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Page, Nick

(1961-    ) UK author of Six Days (1992), a humorous sf novel with touches of spoof Satire. [JC]

Harrow, Alix E

(1989-    ) US author who began to publish work of genre interest with "A Whisper in the Weld" in Shimmer for November 2014; The Autobiography of a Traitor and a Half-Savage (2016 ebook), a novelette, is set in an Alternate World version of a reality where the land itself organically intertwines with the maps that attempt to draw it; she won a Hugo award for "A Witch's Guide to Escape: A Practical Compendium of Portal Fantasies" in Apex Magazine for February 2018. / ...

SF Movieland

Letter-size saddle-stapled US Cinema magazine, published on a mix of glossy and newsprint-quality paper by New Media Publications. Editor: James Van Hise. Ten issues, 1983 to 1988. / This publication began life as Van Hise's Enterprise Incidents, a high-quality Fanzine dealing almost entirely with Star Trek (1966-1969). New Media Publications purchased the publication in 1982 with #10, at which point it became a Prozine; a title change to SF Movieland followed in 1985. Under New Media the ...

Logue, Mary

(1952-    ) US author of a Young Adult tale, Dancing with an Alien (2000), in which a visiting Alien must persuade an adolescent girl to return to his home planet as a breeder. [JC]

Enjoe Toh

(1972-    ) Pen-name and preferred romanization of an unidentified Japanese author, a former physicist and postgraduate mathematician whose literary experiments have made him a liminal figure between Japan's sf community and the rarefied discourses of literary awards (see Postmodernism and SF). Such straddling of categories began with his debut works, of which his first published story was the surreal "Of the Baseball" (June 2007 Bungaku-kai), although he had previously ...

Robinson, Roger

(1943-    ) UK computer programmer, bibliographer and publisher, active in UK Fandom for many years. The Writings of Henry Kenneth Bulmer (1983 chap; rev 1984 chap) is an exhaustive Bibliography of one of the most prolific sf writers, and Who's Hugh?: An SF Reader's Guide to Pseudonyms (1987) is similarly exhaustive in its listing of Pseudonyms. Criticized at first for its failure to annotate its findings – so that, for instance, pseudonyms used for sf could not be ...

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