The trap had closed at sundown. In the last red light, the rabbit had
battered himself against its walls until fear and numbness ached home
and he crouched shaken by the flutterings of his heart. Otherwise there
was no movement in him as night and the stars came. But when the
moon rose, its light was caught icily in his great eyes, and he looked
through shadows to the forest.
Donald Allen Wollheim (October 1, 1914 – November 2, 1990) was a
science fiction writer, editor, publisher and fan. He published his own
works under pseudonyms, including David Grinnell. A member of the
Futurians, he was one of the leading influences on the development of
science fiction and science fiction fandom in the 20th century United
States. Wollheim's first story, "The Man from Ariel," was published in the
January 1934 issue of Wonder Stories when Wollheim was nineteen.
No period in the history of our country surpasses in interest that immediately preceding and including the
beginning of the Revolutionary War. Many volumes have been written setting forth the patriotism and
heroism of the fathers of the Republic, but the devotion of the mothers and daughters has received far less
attention. This volume is designed, therefore, to portray in some degree their influence in the struggle of the
Colonies to attain their independence.
Yes, when a man grows old he has heard so much that is strange there's
little more can surprise him. They say the king in Mittagard has a beast
of gold before his high seat, which stands up and roars. I have it from
Filif Eriksson, who served in the guard down there, and he is a steady
fellow when not drunk. He has also seen the Greek fire used, it burns on
So, priest, I am not unwilling to believe what you say about the White
Christ—I have been in England and France myself, and seen how the
folk prosper. He must be a very powerful...
Benjamin William Bova (born November 8, 1932) is an American science
fiction author and editor. Bova was a technical writer for Project
Vanguard and later for Avco Everett in the 1960s when they did research
in lasers and fluid dynamics. It was there that he met Arthur R. Kantrowitz
later of the Foresight Institute. In 1971 he became editor of Analog
Science Fiction after John W. Campbell's death. After leaving Analog,
he went on to edit Omni during 1978-1982.
Poul William Anderson (November 25, 1926–July 31, 2001) was an
American science fiction author who wrote during a Golden Age of the
genre. Poul Anderson also authored several works of fantasy. He received
a degree in physics from the University of Minnesota in 1948. He
married the former Karen Kruse in 1953. They had one daughter, Astrid,
who is married to the science fiction author Greg Bear. He was the sixth
President of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, taking office
When you entered this job hunt, you knew you needed a résumé. A cover letter was a very good idea,
too, and you got right on it. You may have even considered creating a follow up "Thank you" note for all
those interviews (because you are very smart). You may have found yourself sitting at your computer late
one night writing the perfect resignation letter (either the most difficult or most fun of compositions), being
careful not to burn any bridges. But what about these references? You know you need them. You know
that at some point in the interview...