Category Archives: Articles

Articles 1960-1964

1960 “The Penultimate Word” Collage #1 (Chicago, 1960) poetry column “The Penultimate Word” Collage #2 (Chicago, 1960) 1962 “The Gallatin Plan: or, the Coming Triumph of Bureaucracy.” Counterpoint: a Journal of Political and Social Thought. New York: New York University (Spring 1962: Vol 1, #1). With Thomas M Disch. 1964 “Report from Zurich” Current Account […]

Articles 1965

1965 “Abortions: a Private Matter” Varsity 8 January 1965 “Bus-driver’s Holiday” Varsity 22 January 1965 “U of T is Bush League” Varsity 29 January 1965 “Help We’re Squashed” Varsity 12 February 1965 “University `Working’ on Discrimination” Varsity 26 February 1965 “Got the Blues, Buddy?” Varsity 5 March 1965 “Metro Like Mets” Varsity 19 March 1965

Articles 1966-1969

1966 “If You Like James Bond, You’re for the Real World” Varsity 4 November 1966 Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988) “The Merry Marvel Marching Society” Varsity 25 November 1966 Three Blockbusters in an Odd Year” The Toronto Star 26 November 1966 year roundup 1967 “Complaints” Varsity 10 February 1967 “Replying to Critics” Varsity 10 February 1967 “Editorial” […]

Articles 1974-1979

1974 “H G Wells Poses for Utopia” piece written for The New Improved Sun. unpublished. 1975 “Trope Exposure” New Worlds Quarterly 9 1975 Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988) “The Howard Hughes Hoax” written circa 1975 for Marshall Cavendish/Yvonne Deutch; not known if published 1977 “The Repossession of Jerry Cornelius” The Cornelius Chronicles (Avon, 1977) by Michael Moorcock […]

Articles 1981-1982

1981 “The Identity of E V Odle” Science Fiction Studies “On Thomas M Disch” Yorcon 2 (Yorcon, 1981) ed Alan Dorey 1982 “Not the Kurt Vonnegut Jr” Channelcon Programme Book (Channelcon, 1982) ed Coral and Robert Jackson On John Sladek “James Blish” Science Fiction Writers (Scribners, 1982) ed E F Bleiler Science Fiction Writers (Scribners, […]

Articles 1983

1983 “Ken Bulmer” Beccon 198 “The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever” [by Stephen Donaldson] Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature (Salem, 1983) ed Frank N Magill “The Crock of Gold” [by James Stephens] Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature (Salem, 1983) ed Frank N Magill “Elidor” [by Alan Garner] Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature (Salem, 1983) […]

Articles 1985

1985 “Introduction” Interzone: the 1st Anthology (Dent, 1985) “Gene Wolfe” Aussiecon Two (1985) Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988) “Sturgeon Remembered” Vector August 1985 “Robert Aickman” Supernatural Fiction Writers (Scribners, 1985) ed E F Bleiler Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988) revised Supernatural Fiction Writers (Gale, 2002) ed Richard Bleiler further revised “Walter de la Mare” Supernatural Fiction Writers (Scribners, 1985) […]

Articles 1986-1988

1986 article for driffs on science fiction ????? Frank Herbert title: “Dunes of glory” Guardian 13 February 1986 obit “headnote for SFRA anthology on John Varley’s “Options” ?????? “Untitled essay on Gene Wolfe” Strokes (Seattle:Serconia, 1988) only piece original to this volume “Unexpected Pleasures” Radio Times (27 September–3 October 1986) piece on Roald Dahl 1987 […]

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 […]