TOM PURDOM-- BIBLIOGRAPHY 1957-2017

    

NOVELS

 

I WANT THE STARS                                    

Ace Books, 1964

 

THE TREE LORD OF IMETEN                  

Ace Books, 1966

 

FIVE AGAINST ARLANE                             

Ace Books, 1967

 

REDUCTION IN ARMS                                 

Berkley, 1970

 

THE BARONS OF BEHAVIOR                  

Ace Books, 1972; Dobson, London 1977;

German tr. Bastei- Lubbi,1977

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

LOVERS AND FIGHTERS,

STARSHIPS AND DRAGONS

Fantastic Books, 2014

 

ROMANCE ON FOUR WORLDS, A

CASANOVA QUARTET

Fantastic Books, 2015

                          

 

ANTHOLOGIES (EDITOR)

 

ADVENTURES IN DISCOVERY                

Doubleday, 1969;  Chinese tr. World

Today  Press, Hong Kong, 1971;

Burmese tr., USIS, Rangoon, 1974

 

 

SHORT STORIES, NOVELETTES, AND NOVELLAS

 

 

GRIEVE FOR A MAN                                  

Fantastic Universe, August 1957

 

A MATTER OF PRIVACY                           

Science Fiction Quarterly, August 1957

 

THE MAN WHO WOULDN'T SIGN UP    

Infinity, October 1958

 

THE DUEL OF THE INSECURE MAN

Satellite, April 1959

 

EXCELLENCE

Amazing Stories, October 1959

 

THE HOLY GRAIL

Star Science Fiction #6 Ballantine Books,

 1959, Frederik Pohl, ed.

 

SORDMAN THE PROTECTOR

Galaxy, August 1960

 

THE GREEN BERET

Analog, January 1961

 

THE WARRIORS

Amazing Stories, June 1962

 

GREENPLACE 

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science

Fiction, November 1964 (Reprinted

World's Best SF 1965, Ace Books, 1965,

Terry Carr and Donald Wollheim, eds)

 

COURTING TIME

Galaxy, February 1966

 

REDUCTION IN ARMS

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science

Fiction, August 1967 (Reprinted

International Affairs Through Science

Fiction, New Viewpoints, 1978, Martin

Greenberg and Joseph D. Olander, eds.)

 

TOYS

Analog, October 1967 (Reprinted Crime

Prevention in the Thirtieth Century,

Walker,  1969, Hans Santesson, ed.; This

Side of Infinity, Ace, 1971, Terry Carr, ed.)

 

A WAR OF PASSION

The Future is Now,  Sherbourne Press,

1970, William F. Nolan, ed.

 

MOON ROCKS

Analog, April 1973 (Reprinted Thor's

Hammer, Ace, 1979; Baen Books 1988,

Reginald Bretnor, ed.)

 

MOONCHILD

Future Quest, Avon Books, 1973, Roger

Elwood, ed.

 

THE CHAINS OF FREEDOM                   

Galaxy, May 1977

 

EYES

Analog, July 1985

 

A PROPER PLACE TO LIVE

Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine,

January 1990

 

CHAMBER STORY

Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine,

August 1992

 

SEPOY

Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine,

December 1992 (Reprinted Invaders, Ace  

Books, 1993, Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois,

eds.

 

THE REDEMPTION OF AUGUST

Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine,

March,1993

    

LEGACIES

Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine, January

1994 (Reprinted Space Soldiers, Ace Books,

2001, Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, eds.

 

DRAGON DRILL

Asimov's, October 1994

 

RESEARCH PROJECT

Asimov's, February 1995

 

ROMANCE IN LUNAR G

Asimov's, November 1995

(Reprinted Isaac Asimov's

Valentines, Ace Books, 1999,

Gardner Dozois and Sheila

Williams, eds.

 

CIDER

Asimov's, January,1996

                           

CANARY LAND

Asimov's, January 1997 (Reprinted

Year's Best SF 3, Harper-Prism

1998, David G. Hartwell, ed.; Isaac Asimov's

Utopias, Ace, 2000, Gardner Dozois and Sheila

Williams, eds. 

 

FOSSIL GAMES

Asimov's, February 1999 (Reprinted Year's

Best  SF 5,  Harper-Prism 2000, David G.

