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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1992 APR  Heath  Cartoon: Not for the First Time, Mort Wonders If He's in the Right Line  ct 
   Vukcevich, Ray  Mom's Little Friends  ss  MS in Computer Science from Univ. of Oregon, a graduate student working in the area of artificial intelligence; 1st story pub. "The Spokesman" in The Fault #15 1980; 1st "big sale" was "Rachel's Inheritance" in PLP #5 1989
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Tom Deitz: Soulsmith; Joe Haldeman: The Hemingway Hoax; Jonathan Carroll: Black Cocktail; Megan Lindholm: Cloven Hooves; Diana Wynne Jones: Aunt Maria; Stephen Spignesi: The Shape Under the Sheet: The Complete Stephen King Encyclopedia
   Cadigan, Pat  True Faces  nv  N-1992 HOM; 1993 HUG, LOC, nv; story to be pub. in Resnick & Greenberg(ed): Whatdunits(1992); has novelization Lost in Space: Promised Land(1999), a movie based on the TV series(1965-68, 83 ep.); ya novella The Web: Avatar(1999), #11 in the series
   Murphy, Pat  Going Through Changes  ss  (1955- ) wn. for Patrice Ann Murphy; 1st story pub. "No Mother Near" in GAL 1975 OCT; 1st novel The Shadow Hunter("Touch of the Bear" in ASI 1980 OCT; exp. 1982; N-1983 LOC), about a Stone-Age man abducted to the future by a time travel project(Clute)
   McAuley, Paul J.  Prison Dreams  nv  N-1993 LOC, novelette; 1st & only story in F&SF in Fairyland ser.; ser. coll. in fixup novel Fairyland(1995; W-1996 CLA; 1997 JWC); Red Dust(1993; N-1994 LOC), Pasquale's Angel(1994); see iv's in INZ 1995 AUG, LOC 1992 FEB, 1996 JAN, & 1998 AUG
   Benford, Gregory  Scientist's Notebook, A: Leaping the Abyss  ar  "no one can replace Asimov"; a talk with British physicist Stephen Hawking, author of A Brief History of Time(1988); the Big Bang, the way the universe began, theories of the universe in the seconds right after, wormholes & superstrings
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Aandahl, Vance  Water  vi  "has short fiction published in a wide variety of publications, from slicks such as PBY to literary quarterlies such as New World Writing"; teaches writing & sf literature in Denver
   Foster, Alan Dean  Having Words: A Mad Amos Malone Story  ss  4th/last story in Mad Amos Malone ser.; ser. coll. in Mad Amos(1996); also in F&SF as James Lawson, in his Montezuma Strip ser.; has novels Carnivores of Light and Darkness(1998), Parallelities(1998), Into the Thinking Kingdoms(1999), Phylogenesis(1999)
   Thompson, Jessie  Angelman  ss 
   Yarbro, Chelsea Quinn  Investigating Jericho  na  (1942- ) 1st story pub. "The Posture of Prophecy" in IFS 1969 SEP; 1st novel Time of the Fourth Horseman(1976); best known for her vampire Saint-Germain series, 1st being Hotel Transylvania(1978), recently Writ in Blood(1997); see entry in CANR, vol.77
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 55  cmp  1st prize: Kirk McCartney; 2nd prize: Randy Hall; R-U: Deirdre Gerken; Fred Borman Jr; Thornton Kimes; H-M: Joan Garbutt; Jacqueline Ireland; Victoria Pless; Craig Blomgren; Elizabeth Graham; Bill Gerken; David S. Theil
   F&SF staff  Competition 56  cmp  suggested by Hal Frank & Corinna Taylor - for a new Oscar Award, Most Appropriate Song, pick a best existing song for a movie version of an sf/f work, e.g.: "How Much Is That Doggie in the Window" for A Boy and His Dog
   Harris, S.  Cartoon: Dr. Quark (The Inert Gas Detector)  ct  3rd cartoon in his Dr. Quark series; this one about his invention, the IGADE, or, the Inert Gas Detector
