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MAIN STORIES
1992 World Fantasy Awards W inners…………… 6
1993 Nebula Banquet, Nebula Jury Announced 6
Bantam Spectra Cuts……………………………………. 6
1993 World Fantasy Awards Judges Named…..6
Budrys Drops Review Columns…………………….. 6
Pulphouse Publishing Cutbacks Continue………6
PHOTO STORIES
The Unveiling of the Shrike…………………………..7
Judith Merril Honored…………………………………. 9
THE DATA FILE
Publishing News…………………………………………….7
Bookstore News…………………………………………….7
Rushdie U pdate………………………………………….. 69
Awards & Contests……………………………………… 69
Announcements………………………………………….. 70
Book News…………………………………………………..70
Rights & Options…………………………………………70
Publications Received…………………………………. 70
Video Received……………………………………………70
Catalogs Received………………………………………. 70
INTERVIEWS
Lucius Shepard: The Cockroach Syndrome……4
Nancy Kress: The Children’s H o u r……………….. 5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox……………………………………………11
Locus Letters………………………………………………68
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 69
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 13
The Ultimate Dinosaur, Byron Preiss & Robert
Silverberg, eds.; Interzone 11/92; Asimov’s 12/92;
Analog 12/92; Pulphouse 9-10/92; Amazing 12/92;
Aboriginal Science Fiction Winter/92; Playboy 11/
92.
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………..17
Skin, Kathe Koja; Elvissey, Jack Womack; The
Course of the Heart, M. John Harrison; The Thief
of Always, Clive Barker; Lord of the Two Lands,
Judith Tarr; New Worlds 2, David Garnett, ed.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….19
Valentine, S.P. Somtow; Slightly Off Center, Neal
Barrett, Jr.; Sabine’s Notebook, Nick Bantock.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:…………………………..21
The Lifted Veil: The Book of Fantastic Literature
by Women, Vol. 1, A. Susan Williams, ed.; Modern
Ghost Stories by Eminent Women Writers
a.k.a. The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The
Twentieth Century: Volume 2, Richard Dalby,
ed.; Belladonna, Michael Stewart; Tales of the
Lovecraft Mythos, Robert M. Price, ed.; The Ugly
Little Boy, a.k.a. Child of Time, Isaac Asimov &
Robert Silverberg; SHORT TAKES: Haunting
the House of Fiction: Feminist Perspectives on
Ghost Stories by American Women, Lynette
Carpenter & Wendy K. Kolmar, eds.; Forbidden
Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian
Women Writers, Nina Auerbach & U.C.
Knoepflmacher, eds.
Reviews by Russell Letson:…………………………. 25
The Weigher, Eric Vinicoff & Marcia Martin;
Mutagenesis, Helen Collins; Omni Best Science
Fiction One, Ellen Datlow, ed.
Reviews by Dan Chow:……………………………….. 27
Ammonite, Nicola Griffith; Destroying Angel,
Richard Paul Russo; The Multiplex Man, James
P. Hogan.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..29
Agyar, Steven Brust; Mind Light, Margaret Davis;
Way Up High, Roger Zelazny; Here There be
Dragons, Roger Zelazny; A Strange and Ancient
Name, Josepha Sherman; Domes of Fire, David
Eddings; The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan;
Hellflower #3: Archangel Blues, Eluki bes Shahar;
SHORT TAKES: Slay and Rescue, John Moore;
The Clan of the Warlord, Elizabeth H. Boyer.
Short Reviews by Scott Winnett:………………….33
Boneman, Lisa W. Cantrell; The Venom Trees of
Sunga, L. Sprague de Camp; Short Circuits: Thirteen
Shocking Stories by Outstanding Writers
for Young Adults, Donald R. Gallo, ed.; Jumper,
Steven Gould; Christmas Bestiary, Rosalind M.
Greenberg & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; The
Nine Lives of Catseye Gomez, Simon Hawke;
Best New Horror 3, Stephen Jones & Ramsey
Campbell, eds.; Fantastique, Marvin Kaye;
Whatdunits, Mike Resnick & Martin H.
