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The Leading Edge
Magazine of Science Fiction and Fantasy

 

Genre:   Periodical
Sub Genres:
Fantasy
Science Fiction
Also Known As:
Leading Edge; TLE

Annotations:
published by students at Brigham Young University

Dates Spanned in work:
1981-

Leading Edge magazine
http://tle.byu.edu

This publication includes:
Display Volume List
Earthlonging by Shayne Bell
.1 (April 1981): 6–13
Short Story
Code Z by Thom Duncan
.1 (April 1981): 14–17
Short Story
Quotient by Melva Gifford
.1 (April 1981): 17–19
Short Story
Saturn & SF by Ronn Blankenship
.1 (April 1981): 20–25
Criticism
Sci-Fi by Marcha Fox
.1 (April 1981): 26
Poetry
Lest They Be Gods by David Michael Bastian
.1 (April 1981): 27–30
Short Story
Heroes by Lee Steward
.1 (April 1981): 30
Poetry
That’s Three by Cassandra M. Johns
.1 (April 1981): 31–34
Short Story
Tribute by Barbara R. Hume
.1 (April 1981): 34–38
Short Story
Voyager by Dave Doering
.1 (April 1981): 39–40
Short Story
Starman, Why Weepest Thou? by Romann Schreiber
.1 (April 1981): 41–48
Short Story
Jacob’s Ladder by M. Shayne Bell
.10 (fall 1985): 10–24
Short Story
Dan Venture and the Gurad Marauders by Dave Bastian, Dave Doering
.10 (fall 1985): 32–35
Short Story
The Sky Is an Open Highway by Dave Wolverton
.10 (fall 1985): 36–51
Short Story
Forging by Virginia E. Baker
.10 (fall 1985): 57
Poetry
Sphynx by Virginia E. Baker
.10 (fall 1985): 58
Poetry
Isis and Osiris by Virginia E. Baker
.10 (fall 1985): 59
Poetry
Death by Virginia E. Baker
.10 (fall 1985): 60–61
Poetry
Homestead by Mandy L. Nakommen
.10 (fall 1985): 62–66
Short Story
Oh Yes, You Can! by Rick Craycroft
.10 (fall 1985): 88–92
Short Story
Home from the Stars by Cara Bullinger
.10 (fall 1985): 98–110
Short Story
Fire and Brimstone by Chad R. Milliner
.11 (winter 1985): 24–29
Short Story
Bob by Brian Keith Evenson
.11 (winter 1985): 30–33
Short Story
Moon by Clark Farmer
.11 (winter 1985): 34
Poetry
The Great Shift from Science Fiction to Fantasy by Jonathan D. Langford
.11 (winter 1985): 35–39
Criticism
It Happened Like This . . . by Craig L. Dalley
.11 (winter 1985): 40–46
Short Story
Elegy for a Childhood Friend by Neil J. McMichaels
.11 (winter 1985): 47
Poetry
The Road to Candarei by M. Shayne Bell
.11 (winter 1985): 52–60
Short Story
The Library by Teresa Keenan
.11 (winter 1985): 66–70
Short Story
Laundromat: Night by M. Shayne Bell
.11 (winter 1985): 71
Poetry
Derahn by Cathleen Barney
.11 (winter 1985): 72–81
Short Story
In the Room of the Third Reflection by Dennis E. Clayson
.11 (winter 1985): 88–103
Short Story
Evanescence by Charlene Carlisle
.11 (winter 1985): 104
Poetry
Run Fast, Rat Mother by Glenn L. Anderson
.12 (fall 1986): 8–22
Short Story
Saguaro by Robert Kirby
.12 (fall 1986): 38–51
Short Story
The Dawntower by Charlene Carlisle
.12 (fall 1986): 58–59
Poetry
(part 1) by M. Shayne Bell
.12 (fall 1986): 60–86
Short Story
Reflections on Twenty Years of Star Trek by Julia L. Taylor
.12 (fall 1986): 99–102
Criticism
Take Out the Trash by Mel L. Gifford
.12 (fall 1986): 114–19
Short Story
Black Cats and Ladders: Thirteen Commonly Held Superstitions and Their Origins by Charlene Carlisle
