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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
E.D.B.  Escapist, The  1953 FEB  pm  1st pub. in the San Francisco Chronicle; ps. for ?
   Solar Systems ...  1953 FEB  pm  1st pub. in the San Francisco Chronicle; ps. for ?
Eakin, William R.  Monogamy  1998 JUN  ss  lives in Arkansas, which serves as the inspiration for his Redgunk, MS, ser. of stories that have been pub. in RoF 1996 DEC, 1997 APR, OCT, 1998 APR, & in AMZ 1998 FLL, coll. in Redgunk Tales(2001); teaches humanities, philosophy at Univ. of the Ozarks
Eastlake, William  What Nice Hands Held  1961 JAN  ss  (1917-1997) 1st pub. in The Kenyon Review, 1960 SPR; has been pub. in PST, & has had 5 stories pub. in the Evergreen Review betw. 1967-1970
Easton, M. Coleman  Impersonations  1983 NOV  ss  (1942- ) also in F&SF under the ps. Coleman Brax, where all his biographic & bibliographic information may be found; his 1st pub. story was pub. under this ps. in F&SF 1980 JAN
Easton, Thomas A.  Gambling Man  1980 AUG  ss  (1944- ) 1st story in F&SF in Howie Wyman series, about inventive Howie & the mayor of a small Maine town; other stories in series in ANA 1980 MAY & JUN, AMZ 1981 NOV, & in Rigel 1981 SUM, & 1982 WIN; Easton lives in Belfast, ME
   Alas, Poor Yorick  1981 AUG  ss  2nd & last story in F&SF in Howie Wyman series; since 1978 OCT has contributed to book review column, "The Reference Library," in ANA , sometimes as Tom Easton
   Bung-Hole Caper, The  1982 APR  ss  has Biolog in ANA 1980 APR; has used the ps. Sam Atwood for a story & a poem in The Sterling Web 1990 SUM(his middle name is Atwood); has coll. Ten Science Fiction Stories(1989)
   Love Story, A  1983 MAY  ss  has Sparrowhawk series of sf novels, Sparrowhawk(ANA 1989 OCT-DEC; 1990; his 1st novel), Greenhouse(1991), Woodsman(1992), Tower of the Gods(1993), Seeds of Destiny(1994), all set in a world dominated by genetically engineered animals(Clute)
   Down on the Truck Farm  1990 MAR  ss  1st/only story in F&SF in Jimmy Brane ser., an "organic future" in which genetic engineers accomplish things as dog-like vehicles, etc; another story in ANA 1990 AUG; see article "Reality Check: Tom Easton's Gengineered Future" in Mindsparks 1994 FLL
   Micro Macho  1991 FEB  ss  has novel Silicon Karma(1995), in which a woman is copied into virtual reality, just as criminals begin siphoning memory away from the program(B&C); has nf book Periodic Stars(1997), which coll. his book reviews from ANA in the 1980s & 90s(B&C)
Ecklar, Julia  Promised Love  1993 SEP  ss  (1964- ) Ecklar W-1991 JWCA, Best New Author; has Star Trek Pocket #47: The Kobayashi Maru(1989); Noah's Ark ser., Blood Relations(1992), Ice Nights(1992), The Human Animal(1995), & Tide of Stars(1995); novel Regenesis(1995); see Biolog ANA 1991 SEP
Edghill, India  We Are the Dead ...  1999 APR  ss  lives in upstate NY; has sold short fiction to Catfantastic V(1999), Silver Birch, Blood Moon(1999), & to MZBFM 1999 SUM, etc; has novel Queenmaker: A Novel of King David's Queen in the Old Testament(2000); this story is dedicated to her father
Edmondson, G.C.  Technological Retreat  1956 MAY  ss  (1922-1995) working name for José Mario Garry Ordonez Edmondson y Cotton; born in Rachauchitlán, Tabasco, Mexico; received MD in Vienna, Austria, but never practiced; this story his 2nd sale, his 1st story pub. sf "Blessed Are the Meek" in ASF 1955 SEP
   Inferlab Project, The  1957 FEB  ss  lives in San Diego; he served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1942-46; he writes westerns under the ps. Kelly P. Gast, & under the house names J.B. Masterson & Jake Logan
   Status Quo Peddlers, The  1957 APR  ss 
   Rescue  1957 JUN  ss 
   Renaissance  1957 DEC  ss 
   Misfit, The  1959 FEB  ss  1st story in his adventures of his Mad Friend series
   From Caribou to Carry Nation  1959 NOV  ss  2nd story in his Mad Friend series
