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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
McAllister, Bruce  Ecce Femina!  1972 FEB  nv  this story to be pub. in Leon E. Stover & Willis E. McNelly(ed): Above the Human Landscape(1972)
   Triangle  1972 DEC  ss  edited anth. SF Directions(1972), & the special issue of the Australian journal Edge, 1973 AUT/WIN
   Victor  1977 JUL  ss  director of the creative writing program at the Univ. of Redlands(CA) since 1974, & Prof. of English from 1983; edited an anth. of original fiction, Their Immortal Hearts(1980), in which he contributed the title novella
   Missionary Work  1978 DEC  nv  edited an anth. with Harry Harrison of mostly original antiwar fiction, There Won't Be War(1991); see David Ray Bourquin: The Work of Bruce McAllister: An Annotated Bibliography & Guide(1985 chap; rev. 1986)
   What He Wore for Them  1980 AUG  nv  has 2nd novel, Dream Baby(novellette in Jack & Jeanne Dann: In the Field of Fire, 1987; N-1980 NEB; 1981 HUG, LOC, novelette; exp. 1989), about a Vietnam War nurse who has precognitive dreams about the deaths of soldiers(Clute)
McAuley, Paul J.  Temporary King, The  1987 JAN  nv  (1955- ) born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK; has 1976 BS in botany & zoology from Bristol Univ., 1980 PhD in botany; research biologist before being a UK professor; 1st story pub. sf "Wagon, Passing" in ASI JUN 1984; see iv in Fear! 1991 SEP
   Inheritance  1988 NOV  nv  has 1st novel, Four Hundred Billion Stars(1988; W-1988 DIC; N-1989 LOC), & sequels Of the Fall(1989; vt Secret Harmonies, UK), Eternal Light(1991; N-1992 BSF, CLA, LOC); has coll. The King of the Hill and Other Stories(1991), The Invisible Country(1996)
   Prison Dreams  1992 APR  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
   Back Door Man  1999 MAR  nv  1st pub. in Stephen McClelland(ed): Future Histories(1997); has The Book of Confluence ser., Child of the River(1997), Ancients of Days(1998), Shrine of Stars(1999), & Ship of Fools(2000); The Secret of Life(2001); has website
McCaffrey, Anne  Lady in the Tower, The  1959 APR  ss  (1926- ) 1st story about a telepathic people called the Rowan, has a sequel in F&SF 1969 JAN; born in Cambridge, MA; 1st story pub. "Freedom of the Race" in SFP 1953 OCT; has BA in Slavonic languages & Literature from Radcliffe College, in 1957
   Ship Who Sang, The  1961 APR  nv  1st & only story in F&SF in her Helva series; other stories in var. mags.(1966-69) and coll. in a fixup novel The Ship Who Sang(1969; rvw. in F&SF 1970 JUL); sequel novels PartnerShip(1992, w. Margaret Ball), The Ship Who Searched(1992, w. M. Lackey)
   Meeting of Minds, A  1969 JAN  nv  2nd & last story in her Rowan people ser.; story "Weyr Search" in ANA 1967 OCT, W-1968 HUG, novella; "Dragonrider" in ANA 1967-68 DEC-JAN, W-1968 NEB, novella - both part of her Pern series, about a world of telepathic dragons; see
McClintic, Winona  In the Days of Our Fathers  1949 FLL  ss  her 1st pub. story; has published some verse in ATL
   There Did Not Remain a Word to Say  1953 MAY  ss  Born 1921, in Germany, of American parents. Grew up in southern California. Educated at Mills College (Oakland) and UC Berkeley. Married William E. Martin in the mid-50s. Moved to the Netherlands with her husband and children in 1962. Passed away in 1977.
   His Master's Voice  1953 JUN  pm 
   Two Voices, The  1953 JUN  pm 
   Vampire, The  1953 JUL  pm 
   Antiquary, The  1953 JUL  pm 
   Unquiet Grave, The  1953 AUG  pm 
   Lady's Privilege, A  1953 DEC  pm 
   Wife's Return, The  1954 DEC  pm 
   Doctrine of Original Design, The  1955 MAR  pm 
   1980 Overtures  1955 APR  pm 
   Anti-Climax, The  1956 JAN  pm 
   Ultimate Price, The  1956 FEB  ss 
   Bright Destruction  1956 JUN  pm 
   I Want My Name in the Title  1956 JUL  pm 
   Tea From Chirop Terra  1956 OCT  ss 
   Valise Macabre  1957 NOV  pm 
   Ye Phantasie Writer and His Catte  1958 MAR  pm  has her only sf/f story outside of F&SF, short story "The Makers" in FUN 1958 FEB
   To Give Them Beauty for Ashes  1959 SEP  pm 
   Way Out of Town, The  1960 DEC  ss 
   Four Days in the Corner  1961 AUG  ss 
McCloskey, Mark  Black Ferry, The  1993 JUN  ss  (1938- ) well-known poet, has won the Theodore Rothke Poetry Prize; has poetry colls., incl. Goodbye, But Listen(1968); nf book Tell It Often—Tell It Well(1986); writes mystery novels under a ps.; see entry in CANR, vol.1, p.422
