Table of Contents, September 1993

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
1993 World Fantasy Awards Nominations………6
Sheffield, Simmons Win
Campbell, Sturgeon Awards………………………..6
Reorganization in the Chains………………………….6
Scott Meredith Agency Sold……………………………6
Anne Patty Leaves S&S -Poseidon Eliminated.. 6
Young-Adult Horror Bright Spot in M arket……7
Fire !…………………………………………………………….. 7
Crank!………………………………………………………….. 7
SF Magazines Raise Cover Prices………………….. 7
SPECIAL FEATURES
Locus Silver Anniversary Letters…………………. 52
1993 Locus Survey Results……………………………60
THE DATA FILE
Russian Copyright Law Passes……………………….7
Rushdie U pdate…………………………………………… 7
Bookstore News…………………………………………….7
Convention News…………………………………………77
Announcements…………………………………………..77
Market News……………………………………………… 77
Awards News……………………………………………… 77
Contest News……………………………………………… 77
Magazine News……………………………………………77
Video News………………………………………………… 77
Audio News……………………………………………….. 77
Rights & Options…………………………………………77
INTERVIEWS
Neal Barrett, Jr. – Life With Balloons………….. 4
Karen Joy Fowler A Question of Identity……….5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing…………………………………… 8
Editorial Matters…………………………………………82
Locus Letters……………………………………………….82
Grania Davis; Dave Smeds; Martha D. Forward.
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:…………………………………….. 11
Expanse #1; SFAge 7/93; SF Age 9/93;Amazing 8/
93; Amazing 9/93; Tomorrow 7/93; Tomorrow 8/
93; Analog 9/93; F&SF 7/93; F&SF 8/93; Interzone
7/93; Interzone 8/93; Asimov’s 9/93; Omni 8/93;
Omni 9/93.
Reviews by Faren M iller………………………………15
The Hollowing, Robert Holdstock; The Broken
God, David Zindell; Coelestis, Paul Park; Nimbus,
Alexander Jablokov; Glimpses, Lewis Shiner;
The Iron Dragon’s Daughter; Michael Swanwick.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:…………………………..19
Created By, Richard Christian Matheson; Close to
the Bone, Lucy Taylor; The Darker Saints, Brian
Hodge; AfterAge, Yvonne Navarro; SHORT
TAKES: A Flash of White, Andrew Vachss;
Roadkill, Del Stone, Jr.; 2001: A Space Odyssey,
Arthur C. Clarke; Podkayne of Mars, Robert A
Heinlein.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:…………………………..23
The Innkeeper’s Song, Peter S. Beagle; A Plague
of Angels, Sheri S. Tepper, Feminist Fabulation:
Space/Postmodem Fiction, Marleen S. Barr; A
New Species: Gender and Science in Science
Fiction, Robin Roberts; Scepticism and Hope in
Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature, Kath
Filmer; Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject
in Postmodern Science Fiction, Scott Bukatman;
Ultimate Island: On the Nature of British Science
Fiction, Nicholas Ruddick.
Reviews by Russell Letson:…………………………..27
Ring of Swords, Eleanor Arnason; The Iron
Dragon’s Daughter, Michael Swanwick; Mindstar
Rising, Peter F. Hamilton; Manhattan Transfer,
John E. Stith.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..31
The Rising of the Moon, Flynn Connolly; The
Jaguar Princess, Clare Bell; The Well-Favored
Man, Elizabeth Willey; Starpilot’s Grave, Debra
Doyle & James D. Macdonald; Sam Gunn, Unlimited,
Ben Bova; SHORT TAKE: Wishing Season,
Esther M. Friesner.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:………………….. 33
Shadow Hunter, Will Baker; Shroud of Shadow,
Gael Baudino; Weird Romance, Alan Brennert et
al.; The List of 7, Mark Frost; The Man Who
Took a Bite Out of His Wife, Bev Jafek; Carnivores,
Penelope Banka Kreps; The Oxford Book
of Modern Fairy Tales, Alison Lurie, ed.; An Eye
