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Anthologies Index
Title Index | Editor Index | Series Index
Selection Notes

Anthology Contents & Reviews by Title:

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Mad & Bad Fairies
The Magic Within
Maid of the North
Maiden, Matron, Crone
The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women
Marriage and the Family Through Science Fiction
Memories and Visions
Millennial Women
More Women of Wonder
Ms. Muffet and Others

Mad & Bad Fairies: A Collection of Feminist Fairytales
from Attic Press
(© 1987 individual authors; © 1990 3d edition)
"Fairytales for Feminists" series, 3d volume.
ISBN 0-946211-40-X
Illustrations & cover design: Paula Nolan
60 pp.

"The Fate of Äoife and the Children of Äobh" / Mary Dorcey;
"Alice in Thunderland" / Maeve Kelly;
"Ophelia's Tale" / Clairr O'Connor;
"Thumbelina the Left Wing Fairy" / Joni Crone;
"Some day my prince will come" / Róisín Sheerin;
"The Frog Prince" / Anne Cooper;
"The Witch-hunt" / Máirín Johnston;
"The Story of Emer" / Joni Crone;
"An Irish Fairy Tale" / Frances Molloy; and
"Dick Whittington and her Cat" / Anne Killean.

The Magic Within: An Anthology edited by Emily Alward, Diane Holmes, and Alicia Rasley.
The Magic Within includes "Introduction," Alward, Holmes & Rasley; "Coyote," Sue Storm; "A Woman's Secret Weapon," Laura D. Todd; "Margaret's Charms," B. W. Worthel; "Sword Song," R. R. Mallory; "Just for Women Who Sing the Blues," J. S. Bowers; "Shadow Lady," Paula Blais Gorgas; "Letter to Eve," Christine Beckert; "Part Way Down Sleep's Mountain," William John Watkins; "Hurricane Season," Lela Buis; "Humanitarian Bomb," Marilyn K. Martin; "Distressed Damsel," Kenneth A. Kousen; "The Heart of the Labyrinth," P. Andrew Miller; "Sparrow Medicine," L. S. Silverhorne; "Nymphs of the World Forest," Rima Saret; "After Work," Randy Money; "The Novice," Marion Deeds; "Welcome the Medicine," Marybeth O'Halloran; "Sisters of Tarlyn," Ann Miller House and Karen Rigley; "Nightmares of the Past," Lydia Langstaff; "The Gingerbread Man," D. M. Kectenwalt; "Captive Power," Charmaine Mosteller; "End Run," E. J. Cherhavy-Shumak; "The Anduin Quest," Jan Marshall; "The Swan," Lisa Jean Botell.

The Maid of the North: Feminist Folk Tales from Around the World collected & edited by Ethel Johnston Phelps
1981: Henry Holt, New York.

Maiden, Matron, Crone edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg
2005: Daw Books, New York.

"Thirteen original tales that deal with the many manifestations of the Triple Goddess."

Introduction by Kerrie Hughes
"A Lingering Scent of Bacon" Brenda Cooper p.5
"Choice of Ending" Tanya Huff p.25
"Strikes of the Heart" Nina Kiriki Hoffman p.41
"Misery and Woe" Jean Rabe p.75
"In Sight" Charles de Lint p.97
"The Gift" Jody Lynn Nye p.117
"Bearing Life" Devon Monk p.131
"Advice from a Young Witch to an Old Priestess" Rosemary Edghill p.157
"The Three Gems of the Fianna" Fiona Patton p.173
"The Things She Handed Down" Russell Davis p.207
"Seeking Gold" Jane Lindskold p.229
"Opening Her Door" Alexander B. Potter p.255
"The Unicorn Hunt" Michelle West 275-311

The Mammoth Book of Vampire Stories by Women edited by Stephen Jones
2002: Carroll & Graf, New York.

