss 
   Baloo  Cartoon  ct 
   Allen, Lori  Time Windows  ss  Lori Negridge Allen; has anth. with her husband Dick Allen, Looking Ahead: The Vision of Science Fiction(1975)
   Jacobs, Harvey  Kitten Kaboodle and Sidney Australia  ss  has novel Beautiful Soup: A Novel for the 21st Century(1992), a satirical sf novel of a man in a society that has repudiated individuality who suddenly finds himself an outcast(B&C)
   Young, Robert F.  Giant, the Colleen, and the Twenty-one Cows, The  nv  his last story for F&SF, it demonstrates one of his main interests, concern for the environment; he has pub. over 200 short stories in his writing career, incl. to most of the sf/f, mys. mags., some slicks, & to several anth.; see his obit in LOC 1986 SEP
   Martin, H.  Cartoon: 6 O'Clock News  ct 
   Miller, Sasha  Jamie Burke and the Queen of England  ss  ps. for Georgia Myrle Miller; used ps. Myrle Benedict for short stories; G.S. Madden for western novel The Quest(1977); Georgia Sallaska for historical novels Three Ships and Three Kings(1969), Priam's Daughter(1970), etc; S.M. for novel Ladylord(1996)
   Warren, Rosalind  Messenger, The  ss  Rosalind A. Warren, her 1st pub. sf story; lives in Maine; has had work pub. in various mags. & anth.; edited books Women's Glib: A Collection of Women's Humor(1991), & Kitty Libber: Cat Cartoons by Women(1992)
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: New Stars  sces  stars, novas, Part 1 of 3; how novas were viewed as through historical times; what we know of them from the historical records; Part 2 in 1987 JUL(#5687), Part 3 in 1987 AUG(#5700)
   Cunningham, P.E.  Satisfaction Guaranteed  ss 
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 72: 1987 JAN-JUN  indx 
1987 JUL  Ferrara, Patricia  Rising Waters  ss  born in Attleboro, MA, near where H.P. Lovecraft is buried; has PhD in Literature from Yale Univ.; lives in Atlanta where she teaches English & film at Georgia State Univ.
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct 
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: how a young writer learns how his market & the publishing industry works; Martin Cruz Smith: Nightwing; Michael Reaves & Steve Perry: Dome; Noted - M.J. Engh: Arslan
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Frederik Pohl & Elizabeth Anne Hull(ed): Tales from the Planet Earth; John R. Maxim: Time Out of Mind; Geoff Ryman: The Warrior Who Carried Life; Elizabeth Mitchell(ed): Under the Wheel: Alien Stars Vol. III
   Caraker, Mary  Out of the Cradle  nv  this story to form the basis of her 2nd novel, Water Song(1987 fixup), about a water planet threatened by a changing climate(B&C); lives in CA; 1st story pub. sf "The Vampires Who Loved Beowulf" in ANA 1983 JAN features her series character Morgan Faraday
   Tritten, Larry  Dead Woods, The  ss 
   Ellison, Harlan  Harlan Ellison's Watching, Installment 24: In Which Flora and Fauna Come to a Last Minute Rescue, Thereby Preventing the Forlorn From Handing It All Over to the Cockroaches  mr  essay: Woody Allen's sf/f movies are overlooked for Hugo Awards; Radio Days(1987), stars Mia Farrow; Little Shop of Horrors(1986), stars Rick Moranis; updates on colorization, & dir. David Cronenberg; Bill Warren: Keep Watching the Skies, Vol. 1(1982)
   Goulart, Ron  Business As Usual  ss  has nf books Ron Goulart's Great History of Comic Books(1986), The Great Comic Book Artists(1986), The Great Comic Book Artists Volume 2(1988), The Encyclopedia of American Comics(1990), The Funnies: 100 Years of American Comic Strips(1995)
   Owens, Barbara  Chain  ss 
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Bradley, Marion Zimmer  Walker Behind, The  ss  5th story in F&SF in minstrel/magician Lythande ser.; has Trillium ser., Black Trillium(1990, w. Andre Norton), Lady of the Trillium(1995, w. Elisabeth Waters); Glenraven ser., Glenraven(1996), Glenraven II(1998), both w. Holly Lisle
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Brightening Stars  sces  stars, novas, Part 2 of 3; how & what we have learned about novas, from the year 1604 up to 1909, ending with the mystery of the Andromeda nebula; Part 1 in 1987 JUL(#5673), Part 3 in 1987 AUG(#5700)
   Aandahl, Vance  Deathmatch in Disneyland  nv  two female pro-wrestlers are thawed out in the year 2887 to undertake a desperate mission into the bowels of the Peoples Republic of Disneyland

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