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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Bishop, Michael  Tigers of Hysteria Feed Only on Themselves, The  1974 JAN  ss  has novels And Strange at Ecbatan the Trees(1976; vt Beneath the Shattered Moons, 1977), Stolen Faces(1977); has poetry coll. Windows & Mirrors: A Chapbook of Poetry to Deep South Con XV(1977 chap); coll. Blooded on Arachne(1982; N-1983 LOC)
   In Rubble, Pleading  1974 FEB  ss  "... central incident is true. I heard it when I was a 9-year-old boy sitting in a barber shop in Mulvane, KS ... idea of tornados striking in a seemingly intelligent, premeditated manner came to me before 4 or 5 twisters (hit) Athens(GA)," where he lives
   Cathadonian Odyssey  1974 SEP  nv  N-1975 HUG, LOC, short story; has Urban Nucleus ser., A Little Knowledge(1977; N-1978 LOC), Catacomb Years(1979 fixup; N-1980 LOC), Under Heaven's Bridge(1980, w. Ian Watson), a near-future domed Atlanta is ruled by a repressive regime, confronts aliens
   Samurai and the Willows, The  1976 FEB  na  N-1976 NEB; 1977 HUG, LOC, novella; 1st & only story in F&SF in Urban Nucleus ser.; an 18-year old black girl helps a 38-year old nisei come to terms w. the way his mother spent her last years; story becomes part of fixup novel Catacomb Years(1979)
   Leaps of Faith  1977 OCT  ss  has novel No Enemy But Time(1982; W-1982 NEB; N-1983 BSF, DIT, JWC, LOC), in which a time-traveler returns to the Pleistocene Africa of his dreams, fathers a child there, returns w. her to the present day(Clute); coll. One Winter in Eden(1984; N-1985 LOC)
   Effigies  1978 OCT  nv  has novels Who Made Stevie Crye?(1984; N-1985 LOC), a strangely unengaged horror novel with laughs(Clute); Ancient of Days(1985; N-1986 LOC; 1988 CLA), The Secret Ascension(1987; N-1988 LOC; 1989 CLA; vt Philip K. Dick Is Dead, Alas, 1988 UK)
   Books  1980 JAN  br  Kevin O'Donnell Jr: Bander Snatch(1st novel); Orson Scott Card: Hot Sleep(1st novel); Greg Bear: Hegira(1st novel); Lee Killough: The Doppelganger Gambit; Kate Wilhelm: Juniper Time
   Books  1980 JUN  br  Samuel R. Delany: Tales of Nevčr˙on; Christopher Priest: An Infinite Summer; Elizabeth A. Lynn: The Dancers of Arun; Poul Anderson: The Merman's Children; Russell Kirk: Lord of the Hollow Dark; Ursula K. Le Guin: Malafrena
   Books  1982 JAN  br  Woman Space: Future and Fantasy; Carr & Greenberg(ed): A Treasury of Modern Fantasy; Schochet & Silbersack(ed): The Berkley Showcase, Vol.4; Suzette Haden Elgin: Twelve Fair Kingdoms; Christopher Priest: The Affirmation; Thomas M. Disch: ABCDE...: Poems
   And the Marlin Spoke  1983 OCT  nv  N-1984 LOC, novelette; has colls. Close Encounters with the Deity(1986; N-1987 LOC), Author's Choice Monthly Issue 15: Emphatically Not SF, Almost(1991); has na Apartheid, Superstrings, and Mordecai Thubana(1989 chap; N-1990 LOC, WFA; 1991 NEB)
   With a Little Help From Her Friends  1984 FEB  nv  N-1985 LOC, novelette; has anth. Changes: Stories of Metamorphosis(1983, with Ian Watson), Light Years and Dark(1984; W-1985 LOC), Nebula Awards 23(1989; N-1990 LOC), ... 24(1990; N-1991 LOC), ... 25(1991; N-1992 LOC)
   Independence Day Forever  1984 JUL  pm  dateline, Pine Mountain, Georgia; has novel Unicorn Mountain(1988; W-1989 MYT; N-1989 LOC), set partly in Atlanta, is a fantasy in which the dying of unicorns from another dimension is connected with the problem of AIDS in this world(Clute)
