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Author  Story Title  Issue Date  Type  Comments
Lee, Tanith  These Beasts (from an idea by John Kaiine)  1995 JUN  ss  has novels The Quest of the White Witch(1978; N-1979 BFA), Lycanthia(1981; N-1982 LOC), The Silver Metal Lover(1981), Sung in Shadow(1983), Days of Grass(1985); colls. Red as Blood(1983; N-1984 LOC, WFA), The Gorgon(1985), Dreams of Dark and Light(1986)
   Reason for Not Going to the Ball, The (A Letter to Cinderella From Her Stepmother)  1996 OCT/NOV  ss  dedicates story to Terri Windling & her anth. The Armless Maiden(1995), fairy tales used to discuss the darkside of childhood; has Secret Books of Paradys ser., The Book of the Damned(1988), ... Beast(1988), ...Dead(1991), ... Mad(1993)
   All the Birds of Hell  1998 OCT/NOV  nv  N-1999 LOC, nv; has colls. Forests of the Night(1989), Women as Demons(1989), Nightshades(1993); Blood Opera ser., Dark Dance(1992), Personal Darkness(1993), Darkness, I(1994); A Heroine of the World(1989); Faces Under Water(1998), sequel Saint Fire(1999)
Lee, William  To Gild a Unicorn  1972 AUG  nv  also in F&SF as William M. Lee, for 3 earlier stories, in 1967 NOV, 1968 JUN & 1969 APR
   Too Many Goblins  1973 APR  ss 
Lee, William M.  Message From Charity, A  1967 NOV  ss  a director of research; there is little information on Lee, except that he was from Ambler, PA., & was a client of the Scott Meredith Agency; Barry N. Malzberg says "He died in the 70's at what was not an advanced age & I can't add much to that."
   Sea Home  1968 JUN  nv  also in F&SF as William Lee, in 2 more stories, in 1972 AUG & 1973 APR
   Trouble on Kort  1969 APR  nv 
Lee, Yoon Ha  Hundredth Question, The  1999 FEB  ss  her 1st short fiction sale; currently an undergraduate at Cornell Univ.
Lehrman, Herb  Ancient Last, The  1965 JUN  vi  1st place winner in Univac-unicorn short story contest; prize $100.00; age 35, has a BA from a middle-western grad school
   Revolt of the Potato-Picker  1966 JUL  ss 
Leiber, Fritz  When the Last Gods Die  1951 DEC  ss  (1910-1992) writer, editor, drama teacher; studied psychology & physiology at Univ. of Chicago, spent one year at a theological seminary; 1st story pub. "Two Sought Adventure" in UNK 1939 AUG, the first story in his Fafhrd & Gray Mouser series
   Big Holiday, The  1953 JAN  ss  has novels Gather, Darkness!(ASF 1943 MAY-JUL; 1950), Conjure Wife(UNK 1943 APR; 1953; N-1987 LOC; made into 1944 movie Weird Woman, & 1962 movie Burn, Witch, Burn!), You're All Alone(FAD 1950 JUL; 1953; 1972; 1980), coll. Night's Black Agents(1947)
   Silence Game, The  1954 APR  ss  has story "The Girl with the Hungry Eyes," in Wollheim(ed): The Girl with the Hungry Eyes(1949), made into movie same title in 1995; novels The Green Millennium(1953), Destiny Times Three(ASF 1945 MAR-APR; 1957)
   Last  1957 MAR  vi  has Fafhrd & Gray Mouser ser. colls. Two Sought Adventure(1957; exp. rev. vt Swords Against Death, 1970), Swords in the Mist(1968), Swords Against Wizardry(1968), The Swords of Lankhmar(1970), Swords and Deviltry(1970), Swords and Ice Magic(1977)
   Big Trek, The  1957 OCT  ss  his friend Harry Fischer suggested in 1934 the characters of Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser; Lieber viewed himself as Fafhrd, & Harry as the Gray Mouser; details in essay "Fafhrd & Me" in colls. The Second Book of Fritz Leiber(1975), and in Fafhrd & Me(1991)
   Deskful of Girls, A  1958 APR  nv  N-1959 HUG, novelette; 1st story in F&SF Change War series; also in series, novel The Big Time(GAL 1958 MAR-APR; W-1958 HUG; 1961), colls. The Mind Spider and Other Stories(1961; rev. 1976), The Change War(1978; cut vt Changewar, 1983)
   Rump-Titty-Titty-Tum-TAH-Tee  1958 MAY  ss  N-1959 HUG, short story; 1st & only story in F&SF in Simon Grue series(one other story in series "Pipe Dream" in IFS 1959 FEB)