.13 (winter 1987): 13–17
Folklore
It Could Happen to Anyone by Walter Kellar
.13 (winter 1987): 18–23
Short Story
AD&D Role Playing: “It Isn’t Whether You Win or Lose, It’s How You Play the Game” by Tracy Hickman
.13 (winter 1987): 24–33
Personal Essay
Heroes Are Born, Not Made by Dale J. Stephenson
.13 (winter 1987): 34–43
Short Story
(part 2) by M. Shayne Bell
.13 (winter 1987): 48–73
Short Story
Fantasy in Old English Literature by Catherine Corman
.13 (winter 1987): 91–95
Criticism
Lenin’s Bones by M. Shayne Bell
.14 (summer 1987): 8–13
Short Story
Moon Spider by Charlene Carlisle Harmon
.14 (summer 1987): 14
Poetry
Imago Christi: Christ-Figures in the Fiction of Orson Scott Card by Michael R. Collings
.14 (Summer 1987): 15–24
Criticism
The Plea by Rebecca Bernard
.14 (summer 1987): 61
Poetry
Paddling on the Bank: Science Fiction and the Literary Mainstream by David L. Cowles
.14 (summer 1987): 63–68
Criticism
The Wood Wraith of Mizelwort by Lee Ann Layton
.14 (summer 1987): 78–91
Short Story
SSIN by Scott R. Parkin
.15 (fall 1987): 7–15
Short Story
When the Wordmonger Came by Michael R. Collings
.15 (fall 1987): 17
Poetry
The Journey Home by Douglas Jole
.15 (fall 1987): 57
Poetry
Shaámek by M. Shayne Bell
.15 (fall 1987): 60–78
Short Story
Mind Your Mother by Eric Lowe
.16 (winter 1988): 6–23
Short Story
Warm Like Rain by Stephanie Rummler
.16 (winter 1988): 40–47
Short Story
Literary Heroism in the Works of Orson Scott Card by Michael R. Collings
.16 (winter 1988): 59–69
Criticism
Kyran Harper and the Elven King by Douglas Jole
.16 (winter 1988): 95
Poetry
Seige by Carolyn Nicita
.17 (summer 1988): 6–10
Short Story
Naked Face in a Dirty Mirror by Eric Lowe
.17 (summer 1988): 12–28
Short Story
But Would You Want Your Sister to Date One? by Bruce N. Westergren
.17 (summer 1988): 30–36
Criticism
On the First Outdoor Testing of a Man-Made Bacterium in a Strawberry Patch in California by Michael R. Collings
.17 (summer 1988): 37
Poetry
That’s Not Kosher by Norman L. Quincy, Norman L. Quincy, Norman L. Quincy
.17 (summer 1988): 38–44
Short Story
Prydwen upon the Sea by Douglas Jole
.17 (summer 1988): 46–47
Poetry
Ears to Hear by Sharon J. Huntington
.17 (summer 1988): 60–70
Short Story
Gargoyles by Michael R. Collings
.17 (summer 1988): 79
Poetry
Cryospawn by Glenn L. Anderson
.17 (summer 1988): 80–89
Short Story
The Shifting Perspectives of Gormenghast by Jay Don Coppersmith
.17 (summer 1998): 48–52
Unassigned
To Fly by Eric Lowe
.18 (January 1989): 8–23
Short Story
A Time to Grow by Scott R. Parkin
.18 (January 1989): 24–32
Short Story
The Witchin’ Man by Douglas Jole
.18 (January 1989): 46–58
Short Story
A Majority of One by Mike Austin
.18 (January 1989): 62–71
Short Story
Dialogues by Starlight: Three Approaches to Writing SF Poetry by Michael R. Collings
.18 (January 1989): 74–82
Criticism
Bars by Michael R. Collings
.18 (January 1989): 94–102
Short Story
Standard Operating Procedure by Scott R. Parkin
.19 (September 1989): 6–17
Short Story
A Love Song for the Nuclear Age by Russell W. Asplund
.19 (September 1989): 25
Poetry
Neighbors by Brian Keith Evenson
.19 (September 1989): 48–52
Short Story
Self Portrait: Grey on Grey by Russell W. Asplund
