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First appearances only.  * denotes the work has been reprinted.  [ARFMR] denotes its inclusion in MB's nonfiction collection A Reverie for Mister Ray.  Links from individual articles lead to the Topical Listing which includes all printings.  (MB) refers to a Michael Bishop book.

Format

Work Title Notes
Periodical Title [or Book Title], Date

 
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Book Review: The Embedding
Locus #176, Jul 20 1975

An Afterword to Blooded on Arachne
Epoch, Oct 1975

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7
6
 

Book Review: The Best of Robert Silverberg
Delap's F & SF Review #17, Aug 1976

Book Review: The Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem
Delap's F & SF Review #18, Sep 1976

Book Review: No Time Like Tomorrow by Brian W. Aldiss
Delap's F & SF Review #19, Oct 1976

Book Review: Not to Mention Camels by R. A. Lafferty
Delap's F & SF Review #20, Nov 1976

Book Review: The Fifth Head of Cerberus by Gene Wolfe
Delap's F & SF Review #20, Nov 1976 [ARFMR]

Book Reviews: Lone Star Universe edited by George W. Proctor & Steven Utley; Cloned Lives by Pamela Sargent
Delap's F & SF Review #21, Dec 1976

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7
7
 

Book Reviews: The Pastel City by M. John Harrison; The Best of Damon Knight
Delap's F & SF Review #22, Jan 1977

Book Review: The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
Delap's F & SF Review #24, Mar 1977 [ARFMR]

F & SF Competition 15 - Retranslated SF Titles (contest entry)
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Apr 1977 *

Book Review: The Worlds of Fritz Leiber
Delap's F & SF Review #25, Apr 1977

Book Reviews: The Best from the Rest of the World edited by Donald A. Wollheim; The Best of C. M. Kornbluth
Delap's F & SF Review #26, May 1977

Book Review: Aniara by Harry Martinson
Delap's F & SF Review #27, Jun 1977

On Reviewing and Being Reviewed
Shayol #1, Nov 1977 [ARFMR]

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7
8
 

Book Reviews: A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick; Memoirs Found in a Bathtub by Stanislaw Lem; The Collected Tales of A. E. Coppard
Delap's F & SF Review #29, Feb 1978

Book Reviews: Or All the Seas With Oysters by Avram Davidson; Islands by Marta Randall
Delap's F & SF Review #30, Mar/Apr 1978

Mother Bitter, Afraid Over Son's 'Shine Death
Columbus Ledger, May 25 1978

Rattin' Song Tells It Right
Columbus Ledger, Jun 22 1978

Who Needs Television with Reality Around?
Columbus Ledger, Jul 11 1978

Man, Wife Take Feared Rabies Shots
Columbus Ledger, Jul 20 1978

An Interview with Michael Bishop
Pretentious SF Quarterly #2, Summer 1978

Encounter of a Wee Kind 1
Columbus Ledger, Aug 29 1978 [ARFMR]

Evangels of Hope
Foundation #14, Sep 1978 * [ARFMR]

Neighbors: Cataula, Georgia
Columbus Ledger, Sep 1 1978

Jamie's Rite of Passage
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine, Sep 3 1978

The Knack and How to Get It. See?
SFWA Bulletin, Fall 1978 [ARFMR]

Jogging Bard
Columbus Ledger, Dec 5 1978

1
9
7
9
 

Acknowledgments
Catacomb Years (MB), Jan 1979

Neighbors: Pine Mountain, Georgia
Columbus Ledger, Mar 2 1979

People Fill Waiting List for Sausage
Columbus Ledger, Mar 12 1979

Introduction to Ubik 2
Ubik by Philip K. Dick, Apr 1979 * [ARFMR]

Conversations with Furthermore B. Havyes 1
Thrust #12, Summer 1979 [ARFMR]

Cancer Clinic Series 3
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Jun 17 1979

Critics' Night at the Sci-Fi Bistro
Thrust #13, Fall 1979 [ARFMR]