   Taccati's Tomorrow  1986 JUN  ss  has novel Count Geiger's Blue(1992; N-1993 LOC), is a fantasy set in the Atlanta-like Salonika, the capital of the imaginary southern state of Oconee(Clute); see iv's in New Pathways 1987 JAN, LOC 1988 DEC & 1996 JUL; see bib in INZ 1994 APR
   Reply to Orson Scott Card, A  1988 MAY  lttr  response to 1988 FEB review by Card of Bishop's book, The Secret Ascension(1987; vt Philip K. Dick Is Dead, Alas, 1988 UK); says Card accuses him of character assassination of Richard M. Nixon
   Icicle Music  1989 NOV  ss  N-1990 LOC, ss; 1st pub. in Cramer & Hartwell(ed): Spirits of Christmas(1989); has novel Brittle Innings(1994; W-1995 LOC, SCF; N-HUG, JWC, WFA; 1996 MYT), a fantasy that blends the magic of baseball, the coming-of-age tale, & the Frankenstein myth(B&C)
   Three Dreams in the Wake of a Death  1996 JUL  ss  "story grew out of a dream. I won't tell you which of the story's 3 parts reproduces my real dream or which 2 parts are attempts to create credible dream imagery"
   Annalise, Annalise  1996 OCT/NOV  ss  has coll. At the City Limits of Fate(1996; N-1996 DIC; 1997 LOC); has poetry coll. Time Pieces(1998); see his website at
   Philip K. Dick Is Dead, a Lass (for Phil, dead on March 2, 1982)  1999 MAR  pm  1st pub. in Quality Paperback Book Club's Calendar of Days; has mystery novels with Paul Di Filippo, under collab. ps. Philip Lawson(comb. of their middle names), Would It Kill You to Smile?(1998), sequel Muskrat Courage(2000)
Bishop, Michael & Gerald W. Page  Murder on Lupozny Station  1981 APR  nv  (1945- ; 1939- ) N-1982 LOC; sf mystery tale, a human/alien team who normally orchestrate faster-than-light travel are called on to investigate the murder of the Lupozny stationmaster; Page edited Nameless Places(1975), Heroic Fantasy(1979; N-1980 BRG)
Bisson, Terry  Coon Suit, The  1991 MAY  vi  (1942- ) born in Madisonville, KY; lives in Brooklyn, NY; 1964 BA from Univ. of Louisville; editor & copywriter; 1st novel pub. heroic fantasy/romance, Wyrldmaker(1981); see iv's in INZ #40 1990, LOC 1991 JUL(#366), PWr #13 1997, & Odyssey 1997 NOV/DEC
   Next  1992 MAY  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
   Canción Autentica de Old Earth  1992 OCT/NOV  ss  has story "Bears Discover Fire" in ASI 1990 AUG, which W-1990 NEB; 1991 HUG, STU, LOC; see his websites at & at, the latter giving a full biography & bibliography, as well as works that are forthcoming
   Partial People  1994 JAN  vi  1st pub. in his coll. Bears Discover Fire(1993), title story was 1st pub. in ASI 1990 AUG, & W-1990 NEB; 1991 HUG, LOC, SFC, STU; N-1991 HOM, WFA, short story; see his entry in the St. James Guide to Fantasy Writers(1996), & CANR, vol.59, p.47-48
   Player, The  1997 OCT/NOV  vi  has novels Talking Man(1986; N-1987 LOC, WFA), about the 1st auto trip to the North Pole; Fire on the Mountain(1988; N-1989 LOC), dramatizes what might have happened if John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry succeeded; novelization Johnny Mnemonic(1995)
