Non-Fiction Articles by Andre Norton

1980 thru 2005

1986     1996

1981

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  • Commentaries on the Quest ~ Elfquest Book 1 by Wendy and Richard Pini, Edited by Kay Richards, Published by Starblaze, HC, 0-898-65166-2, 978-0-898-65166-9, $35.00, 154pgs., ~ TP, 0-898-65140-9, 978-0-898-65140-9, $9.95, 154pgs., ~ Elfquest, 1988, PB, 0-898-65626-5, 978-0-898-65626-8, $5.95, 88pgs. ~ (pg. 3)

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  • Introduction” ~ Too Many Magicians by Randall Garrett, Published by ACE, PB, 0-441-81696-7, $2.50, 342pg

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  • Magnolias and Melodrama (Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth) ~ The Book Mart Vol. 5 #1, Published by Mae Pohle McKinley, Edited by Robert Warren Pohle Jr. $1.25 (pgs. 3-7, 10-11, 13-15)     Note: This is a partail publication of a larger manuscript called The Scribbling Women.
  • A Lamp is Lighted (Maria Cummins) ~ The Book Mart Vol. 5 #3, Published by Mae Pohle McKinley, Edited by Robert Warren Pohle Jr. $1.25 (July) (pgs. 3, 30)     Note: This is a partail publication of a larger manuscript called The Scribbling Women.

 
1982

  • Tears, Busy Tears - Part 1 (Susan Warner) ~ The Book Mart Vol. 5 #7,  Published by Mae Pohle McKinley, Edited by Robert Warren Pohle Jr. $1.25 (Feb.) (pgs. 3-5, 25, 27)     Note: This is a partail publication of a larger manuscript called The Scribbling Women.
  • Tears, Busy Tears - Part 2 (Susan Warner) ~ The Book Mart Vol. 5 #8,  Published by Mae Pohle McKinley, Edited by Robert Warren Pohle Jr. $1.25 (March) (pgs. 7-9, 25)     Note: This is a partail publication of a larger manuscript called The Scribbling Women.
  • Tears, Busy Tears - Part 3 (Susan Warner) ~ The Book Mart Vol. 5 #9,  Published by Mae Pohle McKinley, Edited by Robert Warren Pohle Jr. $1.25 (June) (pgs. 7, 10-11)     Note: This is a partail publication of a larger manuscript called The Scribbling Women.
  • Norton-Editors Correspondence prior to Andre's short "Mousetrap" in The Eureka Years: Boucher and McComas's Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1949-1954 (1982) Edited by Annette Pelz McComas, Published by Bantam, PB, 0-553-20673-7, $3.50, 348pg ~ (pg 282) ~ classics from the beginnings of Science Fiction's most distinguished publication. ~ Introduction by Theodore Sturgeon.

 
1983

  • Tears, Busy Tears - Part 4 (Susan Warner) ~ The Book Mart Vol. 5 #10,  Published by Mae Pohle McKinley, Edited by Robert Warren Pohle Jr. $1.25 (March) (pgs. 10, 11, 20, 21, 30)     Note: This is a partail publication of a larger manuscript called The Scribbling Women.
  • Introduction” ~ The Breaking of the Seals by Francis Ashton, Edited by Hank Stine, Published by The Donning Co, Starblaze Edition, PB, 0-898-65200-6, 359pg ~ Illustrated by Ron Miller

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1984

  • “Bio-Page” ~ The Faces of Science Fiction by Patti Perret, Published by Bluejay Books, TP, 0-312-94147-1, ~ "Intimate portraits of the men and women who shape the way we look at the future."   See image below

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1985

  • Reply to the following Question ~ In What Way has the marketplace, in your opinion, deformed, enhanced, or help your work? What Kind of balance do you think should exist between art and commerce, or craft and commerce? -  The Bulletin of The Science Fictions Writers of America, Vol. 19, Num. 4, Winter 1985, Whole Num. 90, $2.50, 29pg ~ Edited by George Zebrowski and Pamela Sargent, Published by The Science Fictions Writers of America

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1986

  • "Introduction" & "Afterward" ~ The Princess and the Goblin by George Mcdonald (1872), Published by Dell Yearling (1986), 0-440-47189-3, TP, $4.95, 205pg ~ Many different prints of "The Princess and the Goblin" have been released but only the Dell Yearling edition has the essay by Andre.

