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Writings About His Own Work

(Alphabetical by Title of the Work)

About "Apartheid, Superstrings and Mordecai Thubana"

  1. Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America #115 (Daniel Hatch)
    [SFWA], Spring 1992; p. 10

About "The Life Regarded as a Puzzle of Highly Lustrous Cats"

  1. The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Bulletin #119 (Daniel Hatch)
    [SFWA], Spring 1993; p. 6

About "The Ommatidium Miniatures"

  1. Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America #107 (George Zebrowski, Pamela Sargent & Ian Watson)
    [SFWA], Spring 1990; p. 5

Acknowledgments

  1. Catacomb Years (MB); Jan 1979; pp. 5 - 6

Acknowledgments

  1. The Secret Ascension (MB); Nov 1987; pp. ix - x

An Afterword to "Blooded on Arachne"

  1. Epoch (Roger Elwood & Robert Silverberg)
    • New York: Berkley/Putnam [hc]; Oct 1975
    • New York: Berkley/Putnam [book club edition published by Doubleday] [hc]; Feb 1976; p. 363
    • New York: Berkley 03315 [pb]; Feb 1977; pp. 344 - 345

Alien Graffiti: Author's Apologia

  1. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Atrophy, A Trophy, and Me

  1. Fan Plus #1 (David Pettus)
    [Loretto TN: David Pettus], Jan 1980; pp. 11 - 12

Author's Note

  1. Eyes of Fire (MB); Jan 1980

Author's Note

  1. No Enemy But Time (MB); Apr 1982; pp. 7 - 8

Author's Note

  1. Unicorn Mountain (MB); Jun 1988; pp. ix - x

Author's Note [on "Cri de Coeur"]

  1. Asimov's Science Fiction (Gardner Dozois)
    [New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Magazines], Sep 1994; p. 165

Beyond the Bokanovsky Process

  1. Parsec #1 (Robert Mack Hester & David Pettus)
    [Russellville AL: Robert Mack Hester], Jun 1982

Believers and Heretics: An Episcopal Bull (which last word may be defined as the reader likes)

  1. Foundation #19 (Malcolm Edwards)
    [Dagenham UK: SF Foundation, North East London Polytechnic], Jun 1980; pp 54 - 61
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Children Who Survive: An Autobiographical Meditation on Horror Fiction

  1. Amazing Stories (Patrick Lucien Price)
    [Lake Geneva WI: TSR, Inc.], Sep 1989; pp. 73 - 82
  2. Horror Literature: A Reader's Guide (Neil Barron)
    • New York: Garland Publishing [hc]; Mar 1990; pp. xvii - xxvii
  3. Fantasy Literature: A Reader's Guide (Neil Barron)
    • New York: Garland Publishing [hc]; Mar 1990; pp. xvii - xxvii
  4. Quantum #41 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Winter/Spring 1992; pp. 5 - 8
  5. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Critics' Night at the Sci-Fi Bistro

  1. Thrust #13 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Reston VA: Thrust Publications], Fall 1979; pp. 19 - 22
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

David Hartwell

  1. Readercon 13 Souvenir Book (Bob Colby & Sheila Lightsey)
    [Burlington MA: Readercon Inc.], Jul 13 2001; p. 24
  2. [as "Rescue Me!"]
    A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Emphatically Not SF, Almost [see Introduction to...]

An Epistle to the Curious

  1. A Cross of Centuries (MB); Apr 2007; pp. xiii - xix

Fiction-writing Rules

  1. On Spec #51 (Diane L. Walton)
    [Edmonton AB: The Copper Pig Writers' Society], Win 2002; pp. 45 - 49

First Novel, Seventh Novel: A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire

  1. Thrust #31 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Fall 1988; pp. 5 - 8
  2. A Funeral for the Eyes of Fire (MB), Jun 1989; pp. 7 - 20
  3. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Goodbye Thrust, Farewell Quantum: A Personal Retrospective

  1. Quantum #43/44 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Spring/Summer 1993; pp. 49, 50, 66 & 69

How I Both Wrote and Did Not Write a Horror Novel Called The Typing: An Author's Afterword, Thirty Years On

