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By Neil Schlager, Josh Lauer

This seventh version of "Contemporary Novelists" contains biographies, bibliographies and demanding essays on nearly 650 modern writers, a hundred new to this variation. contains nationality and name indexes.

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Editor, Perilous Planets. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1978; New York, Avon, 1980. Editor, with others, The Penguin Masterquiz Book. London, Penguin, 1985. Editor, with Sam J. Lundwall, The Penguin World Omnibus of Science Fiction. London, Penguin, 1986; New York, Penguin, 1987. Editor, My Madness: The Selected Writings of Anna Kavan. London, Pan, 1990. Editor, Mini Sagas from the Daily Telegraph Competition. Stroud, Gloucestershire, Sutton, 1997. * Bibliography: Brian W. Aldiss: A Bibliography 1954–1984 by Margaret Aldiss, San Bernardino, California, Borgo Press, 1991.

London, Joseph, and Boston, Little Brown, 1979. The True Story of Lola MacKellar. London, Viking, 1992. Short Stories Gold and Sand. London, Bodley Head, 1960. Uncollected Short Stories ‘‘Braver Time,’’ in Redbook (New York), May 1967. D. Maclean. London, Macmillan, 1969; New York, St. Martin’s Press, 1970. ‘‘The Black Ghost of St. Helen,’’ in After Midnight Ghost Book, edited by James Hale. London, Hutchinson, 1980. Plays The 49th State (produced London, 1947). One Last Glimpse (produced Prague, 1981).

Career: Government survey assistant, Calabar, 1953–55, and surveyor, Enugu, 1959–60; science teacher in mission schools, Oba and Ahoada, 1960–63; principal, Asa Grammar School, 1967; administrative officer, 1970–74, and permanent secretary, 1975–83, Government of Rivers State, Port Harcourt; writer-in-residence and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, College of Education, Port Harcourt, 1984–87; Commissioner of Education, 1987–89, and Commissioner of Lands and Housing, 1989–90, Rivers State. Awards: International Writers Program grant, University of Iowa, 1973; Rivers State Silver Jubilee Merit award, 1992.

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