.19 (September 1989): 76–80
Short Story
The Tao of Rain and Water by Eric Lowe
.19 (September 1989): 82–97
Short Story
My Cruise by Carolyn Nicita
.19 (Steptember 1989): 43–46
Short Story
Interview with David Michael Bastian—October 29, 1981 by Dave Doering,with David Michael Bastian
.2 (fall 1981): 5–7
Interview / Panel
The Slushpile Strikes Back by C. C. Alarcon
.2 (fall 1981): 79–83
Short Story
Senji by Romann Schreiber
.2 (n.d.): 7–18
Short Story
A Hearth on Terra, Part 1 by Barbara R. Hume
.2 (n.d.): 18–44
Novel
Deathwatch by M. Shayne Bell
.2 (n.d.): 50–53
Short Story
A Translation of Ancient Quartz-Imbedded Hieroglyphics Found on Io, the Fourth Moon of the Planet Jupiter by Todd Hester
.2 (n.d.): 53
Short Story
The Brave, the Knave, and the Cave by Tony Markham
.2 (n.d.): 54–61
Short Story
The Laura Symphony by Cara Bullinger
.2 (n.d.): 63–72
Short Story
Star-Rigger by Rayda Reed
.2 (n.d.): 72–76
Short Story
Next Year by Dave Doering
.2 (n.d.): 77
Short Story
The Misplaced Space Case by Diann Thornley
.2 (n.d.): 83–92
Short Story
Free Will and Predestination in The Lord of the Rings by M. Shayne Bell
.2 (n.d.): 92–95
Criticism
The Ghost Squadron by David Summers
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 8–31
Short Story
Pepsi Bravo Alpha by Eric Lowe
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 38–56
Short Story
Empty Every Night by Scott R. Parkin
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 64–76
Short Story
The Mound at Bryn Celli Ddu by Douglas M. Jole
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 77
Poetry
Dames, Games, and Insecticides by Todd Lakey
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 78–87
Short Story
A Pocket Full of Sky by Russell W. Asplund
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 88–99
Short Story
You’re Old, Father William by Russell W. Asplund
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 126–33
Short Story
Ratchet by Scott R. Parkin
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 158–85
Short Story
An Astronaut Discusses a Black Hole Binary System by Russell W. Asplund
.20/21 (fall/winter 1990): 187
Poetry
Or the Year After by Suzanne Anderson
.22 (fall 1990): 37–59
Short Story
Crisis Line by Eric Lowe, Kathy Lowe,Illustrated by Kathy Lowe
.22 (fall 1990): 62–77
Short Story
No Green Hills by Russell W. Asplund
.22 (fall 1990): 109
Poetry
Time Borrower by Jamie Jonas
.22 (fall 1990): 126–36
Short Story
(part 1) by Lee Allred
.22 (fall 1990): 144–60
Short Story
Old Man River, He Just Keeps Rolling Along by Douglas Jole
.23 (winter 1991): 6–17
Short Story
Ella by Addie Lacoe
.23 (winter 1991): 18–38
Short Story
The StudentMaster by Carl A. Rossi
.23 (Winter 1991): 40-44
Short Story
Laying Your Cards on the Table: An Interview with Orson Scott Card with Orson Scott Card
.23 (Winter 1991): 48–52
Interview / Panel
To Submerge in a Sky of Crimson by Ty Ngok
.23 (winter 1991): 72–97
Short Story
The Revelations of the Binary Astronaut by Russell W. Asplund
.23 (winter 1991): 111
Poetry
(part 2) by Lee Allred
.23 (winter 1991): 112–40
Short Story
Sphinx by Virginia E. Baker
.24 (September 1991): 3
Poetry
Jacob’s Ladder by M. Shayne Bell
