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Mailing date: 30 May 2000
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
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
Amazing Stories Spring 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