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May 2004 Issue 520 Vol. 52 No. 5
37th Year of Publication 25-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interviews Design by Arnie Fenner
M A I N S T O R I E S / 5
2004 Hugo Awards Nominations 1953 Retro Hugo Awards Nominations 2003 Nebula Awards Winners Morgan Wins 2004 Philip K. Dick Award SF Museum Grand Opening Ruff Wins Tiptree Bradbury Honored Pringle Exits Interzone 2003 BSFA Awards/2003-04 James White Award 2003 Stoker Ballot 2003 PW Bestsellers
I N T E R V I E W S
Terry Pratchett: 21 Years of Discworld / 8
Liz Williams: The Magicianís Daughter / 68
P E O P L E & P U B L I S H I N G / 10
Notes on marriages, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Jack Vance, George R.R. Martin, Robert Reed, Francesca Lia Block, and many others
T H E D A T A F I L E / 13
Clarion in Transition Clarke Award Ceremony Set Gernsback Honored SFWA Authors and Booksellers Event on Queen Mary More & More YA Lines Hollywood Goes Genre Pratchettiana Characters for Charity Worldcons Update Argosy Repackaged Double Dragon Hoax Avenue Victor Hugo Closes Announcements Awards News Publishing News Graphic Novel News POD News Financial News Online News International Rights Other Rights
C O N V E N T I O N S / 34
2004 International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts
L I S T I N G S
Magazines Received: March / 40
Books Received: March / 41
British Books Received: February / 52
Bestsellers / 54
O B I T U A R I E S / 61
Robert Merle Katherine Lawrence Roger Dee Peter Ustinov Keith L. Justice Jack Chapman Miske Jon White Dilip M. Salwi Johan Springborg
L O C U S L E T T E R S / 65
E D I T O R I A L M A T T E R S / 67
Thanks for All the Fish ICFA Magazine Follow-up Locus Awards Corrections & Additions This Issue Next Issue
L O C U S L O O K S A T B O O K S
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 14, 19, 27, 31
Short Fiction Reviews by Nick Gevers / 14
The First Heroes: New Tales of the Bronze Age, Harry Turtledove & Noreen Doyle, eds.; F&SF 5/04; F&SF 6/04; Sci Fiction 4/04; The Atrocity Archives, Charles Stross.
Short Fiction Reviews by Richard Horton / 15
F&SF 5/04; Asimovís 4-5/04; Asimovís 6/04; Irresistible Forces, Catherine Asaro, ed.; Sci Fiction 4/04; Strange Horizons 4/5/04; Oceans of the Mind Spring í04; On Spec Winter í03; Fundamentally Challenged Preview Edition.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 17
The Year of Our War, Steph Swainston; Dead Lines, Greg Bear; Perfect Circle, Sean Stewart; The Atrocity Archives, Charles Stross.
Reviews by Faren Miller / 21
Move Under Ground, Nick Mamatas; The Arcanum, Thomas Wheeler; The Ordinary, Jim Grimsley; Medicine Road, Charles de Lint; A Hat Full of Sky, Terry Pratchett; Airborn, Kenneth Oppel.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 25
The Confusion, Neal Stephenson.
Reviews by Tim Pratt / 27
Songs of Leaving, Peter Crowther; SHORT TAKES: The Other Side of the Lens, G.O. Clark; The Hydrocephalic Ward, Steve Rasnic Tem; A Galaxy in a Jar, Laurel Winter.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 29
Story Time, Edward Bloor; Basilisk, N.M. Browne; Undead and Unwed, MaryJanice Davidson; The Wizardís Ward, Deborah Hale; The Shamerís Daughter, Lene Kaaberbol; Sex and the Single Vampire, Katie MacAlister; Alien in a Bottle, Kathy Mackel; Shadowmancer, G.P. Taylor; The Doomsday Brunette, John Zakour & Lawrence Ganem.
Locus Looks at Art Books: Reviews by Karen Haber / 31
Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross, illustrated by Alex Ross; The Art of John Berkey, Jane Frank, ed., illustrated by John Berkey; young GODS & friends, Barry Windsor-Smith, illustrated by Barry Windsor-Smith; SHORT TAKES: Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll, illustrated by Ralph Steadman; The Saga of Seven Suns: Veiled Alliances, Kevin J. Anderson, illustrated by Robert Teranishi & Wendy Fouts-Broome.