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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1991 JUL  Engstrom, Elizabeth  Pan Man, The  ss  has novel Lizard Wine(1996); has anth. with artist Alan M. Clark, The Alchemy of Love(2000), Imagination Fully Dilated(1998), & Imagination Fully Dilated: Vol. II(2000); suspense thriller Black Leather(2000); see iv at
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Legacy of Wine, The  sces  enzymes, Part 1 of 2; the ferments & fermentation in history thru Louis Pasteur(1822-1895) & Edward Buchner(1860-1917); Part 2 in 1991 AUG(#6391); has colls. Gold(1995), & Magic: The Final Fantasy Collection(1995)
   Friesner, Esther M.  Claim-Jumpin' Woman, You Got a Stake in My Heart  nv  has New York series of humorous contemporary fantasies, New York by Knight(1986; N-1987 LOC), Elf Defense(1988), Sphynxes Wild(1989), in which creatures of faerie intersect with our modern world(Clute); see entry in CA, Vol.83, p.122-125
   Koja, Kathe  Angels in Love  ss  N-1992 LOC, short story; "continues look at domestic nightmares"; has horror novel Bad Brains(1992; N-1993 LOC), about an artist whose head injury exposes him to a strange & terrifying world lurking at the edge of human consciousness(B&C)
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon: Lost Our Grant  ct 
   Caves, Sally  Fetch Felix  nv  her 1st pub. story; "a look at the way a move in a woman's life brings about the possibility for ... changes"; has written a number of articles on Early English & Celtic literature; has teleplay "Hollow Pursuits," for Star Trek: The Next Generation
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 53  cmp  1st prize: Marc Laidlaw; 2nd prize: Jane R. Hansen; R-U: David I. Lewis; F.S. Combs; Raymond Belair; H-M: Marian Allen; Richard Bauman; Jim Collins; Judith Gallagher; Andy Sincinito; William Strand, USN; Whitt Pond
   F&SF staff  Competition 54  cmp  suggested by Hal Hoyte - because of the recession & reduction in arts funding, writers must produce cut-down versions of their most popular works, e.g.: Harry Harrison: The Stainless Steel Mouse
1991 AUG  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  "editing is more than reading ... I look for fiction that is a little bit exotic, a little bit strange. Fiction that gives me a new perspective on a place I've already seen"; this is the informal theme for this issue's fiction; 2nd informal theme is Death
   Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  To Our Readers  note  "F&SF will pub. a combined October/November 42nd Anniversary issue"; an annual feature thereafter; note repeated in the 1991 SEP issue; Rusch has 1st novel The White Mists of Power(1991; N-1992 LOC), about a bard's mysterious & dangerous heritage(B&C)
   Hoing, David  City of the Dreadful Night  nv  (1956- ) Jack the Ripper story, "blending history & time travel as future humans obtain medical research subjects from the ghettos of the past"(LOC 1991 SEP, p.64); lives in Waterloo, IA; travels often to Europe; has novel The Hand of the Dead(1997)
   Taylor, Jared  Tale of the Two Queens, The  ss  (1951- ) born in Kobe, Japan; founding editor American Renaissance; has nf books Shadows of the Rising Sun(1983), a sociological study of Japanese society, & Paved With Good Intentions: The Failure of Race Relations in Contemporary America(1992)
   Kimbriel, Katharine Eliska  Triad  nv  (1956- ) 1st/only story in F&SF, pioneer clairvoyant Alfreda Sorensson ser.; novels in ser., Night Calls("Triad," etal; exp. 1996), Kindred Rites(1997); 1st novel sf, Nuala seq., Fire Sanctuary(1986), Fires of Nuala(1988), Hidden Fires(1991); N-1987 JWCA