Cleaning and painting a water tank 4
Columbus Ledger, Oct 11 1979

Hearn Stone's Value Cited at Conference
Columbus Ledger, Oct 19, 1979

Bounty Made for Small Town
Columbus Ledger, Nov 2 1979

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9
8
0
 

Author's Note
Eyes of Fire (MB), Jan 1980 [ARFMR]

Atrophy, A Trophy, and Me
Fan Plus #1, Jan 1980

Books [reviews]
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan 1980

In Dark Corners of the Universe [reviews]
Book World, Mar 23 1980

Oh, to be a Blurber! 5
Thrust #14, Spring 1980 [ARFMR]

Book Review: The Ringworld Engineers by Larry Niven
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 11, 1980

Books [reviews]
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jun 1980

Believers and Heretics: An Episcopal Bull
Foundation #19, Jun 1980 [ARFMR]

Book Review: The Shadow of the Torturer by Gene Wolfe
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jun 29 1980 * [ARFMR]

Crazy Diamonds: "Sweet Virginia" by Alan Bechtold
Empire for the SF Writer #20, Summer 1980

A Speculation of SF Writers 6
[Dozois / Elgin / Utley / Watson]
Thrust #15, Summer 1980 * [ARFMR]

Capitol Assets
Atlanta Weekly, Sep 7 1980

Gene Wolfe as Hero
Thrust #16, Fall 1980 [ARFMR]

Crazy Diamonds:"The Broken Lady" by Kevin A. Lyons
Empire for the SF Writer #21, Fall 1980

Book Review: Timescape by Gregory Benford
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Dec 28, 1980 [ARFMR]

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8
1
 

Book Review: Wild Seed by Octavia Butler
Foundation #21, Feb 1981 [ARFMR]

Book Review: On Wings of Song by Thomas M. Disch
Libertarian Review, Mar 1981 [ARFMR]

Book Review: VALIS by Philip K. Dick
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Mar 1, 1981 *

Lucy in the Mud With Footprints
Book World, Mar 15 1981 [ARFMR]

Marvels and Monsters from the Wells Spring [reviews]
Book World, Mar 22 1981

Book Review: Neighboring Lives by Thomas M. Disch & Charles Naylor
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Apr 26, 1981 [ARFMR]

Crazy Diamonds: "The Pragmatic Adaptives" by Fred Singer
Empire for the SF Writer #24, Summer 1981

A Reverie for Mister Ray 7
Thrust #17, Summer 1981 [ARFMR]

Book Review: New Dimensions 12 edited by Marta Randall & Robert Silverberg
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jul 19, 1981 *

Book Review: Love and Terror by William Herrick
Washington Post, Jul 23 1981

Book Review: Cujo by Stephen King
Book World, Aug 23 1981

Ink and Inspiration Among the Soft Sciences
Empire for the SF Writer #26, Winter 1981 [ARFMR]

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8
2
 

Preface
Blooded on Arachne (MB), Jan 1982

Books [reviews]
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Jan 1982

Book Review: Where the Time Winds Blow by Robert Holdstock
Foundation #24, Feb 1982

Science Fiction [reviews]
Book World, Feb 28 1982

Author's Note
No Enemy But Time (MB), Apr 1982

Book Review: Lightning Bird: The Story of One Man's Journey Into Africa's Past by Lyall Watson
Book World, May 23 1982

Beyond the Bokanovsky Process
Parsec #1, Jun 1982

Science Fiction [reviews]
Book World, Dec 26 1982

Crazy Diamonds: "Succession" by Gary Raham
Empire for the SF Writer #30, Winter 1982

 
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8
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Book Review: Little Big by John Crowley
Foundation #27, Feb 1983 [ARFMR]

[Introductions to the stories, written with Ian Watson]
Changes (MB, edited with Ian Watson), Jul 1983

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8
4
 

NASA turns old dreams into reality 8
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Feb 12 1984 * [ARFMR]

