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Scifi Dimensions

US Online Magazine featuring interviews, reviews, articles and commentary and usually one piece of fiction posted per week, for which it paid up to professional rates depending on length. The site was run by John C Snider, Atlanta, Georgia and operated from February 2000 to February 2010. Initially it ran fiction solely by Snider himself but it soon welcomed contributions from others, including Kevin Ahearn, Steve Antczk, Warren Brown, Ralan Conley, Michael O'Rourke and Bruce Holland Rogers ...

Star Trek

US tv series (1966-1969). A Norway Production for Paramount Television/NBC. Created by Gene Roddenberry, also executive producer. Producers: Roddenberry, Gene L Coon, John Meredyth Lucas and Fred Freiberger (season 3). Story consultants: Steven Carabatsos and D C Fontana. Writers for seasons one and two include Jerome Bixby, Robert Bloch, Coon, Max Ehrlich, Harlan Ellison, Fontana, David Gerrold, George Clayton Johnson, Richard Matheson, Roddenberry, Jerry Sohl, Norman Spinrad and Theodore ...

2001: A Space Odyssey [comics]

1. US oversized tabloid-format perfect-bound Comics publication. Publisher: Marvel Comics. Editor: Jack Kirby. One issue dated 1976. / This "treasury edition" comics adaptation of 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) was part of the deal which led to Jack Kirby's brief return to Marvel Comics in the mid-1970s. Though generally faithful to the film, Kirby made some alterations, for example giving the Computer Hal 9000 lines of dialogue from an earlier version of the script; some additional dialogue ...

Foster, David

(1944-    ) Australian author, much of whose work hovers close to the fantastic (see Equipoise), like Moonlite (1981), through whose floridly picaresque structure an exorbitant vision of the history of Australian immigration can be discerned, or The Adventures of Christian Rosy Cross (1986), a tale reminiscent of the work of Thomas Pynchon whose protagonist (1378-1483) is (or is not) an avatar of the Rosicrucianism – which was not in fact fabricated until he has been ...

Fairbairns, Zoë

(1948-    ) UK author, almost all of whose work has articulated Feminist concerns and arguments; of her several novels from 1968 on, Benefits (1979) is of sf interest for its Dystopian vision of the fate of women in the twenty-first century, as advances in reproductive technologies permit males to exercise greater control, in fear and loathing, over the female half of the race. "Relics" (in Despatches from the Frontiers of the Female Mind, anth 1985, ed Jen Green and Sarah ...

Clute, John

(1940-    ) Canadian critic, editor and author, in the UK from 1969; married to Judith Clute from 1964, partner of Elizabeth Hand since 1996. His first professional publication was the long sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" (Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959] Triquarterly), though he only began publishing sf reviews in 1964 and sf proper with "A Man Must Die" in New Worlds for November 1966, where much of his earlier criticism also appeared. This criticism, despite some studiously ...



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