   Incident at Oak Ridge  1998 JUL  ply  has novel Voyage to the Red Planet(1990; N-1991 LOC), space adventure, "homage to the Classical Golden Age of SF"; sf novelizations Virtuosity(1995), Alien Resurrectuion: The Oficial Junior Novelization(1997), The Fifth Element(1997), The Sixth Day(2000)
   Smoother  1999 JAN  ss  N-2000 LOC, ss; has Wilson Wu and Irving series, novelettes "The Hole in the Hole"(ASI 1994 FEB; N 1995 HUG, LOC), & "The Edge of the Universe"(ASI 1996 AUG; N-1997 HUG, LOC); comic book script in Roger Zelazny's Amber: The Guns of Avalon, Book One(1996)
   macs  1999 OCT/NOV  ss  W-2000 LOC, NEB; N-2000 HUG, ss; has novel Pirates of the Universe(1996; N-1997 HUG, LOC), a man escapes dismal 21st century by living in utopian theme park; after Walter Miller Jr's death, finished his novel, St. Liebowitz and the Wild Horse Woman(1997)
Black, Jennifer  Memories of Gwynneth  1986 FEB  ss  her 1st pub. sf story; born in West Wales, became pub. at age 19; has sold a number of stories & articles to various publications under various names
Blackwood, Algernon  At a Mayfair Luncheon  1986 SEP  ss  (1869-1951) 1st pub. in Windsor Magazine, 1936 MAR; UK fantasy writer, lived in Canada & US; 1st story pub. A Mysterious House(1889; 1987 chap); colls. The Empty House(1906), The Listener(1907), etc; 1st novel John Silence, Physician Extraordinary(1908)
Blanchard, L.S.  Mirror of the Soul  1983 JAN  nv  Linda S. Blanchard, her 1st sale; lives in Washington State where she runs a local chapter of a pro-space group & works as a telecommunications operator; has books under ps. Samskrti, Hatha Yoga: Manual I(1985), & Hatha Yoga: Manual II(1989)
Bland, Frederick  Fifteenth Wind of March, The  1962 JUN  nv  U.K. author
Blau, E. William  Dispatch Executive, The  1961 AUG  ss 
Blaylock, James P.  Old Curiosity Shop, The  1998 FEB  nv  (1950- ) 1st story pub. sf "The Red Planet" in Unearth #3 1977; 1st novels fantasies in Elfin ser., The Elfin Ship(1982), The Disappearing Dwarf(1983), The Stone Giant(1989); Homunculus(1986), Winter Tides(1997); see
Blish, James  First Strike  1953 JUN  ss  (1921-1975) member of the Futurians; 1st story pub. "Emergency Refueling" in SSS 1940 MAR; graduated from Rutgers in 1942, lab tech in Army; did postgraduate work in Zoology at Columbia Univ. in 1945-46, married to Viginia Kidd 1947-63
   Book of Your Life, The  1955 MAR  ss  edited only issue of VAN, 1958 JUN; has Okie ser.(1950-54), flying cities powered by antigravity spindizzies; novels Jack of Eagles(TWS 1949 DEC as"Let the Finder Beware"; 1952; vt ESP-er, 1958), The Warriors of Day(TCS 1951 SUM as Sword of Xota; 1953)
   With Malice to Come: 1. A Feast of Reason; 2. The Billion-Year Binge; 3. A Matter of Energy  1955 MAY  spf  triptych of parodies, 3 vignettes of familiar types of science fiction; has Okie series novels Earthman, Come Home(var. mags. 1950-53; 1955 fixup), They Shall Have Stars(ASF 1952-54; 1956 fixup), The Triumph of Time(1958), A Life for the Stars(1962)
   Time to Survive, A  1956 FEB  na  1st & only story in F&SF in Pantropy series; part of a novel, being a coll. of linked stories, The Seedling Stars(var. mags. 1952-56; 1957), deals with pantropy as man takes to the stars; his 4 Okie novels combined in one volume, Cities in Flight(1970)
   In Memoriam: Fletcher Pratt (1897-1956)  1957 JAN  pm  Fletcher Pratt died June 10, 1956; Blish has colls. Galactic Cluster(1959), So Close to Home(1961), Best Science Fiction Stories of James Blish(1965; rev. 1973), Anywhen(1970), The Best of James Blish(1979); has novel The Frozen Year(1957)