Book Review: Myths of the Near Future by J. G. Ballard
Foundation #30, Mar 1984 [ARFMR]

Light Years and Dark: Science Fiction Since 1960
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Apr 1984 [ARFMR]

A Self-Interview Update
Thrust #20, Summer 1984

The Arts: Books [The Speculative Writing of William Golding] 9
Omni, Sep 1984 [ARFMR]

Introduction [and introductions to the individual stories]
Light Years and Dark (MB), Nov 1984

Mysteries of the Rift Valley [reviews]
Book World, Nov 11 1984 [ARFMR]

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8
5
 

Book Review: Empire of the Sun by J. G. Ballard
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Feb 3 1985 [ARFMR]

Southwords: A Southern Custom, Civilized and Courtly 7
Atlanta Weekly , May 19 1985

All That Glitters is Not Golding...Or Bishop Either 9
Thrust #22, Summer 1985 [ARFMR]

Kurt Vonnegut and the Next Million Years
Book World, Sep 22 1985 * [ARFMR]

Book Review: Contact by Carl Sagan
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct 27 1985 * [ARFMR]

Introduction: Bringing It All Back Home 10
Byte Beautiful by James Tiptree, Jr., Nov 1985 * [ARFMR]

Book Review: Death is a Lonely Business by Ray Bradbury
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Nov 28 1985 * [ARFMR]

Why I Write
Southline, Dec 4 1985

Potpourri: 1) Philip K. Dick; 2) Prospectus for No Enemy But Time; 3) The Untethered Spacewalk
Thrust #23, Winter 1985 [ARFMR]

 
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8
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The Cabinet of Angela Carter
Book World, Aug 10 1986

A Jeremiad, Three Reviews, and a Postscript
Thrust #25, Winter 1986 [ARFMR]

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8
7
 

Nebula Wars: The Importance of Being More Than Earnest
Thrust #26, Spring 1987

Foreword
The Jaguar Hunter by Lucius Shepard, May 1987

Mating Rituals of the Anthropologist (review of The Female of the Species by Lionel Shriver) [ARFMR]
Book World, Jun 30 1987

Saluting Pamela Sargent 11
Thrust #27, Summer 1987 * [ARFMR]

Acknowledgments
The Secret Ascension (MB), Nov 1987

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8
8
 

A Reply to Orson Scott Card
Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, May 1988

Book Review: The Day of Creation by J. G. Ballard
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 8 1988 * [ARFMR]

Author's Note
Unicorn Mountain (MB), Jun 1988

Book Review: The Toynbee Convector by Ray Bradbury
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aug 7 1988 * [ARFMR]

First Novel, Seventh Novel: A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire 12
Thrust #31, Fall 1988 * [ARFMR]

Book Review: Hallapoosa by Robert Newton Peck
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Oct 23 1988

Tipper's Canoe: A Campaign Fantasy
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 1988

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8
9
 

Hunkered Down on Pine Mountain
Mother Earth News #115, Jan/Feb 1989 *

Introduction
Nebula Awards 23 (MB), Apr 1989

An Uplifting Ride Across Georgia
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aug 13 1989

Children Who Survive: An Autobiographical Meditation on Horror Fiction 13
Amazing Stories, Sep 1989 * [ARFMR]

The Fate of the Primate (review of The Deluge and the Ark: A Journey into Primate Worlds by Dale Peterson
Washington Post, Sep 22 1989 * [ARFMR]

Introduction 14
More Than Human by Theodore Sturgeon, Nov 1989 * [ARFMR]

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9
0
 

Classics Illustrated: A Bridge from Comics to Literature
Atlanta Constitution, Feb 28 1990 [ARFMR]

Note on "The Ommatidium Miniatures"
SFWA Bulletin #107, Spring 1990

Introduction
Nebula Awards 24 (MB), Apr 1990

Should SFWA Abolish the Nebula Awards?
Amazing Stories, May 1990

Foreword: Write Like Dozois? I Can't Even Say His Name
Slow Dancing Through Time by Gardner R. Dozois, May 1990

