A Ruth Berman Bibliography

used by permission

 

publications - prose

fiction in sf/fantasy magazines and anthologies:

"Ptolemaic Hijack," Worlds of Fantasy , 1 (Spring 1971), 171-190.

"3-OK," The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction , 43 (July 1972), 74-81.

"A Board in the Other Direction," The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction , 66 (January 1974), 86-94.

"Stretch of Time," Analog, 110 (October 1972), 158-164.

"Lakewood Cemetery," in New Worlds 6 , ed. Charles Platt and Hilary Bailey (NY: Avon, 1974), pp. 128-131.

"Draconian Inheritance," Galileo 1 (Fall 1976), 62-65.

"To Ceremark," in New Voices in Science Fiction , ed. George R. R. Martin (NY: Macmillan, 1977), pp. 143-177.

"In Spring a Livelier Iris," Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction , 3 (November 1979), 72-87.

"Dragon Sunday," in Shadows 2 , ed. Charles Grant (NY: Doubleday, 1979), pp. 67-70; reprinted in 100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories , ed. Al Sarrantonio & Martin H. Greenberg (NY: Barnes & Noble, 1993), pp. 124-26.

"What I Did During My Park Vacation," in Microcosmic Tales , ed. Isaac Asimov, et al. (NY: Taplinger, 1980), pp. 263-264.

"Marilyn and the King," reprinted in Tales by Moonlight 2 , ed. Jessica Amanda Salmonson (NY: Tor Books, 1989), pp. 28-32.

"In a Season of Calm Weather," Amazing Stories , 61 (September 1986), 60-62.

"Professor and Colonel," in Mathenauts, Tales of Mathematical Wonder , ed. Rudy Rucker (NY: Arbor House, 1987), pp. 62-68.

"The Dragon's Skin," Dragon Fantastic , ed. Rosalind M. & Martin H. Greenberg (NY: DAW Books, 1992), 187-204.

"Sherlock Holmes in Oz," The Game is Afoot , ed. Marvin Kaye, (NY: St. Martin's Press, 1994), 431-40.

 

fiction in small-press sf/fantasy magazines and anthologies:

"The Haunted Apartment," in Fifty Extremely SF* Stories , ed. Michael Bastraw (Center Harbor, NH: Niekas Publications, 1982), p. 40.

"The Ones Who Pickaback Away from Omelets," Space and Time , #63 (Winter 1982/1983), 39-41.

"Paul Bunyan and the Moon," Space and Time , #71 (Winter 1987), 108-113.

"Far from the Dragons of Deimos," Space and Time , #75 (Winter 1989), 86-88.

"Elem Alchem 1B," Dragonlore , 3 (Spring 1983), 26-32.

"Marilyn and the King," Grimoire , 1 (Spring 1983), 13-15.

"Witch Gretel," Fantasy & Terror , #5 (1985), 3-4.

"Shell Game," Argonaut , #11 (Fall 1984), 4-17.

"The Death of Gawaine," Alpha Adventures Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine , 2 (May 1985), 28-32.

"Sunbloom Achilles," Tales of the Unanticipated , #1 (Fall 1986), 10, 35-36.

"The Dancing Princes," Tales of the Unanticipated , #6 (Fall/Winter 1989/ 90), 30-34.

"Vengeance," Tales of the Unanticipated , #14 (Winter/Spring/Summer 1994-95), 55.

"Boomp," Fantasy Macabre , #8 (1986), 26-31.

"Alder-Woman," Fantasy Macabre , #15 (1992), 4-6.

 

fiction in general magazines and anthologies:

"The Blood Thereof," Jewish Frontier , 40 (January 1973), 21-23.

"Coricopat's Demonstration of the Truth," Cats Magazine , 30 (November 1973), 24-25.

"What I Did During My Park Vacation," in Microcosmic Tales , reprinted in Skills for Reading , ed. Olive Stafford Niles et al. (Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1983), pp. 160-61; in Futures , ed. John H. Althouse (Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1994), pp. 133-34; and in Literature and Integrated Studies , Grade 9, Reading, Writing and Grammar Skillbook (Glenview, IL: Scott, Foresman and Company, 1997), pp. 72-73.

"Deborah the Maccabee," Shofar , 7 (December 1989), 12-15.