.24 (September 1991): 6–21
Short Story
That’s Not Kosher by Norman L. Quincy, Norman L. Quincy, Norman L. Quincy
.24 (September 1991): 22–28
Short Story
An Astronaut Discusses a Black Hole Binary System by Russell W. Asplund
.24 (September 1991): 29
Poetry
The Fractured Boy by Lareena Smith
.24 (September 1991): 30–39
Short Story
The Tao of Rain and Water by Eric Lowe
.24 (September 1991): 48–63
Short Story
Take Out the Trash by Mel L. Gifford
.24 (September 1991): 80–85
Short Story
Standard Operating Procedure by Scott R. Parkin
.24 (September 1991): 88–100
Short Story
Quantum Memories: Notes toward an Anti-Definition of Science Fiction Poetry by Michael R. Collings
.24 (September 1991): 102–11
Criticism
The Witchin’ Man by Douglas Jole
.24 (September 1991): 112–24
Short Story
On the First Outdoor Testing of a Man-Made Bacterium in a Strawberry Patch in California by Michael R. Collings
.24 (September 1991): 125
Poetry
Eye Hath Not Seen by Carolyn Nicita
.24 (September 1991): 126–33
Short Story
AD&D Role Playing: “It Isn’t Whether You Win or Lose, It’s How You Play the Game” by Tracy Hickman
.24 (September 1991): 134–43
Personal Essay
Moon Spider by Charlene Carlisle Harmon
.24 (September 1991): 145
Poetry
Cryospawn by Glenn L. Anderson
.24 (September 1991): 154–62
Short Story
It Could Happen to Anyone by Walter Kellar
.24 (September 1991): 164–69
Short Story
Prydwen upon the Sea by Douglas Jole
.24 (September 1991): 170–71
Poetry
The Sky Is an Open Highway by Dave Wolverton
.24 (September 1991): 172–89
Short Story
Getting By by Russell W. Asplund
.25 (January 1992): 20–61
Short Story
Rogues of Yore by Jamie Jonas
.25 (January 1992): 62–63
Poetry
The Mythopoetic in Zamyatin’s We by Thomas Rogers
.25 (January 1992): 70–88
Criticism
Box of Souls by Michael W. Carr
.25 (January 1992): 91–105
Short Story
The Continuing Influence of Cyberpunk by Michael W. Carr
.26 (October 1992): 66–71
Criticism
A Prince of the Blood by Addie Lacoe
.26 (September 1992): 7–19
Short Story
Ogrespeak by Lee Ann Layton
.27 (June 1993): 74–96
Short Story
The Crooked Path by Michael Cheng Lo, Michael Cheng Lo
.27 (June 1993): 108–25
Short Story
The Beast and the Beauty by Karen Walch
.28 (February 1994): 70
Poetry
Star Floats by Carrie Ann Rhodes
.29 (August 1994): 27
Poetry
Wings by Grant Avery Morgan
.29 (August 1994): 49–60
Short Story
Small Parts by Douglas Stay
.29 (August 1994): 90–99
Short Story
Hairkidykidy by David M. Bastian
.3 (spring 1982): 31–37, 85
Short Story
There Is a Season by Scott R. Parkin
.30 (February 1995): 7–25
Short Story
Final Wish by David Burnett, Jeanne Burnett
.30 (February 1995): 47–51
Short Story
Bear Hunt by Karen Walch
.30 (February 1995): 65–75
Short Story
The Boneyard of Old Ezra Snow by Michael R. Collings
.31 (August 1995): 50–57
Poetry
Literary vs. Accessible by Michael R. Collings
.32 (February 1996): 68–69
Criticism
1033 by Michael R. Collings
.32 (February 1996): 70
Poetry
Martian Invaders Meet Mom! by Alan Lickiss, Rebecca Lickiss
.33 (October 1996): 38–48
Short Story
Interview with Dave Wolverton by Melva Gifford,with Dave Wolverton
.34 (February 1997): 22–32
Interview / Panel
Thorncrown by Douglas Stay
