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Biagi, L D

Working name of US author Lottie Biagi (circa 1872-?   ); the surname is that of her first husband (married circa 1890), and she later became Lottie F Ambrose on her second marriage in 1912. Her Two Heroes and a Violin: An Extravaganza (1899) is a supernatural fiction. The protagonist of her sf novel The Centaurians (1911) travels with his Scientist friend in a torpedo-like ship of the latter's ...

Tiedemann, Mark W

(1954-    ) US author who began to publish work of genre interest with "The Spacer Walks" in Space and Time for December 1983 as M William Tiedemann; The Gravity Box and Other Spaces (coll 2014) is a good selection of his shorter work, which ranges from Hard SF to Steampunk and fantasy. His contributions to the Isaac Asimov's Robot Mysteries ...

Desfontaines, Pierre François Guyot

(1685-1745) French Jesuit, who left the order in 1715; critic, controversialist, translator and author; he is now remembered primarily for his quarrels with Voltaire. After translating Jonathan Swift's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and Then a Captain of Several Ships (1726 4vols) in 1727, he published ...

Mighels, Ella Sterling

(1853-1934) US author, almost all of whose work, fiction and nonfiction, deals with her native California; she was married to Philip Verrill Mighels. Her short Lost Race novel, Fairy Tale of the White Man: Told from the Gates of Sunset (1915 chap), sites the origin of the White Man in her home state, and describes a complex ancient urban civilization in glowing terms. [JC]

Phantom of the Movies' VideoScope, The

US Letter-size saddle-stapled Cinema magazine printed on newsprint. Published by PhanMedia L L C. Editor/publisher: Joe Kane. 1993-current. Publication schedule is quarterly. / Beginning as a newsletter-style Fanzine or Newszine in 1993, this title quickly evolved into a Semiprozine originally dedicated to publishing numerous reviews of films released to the home video ...

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. He began to publish work of genre interest with an sf-tinged poem "Carcajou Lament" in Triquarterly for Winter 1960 [ie Autumn 1959]; he began consistently publishing sf reviews in his "New Fiction" column for the Toronto Star (1966-1967), and later in ...

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