# times oxfam haiti prostitutes four hundred billion fans # "Isaac Asimov's" death on 6 Apr, aged 72, apparently came as no surprise to those in the know.
# condom # some regular evenings bsfa 3rd Thur, Old Coffee House, Beak St, London.
# from AN ultimate DIM thule # anthony burgess died last week.# fear AND loathing # No, Steve Green will not be editing "Fear" as misreported in the first version of "A52".# constellation # Malcolm Edwards Several thousand people showed up to the World SF Convention in Baltimore - conceivably enough to avert the committee's bankruptcy (rumour had it that they were so grossly overspent that any figure less then 7500 attending spelt disaster).# infinitely improbable # evil unmasked: a religious newspaper item tells how someone joined a charismatic church and was soon making a bonfire of his magic and mystery books - including expensively leather-bound Denis Wheatley and Arthur C Clark titles.' Sic DW SF encyclopaedia.# coniine # 22-4 Sep 6TH festival OF fantastic films, Sacha's Hotel, Manchester.# conenchyma # 5-7 Nov novacon 23, Royal Angus Hotel, Birmingham.
# THE utter ZOO # llard'S favourite reading includes the Los Angeles Yellow Pages - see "The Pleasure of Reading".
# infinitely improbable # THE earth moved FOR them.
# infinitely improbable # taff: "Ansible" asked candidates to cast aside all inhibition and say why we should "really" vote them a trip to the 1993 San Francisco Worldcon.
# THE aliens among US # nick austin, erstwhile sf editor/consultant for practically every UK publisher you've heard of, has now left Orion/Millennium.
# infinitely improbable # THE THE SUN SUN falls falls?
# N hubbard'S fans OF THE future # n teaches us that all "fannish hang-ups" can be traced to "pre-birth engrams" recorded by the "unknowing fan foetus".
# The society OF authors has repeated its 1988 poll of writers' opinions on their publishers.# awards The Hugos offered some surprises, but not in the novel category, won by Isaac A's foundation'S edge, the novel which supersedes Valium.# infinitely improbable # this.# The time has come to list awards.# graphic debauchery # "17 Oct Gollancz launched their new line of graphic novels with almost lavish drinks at a odd-shaped London gallery.# infinitely improbable # channel 4's invitation to a press launch for their imminent Sci-Fi Weekend' indicated profound respect for the genre of Mary Shelley and.G.Wells: Channel 4 hits Warp Factor Nine this August bank holiday with a celebration of the weird and wonderful.# concrescence # "Infrequent Policy Reminder.# britain IN 1987 We interrupt Worldcon coverage to announce that a bidding committee nucleus has been formed, or more correctly has formed itself, and so far consists of Malcolm Edwards, Chris Atkinson and Dave Langford.# THE caucus-race # nebulas: the novel shortlist consists of "A Million Open Doors" (John Barnes "Sarah Canary" (Karen Joy Fowler "China Mountain Zhang" (Maureen Hugh "A Fire Upon the Deep" (Vernor Vinge "Doomsday Book" (Connie Willis) and "Briar Rose" (Jane Yolen).# infinitely improbable # TEN years AGO.# brian aldiss, having modestly called our attention to who wrote the text in the Royal Mail's.G.Wells philatelic presentation pack, announces a new campaign: to persuade the.M.