Table of Contents, April 1989

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Table of Contents
Ellen Datlow……………………….1
David Hartwell…………………… 1
Jo F letch er…………………………4
Diana Wynne Jones……………. 5
Mary G entle……………………….5
Frank Belknap Long……………6
Roger Zelazny…………………… 6
Philip Jose Farmer……………… 6
Michael G. Coney ……………… 6
Clive B arker……………………….6
Martin Fletcher…………………. 7
Barbara Hambly…………………. 7
Kathy Tyers…………………………7
S.M. Stirling ……………………….7
Ian & Betty Ballantine ………..7
Tim & Serena Powers………..36
Jane Yolen ………………………. 36
Tom Whitmore, H e a th e r………
Holmes, Heather Wood …. 36
Steve Boheim…………………… 36
Don Sakers, Melissa Scott,
Thomas Atkinson ………….36
Page 1 photo credits: Ellen Datlow by Shelly R Clift, David Hartwell by Jane Jewell
ISSUE #339 VOL 22 NO 4 April 1989 Mailing Date: March 28 1989
Editorial Matters
Once again, Locus is being done on the road: this
editorial is being written at the Conference on the
Fantastic in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and is the last
piece for the issue. We’ve been sending proof pages
back and forth via Federal Express the last couple of
days, but I should be able to take the weekend off to
spend in the sun. I’ve interviewed Joe Haldeman and
Brian Aldiss for future issues, and taken some photos
for a spread on the convention, but mostly I’ve sat in
my room editing and writing, with interruptions only
by room service.
CORRECTIONS
In the March “Along Publishers Row”, we got at
least three authors’ names wrong, Tom Elliott, not
Elliot, wrote The Dwelling (St. Martin’s); Harry
Continued on page 61
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PHOTO INDEX
Judith Tarr, Susan Shwartz,
Esther M. Friesner…………. 36
Tom Easton, Peter J. Heck …. 37
Melissa Scott…………………….. 37
Patrick Nielsen Hayden,
Jim Frenkel…………………… 37
Martha Soukup,
James Patrick Kelly……….. 37
Susan Shwartz, Anne Jordan.. 37
Barry B. Longyear,
Darrell Schweitzer…………. 37
C. N. Brown, Ellen Datlow …. 38
David Smeds, Teresa Edgerton38
Paul Preuss ………………………. 38
Nancy Etchemendy …………… 38
Eric Vinicoff…………………….. 38
Karen Haber,
Robert Silverberg…………… 38
Party Scenes …………………….. 38
Paul Darrow …………………….. 39
Wynne Whiteford, Julie Jones,
George T u rn e r……………… 39
David Gerrold……………………39
David Gerrold, Lana Brown,
Ian McLean……………………39
George Turner, Mark Linneman,
Janine Webb,
Michael Keating……………. 39
Sever Gansovsky, Elena Mihailova,
A Sidorovich…….40
Souzacon Fans ………………….40
Aelita Awards Ceremony …..40
Oles Berdnik……………………..40
Andrey Dmitruk……………….. 40
V. Mihailov ……………………….40
Arkady Strugatsky,
Ludmila Kozinec ………….. 41
Boris Zavgorodny……………… 41
Arkady Strugatsky,
Eremy Pamov………………..41
Ludmila Kozinec………………..41
Elmer Perdue ……………………59
STORIES
Blood and Chocolate [Photo]………………………….. 1
Hartwell: Speaking for Boskone [Photo]………….. 1
Satanic Verses: The Furor Continues……………… 1
Time Warner Merge……………………………………….. 1
1988 Bestseller Summary………………………………… 4
Mandarin Launched in U.K…………………………….. 4
Nebula Awards Banquet ………………………………… 5
Stoker Awards Banquet………………………………….. 5
Niven Comics………………………………………………….. 5
Card Trek………………………………………………………. 5
Ballantines Celebrate 50 Years in Publishing……. 7
THE DATA FILE
Court Cases……………………………………………………. 4
Publishing Notes…………………………………………….. 4
Book Notes ………………………………………………….. 61
Magazine Notes…………………………………………….. 61
Markets………………………………………………………… 61
Awards ………………………………………………………… 61
Rights………………………………………………………….. 61
INTERVIEWS
Diana Wynne Jones: Writing for Children……….. 5
Mary Gentle: On the Borderline …………………….. 5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Editorial Matters…………………………………………….. 3
People & Publishing……………………………………….. 6
Agent’s Comer, Richard Curtis …………………….. 11
Moons & Stars & Stuff, Fritz L eiber……………… 13
The Media Scene, Frank M. Robinson …………… 31
Locus Bulletin B oard……………………………………. 35
Locus Letters………………………………………………… 59
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Reviews by Faren M ille r……………………………….. 15
Rimrunners, CJ. Chenyh; Imago, Octavia E.
Butler; Sugar Rain, Paul Park; The Grotesque,
Patrick McGrath; Post Mortem: New Tales of
Ghostly Horror, Paul F. Olson & David B. Silva,
eds.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:…………………….. 19
The Master of Chaos, Terry A. Adams; A Wind
in Cairo, Judith Tarr; The Snows of Jaspre, Mary
Caraker ; Victorian Ghost Stories by Eminent
Women Writers, Richard Dalby, ed.; A
Matter of Oaths, Helen Wright; Deathgift, Ann
Tonsor Zeddies; Illegal Aliens, Nick Pollotta &
Phil Foglio; Callahan’s Lady, Spider Robinson.
Reviews by Dan Chow………………………………… 21
The City, Not Long After, Pat Murphy ;
Weapon, Robert Mason; Homegoing, Frederik
Pohl; The Best of the Nebulas, Ben Bova,
ed.; Astounding Days: a Science Fictional
Autobiography, Arthur C. Clarke; Final
Blackout, L. Ron Hubbard; The Road to Paradise,
Keith Roberts.
Reviews by Tom Whitmore: ………………………… 25
The Best of the Nebulas, Ben Bova, ed.; Cyberbooks,
Ben Bova; The Diamond Throne,
David Eddings; Casting Fortune, John M.
Ford; Sphynxes Wild, Esther Friesner; Demon
Blues, Esther Friesner; Look Into the Sun,
James Patrick Kelly; S. Petersen’s Guide to
Creatures of the Dreamlands, Sandy Petersen,
Mark J. Ferrari, Lynn Willis, and Tom Sullivan.
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark Kelly……………………………………. 27
Full Spectrum 2; Analog, April; Aboriginal S f
March/April; Isaac Asimov’s April; Omni
April; Twilight Zone June
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
Boskone 1989……………………………………………… 36
Locus Gives Blood ……………………………………… 38
FOREIGN SF
SF in Australia…………………………………………….. 39
SF in the Soviet Union………………………………… 40
SF in Japan…………………………………………………. 42
SF in Brazil………………………………………………….. 42
SF in Greece ………………………………………………. 42
LISTINGS
Magazines Received —February…………………… 45
Books Received — February ………………………… 47
British Books – January………………………………. 53
Bestsellers…………………………………………………… 58
1988 Photography Index………………………………. 63
1988 Book Review Index [Revised] ……………… 64
OBITUARIES
Elmer Perdue………………………………………………. 59
Michael Lewis Cook……………………………………. 59
Aeron Clement …………………………………………… 59