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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Sheffield, Charles  Marriage of True Minds, The  1980 NOV  ss  (1935-2002) story "my attempt to show what would happen if P.G. Wodehouse had chosen to write fantasy using his Blandings Castle setting"; physicist, writer; has MS in Mathematics, PhD in Theoretical Physics; see iv's in LOC 1990 JAN(#348), 1994 AUG(#403)
   Softest Hammer, The  1981 FEB  ss  N-1982 LOC, ss; 1st story pub. sf "What Song the Sirens Sang" in GAL 1977 APR; 1st novel, Proteus ser., Sight of Proteus(1978; N-1979 LOC), Proteus Unbound(ANA 1988 AUG-NOV; 1988), Proteus in the Underworld(1995); Brother to Dragons(1992; W-1993 JWC)
   Devil of Malkirk, The  1982 JUN  na  N-1983 LOC; 1st & only story in F&SF in Erasmus Darwin ser.; 1 other novella from FAN 1978 JUL, & 1 original, make up coll. Erasmus Magister(1982), has appendix "Fact & Fiction" on E.D.; with more stories in series, coll. in The Amazing Dr. Darwin(2002)
   Rogueworld  1983 MAY  nv  1st & only story in F&SF in Arthur McAndrew ser.; other stories in ser. in GAL 1978 MAR, & ANA 1980 OCT, 1981 FEB 2, 1982 SEP, 1992 JUN; ser. coll. in The McAndrew Chronicles(1983; exp. novel/coll. as One Man's Universe, 1993); married Nancy Kress in 1998
   Obsolete Skill  1987 DEC  ss  has colls. Vectors(1979), Hidden Variables(1981), Georgia on My Mind, and Other Places(1996; title story in ANA 1993 JAN, W-1993 NEB; 1994 HUG); many novels incl. Jupiter ser., Higher Education(1996; w. Jerry Pournelle), The Billion Dollar Boy(1997)
   Out of Copyright  1989 MAY  ss  N-1990 LOC, short story; has anth. How to Save the World(1995); coll. Georgia On My Mind, and Other Places(1995); novels The Ganymede Club(1995), Tomorrow and Tomorrow(1997), Aftermath(1998), The Cyborg From Earth(1998), Transvergence(1999)
Sheldon, Walt  Rope for Lucifer, A  1950 WIN/SPR  ss  (1917-1996) wn. for Walter James Sheldon; pulp-detective, western & sf/f author; used ps. Shel Walker, J.D. Hardin, etc; has Korean War novel Troubling of a Star(1953); The Man Who Paid His Way(1955), House of Happy Mayhem(1967); nf books on Korea, Japan
Shepard, Lucius  Solitario's Eyes  1983 SEP  ss  (1947- ) N-1984 LOC, ss; WFA, shfi; born in Lynchburg, VA; his 1st work was poetry, 1st book was poem Cantata of Death, Weakmind & Generation(1967 chap); 1st story pub. sf "The Taylorsville Reconstruction" in Terry Carr(ed): Universe 13(1983)
   Salvador  1984 APR  ss  W-1985 LOC; N-1984 NEB; 1985 HUG, SFC, short story; "relates to an ongoing news story in a land of terror to the south ..."; has 1st novel, sf/horror Green Eyes(N-1984 DIC; 1985 CLA, LOC), in which Deep South researchers create zombies(Clute)
   Night of White Bhairab, The  1984 OCT  nv  Shepard W-1985 JWCA, for Best New Writer; has novel Life During Wartime("R & R" in ASI 1986 APR; W-1986 NEB; 1987 LOC, SFC; N-HUG; exp. 1987; N-1987 DIC; 1988 LOC; 1989 CLA, DIT); has poem "White Trains" in Night Cry 1987 SPR, W-1988 RHY
   Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule, The  1984 DEC  nv  N-1984 NEB; 1985 BSF, short fiction; HUG, LOC, SFC, novelette; WFA, novella; 1st & only story in F&SF in his Dragon Griaule series; other stories in series in ASI 1988 SEP, & 1989 SEP; has coll. The Jaguar Hunter(1987; W-1988 LOC, WFA)
   Jaguar Hunter, The  1985 MAY  nv  N-1985 NEB; 1986 LOC, novelette; WFA, short fiction; "... the method of hunting jaguars outlined in the story is not a product of my imagination. I met an old guy in Honduras who claimed to have done in ... 50 jaguars by this method"
