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Articles 1989

1989 “Review: SF Novels of the Year” The Orbit Science Fiction Yearbook 2 (Futura, 1989) ed David Garnett Look at the Evidence (Seattle:Serconia, 1996) “M John Harrison: a Literary Appreciation” Contrivance ’89 (March 1989) essay in Eastercon programme book Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) final draft of Harrison essay; Eastercon printed first draft (my […]

Articles 1990

1990 “James Tiptree, Jr” in Her Smoke Rose Up Forever (Arkham House, 1990) by Tiptree as introduction to this collection in Readercon 5 Souvenir Book (1992) title: “Introduction of ‘Her Smoke Rose Up Forever’” GoH piece (honouring an eminent dead writer) Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) an introduction, slightly revised in James Tiptree Jr […]

Articles 1991

1991 “Kim Stanley Robinson” Capricorn XI (21-24 February 1991) piece in programme booklet “SF Novels of the Year” New Worlds 1 (Gollancz, 1991) ed David Garnett Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) “Mexicon Con Report” for Paul Brazier not published in full “On Being Criticized” Readercon 4 (1991) Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) “Introduction” […]

Articles 1992

1992 “Angela Carter, 1940-1992″ Ansible #56 (March 1992) obit “Isaac Asimov” Independent 7 April 1992 obit Fantasy Commentator #44 (1993) slightly revised “Herbert Rosendorfer” The Architect of Ruins (Dedalus, 1992) by Rosendorfer Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) an introduction “Fritz Leiber: 25 December 1910–5 September 1992″ The Independent 14 September 1992 obit “On Being […]

Articles 1993

1993 “Science Fiction Novels of the Year” New Worlds 3 (Gollancz, 1993) ed David Garnett Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) “John Hersey” The Independent (27 March 1993) obituary “On the Arthur C Clarke Award” Vector 173, June/July 1993 Look at the Evidence (Brooklyn:Serconia, 1996) “Introducing Charles Nodier” Charles Nodier, Smarra & Trilby (Dedalus, 1993) […]

Articles 1994

1994 “Anthony Burgess (1917-1993): an Appreciation” Locus ??? (January 1994) obit “Science Fiction and Fantasy” essay for Brown Publishing no record of publication; 5000 wds “Science Fiction” Encyclopedia of Time (New York: Garland, 1994) ed Samuel L Macey “Time Travel: Future” Encyclopedia of Time (New York: Garland, 1994) ed Samuel L Macey “Time Travel: Past” […]

Articles 1995

1995 “George Jeffery” The Book Collector January 1995 obit “Fables of Transcendence: The Challenge of Canadian Science Fiction” Out of this World (Quarry Press/National Library of Canada, 1995) ed Andrea Paradis Northern Suns (Tor, 1999) ed David Hartwell, Glenn Grant without subtitle “Roger Zelazny” The Guardian June 1995 obit “Bob Shaw” Essay for a convention […]

Articles 1996

1996 “’City’ and ‘Urban Fantasy’” Paradoxa, vol 2, #1 (1996), p19-26 entries from the then forthcoming Encyclopedia of Fantasy “Bob Shaw” Title: Guardian February 1996 obit “Introduction” Andrew Crumey, D’Alembert’s Principle (Dedalus, 1996)

Articles 1997

1997 “Untitled Piece on SF” TW Live Show Guide don’t know if this was published; see PIECES file under tworld.wp “Introduction: Time and the Human Condition” To Tales in Time (anth 1997) ed Peter Crowther “Science Fiction” Commissioned by Miles Foden of The Guardian, July 1997, but never published. Text in Pieces. “In the Beginning […]

Articles 1998

1998 “Opening the Gates” Paul Wake, Steve Andrews and Ariel, eds, Waterstone’s Guide to Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror (Waterstone’s Guides, 1998) introduction “Commentary on John B Watson and Behaviourism” Locus April 1998 “Foreword” E E Smith, Chronicles of the Lensmen vols 3/6 (Old Earth Books, 1998) “What I Did on my Summer Vacation” Paradoxa […]