Table of Contents, June 2000

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CHARLES N. BROWN
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
MARK R. KELLY
Electronic Editor-in-Chief
KIRSTEN GONG-WONG
Managing Editor
FAREN C. MILLER
CAROLYN F. CUSHMAN
Editors
CYNTHIA RUSCZYK
Editorial Assistant
EDWARD BRYANT
KAREN HABER
MARIANNE JABLON
RUSSELL LETSON
JONATHAN STRAHAN
GARY K. WOLFE
Contributing Editors
WILLIAM G. CONTENTO
Computer Projects
BETH GWINN
Photographer
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
June 2000 Issue 473 Vol. 44 No.6
33rd Year of Publication 21-Time Hugo Winner
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MAIN STORIES
1999 Nebula Awards Winners/8 1999 Stoker Awards Winners/8
Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine to Fold/8
Ackerman Wins Monster Suit/8
Sterling Wins Clarke Award/9 Science Turns to SF/9
THE DATA FILE
Clarke in Orbit/9 King Comes Out/9 Ellison Sues Pirates/9
DNA Buys Science Fiction Chronicle/9 Rushdie Redux/9
James White Award Established/70 Potter Wins/70
Lightning Expands, Changes Name/70 Merging Publishers/70
Announcements/70 Worldcon Update/70 Calls For Papers/71
Awards News/71 Contest News/72 Legal News/72
Readings & Signings/72 Financial News/72 Magazine News/72
Online Update/74 International Rights/74 Other Rights Sales/74
Publications Received/74 Multi-Media Received/74 Catalogs Received/74
INTERVIEWS
Octavia E. Butler: Persistence/4
David Zindell: Back to Roots/6
PHOTO STORY
Jack Williamson: Happy 224!
OBITUARIES
Major Norman Kark/68 Hayward Cirker/68
Catherine de Camp: An Appreciation by Harry Turtledove/68
Joseph H. Delaney: An Appreciation by Stanley Schmidt/68
LISTINGS
Forthcoming Books/32 British Forthcoming Books/42
Magazines Received:April/48 Books Received:April/49
British Books: March/62 Bestsellers/66 Photo Listing/78 Index to Ads/78
COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS
People & Publishing/10 Locus Letters/68 Editorial Matters/69
LOCUS LOOKS AT BOOKS
Distillations: Short Fiction
Reviews by Mark R. Kelly / 15
Spectrum SF 4/2000; Interzone 3/2000; Amazing Stories
Spring 2000, F&SF 4/2000, F&SF 5/2000.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Seventeenth Annual
Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; Year’s Best SF
#5, David Hartwell, ed.; The Year’s Best Fantasy and
Horror: Thirteenth Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow
& Terri Windling, eds.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Dark Matter, Sheree R. Thomas, ed.; Blackwater
Days, Terry Dowling; Forest of the Heart, Charles de
Lint; Vanishing Acts, Ellen Datlow, ed.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 25
The Traveling Vampire Show, Richard Laymon; The
Smell of Telescopes, Rhys Hughes, The Long Ones,
Joe R. Lansdale; SHORT TAKES: The Collected
Strange Stories, Volumes I & II, Robert Aickman;
Blood Dance, Joe R. Lansdale; Millennium Macabre,
William Meikle & Graeme Hurry; The Licking Valley
Coon Hunters Club, Brian A. Hopkins.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 27
Navohar, Hilari Bell; Storm Front, Jim Butcher; The
Farseekers, Isobelle Carmody; Dirge, Alan Dean Foster;
Isle of the Dead, Julia Gray; The Book of Fire,
Marjorie B. Kellogg; Such a Pretty Face, Lee
Martindale, ed ; The Seventh Tower, Book 1 :The Fall,
Garth Nix; Telzey Amberdon, James H. Schmitz;
Wheel of the Infinite, Martha Wells.
Locus Looks at Art Books
Reviews by Karen Haber / 29
The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World’s
Finest Fantastic Art, Jane & Howard Frank; The Art
of The X-Files, William Gibson, introduction; Josh
Kirby: A Cosmic Cornucopia, David Langford, text;
Inner Visions; The Art of Ron Walotsky; Greetings
From Earth: The Art of Bob Eggleton, Nigel Suckling,
text; SHORT TAKES: Year of the Dragon: An
Ancient Journal of Oriental Wisdom, Nigel Suckling,
text, Wayne Anderson, illustrations; Cosmo and the
Robot, Brian Pickney; The Fairies’ Ring, Jane Yolen,
ed., Stephen Mackey, illustrations; The Barefoot Book
of Giants, Ghosts and Goblins, Traditional Tales
from Around the World, John Matthews, Giovanni
Manna, illustrations; Ghost of the Southern Belle: A
Sea Tale, Odds Bodkin, Bernie Fuchs, illustrations; The
Firework-Maker’s Daughter, Phillip Pullman, S . Saelig
Gallagher, illustrations.
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