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1987

 
1988

  • Forword”,The Life of Jules Verne”, and “Afterword” ~ Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne, Published by Aerie Books Ltd. imprint of Tom Doherty Associates, PB, 0-938-81917-8, $2.25 - reprinted in 1992 by TOR, PB, 0-812-50471-2, 978-0-812-50471-2, $2.99, 260 pgs. ~ cover by Jim Theisen (same for both)

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  • "Letter" (note) - Locus #327, Vol. 21 No. 4, Published by Locus Publications, Edited by Charles N. Brown, $2.95, 78pgs., 20th Aniversary Issue (pg. 36)

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1989

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  • Series and Sequels, The Problem Thereof ~ Andre Norton: Fables & Futures Edited by Anne Braude, Published by Niekas, PB, 0-910-61904-2, $5.95 (p. 29)
  • To the Red Sands of MarsThe 47th World Science Fiction Convention: Noreascon Three – The Souvenir Book, Published by Massachusetts Convention Fandom Inc., 182pgs., (pgs. 11-14)

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  • Hogyan írjunk fantasyt, [How to write a Fantasy by Andre Norton], Fantasy Magazin 1989; edited by Mohácsi Eniko {Hungary}

Nice short article mentioning The Tales of the Witch World collections, Four From Witch World and the Tales from Lormt (The Turning of Witch World)

 
1990

 
1991

  • Introduction” ~ Catfantastic II Edited by Andre Norton & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB, 0-886-77461-6, $4.50, 318pg ~ cover by Braldt Bralds

 

1992

 
1993

  • Alicia Austin: “Its has been my great…” ~ The ConFrancisco Souvenir Book, Published by San Francisco Science Fiction Conventions Inc., Worldcon 51 (Sept.), TP, 168pgs. ~ cover by Alicia Austin (pg. 15)

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  • Fritz Leiber ~ Gummitch and Friends by Fritz Leiber, Published by Donald M. Grant, HC, 1-880-41817-7, $60.00, 260pg ~ Special Boxed Edition, 1000 copies signed by Margo Skinner Leiber and artist Rodger Gerberding

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  •  “It has been my pleasure...” ~ Locus #393 Silver Anniversary Letters (Oct.) (pg. 40)

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  • "Foward" Redline the Stars, Published by TOR, PB, 0-812-51986-8, LCCN 92-43708, $4.99, 304pg ~ cover by Martin Andrews
  • "Letter" (note) - Locus #385, Vol. 30 No. 2, Published by Locus Publications, Edited by Charles N. Brown, $3.95, 76pgs., (pg. 69)

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  • "Letter" (note) - Locus #393, Vol. 31 No. 4, Published by Locus Publications, Edited by Charles N. Brown, $3.95, 76pgs., (pg. 40)

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1994

  • Introduction” ~ Catfantastic III Edited by Andre Norton & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB, 0-886-77591-4, $4.99, 319pg ~ cover by Braldt Bralds
  • Preface - Andre Norton” ~ Andre Norton: A Primary and Secondary Bibliography Edited by Roger C. Schlobin and Irene R. Harrison, Published by NESFA Press, 0-915-368-64-1, PB, $12.50, 92pg

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  • “Since we have at last received the IRS approval…” ~ Locus Letter (June) (pg. 72)
  • “Since you were kind enough to back us for the tax exempt status…” ~ Locus Letter (May) (pgs. 11-12)
  • "Letter" (note) - Locus, #401, June, Vol. 32 No. 6, Published by Locus Publications, Edited by Charles N. Brown, $3.95, 80pgs., (pg. 72)

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  • "Letter" (note) - Locus #402, July, Vol. 33 No. 1, Published by Locus Publications, Edited by Charles N. Brown, $3.95, 84pgs., (pg. 74)

