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Issue Date  Author  Story Title  Type  Comments
1995 OCT/NOV  Rogers, Bruce Holland  Lifeboat on a Burning Sea  nv  W-1996 NEB; has "Staying Alive" column, Speculations 1995 JAN -present, about writing fiction full-time; has anth. Bedtime Stories to Darken Your Dreams(1999); colls. Wind Over Heaven(2000; N-2001 STO), Flaming Arrows(2000); audiobook Award Stories(2000)
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Killheffer, Robert K.J.  Books  br  essay: differences between the sexes, visions of battles between the sexes; Elizabeth Hand: Waking the Moon; Suzy McKee Charnas: The Furies
   de Lint, Charles  Books to Look For  br  Patricia A. McKillip: The Book of Atrix Wolfe; Candas Jane Dorsey & Roger Deegan: Dark Earth Dreams(CD & chapbook); Vivian Vande Velde: Companions of the Night; Andrew Vachss: Batman: The Ultimate Evil
   Arno, Ed  Cartoon  ct 
   Bowes, Richard  At Darlington's  ss  5th story in F&SF in Kevin Grierson series; series set in NYC, "I wrote fashion copy on Seventh Ave in the late sixties ... (in the) world of the Garment District ... Darlington's would by now be gone"
   Reed, Kit  Singing Marine, The  ss  N-1996 WFA, short fiction
   Hoffman, Nina Kiriki  But Now Am Found  ss  has coll. Courting Disasters and Other Strange Affinities(1991; N-1992 LOC); has novella with Tad Williams, Child of an Ancient City(nv in WRT 1988 FLL by T.W.; exp. 1992 with Hoffman), see T.W.'s website about their collab. effort,
   Long  Cartoon: Eu•phe•mism  ct 
   Vukcevich, Ray  Count On Me  ss  N-1996 NEB, short story
   Farris, Joseph  Cartoon  ct 
   Bailey, Dale  Sheep's Clothing  nv 
   Shanahan  Cartoon  ct 
   Ellison, Harlan  Pulling Hard Time  ss  N-1996 HUG; has tv essay colls. The Glass Teat(1970), The Other Glass Teat(1975); essay colls. Sleepless Nights in the Procrustean Bed(1984; W-1985 LOC; N- HUG), An Edge in My Voice(1985; N-1986 HUG, LOC); see Preiss: The Illustrated Harlan Ellison(1979)
   Lethem, Jonathan & John Kessel & James Patrick Kelly  True History of the End of the World, The  nv  (1964- ; 1950- ; 1951- ) Lethem says collab. story "was hatched over breakfast in a hotel restaurant on the Sunday morning of a weekend convention. Had the coffee been stronger, you might not be reading this today."; see Lethem iv in LOC 1997 OCT
   Long  Cartoon: Bioengineering Fails to Bring About Racial Harmony ...  ct 
   Benford, Gregory  Scientist's Notebook, A: Odyssey Galactic, An  ar  Benford's roles & work on the Japanese(NHK) science series, A Galactic Odyssey(1990-91; & 5-book series); his experience as script writer, science advisor, & narrator, & what he learned "about how science & sf interact"
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Morressy, John  Nest Egg  ss  14th story in F&SF in his Kedrigern the wizard series
   Laidlaw, Marc  Dankden  na  1st story in his Gorlen Vizenfirth series, about a bard whose right hand is made out of polished stone due to a gargoyle's curse, & that swallows more of his flesh each time he strays from his appointed task
   F&SF staff  Report on Competition 64  cmp  1st prize: James Williamson; 2nd prize: Lisa Neace; R-U: Charles Emmons; Chris Niswander; Tessa B. Dick; Gail Sosinsky Wickman; Carol Silverman Saunders; H-M: Gordon Schnaper; Carol D. Pinchefsky; Scott Morgan
   F&SF staff  Competition 65  cmp  suggested by Harlan Ellison - submit a short blurb of no more than 100 words for any well-known sf/f/horror work(writing a supposedly fine blurb for a work that honestly stinks)
   Shanahan  Cartoon: Deja Voodoo  ct 
1995 DEC  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn  Editorial  ed  when local bookstores compete with book superstores, the attitudes of the local bookseller will tell if he is to survive; Rusch has novelizations Star Trek Next Generation: The Soldiers of Fear(1996), Klingon!(1996) w. Dean Wesley Smith as Sandy Schofield
   Rysdyk, Leonard  So Tender and Mild  nv  story inspired by his wife's work as neo-natal intensive care nurse; "I've always felt a little guilty that women have to go thru childbirth when men don't"; 1st story pub. "A Sense of Sharing" in ABO 1992 SUM; teaches English at Nassau Community College
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   Killheffer, Robert K.J.  Books  br  essay: fantasy novels with the insight of an historical context; Guy Gavriel Kay: The Lions of Al-Rassan; Parke Godwin: The Tower of Beowulf
   Jonik  Cartoon  ct 
   de Lint, Charles  Books to Look For  br  Tim Powers: Expiration Date; Alice Hoffman: Practical Magic; Tom Piccirilli: Pentacle; de Lint has pub. as chapbooks the novelettes Berlin(1989), & Uncle Dobbin's Parrot Fair(1991); novellas Our Lady of the Harbour(1991), The Wishing Well(1993)
   Reed, Robert  Myrtle Man, The  nv  a tale of computers, viruses & the way that the little things change our lives
   Oltion, Jerry  Uncertainty  ss  has mini-chapbook coll. of three comic vignettes, with Alan Bard, The Gigantic Three in One Complete History of the Universe(1994)
   Vukcevich, Ray  Rug Rats  vi 
   Grundy  Cartoon  ct  Grundy influenced early on by the newspapers' comic pages, "perhaps subconsciously spurred on by my father's nightly bedtime sign off of : 'I'll see you in the funny papers!'"; favorites were V.T. Hamlin's 'Alley Oop', & George Lichty's 'Grin and Bear It'
   Brown, Carroll  Borderlands, The  ss  (1965- ) his 1st sale; 1st story pub. in Distant Journeys #2; born in Orlando, FL; has MA in Literature from Michigan State Univ.; book reviewer for Adventures of Sword & Sorcery; has murder/mystery screenplay for movie The Cheshire Cat(1996)
   Asimov, Janet  Science: Crazy for Trees  ar  trees; the evolution of trees thru geologic eras, beginning with the Paleozoic; how trees aided primate development, & now how man is destroying trees & his habitat at an astonishing rate
   MacLeod, Ian R.  Nina-With-the-Sky-in-Her-Hair  nv  has stories "The Summer Isles" in ASI 1998 OCT/NOV(W-1998 SDW; 1999 WFA; N-1999 HUG, LOC, STU), & "The Chop Girl" in ASI 1999 DEC(W-2000 WFA; N-2000 HUG, LOC, STU)
   Martin, H.  Cartoon  ct 
   Garcia y Robertson, R.  Happy Hunting Ground  na  story is part of his novel, American Woman(1998), & "is based on Kiowa lodge tales, & 19th century accounts of the 'Buffalo War'—most of the people in it are real—they did what they said, & saw what they saw. I just put their stories together"
   F&SF staff  Index to Volumes 88 & 89: 1995 JAN-DEC  indx 

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