McComas, J. Francis  Brave New Word  1954 SEP  ss  (1911-1978) Jesse Francis McComas, co-editor & co-founder of F&SF with Anthony Boucher; co-editor with Raymond J. Healey: Adventures in Time and Space(1946) which contained his 1st story pub. "Flight Into Darkness," as by Webb Marlowe
   Parallel  1955 APR  nv  also in F&SF with co-editor Anthony Boucher; McComas was born in Kansas City, attended Berkeley High School(CA), & met Boucher when they attended the Univ. of California(1930-32); McComas reviewed sf for the N.Y. Herald-Tribune, N.Y. Times
   Shock Treatment  1956 APR  nv  1st pub. in Raymond J. Healey(ed): 9 Tales of Space and Time(1954); co-edited with Boucher the first three volumes of The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction(1952), #2(1953), & #3(1954)
   Insuring a Revolution  1956 JUL  ar  a new way of estimating our progress toward peacetime atomic power; left as co-editor of F&SF in 1954 AUG, tho he remained as advisory editor till 1962 MAR; McComas edited The Graveside Companion(1962); member of Mystery Writers of America
   Anthony Boucher  1968 AUG  obit  announcement of his death April 29, 1968; a tribute by his co-founder & co-editor of F&SF; McComas edited & a two-volume memorial to Boucher, Crimes and Misfortunes, & Special Wonder(1970); see Annette Peltz McComas(ed): The Eureka Years(1982), bio info
McCombs, Larry & Ted White  Peacock King, The  1965 NOV  ss  ( ? - ? ; 1938- ) N-1965 NEB, short story; McCombs a former physics teacher, now doing graduate work at Harvard; White's 1st story pub. "Phoenix" in AMZ 1963 FEB, became part of novel Phoenix Prime(1966 fixup) in Qanar series
McCormack, Ford  Hell-Bent  1951 JUN  ss  Story Title Contest, $100.00 given to reader with best title for this story; winner announced on p.23, 1951 OCT("Hell-Bent" won); has ss "Skin Deep" in ASF 1950 JUL; nv's "March Hare Mission" in Worlds Beyond 1951 JAN, "Phantom Duel" in INF 1955 NOV
McDevitt, Jack  Standard Candles  1994 JAN  ss  (1935- ) N-1995 HUG, ss; wn. for John Charles McDevitt; born in Philadelphia; lives in Brunswick, GA; 1st story pub. sf "The Emerson Effect" in TWZ 1981 DEC; 1st novel The Hercules Text(1986; W-1987 LOC; N-1986 DIK); A Talent for War(1989; N-1990 LOC)
   Glory Days  1994 AUG  ss  story "was born out of noticing that TV starships seem populated exclusively with officers ..."; has novel The Engines of God(1994; N-1995 LOC; 1997 CLA), in which the artifacts of a long gone starfaring race may save Earth from ecological disaster(B&C)
   Cruising Through Deuteronomy  1995 JUN  ss  has novel Ancient Shores(1996; N-1997 NEB), in which strange artifacts & a doorway to another world is found in parts of the Midwest that were once the shores of an ancient sea(B&C); coll. Standard Candles(1996; N-1997 LOC)
   Variables  1997 JUL  ss  has novels Eternity Road(1997; N-1997 HOM; 1998 LOC), in which Mankind seeks answers to ecological disasters in alien artifacts; Moonfall(1998; N-1998 NEB), Shores of Night(1999); see iv in LOC 1995 FEB(#409), & entry in CA, vol.149, p.293-294
McDevitt, Jack & Stanley Schmidt  Good Intentions  1998 JUN  nv  (1935- ; 1944- ) N-1999 NEB, nv; couple of years ago they were advisors at a unique program held near Syracuse every summer, The Asimov Seminar; their experiences resemble the events portrayed in this story; Schmidt has novel Tweedlioop(1986), anth.'s
McDowell, Ian  On the Dark Road  1989 JAN  ss  (1958- ) born in WI, lives in Greensboro, NC, dedicates this story to Manly Wade Wellman; has MFA in Creative Writing from UNC; 1st story pub. "Son of the Morning" in ASI 1983 DEC; has novels Mordred's Curse(1996; N-1997 LOC), Merlin's Gift(1997)
McGarry, Mark J.  Mercy Gate, The  1998 MAR  nv  (1958- ) N-1998 NEB; 1999 LOC; editor at one of the largest newspapers in the U.S., & of the Bulletin of the SF&FWA; has book of 3 novellas with Gleen Chang & Phyllis Gotlieb, The Edge of Space(1979); sf adventure novels Sun Dogs(1981), Blank Slate(1984)
McHugh, Maureen F.  Virtual Love  1994 JAN  ss  (1959- ) N-1994 HOM, NEB; 1995 HUG, LOC; 1st story pub. "All in a Day's Work" in TWZ 1988 AUG, as Michael Galloglach; 1st novel China Mountain Zhang("Baffin Island," "Kites" in ASI 1989 AUG & OCT; exp. 1992; W-1993 Lambda, LOC; N-1992 NEB, TIP; 1993 HUG)
   Lincoln Train, The  1995 APR  ss  W-1996 HUG, LOC; N-1995 HOM, NEB, SDW; has novels Half the Day Is Night(1994; N-1995 LOC), Mission Child(1998); Nekropolis(novelette in ASI 1994 APR; N-1994 HOM, NEB; 1995 LOC, STU), expansion to novel expected; see her website at

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