THE NEWSPAPER OF THE SCIENCE FICTION FIELD|
May 2002 Issue 496 Vol. 48 No. 5
35th Year of Publication 23-Time Hugo Winner
Cover, Interviews, and Interior Color Design: Arnie Fenner
2001 Nebula Awards Winners/11 2002 Hugo Awards Nominations/11
Russo Wins Philip K. Dick Award/12 2001 Bram Stoker Finalists/12
2002 Asimov Undergraduate Awards/12 2001 World Fantasy Awards Judges/12
Goto Wins 2001 Tiptree Award/13 2001 BSFA Awards Winners/13
The Data File
LPC Files Chapter 11/13 Cartoon Museum Needs Home/13
Wally Wood Scholarship/13 Worldcons Updates/13 WotC Sells GenCon/13
RH Royalty Delays/13 Amazon Used Books War – Redux/72
King News/72 Potter Profiling/72 Announcements/73 Call for Papers/73
Legal News/73 Awards News/73 Small-Press Publishing News/73
Book News/73 Magazine News/73 Print-on-Demand News/73
e-Book News/73 Online News/73 Financial News/73
Graham Joyce: On the Edge/4 Tamora Pierce: Girls Who Kick Butt/6
2002 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts/38
Damon Knight/9 Appreciations by David G. Hartwell, Jack Williamson,
John Kessel, and Michael Armstrong/66
R.A. Lafferty/9 Appreciations by Gene Wolfe, Neil Gaiman, and Terry Bisson/68
Dr. John R. Pierce/69 Appreciation by Sir Arthur C. Clarke/69
Henry Slesar/69 Jon Gustafson/69 Vincent D. Kohler/70
Curtis W. Casewit/70 Roy Huggins/70 Joan Benford/70
Martha E. Beck/70
Magazines Received: March/46 Books Received: March/47
British Books: February/62 Bestsellers/64
Photo Listing/78 Index to Ads/78
Columns & Departments
People & Publishing/14 Locus Letters/70 Editorial Matters/72
Locus Looks at Books
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 16 |
Interzone 2/02; A Year in the Linear City, Paul Di Filippo; Sci Fiction 4/02; F&SF 5/02; Asimov's 4/02.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 17
Asimov's 5/02; Interzone 1/02; F&SF 5/02; Oceans of the Mind Spring '02; Sci Fiction 3/02; Sci Fiction 4/02; 30th Anniversary DAW: Fantasy, Elizabeth R. Wollheim & Sheila E. Gilbert, eds.; Leviathan 3, Forrest Aguirre & Jeff VanderMeer, eds.
Locus Looks at Books
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 19
Light Music, Kathleen Ann Goonan; The Great Escape, Ian Watson; Nebula Awards Showcase 2002, Kim Stanley Robinson, ed.; Vinland the Dream and Other Stories, Kim Stanley Robinson.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 23
Permanence, Karl Schroeder; The God Who Begat a Jackal, Nega Mezlekia; Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris; The Other Canyon, Patricia Geary; The Lady of the Sorrows, Cecilia Dart-Thornton.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 27
Threshold, Caitlín R. Kiernan; Brown Harvest, Jay Russell; Nightmare at 20,000 Feet, Richard Matheson.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 31|
The Golden Age, John C. Wright; Picoverse, Robert A. Metzger; J.K. Potter's Embrace the Mutation, William Schafer & Bill Sheehan, eds.; 30th Anniversary DAW: Science Fiction, Elizabeth R. Wollheim & Sheila E. Gilbert, eds.; SHORT TAKE: Dimensions of Sheckley, Robert Sheckley.
Reviews by Alyx Dellamonica/ 33
Counting Up, Counting Down, Harry Turtledove; The Better Part of Valor, Tanya Huff; Warchild, Karin Lowachee; Reading the Vampire Slayer: The Unofficial Critical Companion to Buffy and Angel, Roz Kaveney, ed.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 35
Devlin's Luck, Patricia Bray; Kushiel's Chosen, Jacqueline Carey; The Crippled Angel, Sara Douglass; Completely Smitten, Kristine Grayson; Fire Logic, Laurie Marks; Reunion in Death, J.D. Robb; Tainted Trail, Wen Spencer; On Wings of a Dragon, Cora Taylor.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Russell Letson and Tim Pratt / 37
Schild's Ladder, Greg Egan; Taunting the Minotaur, Charlee Jacob.