Introduction 15
Emphatically Not SF, Almost (MB), Dec 1990 *

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1
 

Introduction
Nebula Awards 25 (MB), Apr 1991

Upbeat Apocalypse (review of Mister Touch by Malcolm Bosse)
New York Times Book Review, May 19 1991 * [ARFMR]

Along the Edge of Africa (review of Brazzaville Beach by William Boyd)
Book World, Jun 2 1991 * [ARFMR]

A Concert on Sunday, October 28, 1990
Quantum #39, Summer 1991

Inconvenient Invitations (book reviews)
Quantum #40, Fall 1991 [ARFMR]

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9
2
 

Living by the Word: A Personal History of the 1992 Townsend Fiction Awards
Readercon 5 Program Book, Jul 1992 *

"Go, Nad! Go, Nad! Go, Nad!": An Afterword to an Introduction 10
Readercon 5 Program Book, Jul 1992 * [ARFMR]

James Tiptree, Jr., Is Racoona Sheldon Is Alice B. Sheldon Is Alli is... 10
Quantum #42, Summer/Fall 1992 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Will the Last Person to Leave the Planet Please Shut Off the Sun? by Mike Resnick
Science Fiction Age, Nov 1992

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9
3
 

Book Review: Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Science Fiction Age, Jan 1993 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Full Spectrum 4 edited by Lou Aronica, Amy Stout & Betsy Mitchell
Science Fiction Age, May 1993

Preface
Confederacy of the Dead edited by Richard Gilliam, Martin H. Greenberg, and Edward E. Kramer, Jun 1993 [ARFMR]

Goodbye Thrust, Farewell Quantum: A Personal Retrospective
Quantum #43/44, Spring/Summer 1993

Read This: An Extended-Play Self-Indulgence
The New York Review of Science Fiction #61, Sep 1993

Book Review: The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami
The New York Review of Science Fiction #65, Jan 1994 [ARFMR]

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9
4
 

James Morrow and Towing Jehovah
The New York Review of Science Fiction #67, Mar 1994 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Antiquities: Seven Stories by John Crowley
The New York Review of Science Fiction #68, Apr 1994 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Green Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Science Fiction Age, May 1994 [ARFMR]

Author's Note [on "Cri de Coeur"]
Asimov's Science Fiction, Sep 1994

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9
5
 

A Larger Sky
The New York Review of Science Fiction #77, Jan 1995 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Land O' Goshen by Charles McNair
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jan 1 1995 * [ARFMR]

Trail opera serves offbeat stew (review of Redeye: A Western by Clyde Edgerton)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 7 1995 [ARFMR]

Roger Zelazny: An Appreciation
Locus #415, Aug 1995

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9
6
 

Book Review: Atlantis: Three Tales by Samuel R. Delany
The New York Review of Science Fiction #90, Feb 1996 [ARFMR]

The Panther and the Unicorn: An Anecdote
The New York Review of Science Fiction #91, Mar 1996

Read This
The New York Review of Science Fiction #92, Apr 1996

Book Review: Blue Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
Science Fiction Age, Jul 1996 [ARFMR]

 
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9
7
 

Military Brat: A Memoir
Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Volume 26, 1997 [ARFMR]

Preface
Ghost Seas by Steven Utley, Sep 1997

 
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9
8
 

A snide crack falls flat when the subject is life
Atlanta Constitution, Aug 5, 1998

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9
9
 

Book Review: Ingenious Pain by Andrew Miller
The New York Review of Science Fiction #126, Feb 1999 [ARFMR]

Jim Turner: An Appreciation
Locus Online, May 1999

Fadiman opened up a world of literature
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jul 4 1999 [ARFMR]

Book Review: The Twinkling of an Eye by Brian W. Aldiss
The New York Review of Science Fiction #133, Sep 1999 [ARFMR]