Includes: "Introduction: My Life Among the Undead" by Ingrid Pitt (1-6) (discussing her work on Hammer Films productions "The Vampire Lovers" and others);
"The Master of Rampling Gate" by Anne Rice (7-24) [originally published in Redbook, Feb. 1984];
"Homewrecker" by Poppy Z. Brite (25-28) [originally published in a slightly different form on GettingIt.com, 1998];
"When Gretchen Was Human" by Mary A. Turzillo (29-43);
"The Vengeful Spirit of Lake Nepeakea" by Tanya Huff (44-76) [originally published in What Ho, Magic!; © 1999 ];
"La Diente" by Nancy Kilpatrick (77-91);
"Miss Massingberd and the Vampire" by Tina Rath (92-96) [originally published in Woman's Realm, 25 Jan. 1986];
"The Raven Bound" by Freda Warrington (97-110) [originally published in De Sang et d'Encre; © 1999];
"Vampire King of the Goth Chicks" by Nancy A. Collins (111-125) [originally published in Cemetery Dance, No. 28, Fall 1998];
"Just His Type" by Storm Constantine (126-144);
"Prince of Flowers" by Elizabeth Hand (145-160) [originally published in Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone Magazine, v. 7, n. 6, Feb. 1988];
"Services Rendered" by Louise Cooper (161-188);
"Aftermath" by Janet Berliner (189-196) [originally published in Jersualem at Night; © 1999];
"One Among Millions" by Yvonne Navarro (197-210) [first published in The Many Faces of Fantasy: The 22nd World Fantasy Convention Souvenir Book; © 1996];
"Luella Miller" by Mary E. Wilkins-Freeman (211-224) [originally published in The Wind in the Rose-Bush and Other Stories of the Supernatural (1903)];
"Sangre" by Lisa Tuttle (225-235) [first published in Fantastic, July 1977];
"A Question of Passage" by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro (236-257) [first published in The Vampire Stories of Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; © 1994];
"Hisako San" by Ingrid Pitt (258-270);
"Butternut and Blood" by Kathryn Ptacek (271-283) [first published in Confederacy of the Dead; © 1993];
"Sleeping Cities" by Wendy Webb (284-293);
"The Haunted House" by E. Nesbit (294-306) [originally published in The Strand Magazine, Dec. 1913];
"Turkish Delight" by Roberta Lannes (307-328);
"Venus Rising on Water" by Tanith Lee (329-353) [first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Oct. 1991];
"Year Zero" by Gemma Files (354-379);
"Good Lady Ducayne" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (380-406) [originally published in The Strand Magazine, Feb. 1896];
"Lunch at Charon's" by Melanie Tem (407-421);
"Forever, Amen" by Elizabeth Massie (422-455);
"Night Laughter" by Ellen Kushner (456-460) [first published in After Midnight; © 1986];
"Bootleg" by Christa Faust (461-480);
"Outfangthief" by Gala Blau (481-499);
"My Brother's Keeper" by Pat Cadigan (500-536) [first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Jan. 1988];
"So Runs the World Away" by Caitlin R. Kiernan (537-556);
"A North Light" by Gwyneth Jones (556-570);
"Jack" by Connie Willis (571-621) [first published in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, Oct. 1991];
"Vampyr" by Jane Yolen (poem) (622-624).

Marriage and the Family Through Science Fiction
edited by Val Clear, Patricia Warrick, Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph D. Olander
1976: St. Martin's Press, New York
Each story includes a brief introduction; each section includes a brief introduction; and the collection includes an introductory essay.

Includes Introduction (an essay on marriage and family), pp. viii-xiv;
1. The Nature of Family Organization (brief introduction, 2-7); "The Vine" by Kit Reed, pp. 8-18 (original copyright 1967 by Kit Reed); "Twenty-First Century Mother" by Katherine Marcuse, p. 19-25 (reprinted from the Jan. 1954 issue of Authentic Science Fiction (England)); "Pilgrimage" by Nelson Bond, pp. 26-47 (original copyright 1935, 1949 by Nelson Bond); "Special Consent" by P. M. Hubbard, pp. 48-53 (copyright 1963 by Mercury Press; reprinted from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction);
2. Cross-Cultural Family Perspectives (brief introduction, pp. 54-55); "The Adjusted" by Kenneth Bulmer, pp. 56-66 (copyright 1966 by Mercury Press; reprinted from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction); "Look, You Think You've Got Troubles" by Carol Carr, pp. 67-78 (copyright 1969 by Damon Knight); "No Land of Nod" by Sherwood Springer, pp. 79-97 (original copyright 1952 by Better Publications, Inc.);
3. The Sociology of Courtship (brief introduction, 98-99); "In Behalf of the Product" by Kit Reed, pp. 100-108 (original copyright 1973 by Kit Reed); "Love, Incorporated" by Robert Sheckley, pp. 109-121 (copyright 1952 by Robert Sheckley); "The Compleat Consumators" by Alan E. Nourse, pp. 122-127 (original copyright 1964 by Mercury Press, reprinted from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction); "Earthwoman" by R. Bretnor, pp. 128-137 (original copyright 1967 by Mercury Press; reprinted from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction);
4. The Sociology of Marriage (brief introduction, 138-141); "The Girls from Earth" by Frank M. Robinson, pp. 142-161 (copyright 1951 by Galaxy Publishing Corp.); "The Education of Tigress McCardle" by C. M. Kornbluth, pp. 162-172 (copyright 1956, 1957, 1958 by Mercury Press, Inc.); "Progeny" by Philip K. Dick, pp. 173-190 (copyright 1954 by Galaxy Publishing Corp.); "Gigilo" by Ron Goulart, pp. 191-204 (copyright 1972 by Mercury Press; reprinted from The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction); "Cynosure" by Kit Reed, pp. 205-214 (original copyright 1964 by Kit Reed); "Day Million" by Frederick Pohl, pp. 215-219 (copyright 1966 by Rogue magazine);
5. The Sociology of Family Dissolution (brief introduction, pp. 220-222); "The Icebox Blonde" by Thomas N. Scortia, pp. 223-235 (copyright 1959 by Greenleaf Publishing; first appeared in Rogue Magazine; reprinted from Caution! Inflammable); "The New You" by Kit Reed, pp. 236-247 (original copyright 1962 by Kit Reed); "Woman's Rib" by Thomas N. Scortia, pp. 248-260 (copyright 1972 by UPD Publishing Corp.; first appeared in Galaxy Science Fiction; reprinted from Caution! Inflammable); "The Last Lonely Man" by John Brunner, pp. 261-276 (copyright 1967 by Brunner Fact and Fiction Ltd.; reprinted from Out of My Mind by John Brunner, published by Ballantine Books); "The Little Terror" by Will F. Jenkins, pp. 277-290 (copyright 1953 by the Curtis Publishing Co.); "First Lady" by J. T. McIntosh, pp. 291-315 (original copyright 1953 by Galaxy Publishing Corp.);
6. Alternative Family Forms (brief introduction, pp. 316-318) ; "The Revolt of the ..." by Robert Barr, pp. 319-328; "When It Changed" by Joanna Russ, pp. 329-338 (copyright 1972 by Doubleday & Company); "Clone Sister" by Pamela Sargent, pp. 339-358 (copyright 1973 by Joseph Elder; originally appeared in Eros in Orbit).

