Table of Contents, August 1993

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Table of Contents
MAIN STORIES
1993 Locus Awards………………………………………. 1
Silbersack to Start New SF Line at HarperCollins;
Mitchell Moves to Warner; Bantam Promotes
from Within………………………………………………6
SF Goes to Mars………………………………………….. 6
BSFA Awards Winners………………………………….6
HWA Stoker Awards Winners……………………….6
Forge to Publish Deke Slayton Memoirs………..7
T. rex Skeleton Mired in Controversy……………. 7
Interzone to Incorporate Million……………………. 7
Cadigan & Datlow Invade E urope………………… 9
Ashbless Frontmen Win Oltion Awards…………9
SPECIAL FEATURES
Locus Poll Results…………………………………….. 38
THE DATA FILE
Poseidon Absorbed………………………………………. 7
Publishing News……………………………………………7
Book News……………………………………………………7
First Amendment News……………………………….62
Bookstore News…………………………………………. 62
Legislative News…………………………………………. 62
Electronic Publishing News………………………….62
Announcements…………………………………………. 62
Awards News………………………………………………62
Rights & Options……………………………………….. 63
Publications Received………………………………… 63
Audio Received………………………………………….. 63
Catalogs Received……………………………………… 63
INTERVIEWS
John Kessel: Between Two W orlds………………. 4
David Zindell: The Quest for Transcendence… 5
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People and Publishing………………………………….. 8
Reports from the Electronic Frontier,
Tom Maddox:…………………………………………. 11
Locus Letters………………………………………………59
Catherine Crook de Camp; Greg Frost; Harry
Turtledove; Amy Peterson.
Editorial Matters………………………………………… 60
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews
by Mark R. Kelly:……………………………………. 13
Full Spectrum 4, Lou Aronica, Amy Stout, &
Betsy Mitchell, eds.; Playboy 6/93; Playboy 7/93;
SHORT TAKES: various semi-prozines.
Reviews by Faren Miller:……………………………..15
Harm’s Way, Colin Greenland; A Plague of Angels,
Sheri S. Tepper; Overtime, Tom Holt; Chimeras,
Christopher Evans; Robin and the King,
Parke Godwin; The Wizard’s Apprentice, S.P.
Somtow; Arrows of the Sun, Judith Tarr.
Reviews by Edward Bryant:………………………….19
Confederacy of the Dead, Richard Gilliam, Martin
H. Greenberg, & Edward E. Kramer, eds.;
Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson,
George Alec Effinger; New Noir, John Shirley;
SHORT TAKES: “Will”/“This is a Story”/“The
Storyteller”, Jane Yolen.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe:…………………………..23
The Broken God, David Zindell; Meridian Days,
Eric Brown; SHORT TAKES: Vietnam and
Other Alien Worlds, Joe Haldeman; Flights of
Fancy: Armed Conflict in Science Fiction and
Fantasy, George Slusser & Eric S. Rabkin, eds.;
The Elephant Vanishes, Haruki Murakami; Off
With Their Heads! Fairytales and the Culture of
Childhood, Maria Tatar; The Feminine in Fairy
Tales, Marie-Louise Von Franz.
Reviews by Russell Letson:…………………………. 27
Virtual Light, William Gibson; Against a Dark
Background, Iain M. Banks; High Steel, Jack C.
Haldeman II & Jack Dann; Path of the Hero,
Dave Wolverton.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman:……………………..31
The Cygnet and the Firebird, Patricia A. McKillip;
Knights of the Blood, Scott MacMillan;
Nevernever, Will Shetterly; Dragon Sword and
Wind Child, Noriko Ogiwara; SHORT TAKES:
Runa, J. Alison James; Hunting Party, Elizabeth
Moon; Echoes of the Well of Souls, Jack L.
Chalker; Muddle Earth, John Brunner; The Galaxy
Game, Phil Janes; Taminy, Maya Kaathryn
Bohnhoff; Talking to Dragons, Patricia C. Wrede.
CONVENTIONS & CONFERENCES
ABA 1993 ………………………………………………….. 36
LISTINGS
Convention Listings……………………………………. 41
Magazines Received — June…………………………42
Books Received — Ju n e ……………………………… 43
British Books – M ay……………………………………. 51
Bestsellers………………………………………………….. 57
OBITUARIES
William Golding………………………………………….58
Appreciation by Brian W. Aldiss……………… 58
Thomas D. Clareson…………………………………… 58
Appreciation by Jack Williamson…………….. 58
Appreciation by Frederik Pohl………………….59
Appreciation by Elizabeth Anne H ull………..59
Appreciation by Robert Reginald……………. 59
Gilbert Phelps……………………………………………..59
Florence Hanley………………………………………….59
Ron Nance………………………………………………… 59
Appreciation by Charles de Lint………………. 59
Sandy Sanderson…………………………………………59
Locus Back Issues…………………56
S t Martin’s Press…………….
T o r ………………………………….
Warner Questar………………………1 2
Thomas F. Monteleone,
Christopher Golden……… (RM)1
David Zindell………………….. (CNB)1
John Kessel……………………… (BG)4
David Zindell………………….. (CNB)5
John Silbersack………………(CNB)6
Betsy Mitchell…………………. (CNB)6
Joe Haldeman…………………. (GH)8
Judith Moffett………………………. (F)8
F. Davette Shands, David Cherry,
Kira Shand s……………………… (F)8
Pat Cadigan, Ellen Datlow,
John Clute, Judith Clute… (JC)9
James P. Blaylock,
Tim Powers………………………. (F)9
Sheila Gilbert, Martin H.
Greenberg, Elsie Wollheim,
PHOTO LISTING
Betsy Wollheim…………. (CNB)36
Lou Aronica, Irwyn
Applebaum, Michael Whelan,
Audrey W helan…………. (CNB)36
Carl Hiaasen,
Brian Barrett………………(CNB)36
Michael Whelan
Luncheon…………………. (CNB)36
SF Roundtable……………. (CNB)36
Big Bird, Cat-in-the-Hat.. (CNB)36
Robert W e in er………………(CNB)37
Brian Thomsen,
Richard Gilliam…………. (CNB)37
Susan Allison……………….(CNB)37
Owen Lo ck ………………….. (CNB)37
Jon Anderson,
Ian Ballantine……………. (CNB)37
Thomas D. Clareson……. (CNB)58
Faren Miller………………………..(F)60
Michaela Roessner…………… (F)60
Edward Bryant………………….. (F)60
Marina Fitch……………………….(F)60
Mark Budz…………………………. (F)60
Marianne Jablon………………..(F)60
Sheila Gilbert,
Charles N. Brown…………… (F)60
Russell Letson…………………… (F)60
John Carpenter, Gahan Wilson,
Peter Straub…………………(RM)62
Whitley Strieber, Anne Strieber,
Dennis Etchison,
Charles de Lint…………… (RM)62
PHOTO CREDITS: (CNB) Charles N. Brown, (BG) Beth Gwinn, (RM) Rida Mainhardt, (F) Furnished, (GH) Gay
Haldeman, (JC) Jacky Chapman.
ISSUE #391, VOL 31 NO. 2, AUGUST 1993, Mailing Date: July 29,1993
LOCUS August 1993/3
Ace……………………..
Avo n…………………………………… 1 6
B aen ……………………….. 10,20,2 6,4 5
Bantam…………………….3 4 , 5 5
Classified A d s ……………………….. 53
INDEX TO ADS
DAW………………………………………..3 0
DC Comics…………………………….
Del R ey ……………………………… 14,28
Locus……………………………………….66