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #311 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Yonkers NY: Burrowing Wombat Press], Jul 2014; pp. 21 - 23
  2. Who Made Stevie Crye (MB), Kudzu Planet Productions; Aug 2014; pp. 294 - 300
  3. SF Commentary #89 (Bruce Gillespie)
    [Greensborough, Victoria, Australia: Bruce Gillespie], May 2015; pp. 59 -62

Hyping Brittle Innings: A Book Giveaway at Golden Park in Columbus, Georgia, Spring 1994

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #291 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Yonkers NY: Burrowing Wombat Press], Nov 2012; pp. 22 - 23

"I'm Nobody's Puppet!": The Philip Lawson Interview
[written with Paul Di Filippo]

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #195 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Pleasantville NY: Dragon Press], Nov 2004; pp. 21 -
  2. Families Are Murder (MB), Jan 2005; pp. 5 - 9

Ink and Inspiration Among the Soft Sciences

  1. Empire for the SF Writer #26 (Mary Kittredge)
    [New Haven CT], Winter 1981
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

An Interview with Michael Bishop (self-interview)

  1. Pretentious Science Fiction Quarterly #2 (Michael Ward)
    [Cupertino CA: Michael Ward], Summer 1978; pp 6 - 7 [illustrated by Greg Bear]

Introduction

  1. Emphatically Not SF, Almost (MB), Dec 1990; pp. 1 - 8
  2. [as Emphatically Not SF, Almost]
    Quantum #38 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Winter 1991; pp. 7 - 9

The Knack and How to Get It. See?

  1. Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America #68 (John F. Carr)
    [SFWA], Fall 1978; pp. 14 - 16
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Lament of a Sci-Fi Poet

  1. The Internet Review of Science Fiction [webzine], Jan 2007
    [Online Publication]

Letter

(letter in response to John Curlovich's review of "On the Street of the Serpents" in the previous issue)

  1. The Spanish Inquisition #5 (Jerry Kaufman & Suzanne Tompkins)
    [New York: Jerry Kaufman & Suzanne Tompkins], Jun 1975

Letter

(letter to the editor concerning the article "On Serendipity" by William Rotsler, published in the January, 1979 issue)

  1. Locus (Charles N. Brown)
    [Oakland CA: Locus Publications], Feb 1979; p. 13

Letter

(letter to the editor concerning the erroneous report about the rarity of the hardcover edition of Catacomb Years)

  1. Locus (Charles N. Brown)
    [Oakland CA: Locus Publications], May 1979; p. 11

Letters [Pre-Publication and Post-Publication]

(correspondence with Priest concerning "Dogs' Lives" non-publication in Harlan Ellison's The Last Dangerous Visions)

  1. The Last Deadloss Visions (Christopher Priest)
    • England: Christopher Priest [pamphlet]; 1987
    • [as The Book on the Edge of Forever]
      Seattle WA: Fantagraphics Books [trade pb]; Jun 1994

Letter

(letter in response to an article ["The New Generation Gap"] by Kathryn Cramer in the previous issue)

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #12 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Pleasantville NY: Dragon Press], Aug 1989; p. 12

A Lingering Incandescence: Notes About the Stories

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #176 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Pleasantville NY: Dragon Press], Apr 2003; pp. 1, 8 - 10
  2. Brighten to Incandescence (MB), Jun 2003; pp. 284 - 295

Military Brat: A Memoir

  1. Contemporary Authors Autobiography Series, Volume 26
    [Detroit MI: Gale Research], 1997
  2. A Michael Bishop Bibliography (Michael H. Hutchins)
    Online (excerpts), 1999
  3. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Oh, to be a Blurber!

  1. Thrust #14 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Reston VA: Thrust Publications], Spring 1980; pp. 20 - 22 +
  2. [Part II, text corrected]
    Thrust #15 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Reston VA: Thrust Publications], Summer 1980; p. 24
  3. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

On Reviewing and Being Reviewed

(transcript of a speech delivered in April, 1977 at SolarCon, El Paso TX)

  1. Shayol #1 (Pat Cadigan)
    [Kansas City MO: Flight Unlimited], Nov 1977; pp. 24 - 27
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Preface

  1. Blooded on Arachne (MB), Jan 1982; pp. ix - xiii

Prospectus for No Enemy But Time

  1. Thrust #23 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Winter 1985; pp. 5 - 8
  2. [as Prospectus for a Novel of Human Prehistory, or The Origins of No Enemy But Time ]
    A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Readercon 5 Redux: A Belated Con Report

