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June 2000
edited by Charles N. Brown
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Mailing date: 30 May 2000

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The June issue features interviews with Nebula Award winner Octavia E. Butler and David Zindell.

Plus: lists of forthcoming books in the US and UK through March 2001.

News includes the results of the Nebula Awards, the Stoker Awards, and the Clarke Award. Stories cover the demise of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine and a legal victory for Forrest J Ackerman, and there's a photo from Jack Williamson's 92nd birthday party on April 29.

There are obituaries of Major Norman Kark and Hayward Cirker, plus appreciations of the late Catherine de Camp and Joseph H. Delaney.

Charles N. Brown's editorial recounts his recent trip with Connie Willis to Perth, Australia, to attend the Australian National Convention.

To be posted online from this issue:

  • Octavia E. Butler interview excerpts
  • David Zindell interview excerpts
  • Locus Bestsellers
  • New and Notable Books
  • Selected forthcoming books -- listed on Locus Online chronologically from June 2000 through March 2001

    Reviews in the June issue:

    Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly

  • Spectrum SF 4/2000
  • Interzone 3/2000
  • Amazing Stories Spring 2000
  • F&SF 4/2000
  • F&SF 5/2000

    Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Traveling Vampire Show, Richard Laymon
  • The Smell of Telescopes, Rhys Hughes
  • The Long Ones, Joe R. Lansdale
  • The Collected Strange Stories of Robert Aickman, Volumes I & II
  • Blood Dance, Joe R. Lansdale
  • Millennium Macabre, William Meikle & Graeme Hurry
  • The Licking Valley Coon Hunters Club, Brian A. Hopkins

    Reviews by Carolyn Cushman

  • 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

    Art Books Reviewed by Karen Haber

  • The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World’s Finest Fantastic Art, Jane & Howard Frank
  • The Art of The X-Files, Chris Carter
  • 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
  • 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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