104 Really Cool Works of Twentieth-Century Fiction in English
OPB Calendar of Days 2000, Sep 1999 [ARFMR]

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0
0
0
 

Book Review: California Sorcery edited by William F. Nolan and William Schafer
The New York Review of Science Fiction #139, Mar 2000

James Morrow's Antidote X: Speculative Satire (review of The Eternal Footman)
The New York Review of Science Fiction #143, Jul 2000 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Nightfishing in Great Sky River by David Lunde
The New York Review of Science Fiction #145, Sept 2000 [ARFMR]

Flannery and Me
OPB Calendar of Days 2001, Sep 2000 [ARFMR]

Foreword: The Once and Future Andy Duncan
Beluthahatchie and Other Stories by Andy Duncan, Nov 2000 [ARFMR]

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0
0
1
 

Book Review: A Dream of the Tattered Man by Randolph Loney
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Apr 15 2001 * [ARFMR]

Book Review: The Wooden Sea by Jonathan Carroll
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jul 1 2001 * [ARFMR]

David Hartwell
Readercon 13 Souvenir Book, Jul 13 2001 [ARFMR]

Introduction: The Last Day of July 16
Strange Days by Gardner Dozois, Aug 2001 [ARFMR]

"Sitting in the Sun in the Waist-High Grass" 16
The New York Review of Science Fiction #159, Nov 2001 [ARFMR]

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0
0
2
 

Salt-Water Taffy and the Pompatics [Introduction]
A Year in Linear City by Paul Di Filippo, Apr 2002 [ARFMR]

Writing Science Fiction As If It Mattered
The Official Michael Bishop Website, Oct 2002 * [ARFMR]

Book Review: Green Boy by Susan Cooper
The New York Review of Science Fiction #170, Oct 2002

Fiction-writing Rules
On Spec #51, Win 2002

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0
0
3
 

Afterword: A Lingering Incandescence
The New York Review of Science Fiction #176, Apr 2003 *

Howard's Generosity
Readercon 15 Souvenir Book, Jul 2003 [ARFMR]

Book Review: My Father's Ghost by Suzy McKee Charnas
The New York Review of Science Fiction #180, Aug 2003 [ARFMR]

Tentative Episcopal Pointers
On Spec #53, Sum 2003

Celebrating Jack McDevitt
Philcon 2003 Program Book, Dec 2003 [ARFMR]

Recalling Cody 17
The Chattahoochee Review, Fall 2003

2
0
0
4
 

Book Review: The Poets' Grimm edited by Jeanne Marie Beaumont and Claudia Carlson
The New York Review of Science Fiction #189, May 2004

Book Review: He Do the Time Police in Different Voices by David Langford
The New York Review of Science Fiction #192, Aug 2004 [ARFMR]

Book Review: Saints at the River by Ron Rash
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Aug 12 1004

"I'm Nobody's Puppet!": The Philip Lawson Interview [with Paul Di Filippo]
The New York Review of Science Fiction #195, Nov 2004 *

2
0
0
5
 

Introduction to George Alec Effinger's "The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything"
Live! From Planet Earth by George Alec Effinger, May 2005 [ARFMR]

Litte, Big, Witless, Wise: The Disquieting Allure of Gulliver's Travels *
A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005 [ARFMR]

Book Review: In the Palace of Repose by Holly Phillips
The New York Review of Science Fiction #205, Sep 2005

Rogerian Modes of Discourse: An Overture (introduction)
The Keyhole Opera by Bruce Holland Rogers, Nov 2005 *

2
0
0
6
 

Weary souls journey toward dead of battle (review of The Judas Field by Howard Bahr)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jul 23, 2006

2
0
0
7
 

An Epistle to the Curious (introduction)
A Cross of Centuries (MB), Apr 2007

Borderless stories run odd, deep, delightful (review of Interfictions edited by Delia Sherman and Theodora Goss)
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 20, 2007 *