.35 (February 1998): 34–47
Short Story
You'll See It When It’s Finished by Erik Peterson
.37 (March 1999): 99–102
Short Story
Rumpelstiltskin Does Cold Fusion by Rebecca Carlson
.39 (March 2000): 33–40
Short Story
The Church of Sci-Fi: Analysis of Wonder by Jeffrey Creer
.39 (March 2000): 62–70
Criticism
The Song of Holliel by Karen Stay
.39 (March 2000): 78–89
Poetry
Man-Made Eternity by Rebecca Lynne Bernard
.4 (n.d.): 12–13
Short Story
Bugs and Flies and Other Icky Things That Fall from the Skies by Ronn Blankenship
.4 (n.d.): 14–17
Criticism
Lord of Fire and Air by Todd Hester
.4 (n.d.): 18–36
Short Story
Fantasy in Mist by Cara Bullinger
.4 (n.d.): 37
Poetry
The Man in the Wall by James Tucker
.4 (n.d.): 38–47
Short Story
What Was Bought with a Stab of Fire by Kevin Christensen
.4 (n.d.): 54–59
Short Story
Clinton Larson on Science Poetry with Clinton F. Larson,by Cara Bullinger, Barbara R. Hume
.4 (n.d.): 60–62
Interview / Panel
Black Hole by Clinton Larson
.4 (n.d.): 62
Poetry
Earthsend Plaque by Clinton Larson
.4 (n.d.): 63
Poetry
Unicorn by Clinton Larson
.4 (n.d.): 63
Poetry
Hymrise by Michael Shayne Bell
.4 (n.d.): 64–73
Short Story
A Hearth on Terra, Part 2 by Barbara R. Hume
.4 (n.d.): 77–88
Novel
The Amazing Adventures of George by Daniel A. Wells
.40 (September 2000): 23–31
Short Story
Jack Vance’s Five Demon Prince Novels: A Crucible of Technological Speculation by Ethan Skarstedt
.40 (September 2000): 62–69
Criticism
Of Cats by Scott R. Parkin
.41 (April 2001): 6–17
Short Story
Occasionally We Need Reminding by Marion K. Smith
.41 (April 2001): 44–64
Personal Essay
Soft in the World, and Bright by M. Shayne Bell
.41 (April 2001): 80–90
Short Story
My Favorite Christmas by Dave Wolverton
.41 (April 2001): 107–36
Short Story
Interview with James C. Christensen by Daniel A. Wells,with James C. Christensen
.41 (April 2001): 137–42
Interview / Panel
Sonnet MCMLIX—First Contact by Jessica J. Frasca
.41 (April 2001): 143
Poetry
The Harvest of All Souls’ Night by Michael W. Carr
.41 (April 2001): 158–74
Short Story
The Inclusion by Mark Skarstedt
.41 (April 2001): 183–235
Short Story
Sylvain Lullaby by Jennifer Eatough
.43 (April 2002): 21
Poetry
Plato and The Matrix: Ideals, Forms, and True Fiction by Ethan Sproat
.43 (April 2002): 36–42
Criticism
Faust a Long Time Ago in a Galaxy Far, Far Away: Darth Vader as Faust by Eric J. Ehlers
.44 (December 2002): 57–64
Criticism
Asleep by Chris Kugler
.44 (December 2002): 88
Poetry
Interview with Marion K. “Doc” Smith by Ivan Wolfe,with Marion K. Smith
.46 (October 2003): 94–113
Interview / Panel
Masquerade by Katherine Woodbury
.47 (April 2004): 138–51
Short Story
Gatecrasher by Christopher Kugler
.48 (October 2004): 92–105
Short Story
The Fractured Boy by Lareena Smith
.5
Short Story
Truth or Consequences by Barbara R. Hume
.6 (n.d.): 6–9
Short Story
Eye Hath Not Seen by Carolyn Nicita
.6 (n.d.): 14–21
Short Story
A Witch’s Christmas by M. Shayne Bell
.6 (n.d.): 22–28
Short Story
Changeling Soul by Virginia E. Baker
.6 (n.d.): 29
Poetry
Loyalty by Nancy Lynn Hayes
.6 (n.d.): 30–38
Short Story
Painting That Crazy Stuff: An Interview with James Christensen by Dave Doering,with James C. Christensen