 

fiction in literary magazines:

"The Statement of Mrs. Thaddeus Usheen to the Press Upon Being Rescued by the Coast Guard," Four Quarters , 20 (March 1971), 29-31.

"The Hanukah Bush Ghost," Identity , 11 (December 1976), 29-34.

"Totentanz," Green River Review , 10 (1979), 41-44.

"An Orphic Mystery," Menomonie Review , 1 (Spring 1982), 16-18.

 

articles on fantasy and children's literature

"Patterns of Unification in Lewis Carroll's Sylvie and Bruno," (pamphlet; Baltimore: T. K. Graphics, 1974.

"A Note on Some Carroll and Lear Holdings at the Kerlan Collection, Jabberwocky , the Journal of the Lewis Carroll Society, 15 (Summer/Autumn 1986), 33-35.

"An Thou Wert a Lion: heraldry in the pageant of the Nine Worthies in Love's Labor's Lost ," Coat of Arms , new series 5 (Winter 1982/1983), 96-103.

"Critical Reactions to Fantasy in Four Nineteenth Century Periodicals," Sphinx , 4 (#1, 1981), 1-37.

"A Bibliography of Fantasy and Fantasy-Criticism in Four Leading Nineteenth Century Periodicals," Extrapolation , 22 (Fall, 1981), 277-290.

"Fantasy Fiction and Fantasy Criticism in Some Nineteenth Century Periodicals (Ainsworth's Magazine, Contemporary Review, Household Words, Macmillan's Magazine, New Monthly Magazine, New Review, Nineteenth Century, Quarterly Review, Temple Bar)," Extrapolation , 37 (Spring, 1996), 63-95.

"Blazonings in The Faerie Queene ," Cahiers Elisabethaines , 23 (April, 1983), 1-14.

"Victorian Dragons, the Reluctant Brood," Children's Literature in Education , 15 (Winter, 1984), 220-233.

"Mermaids" and "Sirens" in Mythical and Fabulous Creatures , ed. Malcolm South (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987), pp. 133- 145; 147-153.

"Elementary Holmes: Sherlockian Children's Literature, Sherlock Holmes: The Detective and the Collector; Essays on the John Bennett Shaw Library , ed. Lucy M. Brusic (Minneapolis MN: Special Collections, the University of Minnesota, 1995), pp. 125-140.

 

articles on Twin Cities history

"A Case of Double Identity: William Gillette and Sherlock Holmes onstage in the Twin Cities," (pamphlet; Minneapolis: The Norwegian Explorers, 1995).

"Truman Not First to Confound Political Experts," St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch , November 1, 1988, p. 13A.

 

Translations

"The Man Who Saw the Sirens" ("L'Homme qui a Vu les Sirenes," by Pierre Mille), Fantasy Macabre , #9 (1987), 15-19.

"The Dream of Gold" ("Le Reve d'Or," by Charles Nodier) Tales of the Unanticipated , #4 (Fall/Winter 1988), 48-52.

"The Devil's Stewpot" ("La Marmite du Diable," by Charles Deulin), Space and Time , #85 (Spring 1995), 12-20.

"The Pearl of Lackmi" ("La Perle de Lackmi," by Judith Gautier, Fantasy Macabre , #17 (1996), 17-48.

 

 

publications - poetry

 

poems in sf/fantasy magazines and anthologies:

"Immigrant to Desert-world," Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction , 1 (Fall 1977), 126; reprinted in Asimov's Choice: Astronauts and Androids (NY: Davis, 1977), p. 43.

"Low Grav-i-tee," Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction , 1 (Fall 1977), 126.

"Diamond in the Sky," Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction , 14 (March 1990), 101.

"The Legend of the Mannikin," Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction , 15 (July 1990), 15.

"Silicon Guests," Asimov's Science Fiction , 16 (mid-December 1992), 67.

"Brownies at Work," Asimov's Science Fiction , 19 (September 1995), 57.

"Two Poems in Memory of J. R. R. Tolkien," in The Tolkien Scrapbook , ed. Alida Becker (NY: Grosset & Dunlap, 1978), pp. 130-131.

"Open-Ended Universe," Amazing , 61 (July 1986), 68.

"Candle-Castles," Amazing , 62 (March 1988), 41.

"Cloud Manufactory," Amazing , 63 (January 1989), 50.

"Dorothy and the Sequels," Amazing , 64 (November 1989), 53.