1992 MAY  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  "What has happened to the old sf traditions? ... 1. We outgrew them ... 2. They're still with us ... 3. We wouldn't recognize them if we read them ... sf has continued to grow & change"; see Rusch interviews in Talebones 1997 SUM, & INZ 1998 DEC
   Chilson, Rob  Far-Off Things  nv  (1945- ) wn. for Robert Dean Chilson; 1st story in Prime Mondeign ser.; "story arose from speculation ... what will even as little as 1000 yrs. of gene-splicing do ... (story like hard-core sf but) closer to Edgar Rice Burroughs pseudoscientific fantasy"
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: geniuses in our genre, Part 1 of 3, Gene Wolfe & Nina Kiriki Hoffman; Gene Wolfe: Storeys from the Old Hotel; Contemporary Authors, Autobiography Series; Chalker & Owings(ed): The Science-Fantasy Publishers; Nina Kiriki Hoffman: Courting Disasters
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Karen Joy Fowler: Sarah Canary; R.A. MacAvoy: King of the Dead; George Zebrowski: Stranger Suns; Paul Fussell: Bad: Or, the Dumbing of America
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Bisson, Terry  Next  ss  1st & only story in F&SF in his Dialogue series; other stories in series, "They're Made Out of Meat," in Omni 1991 APR, & "Press Ann" in ASI 1991 AUG; 1st short story pub. "Over Flat Mountain" in Omni 1990 JUN
   Maio, Kathi  Films: Laughing in the Dark  mr  essay: grinning at the grim reaper, Dia de los Muertos; The Addams Family(1991), based on the art of Charles Addams, New Yorker Mag. cartoonist, as was the TV series(1964-66, 64 ep.), movie stars Raul Julia, Angelica Huston, Christina Ricci, Jimmy Workman
   Di Filippo, Paul  Fractal Paisleys  nv  has Will Keats mys. ser., with Michael Bishop under the collab. ps. Philip Lawson, Would It Kill You to Smile?(1998), & MuskratCourage(2000); borderline sf novel Cipher(1998), a secret history of the 1960s(B&C); see iv in INZ #155 2000 MAY
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Benford, Gregory  Scientist's Notebook, A: Doing Science  ar  25 "incidents & reflections from my own life that belie the self-portraits we usually get (of scientists & their lives)"; Benford has anth. w. Martin H. Greenberg, Hitler Victorious(1986), Nuclear War(1988); colls. In Alien Flesh(1986), Matter's End(1994)
   Bowes, Rick  On Death and the Deuce  ss  (1944- ) working name for Richard Dirrane Bowes; his 1st pub. short fiction; 1st story in F&SF in Kevin Grierson series; another story in series in TSF 1993 JUL; Bowes lives in NYC, has a background in theater; also in F&SF as Richard Bowes
   Harris, S.  Cartoon  ct 
   Budrys, Algis  Grabow and Collicker and I  ss  story to be pub. in Gilliam, Greenberg & Kramer(ed): Confederacy of the Dead('92); has coll. of sf essays, Outposts: Literatures of Milieu(1996); fiction coll. Entertainment(1997); Budrys has devoted his career to developing new writers thru Clarion, WotF
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Wilson, F. Paul  Bugs  nv  story background from novel Nightworld(1992); last novel LaNague Federation trilogy, An Enemy of the State(1980; W-1991 PRO); Black Wind(1988; N-1989 STO); w. Matthew J. Costello, Mirage(1996), Masque(1998); coll. Soft and Others(1989);
   Struthers, Andrew  Cartoon  ct 
1992 JUN  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  the terrifying attitude in today's society to deny the fantastic & thus to rein in the imagination; Rusch has nf book with Dean Wesley Smith: The SFWA Handbook: The Professional Writer's Guide to Writing Professionally(1990; W-1991 LOC)