   Spanish Lesson, A  1985 DEC  nv  N-1986 LOC, novelette; has novellas The Scalehunter's Beautiful Daughter(ASI 1988 SEP; 1988), & The Father of Stones(ASI SEP 1989; 1989), both set in the same world as "The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule"(F&SF 1984 DEC); novella Kalimantan(1990)
   Arcevoalo, The  1986 OCT  nv  N-1987 LOC, novelette; "my idea of a story told by a future storyteller about his distant past, which is our distant future ..."; has coll. with Robert Frazier, Nantucket Slayrides: Three Short Novels(1989), two novellas being by Shepard
   Glassblower's Dragon, The  1987 APR  ss  N-1988 LOC, short story; has vampire horror novel, The Golden(1993); horror novella The Last Time(1995); has coll. The Ends of the Earth(1991; W-1992 WFA; N-1991 LOC)
   Wooden Tiger, A  1988 OCT  nv  a CIA agent in Calcutta develops qualms about his job & goes in search of a goddess, only to run into some strange & violent complications; a Clarion graduate, has article "How I Spent My Summer Vacation: A Student Perspective on Clarion," ASI 1985 FEB
   Ends of the Earth, The  1989 MAR  na  N-1990 LOC, novella; concerns a NY writer who moves to a small village in Guatemala, looking for a change, though perhaps not so drastic a change as the one that is forced upon him; see his interview in INZ #34 1990
   Bound for Glory  1989 OCT  nv  N-1990 LOC, novelette; has colls. Sports & Music(1994), Barnacle Bill the Spacer and Other Stories(1997; vt Beast of the Heartland and Other Stories, 1999); novel Valentine(2002), about lovers stranded by a Florida hurricane; see his iv in LOC 2001 NOV
   Crocodile Rock  1999 OCT/NOV  na  N-1999 STO, long fiction; 1999 WFA; 2000 NEB, LOC, novella; an African-American herpetologist investigating the killings by shape-changing crocodile men along the Kilombo River in Mogado, Zaire, comes close to losing his mind & his life
Shepley, John  Gorilla Suit  1958 MAY  ss  (1925- ) his 1st pub. fantasy story; freelance writer & translator living in NYC; has pub. stories in Paris Review, San Francisco Review, etal; has trans. art & literary works from the French & Italian, Umbro Apollonio: Hans Hartung(1972)
   Kit-Katt Klub, The  1962 APR  ss  has trans. Pierre Restany: Cesar(1976), Chryssa(1977), Botero(1984); Oriana Fallaci: Interview with History(1976), Letter to a Child Never Born(1976); Tiziano Terzani: Giai Phong! The Fall and Liberation of Saigon(1976); Salvatore Mannuzzu: Procedura('93)
   Three for Carnival  1966 MAY  ss  has trans. Pierre Courthion: The Impressionists(1979); Enzo Siciliano: Pasolini(1982); Pier Paolo Pasolini: Roman Nights and Other Stories(1986; W-1987 Italo Calvino Translators Award); Roberto Calasso: The Forty-nine Steps(2001)
Sherman, D.R.  Ring of Black Coral, A  1971 AUG  ss  (1934- ) wn. for Denis Ronald Sherman; born in Calcutta, India; lives in Seychelles; has novels Old Mali and the Boy(1964), Into the Noonday Sun(1966), Brothers of the Sea(1972), Ryan(1973), The Boat(1973), The Lion's Paw(1974), Pride of the Hunter(1979)
Sherman, Delia  Maid on the Shore, The  1987 OCT  ss  (1951- ) wn. for Cordelia Caroline Sherman, her 1st pub. story, is "loosely based on the ballad 'Maid on the Shore' as recorded by Martin Carthy & Frankie Armstrong"; born in Tokyo, PhD from Brown Univ.; teaches freshman comp. & fantasy at Boston Univ.