"How to Tell Time Travelers," Analog , 109 (March 1989), 101.

"Recent Collections," in Xanadu 3 , ed. Jane Yolen (NY: Tor, 1995) 35.

 

poems in small-press sf/fantasy magazines and anthologies:

 

"Winter Persephone," in Aliens and Lovers, ed. Millea Kenin (Oakland, California: Unique Graphics, 1983), p. 93.

"Computative Oak," reprinted in Burning with a Vision , ed. Robert Frazier, (Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, 1984), p. 11.

"Dark Planet Colony," Beyond , #4 (May 1986), 22.

"The Glass Cat," Beyond , #8 (1987), 10.

"Assuming an Afterlife and Other Worlds," Fungi , #10 (Summer 1986), 19.

"Further Planets," Fungi , #11 (Autumn 1986), 33-34.

"Limestone and Coral," Tales of the Unanticipated , #1 (Fall 1986), 16.

"The Sorrel Nag Remembers," Tales of the Unanticipated , #5 (Spring-Summer 1989), 41.

"The Real Moon," Tales of the Unanticipated , #10 (Spring- Summer/Fall 1992), 34.

"Three Haiku," Tales of the Unanticipated , #12 (Fall/Winter 1993), 9.

"On Webster Hill: reflections on rereading City ," Tales of the Unanticipated , #16 (Spring/Summer/Fall 1996), 11.

"Magic Trick," Minnesota Fantasy Review , #1 (October 1987), 45.

"Had I Approached My Discovery in a More Noble Spirit," Weird Tales , 50 (Spring 1988), 110.

"The Legend of the Man-Mountain," Weird Tales , 52 (Fall 1990), 59.

"Sphinx' Game," Weird Tales , 52 (Winter 1990/91), 43.

"Griffin Gold," Weird Tales , 52 (Summer 1991), 28.

"Grey Garden Planet," The Leading Edge , #16 (Winter 1988), 24-26.

"Daniel Dragonslayer," and reprints of "Computative Oak," "Al Hodge (Captain Video)," "The Glass Cat," and "The Little Green Men Send and Ambassador to Earth," in Time Gum , ed. Terry A. Garey and Eleanor Arnason (Minneapolis, MN: Rune Press, 1988), p. 38.

"Before 3000o K," "Clock Eyed," and "Pyrite Fossils," in Paper Bag Writer , ed. Terry A. Garey (Minneapolis, MN: Bagperson Press, 1990), 10-12.

"The Singing Harp," Starshore , 1 (Winter 1990), 49.

"Apotheosis," "A Few Remarks on the Hybernation," "Magics," "Moon Marvels," "Moon Stone Analysis," "Scarecrow Dancing," "Star Archaeology," and "Wizard's Road," and reprints of "Nick Chopper the Tin Woodman," "Dorothy and the Sequels," and "Before 3000o K," in Time Frames, ed. Terry A. Garey (Minneapolis, MN: Rune Press, 1991), 3-10.

"Jeremiad for the Maccabee," Testament of Lael , (1993), 76.

"Alien Stamps" and "Spacemail Correspondence," Crossings: Beyond the Parallel Lines , (1993), 15.

"On the Jade Mountain" and "Icarus," in Masque, Images of Myth , ed. Melissa Gish (Cleveland, MN: Strait-Jacket Publications, 1994), [1, 5].

"The Mashgeakh Rejects the Dragonslayer," Worlds of Fantasy & Horror , (Summer 1996), 39.

"Mortal and Triton" reprinted (from Kansas Quarterly ) in Mermaid Tavern , ed. Melissa Gish (Cleveland MN: Strait-Jacket, 1996), pp. 18-19.

"Green Light Dip," in Mindspark Science Fiction Poetry , ed. Marianne J. Dyson and Catherine Asaro (Laurel, MD: Molecudyne, 1996), p. 44.

"Unicorn Shoot," Star*Line , 19 (March-June, 1996), 18.

"Time Trio," Star*Line , 20 (January-February, 1997), 7-8.

 

poems in general magazines and anthologies:

"Soundstage," Saturday Review , January 30, 1971, p. 21.

"Computative Oak," Saturday Review , March 20, 1971, p. 21.

"For Douglas Rain in Ontario," Toronto Life , November 1973, p. 48.