  1. Readercon 20 Program Book
    [Worcester MA: Readercon 20], Jul 2009

A Reply to Orson Scott Card

(Response to Card's review of The Secret Ascension in F & SF, Feb 1988)

  1. Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (Edward L. Ferman)
    [Cornwall CT: Mercury Press], May 1988; pp. 85 - 87

A Self-Interview Update

  1. Thrust #20 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Summer 1984; pp. 8 - 10

Story Notes

  1. The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy (MB) (Michael H. Hutchins, ed.), Nov 2011; pp. 505 - 523

Tentative Episcopal Pointers

  1. On Spec #53 (Diane L. Walton)
    [Edmonton AB: The Copper Pig Writers' Society], Sum 2003

Why I Write

  1. Southline
    [ ], Dec 4 1985

Writing Science Fiction As If It Mattered: A Self-Interview

(Transcript of a speech given at Georgia State University, September 23, 2002)

  1. The Official Michael Bishop Website
    Online Publication Oct 2002
  2. The New York Review of Science Fiction #172 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Pleasantville NY: Dragon Press], Dec 2002; pp. 1 + 6-7
  3. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005


Other Essays, News Stories, and Feature Articles

(Alphabetical by Title of the Work)

All That Glitters is Not Golding...Or Bishop Either
(essay)

  1. Thrust #22 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Summer 1985; pp. 9 - 12
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Bounty Made for Small Town
(feature article)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Nov 2 1979

Callaway Cancer Clinic Is Among Most Modern [see Cancer Clinic Series]

Cancer Clinic Series
(includes "Callaway Cancer Clinic Is Among Most Modern"; "Clinic Provides Special Machine"; "Futuristic Machines Are Healer's Arsenal")

  1. Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
    [Columbus GA], Jun 17 1979
  2. Information incorporated into Who Made Stevie Crye?, Sep 1984

Capitol Assets
(feature article)

  1. Atlanta Weekly (Andrew Sparks)
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Sep 7 1980; pp. 6 - 7

Classics Illustrated: A Bridge from Comics to Literature

  1. Atlanta Constitution
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Feb 28 1990; Sect A, Page 9
  2. [as A Classic Affair]
    A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Cleaning and painting a water tank
(two feature articles)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Oct 11 1979
  2. Information incorporated into No Enemy But Time, Apr 1982

Clinic Provides Special Machine [see Cancer Clinic Series]

A Concert on Sunday, October 28, 1990
(essay/memoir)

  1. Quantum #39 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Summer 1991; pp. 15 - 16

Encounter of a Wee Kind
(feature article)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Aug 29 1978
  2. [revised; as Conversations with Furthermore B. Havyes]
    Thrust #12 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Reston VA: Thrust Publications], Summer 1979; pp. 22 - 23
  3. [revised]
    A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Fadiman opened up a world of literature
(feature article)

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers, Inc.], Jul 4 1999; p. K11
  2. [as "An Art is Something You Have to Learn"]
    A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

F & SF Competition 15 - Retranslated SF Titles
(contest entry)

  1. Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (Edward L. Ferman)
    [Cornwall CT: Mercury Press], Apr 1977; p. 159
  2. The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, 23rd Series (Edward L. Ferman)
    • Garden City NY: Doubleday & Co. [hc]; May 1980; p. 89
    • New York: Ace 05484 [pb]; Dec 1981

A Fitting Memorial to Those We Lost
(opinion piece)

  1. The Washington Post
    [Washington DC: The Washington Post Co.], Aug 5 2007; p. B08
  2. Online Publication washingtonpost.com, Aug 5 2007

Futuristic Machines Are Healer's Arsenal [see Cancer Clinic Series]

Hearn Stone's Value Cited at Conference
(news story)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Oct 19 1979

Hunkered Down on Pine Mountain
(essay/memoir)

  1. Mother Earth News #115 (Bruce Woods)
    [Hendersonville NC: The Mother Earth News Partners], Jan/Feb 1989; pp. 75 - 77
  2. World Fantasy Convention '92 August Progress Report
    [Pine Mountain GA: World Fantasy Convention '92], Aug 1992

Italcon 39: Before, During, and After: A Personal Perspective
(essay)

