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About

About Dawn Bovasso, the bibliographer.

When I began this project, I was a college librarian and English instructor, which is basically what motivates (and qualifies) me to do this project. I spent several years at the Boston Public Library in the Rare Books Department, and getting my hands dirty there was incredibly helpful for this kind of project. Now I’m on the digital side, an Associate Director of Content Strategy at SapientNitro. You can look at my full CV and portfolio or contact me at dbovasso@dawnbovasso.com.

Acknowledgments

Throughout my research, I have had the privilege of being a part of an incredible community of librarians and fans devoted to science fiction studies. This project would not have been possible without the amazing and generous help of the University of California, Riverside (Eaton Collection); University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Coslett/FAPA Collection); Temple University Special Collections; Boston University Archive Collections; New York Public Library; WorldCat/OCLC; Brendan Rapple, the catalyst for this idea; Elisabeth Waters for her careful analysis and corrections; and the original fans of sci-fi, particularly Robert Lichtman.

And my good friend Andrew, who every 6 months for 5 years asked, “Hey, how’s that bibliography?” Hey Andrew – it’s great. Here it is. Thank you.

References

Arbur, Rosemarie. Leigh Brackett, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Anne McCaffery: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982.
Arbur, Rosemarie. Marion Zimmer Bradley. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1985.
Atkinson, Frank. Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms: A Selection of Popular Modern Writers in English. Chicago: American Library Association, 1987.
Benson, Gordon and Phil Stephensen-Payne. Marion Zimmer Bradley, Mistress of Magic: A Working Bibliography. San Bernadino, CA: Borgo Press, 1992.
Breen, Walter. The Darkover Concordance. Berkeley, CA: Pennyfarthing Press, 1979.
Brown, Charles N. and William Contento. Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror, 1986-1991. 6 vols. Oakland, CA: Locus Press, 1987-1992.
Clute, John and John Grant. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1999.
Clute, John and John Grant. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1995.
Contento, William. Index to Science Fiction Anthologies and Collections, 1977-1983. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1984.
Currey, L. W. Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors: A Bibliography of First Printings of Their Fiction and Selected Nonfiction. Boston: G. K. Hall, c1979.
Dynes, Wayne R. Gay & Lesbian Literature. Detroit: St. James Press, 1994.
Fletcher, Marilyn. Science Fiction Story Index, 1950-1979. Chicago: American Library Association, 1981.
Garber, Linda. Lesbian Sources: A Bibliography of Periodical Articles, 1970-1990. New York: Garland, 1993.
Grier, Barbara. The Lesbian in Literature. Reno, NV: The Ladder, c1975.
Grier, Barbara. The Lesbian in Literature. Tallahassee, FL: Naiad Press, 1981.
King, Betty. Women of the Future: The Female Main Character in Science Fiction. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1984.
Lerner, Frederick Andrew. Modern Science Fiction and the American Literary Community. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1985.
Locus Index to Science Fiction, 1984-1998. Brown, Charles N. and William Contento, Eds. 2003. Locus Magazine. 3 Apr. 2004 <http://www.locusmag.com/index/0start.html&gt;.
Locus Index to Science Fiction, 1999. Brown, Charles N. and William Contento, Eds. 23 May 2003.
Locus Index to Science Fiction, 2000. Brown, Charles N. and William Contento, Eds. 29 May 2003.
Locus Index to Science Fiction, 2001. Brown, Charles N. and William Contento, Eds. 30 May 2003.
Locus Index to Science Fiction, 2002. Brown, Charles N. and William Contento, Eds. 30 Apr. 2003.
Locus Index to Science Fiction, 2003. Brown, Charles N. and William Contento, Eds. 13 Nov. 2003.
“Marion Zimmer Bradley.” Contemporary Authors Online 2002. Biography Resource Center. Gale. Simmons College, GSLIS Lib. 25 Sept. 2003 <http://galenet.galegroup.com&gt;.
Marion Zimmer Bradley Home Page. Ed. Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust. 2 June 2004 <http://mzbworks.home.att.net/&gt;.
The NESFA Index to the Science Fiction Magazines and Original Anthologies. 13 vols. Cambridge, MA: New England Fiction Association, 1973-86.
Saskatchewan Provincial Library. Science Fiction: A Bibliography. Regina, Canada: 1973.
Schlobin, Roger C. Urania’s Daughters: A Checklist of Women Science Fiction Writers, 1692-1982. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, 1983.
Science Fiction Chronicle: The Monthly SF and Fantasy Magazine 8.5-23.6 (Feb. 1987-June 2002).
Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database. Hall, W. Hal, Ed. 27 Jan. 2004. Texas A & M Univ. 15 Feb. 2004. <http://lib-oldweb.tamu.edu/cushing/sffrd/&gt;.
Stone, Martha. “In Memoriam.” The Gay & Lesbian Review 2.2 (Spring 2000): 6.
Tuck, Donald H. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy through 1968: A Bibliographic Survey of the Fields of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction through 1968. Chicago: Advent, 1974.
Tyman, Marshall. American Fantasy and Science Fiction: Toward a Bibliography of Works Published in the United States, 1948-1973. West Linn, OR: FAX, c1979.
Warner, Harry, Jr. All Our Yesterdays: An Informal History of Science Fiction Fandom in the Forties. Chicago: Advent, 1969.

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