"Elijah Passing By" and "Rashi's Living," Journal of Reform Judaism , 25 (Summer 1978), 22.

"Ensigns of the Sons of Jacob," Journal of Reform Judaism , 26 (Winter 1979), 24.

"Elijah Passing Over," Jewish Currents , 33 (May 1979), 31.

"The Kenite," Jewish Currents , 35 (May 1981), 17.

"Gideon the Hacker," Jewish Currents , 40 (November 1985), 25.

"My Grandmother and the Naming of Names," Jewish Currents , 47 (October 1993), 9.

"David's Therapy," Reconstructionist , 46 (May 1980), 31.

"David Emblazoned," Reconstructionist , 46 (January 1981), 28.

"Riddle's End," Reconstructionist , 51 (June 1986), 4.

"The Measure of the Molten Sea," Brotherhood , 19 (January- February 1986), 8.

"Purim Dance," Brotherhood , 20 (January-February, 1987), 12.

"The Stars in Their Courses," Judaism , 36 (Winter 1987), 74.

"In a Name," Birdwatcher's Digest , 12 (January/ February 1990), 109.

 

poems in literary magazines and anthologies:

"Dianiac on a Gibbous Night," The North Stone Review , 1 (Fall 1971), 45.

"Smokestacks and "Sinai Peninsula Photographed from a Gemini Flight," Jean's Journal , 11 (August 1973), 54-55.

"Frog in Waiting," Poet Lore , 68 (Autumn 1973), 280.

"Teacher of Engl 121: The Romantic Period," Kansas Quarterly , 5 (Autumn 1973) 50.

"Dinah," Kansas Quarterly , 8 (Fall 1976), 52.

"Dyed Garden," Kansas Quarterly , 13 (Summer/Fall 1981), 46.

"Placement Committee," Kansas Quarterly , 16 (Winter/Spring 1984), 63.

"Star Wheels" and "Nick Chopper the Tin Woodman," Kansas Quarterly , 19 (Summer 1987), 125-126.

"Stale Air and the Cause of Colds," and "Mortal and Triton," Kansas Quarterly , 21 (Winter/Spring 1989), 70-71.

"Get Rid of Unsightly," and "Season Drink," Kansas Quarterly , 22 (Summer 1990), 123.

"Unmoved Sunflower," Amanuensis , 2 (Autumn 1973), 19.

"Attack from Cumulus," Amanuensis , 3 (Spring 1975), 3.

"Defining Terms" and "Memorable Night," Windless Orchard , Winter 1973, p. 7.

"Spinster," Bitterroot , 13 (Autumn 1974), 29.

"Winter Solstice," Green's Magazine , 4 (Winter 1976), 1.

"SF Illusion," Green's Magazine , 5 (Autumn 1976), 20.

"Force of Attraction" and "Enapparitionment," Poetry Forum , Summer 1976, p. 7.

"The Little Green Men Send an Ambassador to Earth," "Frozen in Scarlet," and "Returned Changeling," The DeKalb Literary Arts Journal , 10 (Winter 1977), 7-9.

"The Branching Rain," Creative Moment & Poetry Eastwest , 1/9 (#9, 1976), 7.

"Athena in Marble" and "Spectral Grey," Old Hickory Review , 11 (Spring-Summer 1979), 39.

"Anserine Year," Carousel Quarterly of Poetry , 4 (Summer 1979), 4.

"Mousketeers on a Talk Show," and "Snow Mall," Great River Review , 2 (#1, 1979), 44-45.

"Space Passover," Lake Street Review , #7 (Summer 1979), 24.

"The Beasts Along the Dusty Road," Lake Street Review , #18 (Winter 1985), 6.

"Survey Course," CEA Forum , 7 (October 1976), 15.

"Fell Sweep," Forum , 15 (Summer-Fall 1977), 85.

"Death by Seashell," Pawn Review , 3 (#1-2, 1978/79), 103.

"The Amateurs," Milkweed Chronicle , 1 (Winter 1980), 24.

"Apparent Angular Diameter," South Carolina Review , 13 (Fall 1980), 74.

"The Blessing" and "The Poet Reads to the Women's Poetry Society," Poem , #38 (March 1980), 53-54.

"Double Planet Night," and "And Sought to Kill Him," Poem , #66 (November 1991), 25-26.

"Porch Shadows," Jump River Review , #5 (September 1980), 9.