.6 (n.d.): 40–51
Interview / Panel
Arrow’s Song by Mel L. Gifford
.6 (n.d.): 52–57
Short Story
A Distant Legacy by Diann Thornley
.6 (n.d.): 55–62
Short Story
Sunfinder by Lareena Smith
.6 (n.d.): 58–63
Short Story
Wizard’s Wine by Dan Leroy Burk
.6 (n.d.): 64–71, 95
Short Story
A Strange New Sight: Two Gorillas and Language by Michael Shayne Bell
.6 (n.d.): 72–83
Criticism
The Screw-up Letters or Snodgrass, Why Weepest Thou? by David Michael Bastian
.6 (n.d.): 84–95
Short Story
Rocksong by Rayda Reed
.7 (1984): 4–13
Short Story
Significance of Sound in Names by Alan D. Manning
.7 (1984): 14–21
Criticism
Hard Knocks by Lareena Smith, Ronn Blankenship
.7 (1984): 22–29
Short Story
To Prove the Warrior by Mel L. Gifford
.7 (1984): 30–31
Poetry
The White Flash by Kristy Merrill
.7 (1984): 32–36
Short Story
Chef’s Choice by Barbara R. Hume
.7 (1984): 42–47
Short Story
The Token by Mandy L. Nakommen
.7 (1984): 48–52
Short Story
Standard Procedure by James Watson
.7 (1984): 53–60
Short Story
The I.R.S. as Big Brother: 1984 in 1984 by Steven C. Walker
.7 (1984): 61–65
Criticism
The Test by P. Karen Todd
.7 (1984): 66–70
Short Story
1984 as Preventative Prophecy by Marion K. Smith
.7 (1984): 71–77
Criticism
Dark between the Stars by M. Shayne Bell
.7 (1984): 78–88
Short Story
Home 2180 A.D. by Jonathan D. Langford
.7 (1984): 89
Poetry
Shadow Walker by M. Shayne Bell, Nancy Lynn Hayes, Jonathan Langford, Lareena Smith
.7 (1984): 90–91
Short Story
The Book of God by Doug Campbell
.7 (1984): 100–112
Short Story
Wall Street Wizardry by Dan Leroy Burk
.8 (fall 1984): 4–9
Short Story
Split Personality by Nancy Lynn Hayes
.8 (fall 1984): 24–38
Short Story
First Contact by Michael Shayne Bell
.8 (fall 1984): 42–67
Drama
Oh Vile Dragon by Steve K. Barton
.8 (fall 1984): 72–79
Short Story
Dragon by Jim B. Ellis
.8 (fall 1984): 79
Poetry
The Only Sure Escape by Connie Rugh Rush
.8 (Fall 1984): 80-90
Short Story
Dream Weaver by Mel L. Gifford
.8 (fall 1984): 91
Poetry
Where the Shadows Lie by Nancy Lynn Hayes
.9: 1985
Criticism
The Open Sea by Jeannette Colonna
.9 (winter 1985): 4–9
Short Story
Warm Reception by Mel L. Gifford
.9 (winter 1985): 14–17
Short Story
Eternity on Hold by Lareena Smith
.9 (winter 1985): 18–21
Short Story
The Garden by Jonathan D. Langford
.9 (winter 1985): 26–30
Short Story
The Longing for Eressëa: A Theme in Elvish Poetry by Cara Bullinger
.9 (winter 1985): 31–33
Criticism
Out of Azram by M. Shayne Bell
.9 (winter 1985): 34–46
Short Story
Dreamstone by M. Shayne Bell
.9 (winter 1985): 47
Poetry
The Iron Door by Chris Halladay
.9 (winter 1985): 52–59
Short Story
What Was the Red Star Frodo Saw from Rivendell? by Ronn Blankenship
.9 (winter 1985): 60–63
Unassigned
Martha’s Window by Lois Lower
.9 (winter 1985): 64–69
Short Story
Alice, Really by James Watson
.9 (winter 1985): 70–77
Short Story
Mooting of the Minds: Why Fans Enjoy Tolkien by Nancy Lynn Hayes, Jonathan D. Langford, Steven C. Walker
.9 (Winter 1985): 78–84
Interview / Panel
Newborn by Beverly Nokes
.9 (winter 1985): 85
Poetry
Phantom Wind by Dan Leroy Burk
.9 (winter 1985): 86–91
Short Story


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