Memories and Visions: Women's Fantasy and Science Fiction edited by Susanna J. Sturgis
Freedom, California: The Crossing Press, 1989.

Volume 1 of Susanna Sturgis' "Women's Fantasy and Science Fiction" series. See also: Volume 2, The Women Who Walk Through Fire.

Memories and Visions includes Susanna J. Sturgis' "Editorial Memories & Visions"; Lorraine Schein's "The Chaos Diaries"; excerpts from Shirley Hartwell's Daughters of Gelasia; Rosaria Champagne's "Womankind"; Caro Clarke's "The Rational Ship"; Judith Katz's "The Amazing Disappearing Girl"; Charlotte Watson Sherman's "Killing Color"; L. Timmel Duchamp's "O's Story"; R. M. Meluch's "Conversation With a Legend"; Barbara Krasnoff's "Signs of Life"; Laurell K. Hamilton's "A Token for Celandine"; Nona M. Caspers "Harmonic Conception"; Mary Ellen Mathews' "Children of Divers Kind"; Kiel Stuart's "Meaningful Dialog"; Adrienne Lauby's "Sign of Hope"; Hattie Gossett's "womanmansion / to my sister / mourning her mother /"; and Contributors' Notes.

Millennial Women: Tales for Tomorrow edited by Virginia Kidd
Dell: New York, 1978
Millennial Women includes:
"Prayer for My Daughter" by Marilyn Hacker (prefatory poem);
Introduction by Virginia Kidd;
"No One Said Forever" by Cynthia Felice;
"The Song of N'Sardi-El" by Diana L. Paxson,
"Jubilee's Story" by Elizabeth A. Lynn;
"Mab Gallen Recalled" by Cherry Wilder;
"Phoenix in the Ashes" by Joan D. Vinge;
"The Eye of the Heron" by Ursula K. Le Guin; and
Biographical Notes.

More Women of Wonder edited, with an introduction and notes, by Pamela Sargent
Vintage Books (Random House): New York, 1976
"Science fiction novelettes by women about women"
Includes: "Introduction" by Pamela Sargent; "Jirel Meets Magic" by C. L. Moore; "The Lake of the Gone Forever" by Leigh Brackett; "The Second Inquisition" by Joanna Russ; "The Power of Time" by Josephine Saxton; "The Funeral" by Kate Wilhelm; "Tin Soldier" by Joan D. Vinge; "The Day Before the Revolution" by Ursula K. Le Guin; "Further Reading"; "About the Authors"; "About the Editor".

See also:
Women of Wonder
The New Women of Wonder
Women of Wonder: The Classic Years
Women of Wonder: The Contemporary Years

Ms. Muffet and Others
from Attic Press
"Fairytales for Feminists" series, 2d volume.

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