   Tilton, Lois  Soldier's Bride, The  ss  (1946- ) Lois Ann Tilton; lives in Glen Ellyn, IL; has 1st novel, Vampire Winter(1990), a horror novel about a vampire's post-holocaust adventures in a world permanently dark due to nuclear winter(B&C); see interview in Aberrations #32 1995
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  Frank M. Robinson: The Dark Beyond the Stars; Dave Wolverton: Serpent Catch; note about an un-named Bantam book to be pub. in serial form
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Norman Spinrad: Russian Spring; Everett F. Bleiler: Science Fiction: The Early Years
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Sterling, Bruce  Unthinkable, The  ss  has novel Heavy Weather(1994; N-1995 LOC), a Texas fringe civilization is in a world beset by an ecological disaster; Holy Fire(1996; N-1991 BSF, NEB; 1992 JWC, HUG, LOC), in 2095 a 93-year old woman decides to get rejuvenated to experience life anew(B&C)
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct 
   Hartmann, Gregor  Henry in the Trees  ss  "art of the feud in modern-day Japan"
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: March of the Amino Acids, The  sces  enzymes, Part 2 of 2; enzymes, the peptide chain, & amino acids; the history of the discoveries concerning amino acids & how they work; Part 1 in 1991 SEP(#6371); see iv in Science Fiction Review 1991 DEC, reprinted in AMZ 1992 OCT
   Cross, Ronald Anthony  Johnny's Inferno  ss  "funny story of the afterlife that explains in some detail why the traditional heaven ... would be a rotten place to live"(Scott Winnett, LOC 1991 SEP, p.64)
   Landis, Geoffrey A.  Long Time Dying, A (A Love Story in Twelve Cantos)  vi  (1955- ) born in Detroit, MI; has BS in Physics, BS & MS in Electrical Engineering from M.I.T.; 1988 PhD in Solid State Physics from Brown Univ.; research scientist w. the Ohio Aerospace Inst. & the NASA Glenn (prev. Lewis) Research Center
   Whitlock, Dean  Woman, the Pilot, the Raven, The  ss  "story about AIDS & Death ... set in the mountains of eastern US, again a familiar but exotic locale (in the soul this time)"
1991 SEP  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  "Children & childhood are the themes linking most of the stories in this issue. Each story propounds its own theory ... Theories of childhood rise & fall like empires ..."; Rusch w. Dean Wesley Smith W-1989, 1992 WFA, Special Award, for editing Pulphouse
   Stableford, Brian  Invisible Worm, The  nv  N-1992 LOC, nv; has 1st novel Cradle of the Sun(1969); Dies Irae trilogy, The Days of Glory(1971), In the Kingdom of the Beasts(1971), Day of Wrath(1971); has Orfeo trilogy as Brian Craig, Zaragoz(1989), Plague Daemon(1990), Storm Warriors(1991)
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct 
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: on Heinlein & his imitators, "are some of them really good? ... are any of them necessary?"; S.C. Sykes: Red Genesis; Claudia A. Peck: Spirit Crossings
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct 
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Mem Fox & Vivienne Goodman: Guess What?; Sheri S. Tepper: Beauty; John Brosnan: The Sky Lords; Dave Wolverton: Serpent Catch
   Hightower, Lynn S.  Journal of the First Voyage  ss  has futuristic police ser. w. homicide detective David Silver & alien partner, Alien Blues(1992), Alien Eyes(1993, Alien Heat(1994), Alien Rites(1995); mys. novel Satan's Lambs(1993; W-Shamus), introducing Lexington, KY, private investigator Lena Padget
   Hauser  Cartoon  ct 