   Little Old Miss Macbeth  1958 DEC  ss  this story mentioned by Judith Merril in her profile of Leiber in F&SF's Special Fritz Leiber Issue(1969 JUL, p.58), as "by far the most advanced piece of symbolic writing Leiber had done, ... his first really effective use of Shakesperean background"
   Silver Eggheads, The  1959 JAN  na  an example of recursive sf, expanded into a novel in 1962
   Oldest Soldier, The  1960 MAY  ss  2nd story in F&SF Change War series, about a time-paradox war being fought through time and space and alternate worlds by two factions, the "Spiders" & the "Snakes"
   Man Who Made Friends With Electricity, The  1962 MAR  ss  has colls. Shadows with Eyes(1962), A Pail of Air(1964), Ships to the Stars(1964)
   Books: Mutterings From Underground  1962 MAY  br  discusses "the provocative issue of the status of the science fiction author in a status-seeking world"; see his retrospective colls. The Black Gondolier(2000), Smoke Ghost(2002)
   Secret Songs, The  1962 AUG  ss  has 4 Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser stories, novellas "Scylla's Daughter" in FAN 1961 MAY, N-1962 HUG, & "Stardock" in FAN 1965 SEP, N-1966 HUG, & "The Snow Women" in FAN 1970 APR, N-1971 LOC, & novelette "The Unholy Grail" in FAN 1962 OCT, N-1963 HUG
   Myths My Great-Granddaughter Taught Me  1963 JAN  ss  has short story "Cyclops" in WOT 1965 SEP, N-1965 NEB; short story "The Good New Days" in GAL 1965 OCT, N-1965 NEB
   Game for Motel Room  1963 MAR  ss  has short story "Answering Service" in IFS 1967 DEC, N-1967 NEB; novelette "Gonna Roll the Bones," in Harlan Ellison(ed): Dangerous Visions(1967), W-1967 NEB; 1968 HUG
   Kindergarten  1963 APR  vi  has short stories "Midnight by the Morphy Watch" in IFS 1974 JUL/AUG, N-1975 HUG, LOC; "Belsen Express," in The Second Book of F.L.(1975), W-1976 WFA; Leiber W-1976 WFA, & 1988 STO, for Lifetime Achievement; W-1980 NEB, Grandmaster Award
   Success  1963 JUL  vi  has short story "The Death of Princes" in AMZ 1976 JUN, N-1977 LOC; novelettes "Dark Wings," in Ramsey Campbell(ed): Superhorror(1976), N-1977 WFA; "A Rite of Spring," in Terry Carr(ed): Universe 7(1977), N-1977 NEB; 1978 LOC
   237 Talking Statues, Etc.  1963 SEP  ss  has novelettes "Black Glass" in Peter Weston(ed): Andromeda 3(1978), N-1979 LOC; "The Button Molder" in Whispers 1979 OCT, W-1980 BFA; N-1980 BRG, LOC, WFA; see article "The Button Molder: A Jamesian Story?" in G&S #22 1996
   Books  1964 JAN  br  H.P. Lovecraft: The Dunwich Horror and Others
   When the Change-Winds Blow  1964 AUG  ss  has sf novel The Wanderer(1964), W-1965 HUG, a long disaster novel about the havoc caused when a strange planet enters the solar system(Clute); has colls. The Night of the Wolf(1966), The Secret Songs(1968 UK), Night Monsters(1969 chap)
   Four Ghosts in Hamlet  1965 JAN  nv  N-1965 NEB, novelette; after months of research on the Ape Man & the South American jungle, Leiber wrote the first authorized Tarzan novel written by anyone besides Edgar Rice Burroughs, Tarzan and the Valley of Gold(1966)
   Books  1965 AUG  br  Leo Marguilies(ed): Worlds of Weird; Damon Knight(ed): The Dark Side; Miriam Allen deFord(ed): Space, Time & Crime; Frederik Pohl(ed): The Eighth Galaxy Reader
   Books  1965 DEC  br  Aleksandr Beliayev: The Struggle in Space; Clark Ashton Smith: Poems in Prose
   Books  1966 APR  br  Merril(ed): 10th Annual Edition, the Year's Best SF; Damon Knight(ed): 13 French Science-Fiction Stories, & Beyond Tomorrow; Alfred Hitchcock(ed): Stories Not for the Nervous; Brian W. Aldiss(ed): Best Fantasy Stories; George Brandon Saul: Owl's Watch
   Books  1966 MAY  br  L. Sprague de Camp(ed): The Spell of Seven; Leo Marguulies(ed): The Ghoul Keepers; H.P. Lovecraft: Selected Letters, 1911-1924, & Dagon and Other Macabre Tales
   Books  1966 JUN  br  Hans Stefan Santesson(ed): Rulers of Men; Tom Boardman Jr(ed): The Unfriendly Future; Groff Conklin(ed): Five Unearthly Visions; Brian W. Aldiss(ed): Yet More Penguin Science Fiction; Amis & Conquest(ed): Spectrum IV; Nolan(ed): The Pseudo-People
