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Thomas, D M

(1935-2023) UK poet and author who made use of sf themes most explicitly in such early Poetry as "The Head-Rape" in New Worlds for March 1968 and the two-part "Computer 70: Dreams & Lovepoems" (March-April 1970 New Worlds), a sequence assembled with other poetry of interest in Logan Stone (coll 1970); or the later "S. F." (in The Umbral Anthology of Science Fiction Poetry, anth ...

Jules Verne-Magasinet

["The Jules Verne Magazine"] Swedish SF Magazine. First series 16 October 1940 to 28 February 1947, published by AB Nordpress; weekly; 332 issues. Second series May 1969 to June 1971, published and edited by Bertil Falk; quarterly; 10 issues. Third series January 1972 to 2009, published by Askild & Kärnekull 1972, Delta 1973-1983, Sam J Lundwall Fakta & Fantasi 1983-2010; all edited by Sam J Lundwall; quarterly ...

Hart, John

(?   -    ) UK author of Jizz (1992), a lightly Satirical sf speculative spoof set in Brighton, Sussex, in the twenty-first century. [JC]

Levitin, Sonia

(1934-    ) German-born teacher and author, in the US from 1938 (though many members of her family died in the Final Solution), much of whose work is designed for younger children, and many of whose Young Adult novels are nonfantastic. Those of sf interest include The Cure (1999), set in the twenty-fifth century, a Utopian world which punishes excessively deviant behaviour by giving nonconformists, via ...

Disaster in Time

Made-for-tv movie (1991; vt Grand Tour: Disaster in Time; vt Timescape). Channel Communications presents a Wild Street Pictures Production. Directed by David N Twohy; produced by John A O'Connor. Written by Twohy, based on "Vintage Season" (September 1946 Astounding) by Lawrence O'Donnell (probably C L Moore writing solo). Cast includes Emilia Crow, Jeff Daniels, George Murdock and ...

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. ...

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