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  • Brief Review of Sacred Ground by Mercedes Lackey, Published by TOR, HC, 0-312-85281-9, $22.95 ~ cover by Lynn Newmark

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1995

  • There Are Always Writers (Robert Bloch appreciation) ~ Robert Bloch: Appreciations of the Master Edited by Richard Matheson & Ricia Mainhardt, Published by TOR, HC, 0-312-85976-7, $24.95, 382pg ~ Collection of 30 tributes to and 20 stories by Bloch, (pg. 57)

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1996

  • Introduction” ~ Catfantasic IV Edited by Andre Norton & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB, 0-886-77711-9, $5.99, 314pg ~ cover by Mark Hess
  • Forward” ~ Return to Avalon Edited by Jennifer Roberson, Published by  DAW, PB, 0-886-77679-1, $5.99, 400pg

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  • "Afterward" No Folded Hands in The Williamson Effect (1996) Edited by Roger Zelazny, Published by TOR, HC, 0-312-85748-9, $23.95, 349pg ~ cover by Nicholas Jainschigg

1998

  • "Afterward" The Outling in Lord of the Fantastic: Fantastic Stories in Honor of Roger Zelazny (1998) Edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Published by AvoNova, TP, 0-380-78737-7, $14.00, 373pg - (1999) Edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Published by Avon EOS, PB, 0-380-80886-2, $6.99, 474pg

1999

  • Introduction” ~ Catfantasic V Edited by Andre Norton & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB, 0-886-77847-6, $6.99, 339pg ~ cover by Mark Hess
  • IntroductionDiabologic by Eric Frank Russell ~ My Favorite Science Fiction Story Edited by Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB,  0-739-40349-4, $6.99, 372pg ~ cover by Angus McKie

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  • High Hallack Library: What It Is and Why by Andre Norton ~ The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, v33 #3, Whole No. 144, Winter 1999, edited by David A. Truesdale (Science Fiction Writers of America, $3.95, 32pp, quarto) ~  cover by Maurizio Manzieri  (pg.24)

2000

  • Pioneer’s Repository of Fantasy ~ Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Dixie Living, (Jan. 2) (pg. M6)
  • IntroductionThe Spring by Manley Wade Wellman ~ My Favorite Fantasy Story Edited by Martin H. Greenberg Published, by DAW, PB, 0-886-77905-7, $6.99, 423pg ~ cover by Les Edwards

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2001

  • “Author’s Note” ~ Science Fiction Book Club Newsletter, (Spring)

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  • “Author’s Note” ~ Science Fiction Book Club Newsletter, (June)

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  • “Author’s Note” ~ Science Fiction Book Club Newsletter, (Summer)

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2002

  • “Author’s Note” ~ Science Fiction Book Club Newsletter, (Jan.)
  • “Author’s Note” ~ Science Fiction Book Club Newsletter, (July)
  • Advice to the New Writer ~ L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future: Volume XVIII by L. Ron Hubbard, Published by Galaxy Press, PB, 1-592-12052-0, $7.99, 462pg                  Draft of Advice to the New Writer ~ interesting comparison between draft and original. We also have the typed version as submitted by Andre.

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  • “Introduction” ~ Mother Miller How to Write a Good Book Revised 3rd Edition by Sasha Miller, Published by Foxacre Press, HC, 0-9709711-5-X, $15.00, 140pg 

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  • "Andre Norton" in 30th Anniversary DAW: Fantasy Anthology (2002) Edited by Elizabeth R. Wollheim & Sheila E. Gilbert, Published by DAW, HC, 0-756-40070-8, $24.95, 448pg ~ cover by G-Force Design (pg. 1)

2003

  • "Introduction" People of the Crater, Magical Beginnings, Edited by Steven H. Silver & Martin H. Greenberg, Published by DAW, PB, 0-756-40121-6, No.1248, $6.99, 352pg ~ cover by James Gurney

2005

  • Introduction” ~ “Faire Game” (with Jean Rabe) ~ Renaissance Faire Edited by Andre Norton & Jean Rabe, Published by DAW, PB, 0-756-40281-6, $6.99, 320pg

 

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