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Turner, Vickery

Working name of UK actor, playwright, screenwriter and author Christine Hazel Turner (1945-2006), in whose courtroom drama The Testimony of Daniel Pagels (1991) a man proves his innocence by applying the theory of quantum mechanics (see Physics) to explain the Teleportation of the child whose presence at the scene of the crime seems to have demonstrated the accused's guilt. [JC]

Engle, Eloise

Working name of US author Eloise Katherine Engle Paananen (1923-1993). Her sf novel, Countdown for Cindy (1962), is a light Space Opera whose heroine, an Aerospace Force nurse, becomes the first American woman to visit the Moon. [JC/DRL]

Storey, Anthony

(1928-    ) UK author – born Anthony Story, although he and other family members mostly used the alternative spelling Storey – formerly a rugby player, and brother of the playwright and novelist David Storey (1933-2017). His Satire-drenched Messiah trilogy – comprising The Rector (1970), The Centre Holds (1973) and The Saviour (1978) – deals with the traumas surrounding the ...

Bluejay Books

US publishing house founded by James R Frenkel, who had previously been the editor of Dell's sf line. Bluejay Books began publishing in 1983, its books being distributed by St Martin's Press. Among its titles were Gardner Dozois's best-of-the-year anthologies (see Anthologies), books by Frenkel's wife Joan D Vinge, Dan ...

Jikiemi-Pearson, Esmie

(?   -    ) UK organizer of the pro-diversity Impact of Omission organization, and author whose first novel, The Principle of Moments (2024), is a very wide-ranging Space Opera set in venues openly evocative of earlier models, including the Star Wars franchise and the work of N K Jemisin. In the Galactic Empire which dominates the terrain, ...

Langford, David

(1953-    ) UK author, critic, editor, publisher and sf fan, in the latter capacity recipient of 21 Hugo awards for fan writing – some of the best of his several hundred pieces are assembled as Let's Hear It for the Deaf Man (coll 1992 chap US; much exp vt The Silence of the Langford 1996; exp 2015 ebook) as Dave Langford, edited by Ben Yalow – plus five Best Fanzine Hugos ...



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