What’s in Issue 217
The Tenth Man Contest closes with the appearance of issue 219.
Bewildering Stories’ Contest 3, “Strange Places”:
|Novel||New contributor Sam Ivey depicts Bernard Gilboy setting off in a small schooner — alone — from San Francisco to Australia, in August 1882: Gilboy’s Quest, Foreword; Chapter I: Stepping Over the Line, part 1; part 2; part 3.|
|Serial||General Aezubah sets out alone into the Southern Wastelands, along the forbidding Trail of Death in search of the lost treasure of Azmattia hidden in a city beyond time: Slawomir Rapala, Shades of Azmattia, part 1; part 2.|
Strange beings from the stars send an embassy and offer peaceful trade. They do not reckon with human frailties: Bill Bowler, Birds of a Feather, part 1; part 2; conclusion.|
New contributor Neil Burlington depicts spacefarers marooned on an island on an alien planet. Despite the demands of survival in their new world they remain explorers: The Far Moai, part 1; conclusion.
Stephen White visits hoboes riding the rails in the Depression years: J. B. Hogan, Hooverville, part 1; conclusion.
A human child raised among aliens remains nonetheless human — and alien, for good or ill: Luke Jackson, You Are Alien.
Don’t bet your life on how many books you’ll sell: Martin Green, Unfinished Business.|
When animals meet, they may share stories of their own: Anna Ruiz, The Animals’ Conference.
New contributor Arnold H. Hollander, Pluto|
Mary B. McArdle, The Planets in Sol’s Realm
|Welcome||Bewildering Stories welcomes Arnold H. Hollander and Sam Ivey.|
|Challenge||Challenge 217 says Nikto barata Klaatu, Gort.|
|NASA: Picture of the Day|
Excerpt: Kenneth Mark Hoover, Fevreblau|
Jerry Wright reviews Edward Bloor, London Calling.
|Editorial||Jerry Wright, Headaches|
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