"Aesop in the Lilac Woods," The Sandcutters , 15 (Winter 1981), 14.

"Garden Flights," Piedmont Literary Review , 6 (September 1981), 8.

"Bedrock, Northern Minnesota," Images , 7 (#2, 1981), 8.

"Al Hodge (Captain Video)," Poetalk (Bay Area Poets Coalition Newsletter) , 9 (March 1982), 3.

"Lisa Draws Lisa," Inlet , 11 (1982), 2; "By the Stereo," p. 28; "Ebenezer's Arabian Nights," p. 31.

"Henbit Blooming," Inlet , 12 (1983), 27.

"Saber-toothed Cats," Inlet , 14 (1985), 10.

"Not Counting Thunder," Inlet , 15 (1986), 40.

"A Good Music Station," Sands Magazine (1983), p. 50.

"Fall Blazon" and "A Fine Day Early in March," Sands Magazine (1984), p. 78.

"Explorer of the Upper Mississippi," Negative Capability , 3 (#3 1983), 46-47.

"Wordplay," Negative Capability , 11 (#1 1991), 46-47.

"The Dream-of-the-Month Club," Jam Today , 10 (1983), 62.

"Snow Queen's Portrait," in The Poet Dreaming in the Artist's House , ed. Emilie Buchwald and Ruth Roston (Minneapolis, Minnesota: Milkweed Editions, 1984), p. 84.

"Arcady Weed," Aura , #18 (Spring-Summer, 1984), 17.

"Terrene Astronomy," "The Cartographer," "The Needs of Fire," and "Grasshopper and Sleep," Aura , #20 (Spring 1986), 92-95.

"Dream Spell," Aura , #21 (Fall-Winter 1986), 82.

"Crocodiles in Cream," Aura , 1, #2, n.s. (Spring-Summer 1994), 22.

"Dickens and the Visiting Duck (H. C. Andersen in England)," The Davidson Miscellany , 19 (Spring, 1984), 26.

"Delphic Oracle," The Davidson Miscellany , 19 (Spring 1984), 26.

"Noah's Animals," Southern Humanities Review , 19 (Spring 1985), 170.

"Dark Aether and Meteors Within" and "Cottonwood Exercise," The Great Lakes Review , 11 (Spring 1985), 40-41.

"The Dog in the Meadow," Spectrum , 28 (#s 1/2, 1986), 27.

"Judith in her Finery," Loonfeather , 8 (Summer 1987), 11-12.

"Aerial Photographer to Pilot," Loonfeather , 10 (Spring 1988), 23.

"Identified Flying Object" and "Tree Parable: a Tubishvat Ghost Story," Loonfeather , 15 (Spring/Summer 1994), 25-26.

"Snow Games" and "Sun Cat," Red Cedar Review , 18 (Winter 1986), 48-49.

"Dead Said the Lady," Skylark , #21 (1992), 73.

"Not in the Catalogues," Pinehurst Journal , (Spring 1993), 32.

"Camera Obscurant," South Dakota Review , 31, (Fall 1993), 139.

"With a One-Year-Old in the Wildflower Garden," Sidewalks , 10, (Spring 1996), 3.

"Star Water," Sidewalks , 12, (Spring/Summer 1997), 72.

"Street with Starfall," North Coast Review , (Spring 1997), 31.

"Cat Dreaming," North Coast Review , (Fall/ Winter 1997), 28; "Spring Water," p. 29.

 

awards:

"A Bicentennial Viking Celebration," New York Poetry Forum, Americana (1976).

"The Turning of the Inland Tide," New York Poetry Forum, Space Travel (1977).

"Ebenezer's Arabian Nights," New York Poetry Forum, Dickens (1979).

"Aesop and the Lilac Woods," Arizona State Poetry Society, free verse (1980).

"Al Hodge (Captain Video)," Bay Area Poets Coalition (1981).

"Griffin Gold," Louisiana State Poetry Society, Mythological Animals (1982).

"Noah's Animals," Carlisle Poets Workshop Animal Kingdom (1982).

"Grey Garden Planet," Life, the Universe, and Everything VI Odyssey Poetry (1988).

Rhysling nominations: "Open-Ended Universe" (1987); "The Sorrel Nag Remembers" (1990); "The Diamond in the Sky" (1991); "Silicon Guests" (1992).


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