for Dark Places, Norma Marder; The Canary
Trainer, Nicholas Meyer, Stones of the Dalai
Lama, Ken Mitchell; The Wizard’s Apprentice,
S.P. Somtow.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
1993 Dragon*Con/Locus Awards…………………50
LISTINGS
Forthcoming Books……………………………………..36
British Forthcoming Books…………………………. 46
Magazines Received — July………………………… 62
Books Received — July……………………………….. 63
British Books – Ju n e …………………………………..73
Bestsellers………………………………………………….. 79
OBITUARIES
Chad Oliver……………………………………………….. 80
Appreciation by Howard Waldrop……………. 80
Appreciation by William F. Nolan……………. 81
Appreciation by John Clute………………………81
Kiyoshi Hayakawa……………………………………….81
Drew White……………………………………………….. 82
Chris Steinbrunner………………………………………82
Bruce C. H erbert…………………………………………82
Ace…………………………….. 10,44,45
Avon…………………………… . . …75
Baen………………………….. 12,24,32
Bantam………………………… 34,35
? ……………………………………..1 8
Carroll & Graf…………………..14.20
INDEX TO ADS
Classified Ads………………………. 75
LW. Currey………………………….. 4 9
DC……………………………………3 6
Dell………………………………………6 7
Del Rey…………………………….. 2,22
Dan Simmons,
Charles Sheffield………..(EAH) 1
Karen Joy Fowler……………. (BG)1
Locus Awards Winners…. (CNB)1
Neal Barrett, Jr……………….(CNB)4
Karen Joy Fowler…………….(BG)5
Susan Allison……………………..(F) 8
Cindy Beason, Tamara Beason,
Doug Beason, Amanda Beason,
Bill Clinton……………………….(F)8
Richard Christian Matheson … (F)8
Kathleen Ann Goonan…………(F)8
David Wingrove…………………..(F)9
Michael Glicksohn, Susan
Manchester, Joe Haldeman (GH)9
Gardner Dozois…………….. (BG)50
Connie Willis…………………..(BG)50
Ben Bova, Chris Miller…….(BG)50
Tom Dupree…………………..(BG)50
Ben Bova, Tom Doherty…. (BG)50
Mark Ziesing…………………..(BG)50
Patricia Kenneally…………..(BG)50
Brian Lumley,
R.A Salvatore……………. (RM)50
Ricia Mainhardt,
PHOTO LISTING
Christopher Schelling…. (RM)50
Julius Schwartz…………….. (BG)51
Sarah Clemens,
Ray Worley……………… (CNB)51
Forrest J Ackerman,
Cecilia Blackpool…………(BG)51
Charles N. Brown, Connie Willis,
Terry Brooks………………. (BG)51
Robert Bloch, Beth Gwinn, Teresa
Minambres, Linda Nightingale,
Ricia Mainhardt…………..(RM)51
Gardner Dozois, Connie Willis,
Charles N. Brown,
Carol Buchanan………….(BG)51
1968 Group Shot……………(TS)52
Brian Aldiss………………………. (F)52
Kevin J. Anderson……………. (F)52
Rebecca Anderson…………… (F)52
David Brin, Steve Barnes…. (F)53
F.M. Busby……………………….. (F)53
Pat Cadigan………………………(F)54
Hugh B. Cave……………………(F)54
David Cherry…………………….(F)54
Arthur C. Clarke……………….. (F)54
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (RM) Ricia Mainhardt, (TS) Takumi Shibano, (CG) Carol
Gould, (EAH) Elizabeth Anne Hull, (F) Furnished, (GH) Gay Haldeman.
ISSUE #392, VOL 31 NO. 3, SEPTEMBER 1993, Mailing Date: August 25,1993
LOCUS September 1993 /3
Locus………………………………. 86
Swann Galleries………………….. 6 5
Tafford Publishing……………
Tor…………………………..28,73,86
The Wildside Press……………6 7
Worlds of Wonder………………… 74
Sarah Clemens……………….. (F)55
L Sprague de Camp………..(F)55
Terry Dowling…………………. (F)56
Carolyn Doyle…………………. (F)56
Tom Easton……………………..(F)56
Nancy K. Enzler………………. (F)56
Philip Jose Farmer…………… (F)56
Cynthia Felice…………………. (F)56
Charles L Fontenay…………(F)56
Jim Frenkel………………………(F)57
Frank Kelly Freas…………….. (F)57
Lisa Goldstein…………………. (F)57
Phyllis Gotlieb…………………. (F)57
Geary Gravel………………….. (F)57
James Gunn…………………….(F)57
Beth Gwinn………………………(F)58
Gay Haldeman……………….. (F)58
Joe Haldeman………………… (F)58
Marianne S. Jablon………….(F)58
Justin Leiber………………… (CG)59
Sam J. Lundwall……………… (F)59
Daryl F. Mallett?………………. (F)59
Lisa Mason……………………..(F )5 9
Anne McCaffrey……………..(F )59
Chad Oliver……………….. (CNB)80