NYRSF Gene Wolfe Index

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Base information complied by Michael Andre-Driussi.

September 1988, Issue 1: Gene Wolfe's "Riddle," a brief boxed feature. Link to Issue on Archive.org

October 1988, Issue 2: Read This, a reading list from Wolfe of his recent recommendations. (Read This was a reoccurring section in the NYRSF of recently read books by published authors, along with a sentence or two short review. Incidentally, several of his recommendations are anthologies that contain his own works). Also contains a letter from Wolfe re Hard SF. Link to Issue on Archive.org

April 1989, Issue 8: A Wolfe With Surface Traction There Are Doors by Gene Wolfe, Joan Gordon's review of There are Doors. Link to Issue on Archive.org

August 1989, Issue 12: Wolfe letter of comment (re: an article by Kathryn Cramer). Link to Issue on Archive.org

November 1989, Issue 15: Robert Killheffer review of Soldier of Arete. Link to Issue on Archive.org

December 1989, Issue 16: Wolfe letter of comment ("loc") on Soldier of Arete review by Robert Killheffer in Issue 15. Link to Issue on Archive.org

January 1990, Issue 17: Fernando Q. Gouvea reviews Endangered Species and sends loc on Soldier of Arete. Link to Issue on Archive.org

March 1990, Issue 19: Wolfe reviews Daniel Pinkwater's Fish Whistle: commentaries, uncommontaries, and vulgar excesses.

May 1990, Issue 21: Wolfe loc. After reading the issue there are a few references to Wolfe, the most relevant being in Robert Killheffer's review of The Mud-Pits of Lost Atlantis by Bryan G. Stephenson, where Stephenson is favorably compared to Wolfe. Link to Issue on Archive.org

August 1990, Issue 24: John Clute review of Castleview. Link to Issue on Archive.org

March 1991, Issue 31: Gregory Feeley essay The Evidence of Things Not Shown: Family Romance in The Book of the New Sunessay (Part 1 of 2) re BOTNS and Clute's Autarch Catherine theory. Link to Issue on Archive.org

April 1991, Issue 32: Gregory Feeley essay (pt. 2).

July 1991, Issue 35: Screed: Letters of Comment by Gene Wolfe. Reply to editorial Tribal Tributions by Gordon Van Gelder in NYRSF Issue 33, May 1991.

August 1991, Issue 36: ''Smiling, She Met the Dragon by Gene Wolfe. An essay in memory of Sharon Baker.

October 1991, Issue 38: David Repton Herter reviews PANDORA BY HOLLY HOLLANDER.

January 1992, Issue 41: Wolfe reviews THE NEW GOTHIC.

February 1993, Issue 54: mantis essay on the brown book.

March 1993, Issue 55: Wolfe loc on David Hartwell's editorial.

April 1993, Issue 56: Wolfe contributes to a response to essay by John Kessel.

June 1993, Issue 58: Robert Killheffer reviews NIGHTSIDE THE LONG SUN.

May 1994, Issue 69: Wolfe reviews Ellison's ANGRY CANDY.

June 1994, Issue 70: Pascal J. Thomas reviews LAKE OF THE LONG SUN.

October 1994, Issue 74: Don Webb reviews BIBLIOMEN.

October 1995, Issue 86: Wolfe's essay, "A Critic at the Crossroads: Gregory Feeley's How Far to th' End of the World."

January 1996, Issue 89: William M. Schuyler, Jr. reviews PEACE.

February 1996, Issue 90: locs from Lisa Goldstein, Mark Pitcavage, and Lucius Sheperd re "A Critic at the Crossroads."

March 1996, Issue 91: Damien Broderick essay "Thoughts on Gene Wolfe's PEACE" and William M. Schuyler, Jr. timeline for PEACE.

April 1996, Issue 92: mantis loc re "A Critic at the Crossroads."

July 1996, Issue 95: Kathryn Locey's essay on "Seven American Nights."

December 1998, Issue 124: Damien Broderick's Wolfe-list collage re "Suzanne Delage."

April 1999, Issue 128: Robert Borski's essay on Severian's maternal roots.

July 1999, Issue 131: Robert Borski's essay on the mandragora.