  1. Locus Online (Mark R. Kelly)
    [Online publication], Aug 20 2013

Jamie's Rite of Passage
(feature article/memoir)

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution Magazine (Andrew Sparks)
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Sep 3 1978; pp. 8 + 27

Jogging Bard
(feature article)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Dec 5 1978

Letter: Jim Turner: An Appreciation

  1. Locus Online, May 1999 Link

Light Years and Dark: Science Fiction Since 1960
(transcript of a speech delivered on February 12, 1983 at Emory University, Atlanta GA)

  1. Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (Shawna McCarthy)
    [New York: Davis Publications], Apr 1984; pp. 46 - 64 [illustrated by Robert Walters]
  2. A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Living by the Word: A Personal History of the 1992 Townsend Fiction Awards
(essay)

  1. Readercon 5 Program Book (Eric Van & David Shaw)
    [Worcester MA: Readercon 5], Jul 1992; pp. 49 - 55
  2. The Chattahoochee Review, Vol. XIII No. 3 (Lamar York)
    [Dunwoody GA: DeKalb College], Spr 1993; pp. 1 - 12

Man, Wife Take Feared Rabies Shots
(news story)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Jul 20 1978

Mother Bitter, Afraid Over Son's 'Shine Death
(news story)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], May 25 1978

NASA turns old dreams into reality
(news article)

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Feb 12 1984; Section D, pp. 1 + 7
  2. [as The Untethered Spacewalk]
    Thrust #23 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Winter 1985; p. 8
  3. [as The Untethered Spacewalk by NASA]
    A Reverie for Mister Ray (MB), May 2005

Nebula Wars: The Importance of Being More Than Earnest
(essay)

  1. Thrust #26 (D. Douglas Fratz)
    [Gaithersburg MD: Thrust Publications], Spring 1987; 5 - 11

Neighbors: Cataula, Georgia
(three feature stories)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Sep 1 1978

Neighbors: Pine Mountain, Georgia
(four feature stories)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Mar 2 1979

The Panther and the Unicorn: An Anecdote
(essay)

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #91 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Pleasantville NY: Dragon Press], Mar 1996; p. 9

People Fill Waiting List for Sausage
(feature article)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Mar 12, 1979

Rattin' Song Tells It Right
(feature article)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Jun 22, 1978

Recalling Cody
(essay/memoir)

  1. The Chattahoochee Review Vol. XXIV, No. 1 (Lawrence Hetrick)
    [Dunwoody GA: Georgia Perimeter College], Fall 2003 [appeared in March, 2004]
    [mistakenly entitled "Cody Philyaw, From His Stetson Down" in the Table of Contents]

Sensible Gun Laws Needed
(opinion piece)

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Jan 10, 2008; p. A17

Should SFWA Abolish the Nebula Awards?
(essay)

  1. Amazing Stories (Patrick Lucien Price)
    [Lake Geneva WI: TSR, Inc.], May 1990; pp. 70 - 81

A snide crack falls flat when the subject is life
(op-ed piece)

  1. Atlanta Constitution
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Aug 5, 1998

Southwords: A Southern Custom, Civilized and Courtly
(essay; revises material from A Reverie for Mister Ray, 1981)

  1. Atlanta Weekly (Lee Walburn)
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], May 19 1985; pp. 13 + 32 + 34

Tipper's Canoe: A Campaign Fantasy
(political satire)

  1. Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
    [Columbus GA], 1988

The Untethered Spacewalk [see NASA turns old dreams into reality]

An Uplifting Ride Across Georgia
(feature article)

  1. Atlanta Journal-Constitution
    [Atlanta GA: Atlanta Newspapers Inc.], Aug 13 1989; Sect D, Page 1

When the Moviegoer Awakes: Revisiting Sleeper at Age Sixty-Four

  1. The New York Review of Science Fiction #257 (David G. Hartwell et al)
    [Pleasantville NY: Dragon Press], Jan 2010; pp. 13-14
  2. Cinema Futura: Essays on Favourite Science Fiction Movies (Mark Morris)
    • Hornsea UK: PS Publishing [978-1-84863-095-6] [hc], Sep 2010 (25.00); pp.

Who Needs Television with Reality Around?
(feature article)

  1. Columbus Ledger
    [Columbus GA], Jul 11 1978

 

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