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October 2002 Issue 501 Vol. 49 No. 4
35th Year of Publication 24-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
I N T E R V I E W S
Dan Simmons: A Man for All Genres / 6 Jeff VanderMeer: Precious Ambergris / 76
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 8
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue on Michael Moorcock, Iain Banks, Alan Dean Foster, Catherine Asaro, Elizabeth Hand, Mike Resnick, China Miéville, and many others.
M A I N S T O R I E S / 10
2002 Hugo Awards Winners ConJosé Draws 5600 2002 Writers and Illustrators of the Future Awards 2002 Chesley Awards Winners Clarion Classes of 2002 Corporate Capers
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
Interzone Soldiers On Gaiman’s Gods Causes Copycat Con? Novel Manipulation Methods Worldcons Updates Announcements Call for Papers Awards News Publishing News Book News Magazine News Online News Financial News International Rights Other Rights
L I S T I N G S
Conventions / 36 Magazines Received: August / 38 Books Received: August / 39 British Books Received: July / 55 Bestsellers / 66
W O R L D C O N
Complete Hugo Voting / 68 Hugo Awards Ceremony 2002 / 70
O B I T U A R I E S / 74
Lloyd Biggle, Jr. Dave Van Arnam Norman Jolley Stanley R. Greenberg John B[arry] Spencer Tom Ölander Donn P. Brazier Marion K. ‘‘Doc’’ Smith Ian McAuley Hails
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 73
Thanks for all the Hugos Our Worldcon Teaching in Albuquerque Staff Changes This Issue Next Issue Subscriptions Going Up
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
Asimov’s 9/02; F&SF 10-11/02; Sci Fiction 9/02; Interzone 8/02; Strange But Not A Stranger, James Patrick Kelly.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
Asimov’s 9/02; Sci Fiction 9/02; Realms of Fantasy 10/02; Analog 10/02; Analog 11/02; Weird Tales Fall ’02; Strange Horizons 8/19/02; Interzone 6-7/02.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Collected Stories of Greg Bear, Greg Bear; Burning the Ice, Laura J. Mixon; Better to Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril, Judith Merril & Emily Pohl-Weary; L. Frank Baum: Creator of Oz, Katharine M. Rogers.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
The Fall of the Kings, Ellen Kushner & Delia Sherman; The Summer Country, James A. Hetley; Night Watch, Terry Pratchett; Paragon Lost, Dave Duncan; White Apples, Jonathan Carroll; SHORT TAKE: The Disappeared, Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
Reviews by Edward Bryant / 25
My Work Is Not Yet Done, Thomas Ligotti; The Straw Men, Michael Marshall; Gods in Darkness, Karl Edward Wagner; SHORT TAKES: Jolie Blon’s Bounce, James Lee Burke; Tales of the Lucky Nickel, Ken Rand.
Reviews by Nick Gevers / 27
The Separation, Christopher Priest; Stone, Adam Roberts; Polyphony, Jay Lake, ed.
Reviews by Bill Sheehan / 31
Second Chance, Chet Williamson; Figures in Rain, Chet Williamson; Shadow Puppets, Orson Scott Card; First Meeting: Three Stories from the Enderverse, Orson Scott Card; Ramsey Campbell, Probably: Essays on Horror and Sundry Fantasies, Ramsey Campbell.
Divers Hands: Reviews by Alyx Dellamonica and Tim Pratt / 35
Star Risk, Ltd., Chris Bunch; Night Blooming, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; The Darkest Part of the Woods, Ramsey Campbell; Masque of Dreams, Bruce Boston.