   Miss Carstairs and the Merman  1989 JAN  nv  N-1990 LOC, novelette; has 1st novel dark fantasy Through a Brazen Mirror(1989; N-1989 LOC), which retells the traditional ballad "Famous Flower of Serving Men"(Clute); this novel earned Sherman a N-1989 JWCA; see interview at
   Nanny Peters and the Feathery Bride  1990 FEB  ss  has 2nd novel The Porcelain Dove(1993; W-1994 MYT; N-LOC), based on French folklore & history, & set during the French Revolution; see interview in LOC 1994 OCT(#405); she teaches sf/f writing at Odyssey & Clarion Workshops
   Land's End  1991 MAR  ss  has anth. The Horns of Elfland(1997; N-1998 LOC), with Donald G. Keller & Ellen Kushner; Bordertown #4(1997), & The Essential Bordertown(1998), both with Terri Windling; in 1995 Sherman became a Contributing Editor for Tor Books
   Parwat Ruby, The  1999 JUN  ss  N-1999 WFA, short fiction; this story a pastiche of a Victorian penny dreadful
Shiner, Lewis  Stuff of Dreams  1981 APR  nv  (1950- ) N-1982 LOC, novelette; born in Oregon, lives in Texas; has BA in English; 1st story pub. sf "Tinker's Damn" in GEO #5 1977; has novelette "Twilight Time," pub. in ASI 1984 APR & as Pulphouse Short Story Paperback #30(1991)
   Brujo  1982 AUG  ss  has 1st novel Frontera(1984; N-1984 DIC, NEB; 1985 LOC), in which a team is sent to Mars by a large corporation to investigate an abandoned colony(Clute); an early version of this novel can be seen in "Soldier, Sailor" in Author's Choice Monthly #4(1990)
   Promises  1982 DEC  vi  has novel Deserted Cities of the Heart(short stories "Deserted Cities of the Heart" & "Rebels" in Omni 1984 FEB & 1987 NOV; exp. 1988; N-1988 NEB; 1989 LOC), a fantasy novel of near-future politics & old gods in Central America(B&C)
   Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe  1983 DEC  ss  has non-sf novel Slam(1990), about a reformed tax-evader paroled from prison(or "slam")(Clute); has colls. Author's Choice Monthly #4: Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe(1990), & The Edges of Things(1991)
   Till Human Voices Wake Us  1984 MAY  ss  has antiwar anth. When the Music's Over(1991; N-1992 WFA), the proceeds for the editor going to Greenpeace; fantasy novel Glimpses(1993; W-1994 WFA), about a rock 'n roll fan who hears & then bootlegs dead rock stars' performances that never happened(B&C)
   Like the Gentle Rain  1997 OCT/NOV  ss  has coll. of mystery stories with Joe R. Lansdale, Private Eye Action As You Like It(1998); novel Say Goodbye: The Laurie Moss Story(1999), about a woman's struggles in the rock music business(B&C); see interview in LOC 1988 MAY(#328)
   Lizard Men of Los Angeles  1999 JUL  nv  this story an homage to the pulps, is part of a strange novel he's working on, The Mystery; has coll. Love in Vain(2001); see his website at
Shirley, John  Quill Tripstickler Eludes a Bride  1980 MAY  ss  (1953- ) 1st story in F&SF in Galactic Tourist Agent Quill Tripstickler & his robot servant Fives ser.; songwriter & sf writer, 1st story pub. sf "The Word 'Random,' Deliberately Repeated" in Robin Scott Wilson(ed): Clarion III(1973); iv in INZ 1998 NOV