A Fitting Memorial to Those We Lost (essay)
Washington Post, Aug 5, 2007

The Orchid Forest: A Metafactual Narrative Introduction
The Crystal Cosmos by Rhys Hughes, Dec 2007 *

2
0
0
8
 

Book Review: The SFWA European Hall of Fame edited by James Morrow and Kathryn Morrow
The New York Review of Science Fiction #234, Feb 2008

2
0
0
9
 

Goodbye to Tom Disch (essay)
Readercon 20 Program Book, Jul 9, 2009 *

Readercon 5 Redux: A Belated Con Report (essay)
Readercon 20 Program Book, Jul 9, 2009

The Mask Behind the Face (introduction) (with Steven Utley)
Passing for Human, Sep 2009

Not a Household Name? (essay)
2009 World Fantasy Convention Program Book, Oct 2009

2
0
1
0
 

When the Moviegoer Awakes: Revisiting Sleeper at Age Sixty-Four (essay)
The New York Review of Science Fiction #257, Jan 2010 *

2
0
1
2
 

Hyping Brittle Innings: A Book Giveaway at Golden Park in Columbus, Georgia, Spring 1994 (essay)
The New York Review of Science Fiction #291, Nov 2012

2
0
1
3
 

Book Review: The Village Sang to the Sea: A Memoir of Magic by Bruce McAllister
The New York Review of Science Fiction #300, Aug 2013

Italcon 39: Before, During, and After: A Personal Perspective (essay)
Locus Online, Aug 30 2013

Unaimed Prayers: The Silurian Tales of Steven Utley (essay/review of The 400-Million Year Itch and Invisible Kingdoms by Steven Utley)
The New York Review of Science Fiction #303, Nov 2013 *

2
0
1
4
 

How I Both Wrote and Did Not Write a Horror Novel Called The Typing: An Author's Afterword, Thirty Years On
The New York Review of Science Fiction #311, Jul 2014 *

  Notes:
  1. "Encounter of a Wee Kind" [1978] was revised and reprinted as "Conversations with Furthermore B. Havyes" [1979]
  2. Reprinted as "In Pursuit of Ubik"
  3. Information from this article was incorporated into Who Made Stevie Crye?
  4. Information from this article was incorporated into No Enemy But Time
  5. Part II was reprinted with text corrected in Thrust #15, Summer 1980
  6. A pre-publication of essays that were slightly revised for later reprint in Twentieth-Century Science-Fiction Writers [1981]
  7. Material from "A Reverie for Mister Ray" [1981] was revised for use in "Southwords: A Southern Custom, Civilized and Courtly" [1985]
  8. Reprinted as "The Untethered Spacewalk" [1985]
  9. Text was restored and reprinted as part of "All That Glitters is Not Golding...Or Bishop Either" [1985]
  10. "Bringing It All Back Home" [1985] and "Go, Nad! Go, Nad! Go, Nad!": An Afterword to an Introduction [1992] were reprinted as "James Tiptree, Jr., Is Racoona Sheldon Is Alice B. Sheldon Is Alli Is..." [1992]
  11. A pre-publication of the foreword to The Best of Pamela Sargent [1987]
  12. A pre-publication of the introduction to the revised version of A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire [1989]
  13. A pre-publication of the introduction to Horror Literature: A Reader's Guide and Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide [both 1990]
  14. Reprinted as "More Than a Masterpiece?" [1990]
  15. Reprinted as "Emphatically Not SF, Almost" [1991]
  16. The introductory essay to Dozois's story "The Last Day of July" was included in the subsequently published essay "Sitting in the Sun in the Waist-High Grass" [2001]
  17. Mistakenly entitled "Cody Philyaw, From His Stetson Down" in the Table of Contents

Note: The articles published in Thrust [later Quantum] starting with issue 13 appeared under the column title "Pitching Pennies Against the Starboard Bulkhead".

 

Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins

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