Hartwell, ed.;  Supermen: Tales of the Post

Human Future, St. Martin's Press 2001,

Gardner  Dozois ,ed.; Czech tr. Ikarie, June

2002; Hugo nominee for best novelette of

year, World Science Fiction Convention,

Chicon 2000

 

WOMAN'S WORK

Asimov's, August 1999 )

 

ROMANCE IN EXTENDED TIME

Asimov's, March 2000

 

THE NOISE OF THEIR JOYE

Asimov's, May 2000 

 

SERGEANT MOTHER GLORY

Asimov's, October-November 2000

 

ROMANCE WITH PHOBIC VARIATIONS

Asimov's, February 2001

 

CIVILIANS

Asimov's, August 2001

 

A CHAMPION OF DEMOCRACY

Asimov's, May 2002

 

THE PATH OF THE TRANSGRESSOR                                    

Asimov's, June 2003

 

SHELTERING

Asimov's, August 2003

 

ROMANCE FOR AUGMENTED TRIO

Asimov's, February 2004

 

PALACE RESOLUTION

Microcosms, DAW Books, January

2004, Gregory Benford, ed. (reprinted War

and Space: Recent Combat, Rich Horton

and Sean Wallace, eds. Prime Books 2012)

 

BANK RUN

Asimov's, Oct-Nov 05 (reprinted

Science Fiction: The Best of the

Year-- 2006 Edition, Rich Horton, Ed.,         

 Prime Books, 2006; Russian translation

 Esli, March 2006)

          

THE MISTS OF TIME

Asimovís, August 2007 (Reprinted

Year's Best Science Fiction, 25th Annual

Collection, Gardner Dozois, Ed., St.

Martin's Press 2008; Timeless Time Travel

Tales, Allan Kaster, ed., Audiotext 2012)

 

SEPOY FIDELITIES

Asimovís, March 2008

 

MADAME POMPADOUR'S BLADE

Jim Baen's Universe, June 2008

 

CONTROLLED EXPERIMENT

Asimov's, June 2009  (Russian translation

Esli  July 2010)

 

HAGGLE CHIPS

Asimov's, July 2010  (Russian translation

Esli, May 2011)

 

WARFRIENDS

Asimov's, December 2010

 

A RESPONSE FROM EST17

Asimov's, April-May 2011

(Reprinted Year's Best Science Fiction,

25th Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois,

Ed., St. Martin's 2012)

 

GOLVA'S ASCENT

Asimov's, March 2012

 

BONDING WITH MORRY

Asimov's, April-May 2012 (Russian

translation Esli, 2012)

 

WARLORD

Asimov's, April-May 2013

 

A STRANGER FROM A FOREIGN SHIP

Asimov's, September 2013 (reprinted The

Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy

2014 Edition, Rich Horton ed.)

 

BOGDAVI'S DREAM,

Asimov's, September 2014

 

DAY JOB

Asimov's, April-May 2015

 

FATHERBOND

Asimov's, January-February 2017

 

 

ARTICLES

 

THE URBAN HELL

Worlds of Tomorrow, April, 1964

 

THE ALIEN PSYCHE

Worlds of Tomorrow, May, 1965

 

WASHINGTON'S DISARMERS

Kiwanis, June, 1965

 

WHO SPEAKS FOR THE TEACHER?

Kiwanis, December, 1966

 

THE SPREAD OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS

Kiwanis, October, 1966

 

THE MEDIUM AND THE MARKETPLACE

Colloquy, May, 1971

 

SF'S CREATIVE VIGOR

American Libraries, March, 1974

 

WHO'S GOING TO RUN THINGS IN

TWENTY-THREE HUNDRED AND

HOW AE THEY GOING TO DO IT?

Writing and Selling Science Fiction,

Writer's Digest Press, 1976

   

TOURING PENNSYLVANIA WITH

5-SPEED, 3-SPEED AND THE

YOUNG SON

Philadelphia Inquirer, 12 August, 1977

 

ANOTHER STORE DOWN THE STREET

American Education,  February, 1978

 

COMPUTERS THAT VOLUNTEER

Kiwanis, March 1986

 

WHAT DO PHILADELPHIA'S

ARTISTS WANT?

Philadelphia Welcomat, 27 July, 1994

                  

THE HYPE FACTOR

Seven Arts, September, 1996

 

THE BEAT QUEENS

Seven Arts, November, 1996

 

 

ARTS WRITING

 

Weekly music review column, "Classical, Baroque, Etc." in Philadelphia Welcomat, September 1988-January 1994.  Bi-weekly to February 95.  Music writer for successor publication, Philadelphia Weekly, February 95-January 96. 

 

Music critic for Philadelphia Forum, weekly founded by former editor of Welcomat, February 1996-January 1998.

 

Contributing Editor of Seven Arts, monthly magazine devoted to arts in the Philadelphia region, writing full page previews of upcoming musical events, feature articles, other items.  March 1996-March 1997.

 

Philadelphia staff writer for CultureFinder, writing weekly preview column, weekly short feature, published on CultureFinder site on America Online, CultureFinder website, and Digital City Philly site on America Online.  August 97-April 98.