   Quill Tripstickler Out the Window  1981 NOV  nv  2nd & last story in F&SF in Quill Tripstickler ser.; other stories in ser. in Eternity #2 1980, & in ASI 1982 mDEC; has 1st novel Transmaniacon(1979); Dracula in Love(1979), Three-Ring Psychus(1980), City Come A-Walkin'(1980; N-1981 LOC)
   Ticket to Heaven  1987 DEC  nv  printing error in story, see correction, 1988 MAR, p.107; has cyberpunk Song Called Youth trilogy, Eclipse(1985), Eclipse Penumbra(1988), Eclipse Corona(1990); The Brigade(1982), Cellars(1982), In Darkness Waiting(1988; N-1989 LOC), A Splendid Chaos(1988)
   Screens  1989 APR  nv  has Traveler ser. as D.B. Drumm, Terminal Road(1986), etc; The Black Hole of Carcosa(1988, w. J. Michael Reaves); Wetbones(1992), Silicon Embrace(1996); colls. Heatseeker(1989), The Exploded Heart(1996), Black Butterflies(1998); website
Shockley, Gary W.  Dr. Borg  1999 MAY  ss  (1951?- ) born in Fort Wayne, IN; now lives in Palo Alto, CA; attended Clarion; has story "The Coming of the Goonga" in Damon Knight(ed): The Clarion Awards(1984)
Shore, Wilma  Bulletin From the Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Research at Marmouth, Mass., A  1964 AUG  ss  (1913- ) has coll. Women Should Be Allowed: A Verbatim Report on the Imbroglio Between the Sexes(1965), which has 12 stories, each based on a salient point between the sexws
   Is It the End of the World?  1972 MAR  ss  also has a short story, "Goodbye Amanda Jean," in GAL 1970 JUL
   Podiatrist's Tale, The  1977 APR  ss  has children's book Who in the Zoo?(1976), which was illus. by Joel Schick
Shultz, Henry  Oreste  1964 APR  nv  1st pub. in 1952, by the Univ. of New Mexico; former teacher at federal Indian schools in New Mexico, now Resident Head of Coulter(graduate) House at the Univ. of Chicago; has had stories pub. in ESQ, PST, Cosmopolitan, etc
Shunn, D. William  From Our Point of View We Had Moved to the Left  1993 FEB  ss  (1967- ) ps. for William Shunn(& has pub. fiction as such since 1998); his 1st professional short fiction sale; a documentation specialist at Wordperfect Corp. in Salt Lake City, NV; attended 1985 Clarion; has webpage at
   Kevin-17  1995 FEB  ss  won Honorable Mention, 1994 JWCA, for Best New Writer; short story "The Practical Ramifications of Interstellar Packet Loss" in SFAge 1998 SEP & novella "Dance of the Yellow-Breasted Luddites" in Datlow(ed): Vanishing Acts(2000), share the same future
   Celestial Mechanics  1996 MAR  ss  now lives in NYC; this story dedicated to "my pals & former colleagues at Folio Corporation, & to anyone who has ever worked on my car"; is working on a memoir of his two years spent as a Mormon missionary
Siegel, Larry  Another Chance for Casey  1950 DEC  ss  1st pub. in American Legion Magazine, in 1950; this story is reprinted in Marvin Kaye(ed): Haunted America(1991)
   Dead-Eye Daniel  1954 NOV  ss  has short story "How Not to Write a Best Seller" in PBY 1960 OCT, reprinted in Hugh M. Hefner(ed): The Bedside Playboy(1963)
Silverberg, Robert  Warm Man  1957 MAY  ss  (1936- ) this story is his 175th sale; 1st story pub. "Gorgon Planet" in NEB 1954 FEB; has BA degree from Columbia Univ.; has juvenile 1st novel Revolt on Alpha C(1955); W-1956 HUG, for Most Promising New Author; has novel The 13th Immortal(1957)

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