   Kushner, Ellen  Swordsman Whose Name Was Not Death, The  ss  (1955- ) 1st/only story in F&SF in Richard St. Vier ser.; story returns to the world of her 1st novel, Swordspoint(1987; N-1988 LOC, SFC); radio host at WGBH Boston; has novel Thomas the Rhymer(1990; W-1991 MYT, WFA); anth. The Horns of Elfland(1997)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Hensley, Joe L.  Alvin's Witch  ss  "the death of a child"; other novels in Don Robak mys. ser., Robak's Cross(1985), Robak's Fire(1986), Robak's Firm(1987 coll.), Robak's Run(1990), Robak's Witch(1997); mys. Grim City(1994); mys. with Guy M. Townsend, Loose Coins(1998)
   DiChario, Nicholas A.  Power of Love, The  ss  (1960- ) lives in upstate NY; a documentation analyst for a health insurance company; has a BA in English; N-1993 JWCA, Best New Writer; also in F&SF as Nick DiChario; ss "The Winterberry" in Resnick(ed): Alternate Kennedys(1992), N-1993 HUG, LOC, WFA
   Jonik  Cartoon: Man From Mars  ct 
   Asimov, Isaac  Science: Something for Nothing  sces  conservation of momentum & energy, Part 1 of 2; the laws of conservation of momentum, angular momentum - how they came about historically; theories of heat; Part 2 in 1991 OCT/NOV(#6428); see obit in ANA 1992 OCT, & ASI 1992 NOV
   Pellegrino, Charles & George Zebrowski  Oh, Miranda!  ss  (1953- ; 1945- ) 1st/only story in F&SF in Lex Bardo ser.; Pellegrino, a scientist, has nf books Her Name, "Titanic"(1988), etc; 1st novel Flying to Valhalla(1993); w. Zebrowski, The Killing Star(1995), Star Trek: The Next Generation: Dyson Sphere(1999)
   Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Dancers Like Children  nv  1st story in F&SF in planet Bountiful ser., to be part of fixup novel, Alien Influences(1994; N-1995 CLA); an sf murder mystery, when impressionable children of human colonists come under the influence of aliens on the desert planet Bountiful(B&C)
1991 OCT/NOV  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  "anniversaries are ... ways of keeping track of time ... (this) double issue (is) filled with stories about time ... in more ways than one ... This issue is yet another marker in the passage of the years"; Rusch was N-1991 LOC, for editing Pulphouse
   Gilman, Carolyn Ives  Honeycrafters, The  nv  N-1992 NEB, nv; "portrays a race against time, examines the way the old faces the new - a fitting theme for the first story in an anniversary issue"; has nf book on frontier & American Indian history, Where Two Worlds Meet: The Great Lakes Fur Trade(1982)
   Tepper, Sheri S.  Gourmet, The  ss  3rd & last story in Crazy Carol ser.; has sf novels The Awakeners(1987), After Long Silence(1987; N-1988 LOC), Gibbon's Decline and Fall(1996; N-1997 CLA, LOC), The Family Tree(1997; N-1998 CLA, LOC); see iv's in LOC 1998 SEP, & SFC 1998/99 DEC/JAN
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  F.M. Busby: Slow Freight; Graham Watkins: The Fire Within
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Robert Charles Wilson: A Bridge of Years; Phyllis Eisenstein: Sorcerer's Son; Steven M. Krauzer: Brainstorm
   Denton, Bradley  Rerun Roy, Donna, and the Freak  nv  has novel Lunatics(1996; N-1997 LOC), a fantasy novel about a recent widower who falls in love with a woman who turns out to be the goddess of the moon(CA, vol.158, p.95); has coll. of Jimmy Blackburn series, One Day Closer to Death(1998; N-1998 STO)
   Yolen, Jane  Dear Ms. Lonelylegs  vi  has poem "Will" in The Mag. of Speculative Poetry 1992 SPR, W-1993 RHY; novels The Dragon's Boy(1990), Wizard's Hall(1991), Briar Rose(1992; W-1993 MYT; N-1992 NEB; 1993 LOC, WFA), Good Griselle(1994; N-1995 MYT), The Wild Hunt(1995)
   Landis, Geoffrey A.  Laboratory Procedure  ss  lives in Brook Park, OH; 1st story pub. "Elemental" in ANA 1984 DEC(N-1985 HUG); has coll. Myths, Legends, and True History(1991); 1st novel Mars Crossing(2000); 1999 married Mary Turzillo; has website at; see iv in LOC 2000 JAN(#468)
   Hauser  Cartoon  ct 

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