   Koja, Kathe  Company of Storms, The  ss  N-1993 LOC, ss; has novels Skin(1993; N-1994 WFA), a horror novel of sadism & psychological manipulation; Strange Angels(1994), a psychological novel of madness, art & obsession; Kink(1996), a horror novel of obsession(B&C); coll. Extremities(1998)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Budrys, Algis  Books  br  essay: geniuses in our genre, Part 2 of 3, Isaac Asimov & Frederik Pohl; Isaac Asimov: Asimov Laughs Again; Frederik Pohl: Outnumbering the Dead, & Stopping at Slowyear; much biographical info on both Asimov & Pohl
   Card, Orson Scott  Books to Look For  br  Wilhelm: And the Angels Sing; Asimov: "Forward the Foundation," extract of 1993 novel pub. in ASI 1991 NOV; A.R. Morlan: The Cat with the Tulip Face; Etchison: The Dark Country; Aldiss: Journey to the Goat Star; Mary Caraker: I Remember, I Remember
   Tiedemann, Mark W.  Shattered Template  ss  (1955?- ) born & lives in St. Louis, MO, a commercial photographer; 1st story pub. "Target" in ASI 1990 DEC; has short story "Pulitzer Kills Publishing Maggot" in Greenberg & Friesner(ed): Alien Pregnant by Elvis(1994)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Kale, Bonita  Miracle in a Small Village  ss  she is part of a group of writers in the Cincinnati, OH, area; has pub. fiction & poems in ABO, & in Aronica, etal(ed): Full Spectrum 4(1993)
   Reed, Robert  Birth Day  ss  has sf novel Black Milk(1989; N-1990 LOC), set in a near future world threatened by uncontrolled & secret genetic engineering experiments instigated by the inventor/entrepreneur who runs the world(Clute)
   Cornell, Richard  Magritte's Kick  ss  has anth. Yellow Silk: Erotic Arts and Letters
   Winter, Laurel  Infinity Syrup  ss  her 1st professional fiction sale; grew up in the mountains of Montana, now lives in Rochester, MN; edited anth. of Minnesota writers, with C.J. Fosdick & Linda Essig, Blossoms and Blizzards(1986); has nf book, Minnesota Trivia(1990)
   Tilton, Lois  Twelve Swans, The  ss  over the past six years, has been slowly giving up teaching philosophy & turning to fulltime writing; has novelizations, Star Trek Deep Space Nine #6: Betrayal(1994), & Babylon 5: #2, Accusations(1995)
   Heath  Cartoon: E=MC2 Dance  ct 
   Sterling, Bruce  Science: Outer Cyberspace  ar  "The conquest of space" track record; the space race, Space Shuttle, Space Station Freedom; how NASA thinks today; the future of space exploration will involve the evolution of "outer cyberspace"
   Carroll, Jonathan  Uh-Oh City  na  N-1993 HUG, LOC, WFA, na; has novels Sleeping in Flame(1988; N-1989 LOC, WFA), A Child Across the Sky(1989; N-1990 BSF, CLA, LOC, WFA), Outside the Dog Museum(1991; W-1992 BSF; N-LOC, WFA); see iv's in LOC 1989 MAR, INZ 1991 NOV, & WRT 1990-91 WIN(#299)
   F&SF staff  Index to Volume 82: 1992 JAN-JUN  indx 
1992 JUL  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  the pleasures of reading Mark Twain's works; hopes Denton's story "The Territory" in this issue "inspires those of you who have never read Mark Twain to pick up a copy of Tom Sawyer," etc; Rusch has anth. The Best of Pulphouse: The Hardback Magazine(1991)
   Cassutt, Michael  Last Mars Trip, The  ss  has 1st sf novel Star Country(1986; N-1987 LOC), set in a balkanized post-holocaust U.S.A(Clute).; nf books Who's Who in Space: The First 25 Years(1987), Who's Who in Space: The International Space Year Edition(1993)

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