Greenberg, eds.; The Year’s Best Horror Stories:
XX, Karl Edward Wagner, ed.
INTERNATIONAL SF
1992 Salon du Livre……………………………………. 45
Freucon/1992 World SF Meeting………………… 46
SF in Spain………………………………………………… 47
SF in R ussia………………………………………………. 48
SF in Brazil………………………………………………… 48
SF in Japan………………………………………………… 48
LISTINGS
Forthcoming Books…………………………………….36
British Forthcoming Books………………………… 42
International Books & Magazines Received….49
Magazines Received — October…………………..50
Books Received — October………………………….51
British Books — September………………………….61
Bestsellers………………………………………………….. 67
OBITUARIES
Jack Sharkey………………………………………………. 68
Desmond W. Hall………………………………………..68
Eric K ramer………………………………………………. 68
Mary Potter B ia s…………………………………………68
A c e ……………………………………. 10.73
Avon…………………………………………66
Baen…………………………….20, 30, 32
Ballantine Del R e y …………………. 26
Bantam Spectra………………..34, 35
Books Fantastique………………….24
Capital City………………………………76
INDEX TO ADS
Clarion……………………………………. 50
Classified A d s ……………………….. 63
D AW ………………………………………..75
Futures Past……………………………. 53
Grove Press…………………………….55
Locus……………………………………….74
Locus Back Issues………………….65
Penguin Roc………………………….. 14
Science Fiction A g e ………………..56
T o r………………………………….2, 16, 22
Warner Questar………………………28
Mark V. Ziesing……………………….41
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (F)furnished, (RC) Ricard de la Casa,
(NLW) N. Lee Wood, (EB) Edward Bryant, (SRC) Shelly Rae Clift, (ASF) Albert S. Frank.
ISSUE #383, VOL 29 NO. 6, DECEMBER 1992, Mailing Date: November 30,1992
LOCUS December 1992 / 3
1992 World Fantasy
Awards W inners…………… (BG)1
Lucius Shepard………………..(BG) 1
Nancy Kress………………………(BG) 1
Lucius Shepard………………..(BG)4
Nancy Kress………………………(BG)5
Clee Richeson, Shrike,
Dan Simmons………………..(EB)7
Linda G re y ……………………………(F)8
Garry Kilworth………………… (CNB)8
Sherry M. Gottlieb…………..(SRC)8
Lynn S. Hightower……………….(F)8
Amy Stout,
Christopher Schelling … (CNB)8
S.P. Somtow……………………….. (F)8
Judith Merril, Jeanne Robinson,
Spider Robinson………… (ASF)9
Jacques Goimard……….. (NLW)45
PHOTO LISTING
Francis Berthelot,
Jacques Chambon…..(NLW)45
Norman Spinrad,
Jacques Chambon…..(NLW)45
Norman Spinrad, James P. Hogan,
John Brunner,
Li Brunner………………… (NLW)46
N. Lee Wood,
James P. H ogan……… (NLW)46
Richard A. Knaak, Erik Simon,
James P. H ogan……… (NLW)46
lain Banks, Ann Banks,
Norman Spinrad……… (NLW)46
Robert Quaglia……………. (NLW)46
Dr. Florian F. Marzin, Achim Sturm,
Hermann Ritter…………(NLW)46
Elia Barcelo,
Domingo Santos………….(RC)47
Joan Manel Ortiz,
Angelica Gorodischer…. (RC)47
Terry Pratchett,
Richard de la C a s a …….. (RC)47
Pedro Jorge Romero,
Gay Haldeman, Joe Haldeman,
Domingo Santos,
Miquel Barcelo……………. (RC)47
Juan Miguel Aguilera,
Miquel Barcelo, Javier Redal,
Luis Uigil, Carlos Saiz Cidoncha,
Domingo Santos………….(RC)47
Norman Spinrad,
Vitali Babenko…………..(NLW)48
Takayuki Tatsumi,
Mari Kotani……………………..(F)48