   Galactic Calabash, The  1960 JAN  ss  3rd story in his Mad Friend series
   Ringer  1960 APR  vi 
   Sign of the Goose, The  1960 AUG  ss  4th story in his Mad Friend series; has 1st novel The Ship That Sailed the Time Stream(1965; rev. 1978), & its sequel To Sail the Century Sea(1981), amusing & graphically told tales of a U.S. ship & its inadvertent time travels(Clute)
   Country Boy, The  1961 MAY  ss  5th story in his Mad Friend series; this series coll. in Stranger Than You Think(1965); has novels Chapayeca(1971; vt Blue Face, 1972), set in Mexico; T.H.E.M.(1974), The Aluminum Man(1975), latter about Native Americans & a crash-landed alien
   World Must Never Know, The  1963 APR  ss  6th story in his Mad Friend series; lives in San Diego; has novel The Man Who Corrupted the Earth(1980); sf novel Spaceways #12: Star Slaver(1983) with Andrew J. Offutt under collab. ps. John Cleve
   Third Bubble, The  1964 JUN  ss  7th story in his Mad Friend ser.; has 4 books w. C.M. Kotlan, The Takeover(1984); & the Cunningham Trilogy, The Cunningham Equations(1986), The Black Magician(1986), & Maximum Effort(1987), about genetic engineering, AI's, & the Yaqui Indian culture
   Introduction to G.C. Edmondson's "Nobody Believes an Indian"  1970 MAY  in  introduction to his last Mad Friend series story in F&SF; "The part that nobody's willing to believe about the mad friend series is that they're all true. Not even my friends ... were convinced until the mad friend actually showed up at a convention ..."
   Nobody Believes an Indian  1970 MAY  ss  8th & last story in F&SF in his Mad Friend series; has one more story, #9 in series, in ASI 1981 AUG 31; ser. after 1965 remain uncollected; see his obit & appreciations in LOC 1996 MAR(#422)
Edwards, Sylvia  End of Evan Essant ...?, The  1962 APR  nv 
Effinger, Geo. Alec  City on the Sand, The  1973 APR  nv  (1947-2002) N-1974 HUG, nv; long-time resident of New Orleans; 1st story pub. "The Eight-Thirty to Nine Slot" in FAN 1971 APR; has story "All the Last Wars at Once" in Terry Carr(ed): Universe(1971), N-1972 HUG, LOC; also in F&SF as George Alec Effinger
   Lights Out  1973 OCT  nv  Effinger moved to New Orleans in 1972; 1st novel What Entropy Means to Me(1972; N-1972 NEB; 1973 LOC), "elaborate ... space opera, family romance & quest fable ..."(Clute); has used ps. John K. Diomede, & Susan Doenim for some of his early short stories
   Curtains  1974 AUG  ss  has coll. of early stories, Mixed Feelings(1974), fixup novel Relatives(1973; N-1974 LOC); has novelizations from The Planet of the Apes TV series, Man the Fugitive(1974), Escape to Tomorrow(1975), Journey Into Terror(1975), & Lord of the Apes(1976)
   25 Crunch Split Right on Two  1975 APR  nv  1st sf story about sports series, this one football; has novels Nightmare Blue(1975, w. Gardner Dozois), Those Gentle Voices: A Promethean Romance of the Spaceways(1976), Death in Florence(1978; vt Utopia 3, 1980), Heroics(1979)
Effinger, George Alec  Free Pass to the Carnival, A  1971 MAY  ss  (1947-2002) his 1st sale, to be pub. in Robin Scott Wilson(ed): Clarion(1971), which also has his stories "Trouble Follows" & "The Westfield Heights Mall Monster"; attended 1970 & 1971 Clarion; also in F&SF as Geo. Alec Effinger, & under ps. O. Niemand
   B. K. A. the Master  1976 JUL  ss  has colls. Irrational Numbers(1976), Dirty Tricks(1978), Idle Pleasures(1983), Author's Choice Monthly Issue 1: The Old Funny Stuff(1989; N-1990 LOC); has non-genre novels Felicia(1976; action/adventure novel), & Shadow Money(1988; mystery novel)
   From Downtown at the Buzzer  1977 NOV  nv  2nd sf story about sports series, this one basketball; has dark dystopian sf novel The Wolves of Memory(1981)
   Breakaway  1981 JAN  nv  3rd sf story about sports series, this one futuristic hockey
   Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson (as told to Bitsy Spiegelman)  1982 JAN  ss  1st story in F&SF in Maureen Birnbaum series; other stories in series in PLP 1991 AUG 17, & in anth. Adams(ed): Friends of the Horseclans(1987), Greenberg(ed): Foundation's Friends(1989), & Greenberg(ed): The Fantastic Adventures of Robin Hood(1991)
   Opening Night  1982 JUN  ss  has time travel novels The Nick of Time("The World of Pez Pavilion" in F&SF 1983 JUL; exp. 1985), & its companion novel, The Bird of Time(1986), which details the exploits of time travelers
   World of Pez Pavilion, The: Preliminary to the Groundbreaking Ceremony  1983 JUL  nv  3rd/last story in Time Loop ser., other 2 by Damien Broderick(1982 DEC) & by Gordon Eklund(1983 FEB); stories connected by a common theme, that of being caught in a loop of time; this story becomes 1st part of Effinger's novel The Nick of Time(1985)
   Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, 'Everything,' The  1984 OCT  ss  N-1984 NEB; 1985 HUG, LOC, SFC, short story; has novel When Gravity Fails(1987; N-1988 HUG, LOC, SFC), the 1st novel in the Marid Audran trilogy, is a hardboiled near-future cyberpunk sf detective novel, taking place in an Arab-controlled city(B&C)
   Man Who Decided the Truth About Todd and Adriana's Baby, The  1984 NOV  ss  other novels in Marid Audran trilogy, A Fire in the Sun(1989; W-1990 SFC; N-HUG, LOC), based on his policeman grandfather's 1928 death, & The Exile Kiss(1991), which depicts the the technological & electronic complexities of the 21st century Middle East
   My First Game As an Immortal  1985 AUG  pm  has novels Look Away(1990 chap), & The Zork Chronicles(1990), the latter a humorous novelization in the "Infocom" series based on the fantasy game Zork; also wrote a short story for role-playing game Trinity(1999)
   Bird of Time Bears Bitter Fruit, The  1985 DEC  nv  this story developed into the novel, Bird of Time(1986), a view of time travel in which the past is shaped, essentially, by popular opinion, & a sequel to novel The Nick of Time(1985); in the late 1990s he wrote for The Days of Our Lives website
   Maureen Birnbaum at the Earth's Core (as told to Bitsy Spiegelman)  1986 FEB  ss  2nd story in F&SF in Maureen Birnbaum ser.; ser. was coll. in Maureen Birnbaum, Barbarian Swordsperson: The Complete Stories(1993; N-1994 LOC); others in ser. in anth. Friesner(ed): Chicks in Chainmail('95), Nye(ed): Don't Forget Your Spacesuit, Dear('96)
   Yesterday's Gone  1986 SEP  nv  has satirical sf novel, The Red Tape War: A Round-Robin Science Fiction Novel(1991), with co-authors Jack L. Chalker & Mike Resnick; Effinger has taught mystery & science fiction writing at the Univ. of New Orleans for several years
   Skylab Done It  1987 MAR  nv  N-1988 LOC; "I'm doubting the efficacy of the wise old man who is single-handedly attempting to save the best of our culture. He tells the children that it's their responsibility to pass it on. ... the kids will have a different idea of what to pass on"
   Another Dead Grandfather  1987 DEC  ss  1st story in Eldres ser.; "I've been thinking about the morality in lots of old sf books, the ones that kill off masses of people in parallel universes in an offhand way, because they're not 'real'; they don't come from 'our' universe so they don't count"
   Posterity  1988 NOV  nv  2nd & last story in Eldres ser.; has nv "Schrödinger's Kitten"(Omni 1988 SEP; W-1988 NEB; 1989 HUG, SFC, STU; N-LOC), published as Pulphouse Short Story Paperback #42(1992); see iv in LOC 1989 JUN(#341); married to genre author Barbara Hambly 1998-2000
   Irresistible  1989 AUG  nv  has two-part iv in TotU 1993 WIN/SPR/SUM(#11), & 1993/1994 FLL/WIN(#12), which states that he was born in Cleveland, OH; attended Yale Univ. & New York Univ., & Clarion in 1968; "I was an original hippie back in 1967. Played guitar in coffee houses ... "

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