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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Russ, Joanna  My Boat  1976 JAN  ss 
   Books  1976 NOV  br  Kate Wilhelm: The Clewiston Test; Ben Bova: Millennium; Sydney J. Van Scyoc: Star Mother; Jane White: Comet; Pamela Sargent: Cloned Lives; Sondra Marshak & Myrna Culbreath(ed): Star Trek: The New Voyages
   How Dorothy Kept Away the Spring  1977 FEB  ss  now teaching at the Univ. of Colorado
   Books  1979 FEB  br  Raylyn Moore: What Happened to Emily Goode After the Great Exhibition?; Fritz Leiber: Rime Isle; Terry Carr(ed): The Year's Finest Fantasy; Stephen Donaldson: Lord Foul's Bane; Joy Chant: The Grey Mane of Morning
   Books  1979 JUN  br  Jack Dann(ed): Immortal: Short Novels of the Transhuman Future; Christopher Priest(ed): Anticipations: Eight New Stories; Lee Harding(ed): Ursula K. Le Guin's Science Fiction Writing Workshop: The Altered I; Cary Neeper: A Place Beyond Man
   Extraordinary Voyages of Amélie Bertrand, The  1979 SEP  ss  N-1979 NEB; 1980 LOC, short story
   Books  1979 NOV  br  essay: "In Defense of Criticism," introduced by Ferman as a response to letters pub. in F&SF 1979 JUL that disagreed & criticized her book review column in 1979 FEB
   Dragons and Dimwits or There and Back Again: Publishers' Holiday or Why Did I Do It? or Much Ado About Magic or Lord of the Royalties or ... or ... or ..., A  1979 DEC  vi  see interviews in Paul Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978), & in Charles Platt: Dream Makers II(1983); has colls. (Extra)ordinary People(1983), The Zanzibar Cat(1983; N-1984 LOC), The Hidden Side of the Moon(1987; N-1989 LOC)
   Books  1980 FEB  br  Thomas M. Disch: On Wings of Song(in F&SF 1979 FEB-APR); Robert Aickman: Painted Devils; Octavia Butler: Kindred; Carr(ed): Universe 9; Silverberg(ed): New Dimensions 9; Le Guin: The Language of the Night: Essays on Fantasy and Science Fiction
   Souls  1982 JAN  na  W-1983 HUG, LOC, SFC; N-1982 NEB, novella; the Abbess Radegunde confronts Vikings bent on looting her monastery; story pub. in 1989 chapbook, said by Russ to be part of a longer work, a future history
   Elf Hill  1982 NOV  ss  has colls. feminist essays Magic Mommas, Trembling Sisters, Puritans & Perverts(1989), To Write Like a Woman: Essays in Feminism and Science Fiction(1995; N-1996 HUG, LOC)
Russell, Maria  Deer Park, The  1962 JAN  ss  working name for Mrs. Mary R. Standard; lives in NYC
Russell, Ray  Incommunicado  1957 NOV  vi  (1924-1999) born in Chicago, IL; served in U.S. Army Air Force 1943-46, attended Chicago Conservatory of Music 1947-48, & Goodman Memorial Theater 1949-51; "Music plays a strong role in many of my stories"; 1st pub. story "The Lesser Sin" in ESQ, in 1953
   Rosebud, The  1959 AUG  vi  an editor at Playboy 1954-60; wrote screenplays for movies The Premature Burial(1961, w. Charles Beaumont), X The Man with the X-Ray Eyes(1963, w. Robert Dillon); novella "Sardonicus" in PBY, in 1961, made into 1961 movie, Mr. Sardonicus
   Fortunes of Popowcer  1971 FEB  ss  edited 47 anth. for Playboy Press in 1960s-70s; has novels The Case Against Satan(1962), Incubus(1976), Princess Pamela(1979), The Bishop's Daughter(1981), Absolute Power(1992), has 7 colls. incl. Haunted Castles: The Complete Gothic Tales(1985)
   Humanic Complex, The  1978 DEC  ss  has used ps. Rex Fabian, Brian Rencelaw, & Roger Thorne; Russell W-1991 WFA, & 1993 STO, for Lifetime Achievement; see his obit in LOC 1999 APR(#459), "Russell played a major role in making Playboy a strong market for SF, fantasy, & horror writers"
Russo, Richard Paul  Prayers of a Rain God  1987 MAY  ss  (1954- ) 1983 graduate of Clarion Writers Workshop, has degree in psychology; 1st story pub. sf "The Firebird Suite" in AMZ 1981 SEP; has 1st novel Inner Eclipse(1988; N-1989 LOC), which describes a search for alien intelligence on a jungle planet
   Open Boat, The  1991 MAY  ss  has near-future urban dystopian sf novel Subterranean Gallery(1989; W-1989 DIC; N-1992 CLA); cyberthriller police detective Frank Carlucci series, Destroying Angel(1992; N-1993 CLA), Carlucci's Edge(1995; N-1995 DIC), Carlucci's Heart(1997; N-1997 DIC)
   Butterflies  1998 AUG  ss  lives in Seattle, WA; has novel Destroying Angel(1992), a cybershock thriller where a killer beyond human imagination is stalking the streets of a city; coll. Terminal Visions(2000)
   Watching Lear Dream  1999 JUL  nv  has sf novel Ship of Fools(2001), about the generation starship Argonos, whose human passengers, searching for signs of intelligent life in the galaxy, are lured to a nearby planet by unidentified transmissions, & are faced by a shocking brutality
Ryan, Alan  "You're Welcome," Said the Robot, and Turned to Watch the Snowflakes  1979 AUG  ss  (1943- ) N-1980 LOC; born in NYC, attended NY Jesuit schools, U.C.L.A. graduate school; 9 years taught English, drama, creative writing, dance criticism; NYT Book Reviewer; 1st story pub. fantasy "Dragon Story" in Roy Torgeson(ed): Chrysalis 2(1978)
   Sanasardo Meets Attila  1981 NOV  vi  has story "The Bone Wizard" in Whispers 1984 DEC, W-1985 WFA; novel Cast a Cold Eye(1984); coll. The Bones Wizard(1988); anth. Haunting Women(1988; N-1989 LOC); see interviews in Douglas E. Winter: Faces of Fear(1985), & in American Fantasy 1986 FLL
Rysdyk, Leonard  Holo-Man, The  1995 MAR  nv  story in TOC as "The Holo Man"; attended 1990 Clarion, where he met his wife, who was one of the organizers; they dated for two years over the phone; she suggested "virtual reality would solve our distance problem," which led to the idea behind this story
   So Tender and Mild  1995 DEC  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

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