   Inner Circles, The  1967 OCT  ss  has novels A Spectre Is Haunting Texas(GAL 1968 JUL-SEP; 1969); Our Lady of Darkness(1977; W-1978 WFA; N-1978 GAN, LOC); see "Our Lady of Darkness: A Universe Shot Through with Invisible Forces" & "O.L.of D.: A Jamesian Story?" in G&S #20 1995
   Turned-Off Heads, The  1968 JAN  vi  see interviews in AMZ 1976 SEP, TWZ 1982 MAR, TotU #6 1989, MZBFM 1992 WIN; articles "Of Sword & Sorcery: Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser" in Fantasy Crossroads #8 1976, "The Ghosts Stories of F.L." in All Hallows #4 1993
   Ship of Shadows  1969 JUL  na  W-1970 HUG, N-1969 NEB, na; written especially for this issue, story "takes place on a space ship, but one with a witch cat and vampires numbered among the passengers!"; see book Bruce Byfield: Witches of the Mind: A Critical Study of Fritz Leiber(1991)
   Demons of the Upper Air, IIX  1969 JUL  pm  this poem to be incl. in his booklet of poems, The Demons of the Upper Air(1969); has colls. The Best of Fritz Leiber(1973; W-1975 LOC), The Book of Fritz Leiber(1974; N-1975 LOC), The Second Book of Fritz Leiber(1975; N-1976 LOC)
   Introduction to Fritz Leiber's "Ill Met in Lankhmar"  1970 APR  in  intro to his Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser ser.; "... I became haunted by the question of how these 2 men ever did come to meet ... I sensed some crucial adventure was involved, & I was fairly sure it had taken place in Lankhmar on a dark & misty night ..."
   Ill Met in Lankhmar  1970 APR  na  W-1970 NEB; 1971 HUG, na; N-1971 LOC, shfi; 1st story in F&SF in Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser series; story tells how Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser met; 1st story in series "Two Sought Adventure" in UNK 1939 AUG, rest pub. mostly in UNK & FAN
   Price of Pain Ease, The  1971 NOV  ss  2nd & last story in Fafhrd & the Gray Mouser ser.; 1st pub. in Swords Against Death(1970); other books in ser., Rime Isle(Cosmos SF&F Mag. 1977 MAY-JUL; 1977), omnibuses The Knight and Knave of Swords(1988), The Three Swords(1989), & Swords' Masters(1990)
   Lotus Eaters, The  1972 OCT  ss  has colls. Worlds of Fritz Leiber(1976; N-1977 LOC), Bazaar of the Bizarre(1978), Heroes and Horrors(1978; N-1979 WFA), Ship of Shadows(1979; N-1980 LOC), The Ghost Light(1984; W-1985 LOC), The Leiber Chronicles(1990; N-1991 LOC, WFA)
   Cat Three  1973 OCT  ss  see iv in Platt: Dream Makers II(1983; rev. 1987); ar's "Dead Ringers: The Leiber-Lovecraft Connection" in Crypt of Cythulhu #76 1990, & "The Creators of Science Fiction - #9: Fritz Leiber" in INZ 1997 SEP; see website
   Catch That Zeppelin!  1975 MAR  nv  W-1975 NEB; 1976 HUG, ss; N-1976 LOC, nv; see iv in Walker: Speaking of Science Fiction(1978); has na, written in the 1930s & then lost, pub. in book form, The Dealings of Daniel Kesserich(1997); Pohl writes of Leiber in The SFWA Grand Masters Vol.1(1999)
   Pale Brown Thing, The  1977 JAN  no-1/2  "occult thriller set in contemporary San Francisco ... (his) first novel in 7 years & first supernatural-horror novel since Conjure Wife, 35 years ago"; pub. in book form as Our Lady of Darkness(1977; W-1978 WFA; N-1978 GAN, LOC; rvw. F&SF 1978 SEP)
   Pale Brown Thing, The  1977 FEB  no-2/2  has Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser omnibuses Ill Met in Lankhmar(1995), Lean Times in Lankhmar(1996), Return to Lankhmar(1997), Farewell to Lankhmar(1998); authorized series continuation, Robin Wayne Bailey: Swords Against the Shadowland(1998)
   Cat Hotel, The  1983 OCT  ss  1st & only story in F&SF in Gummitch the cat series; other stories in series in Pohl(ed): Star Science Fiction Stories #4(1958), & in GAL 1961 APR; has anth. Gummitch & Friends(1993), about cats; see his obit & appreciations in LOC 1992 OCT, & 1992 NOV

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