Table of Contents, September 1985

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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION FIELD
ISSN-0047-4959
EDITOR & PUBLISHER
Charles N. Brown
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Faren Miller
PRODUCTION MANAGER
Donna Burriston
CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Norman Spinrad
Richard Curtis
Fritz Leiber
Debbie Notkin
Dan Chow
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Contents
Pohl Wins Campbell Memorial Award…p.1
Jack Gaughan Dies…………………. 1
Appreciation, Jon Gustafson……..51
I Remember Jack Gaughan,
Charles N. B r o w n ………… 51
John Varley: The Master…………….1
World Fantasy Awards Nominations……1
Editorial Matters…………………. 3
James Tiptree, Jr. Rebounds……….. 4
Publishing Notes………………….. 4
Book Notes………………………… 4
Artist Awards Nominations…………. 4
British Imports Provoke Lawsuit…….5
The Data File……………………… 5
SF Gaming…………………………. 5
The Outer Limits……………………5
People & Publishing……………….. 7
Agent’s Corner, Richard Curtis……..9
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz Leiber..11
Locus Looks at Books, Faren Miller…13
Locus Looks at More Books, Dan Chow..15
Loc u s Looks at More Books,
Debbie Notkin……………….. 17
On the Screen, Craig Miller………. 19
SFRA Honors Delany……………….. 23
Hatcon…………………………… 24
Disclave…………………………. 25
DeepSouthCon 23………………….. 26
Necon……………………………..27
Texas Totem………………………. 27
More on the Movie Beat, Faren Miller.29
Along Publishers Row……………… 30
Convention Listings………………. 36
Books Received — July………………39
Magazines Received— July…………. 42
Classified Ads…………………….44
Bestseller Lists…………………. 48
Around the Bookstores……………..50
Obituaries: Bill Evans, Dr. Jack
Haldeman……………………..51
Ad Index
Ace……………………………..p.35
Baen………………………….. 47 , 49
Bantam………………….. 14,20,21,33
Berkley…………………………….6
Blue jay………………………….. 53
Classified Ad s …………………….44
Contact………………………….. 41
D AW………………………………. 16
Del Rey……………………….. 38,55
Maclay…………………………….37
Mayfair Games……………………..16
Nebula Books………………………40
Prestige Art Gallery………………28
Questar………………………….. 10
RPB………………………………. 3 4
Scream/Press………………………43
Science Fiction Shop………………40
Signet…………………………… 18
Tor……………………..2,8,12,22,56
ISSUE #296 – VOL. 18, NO. 9 * SEPTEMBER 1985 Mailing date: August 22,1985
I always feel panicky when I’m not
around to complete an issue of Locus.
I’m off to Australia tomorrow and it
will be up to Faren as editor and Donna
as production manager, with help from
Carolyn (see below) to finish it, get
it to the printer, and mail it. I
won’t even see a finished copy until
after most of you have read it. This
has happened several times in the last
15 years, and I’m sure the staff can
handle it, but emotionally I still feel
like an anxious parent sending my child
off to school for the first time. I’m
also sure I’ll enjoy myself down under
and I should be fine as soon as I get
off the plane, but I get the jitters
just thinking about leaving the house
for three weeks. I hope to see many of
you in Austin.
CONVENTION CRAZIES
Speaking of Austin, I’m disturbed by
the number of conventions going on the
same weekend as NASFiC as well as those
up against the worldcon. Up until a
few years ago, fandom was united (and
friendly) enough so that the unwritten
law of never programming a con opposite
either (except for relaxacons) was
honored. I just checked our convention
calendar, and there are three U.S. cons
opposite the worldcon and three against
NASFiC. I realize it’s no longer po s sible
to find an open weekend for a
con, but the NASFiC/worldcon convention
should be kept.
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
Carolyn Cushman is our newest e m ployee,
replacing Dawn Atkins. C a r o lyn,
28, is a graduate of Western Washington
University with a degree in
English, and has been a science fiction
reader all her life. She grew up in
the Seattle area but had more of a
rural childhood than the usual innercity
one, she still reads bad sf and
fantasy with pleasure, has gone to some
conventions but has not been active in
fandom, loves sugar, chocolate, and
classical music, and was shocked to
find herself three months behind the
day she started. She is the editorial
assistant in charge of everything no
one else wants to do.
NOLL AND WEIRD
We have received several queries from
our readers regarding two publications
mentioned in past issues of Locus. The
Wizard edition of NULL-A THREE by A.E.
van Vogt, which had a full-page ad in
issue #291, has apparently not a p peared;
would-be buyers have had their
checks cashed but heard nothing from
(Continued on page 50)
CHARLES N. BROWN & CAROLYN CUSHMAN
LOCUS September 1985 / 3