 

Brief pieces on classical composers and selected classical compositions for CultureFinder "Classical All Stars" and "Classical Briefs".  October, 1998.  

 

Monthly classical music previews, brief pieces on Philadelphia music organizations, for CitySearch website.  September 2000-February 2002.

 

Music Previews and listings for Philadelphia Magazine, July 2004-January 2008.

 

Music previews and articles for Philadelphia Music Makers, quarterly publication devoted to profiles and news about Philadelphia musicians and music organizations, Fall 2005 to 2008.

 

Contributing Editor for Broad Street Review, online publication founded by original editor of the Welcomat, writing reviews, previews, other material January 2007 to present.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS SHORT PIECES

 

Book reviews for Philadelphia Bulletin, 1974-1976.

 

Opinion pieces on personal computers, education, military topics, taxation, economic issues, early music, sexual relations, model airplanes, etc. in Philadelphia Welcomat, 1982-1994.

 

Essays on Military Brats of America, city life, other topics, for Philadelphia Forum, 1996-1998.

 

 

HANDBOOKS, BROCHURES, PROPOSALS,

REPORTS, PRESS RELEASES, NEWSLETTERS,

EDITING, SCRIPTS

 

Extensive updates, researching statistics and doing some rewriting, on five books in Chelsea House "Places and Peoples of the World" series-- China, Mozambique, Sweden, Uganda, and Tanzania.  (1997).  Similar work on Arab-American book in Chelsea House series on American immigrant groups.  (1998)

 

Case studies for FMC Corporation dealing with use of ozone and ultra-violet radiation to de-toxify hazardous waste.  (1989-90)

 

Editorial work on scholarly paper on French transportation policy.  (1988)

 

Editorial work on early drafts of guide for colleges and universities dealing with legal and ethical issues raised by spread of personal computers.  (1987)

 

Rewrite of talk by doctor specializing in work-related injuries for publication in local medical newsletter.  (1987)

 

Doing it Right, instructional comic book on shop safety distributed annually to two million shop students in United States, under sponsorship of U.S. Air Force.  (1986-89)

 

The Academic Penn, 30,000 word magazine-style guide to special academic options, such as dual degrees and undergraduate research projects, at University of Pennsylvania.  (1986)

 

Bulletin for University of Pennsylvania School of Social Work using interviews, anecdotes, and other journalistic techniques to create a readable picture of the profession for prospective students.  (1986)

 

Feature articles on prominent alumni, other material, for the alumni news of the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science.  (1986)

 

Recruiting brochure, based on interviews with graduating seniors, for University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science.  (1986)

 

Statement for Tabernacle United Church, West Philadelphia, explaining reasons for participation in Sanctuary movement.  (1986)

 

The New Homeowner Guide, publication for new homeowners focusing on subjects such as home decorating, selecting furniture, remodeling, etc., distributed quarterly by Castelwood Publishing, Glenside, PA, to every person in the United States who had purchased a new home above a minimum price.  (1986-89, with updates and revisions)

 

Homecare, guide for new homeowners covering topics such as home maintenance, handling common emergencies, for Castelwood Publishing, Jenkintown, and S.E. Johnson Company.  (1985)

 

The Health Professions at Penn, recruiting brochure describing advantages of taking pre-med, nursing, and other forms of health care education at University of Pennsylvania.  (1985)

 

Press releases, flyers, and newsletter pieces on angina, exercise, and electrocardiograph research for Philadelphia office of the American Heart Association.  (1984)

 

Proposal for fraternity attempting to be reinstated at Swarthmore College.  (1984)

 

Statements and other work on opening of Mellon bank in Philadelphia for Romm and Karetny public relations.  (1984)

 

Press release describing advanced research techniques for Pennsylvania Muscle Research Institute.  (1983)

 

Brochure promoting management development seminars conducted in third World countries by Wharton Applied Research Center.  (1983)

 

Lengthy, widely distributed report on national conference on management development in the health care field for the National Health Care Management Center, University of Pennsylvania.  (1980)

 

Two student handbooks for Wharton School of Business graduate school.  (1979)

 

Several issues of nationally distributed newsletter published by the National Health Care Management Center.  (1978)

 

Successful grant proposal for Philadelphia Repertory Company.  (1976)

 

Scripts for two computer animated educational films on electromagnetic fields and waves produced at Moore School of Electrical Engineering.  (1968-69)

 

 

SALARIED WRITING

 

Science writer, University of Pennsylvania News Bureau, 1968-69, writing press releases and house organ articles describing research projects in medicine and the life sciences, engineering, oceanography, psychology, computer applications, etc.

 

(Bibliography last updated 30 December 2016)


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