   This Earth of Hours  1959 JUN  nv  has After Such Knowledge seq. novels A Case of Conscience(1958; W-1959 HUG), "one of the first serious attempts to deal with religion in sf"(Clute), Doctor Mirabilis(1964; rev. 1971), Black Easter(1968; N-1968 NEB), The Day After Judgment(1971)
   Masks, The  1959 NOV  ss  1st pub. in his college(Rutgers) fraternity magazine in 1959; has novels The Duplicated Man(DSF 1953 AUG; 1959) with Robert A.W. Lowndes(as Michael Sherman), Titan's Daughter(1961), The Night Shapes(1962), A Torrent of Faces(1967 fixup)
   Oath, The  1960 OCT  nv  has four juvenile novels: The Star Dwellers(1961), Mission to the Heart Stars(1965), Welcome to Mars!(1967), The Vanished Jet(1968); novels ...And All the Stars a Stage(AMZ 1960 JUN-JUL; exp. 1971), The Quincunx of Time(GAL 1954 FEB as "Beep"; exp. 1973)
   Books  1961 JUN  br  Algis Budrys: Rogue Moon; has nf criticism books The Issue at Hand(1964), & More Issues at Hand(1970), as W. Atheling Jr; edited anth. New Dreams This Morning(1966), Nebula Award Stories 5(1970), & a coll. of C.M. Kornbluth stories, Thirteen O'Clock(1972)
   Who's in Charge Here?  1962 MAY  vi  wrote & edited many Star Trek books & colls., incl. the first original Star Trek novel, Spock Must Die(1970); has criticism colls. The Issue at Hand(1964), More Issues at Hand(1970) as by William Atheling Jr; essay coll. The Tale That Wags the Dog(1987)
   Theodore Sturgeon's Macrocosm  1962 SEP  ar  a critique of Theodore Sturgeon as a literary craftsman; see article on Blish, "Scholia, Seasoned with Crabs, Blish Is" by John Clute in NWS #6 1973; see Blish interview in Paul Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978)
   No Jokes on Mars  1965 OCT  ss  has anth. New Dreams This Morning(1966), Nebula Award Stories Five(1970), Thirteen O'Clock(1972, a coll. of C.M. Kornbluth stories); has coll. Get Out of My Sky and There Shall Be No Darkness(1980 UK); see appreciation of his work in INZ 1997 MAR
   Books  1970 FEB  br  James Branch Cabell: Figures of Earth, & The Silver Stallion; Lord Dunsany: The King of Elfland's Daughter; William Morris: The Wood Beyond the World; Fletcher Pratt: The Blue Star; Josephine Saxton: The Hieros Gamos of Sam and An Smith
   Books  1970 APR  br  Edward Lucie-Smith(ed): Holding Your Eight Hands, an Anthology of Science-Fiction Verse; Roger Zelazny: Creatures of Light and Darkness; George MacDonald: Lilith; Jack Vance: Eight Fantasms and Magics; Dan Morgan: The New Minds, & 1 more
   Books  1970 AUG  br  John Lymington: Ten Million Years to Friday; Julius Fast: The League of Grey-Eyed Women(1st pub. in VSF 1969 AUG); D.G. Compton: The Steel Crocodile; Avram Davidson: The Phoenix and the Mirror
   Books  1970 SEP  br  James Branch Cabell: The High Place; Hans Stefan Santesson(ed): Crime Prevention in the 30th Century; Howard Fast: The General Zapped an Angel; Harry Harrison(ed): Nova 1
   Books  1970 DEC  br  Joanna Russ: And Chaos Died(excerpt pub. in F&SF 1970 FEB; N-1970 NEB; 1971 LOC); John Boyd: The Rakehells of Heaven; Brian W. Aldiss: Barefoot in the Head; Harry Harrison: The Daleth Effect

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