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Robert F. Young



"An Apple For The Teacher"
© Startling Stories, Sum 1955

"Arena Of Decisions"
© Amazing Stories, Mar 1964

"City of Brass" (nv)
© Amazing Stories, Aug 1965
--/ fourth place f novella
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award
--/ rare find


"The Dandelion Girl"
© The Saturday Evening Post, Apr 1961
The Worlds of Robert F. Young, 1965
--/ cool sf story
--/ emotion award

"Divine Wind"
© F&SF, Apr 1984
--/ cool f story
--/ emotion award
--/ rare find


"A Drink of Darkness"
© Fantastic, Jul 1962
The Worlds of Robert F Young, 1965
--/ cool f story
--/ idea award
--/ emotion award


"Flying Pan"
© F&SF, Nov 1956
The Worlds of Robert Young, 1965
--/ fourth place f story
--/ wonder award
--/ emotion award
--/ idea: hi-tech magic
--/ rare find

"The Fugitives"
© A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ cool sf story
--/ wonder award

"The Garden in the Forest"
© Astounding, Sep 1953
--/ cool sf story
--/ rare find

"The Giantess"
© F&SF, Jul 1973
--/ cool f story
--/ wonder award
--/ rare find


"The Girl Who Made Time Stop"
© The Saturday Evening Post, Apr 1961
The Worlds of Robert F Young, 1965
--/ cool sf story
--/ wonder award

"Glass Houses"
© F&SF, Oct 1984
--/ cool sf story
--/ rare find

"Hopsoil"
© F&SF, Jan 1961
The Worlds of Robert F Young, 1965
--/ cool sf story
-- / idea award

"Invitation to the Waltz"
© 1982, F&SF
--/ cool space sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ rare find


"Jupiter Found"
© Amazing Stories, Mar 1963
--/ fourth place space sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ idea award
--/ rare find


"L'Arc De Jeanne"
© F&SF, Jan 1966
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ cool sf story

"Little Dog Gone"
© Worlds of Tomorrow, Feb 1964
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--short story: Hugo Award 1964
--/ fourth place sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ style award


"The Lost Earthman"
© F&SF, Nov 1983

"Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory"
(also as "Redemption")
© Amazing, Jul 1963
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ fourth place sf story
--/ wonder award

"The Moon Of Advanced Learning"
© IASFM, Oct 1982
--/ cool sf story
--/ style award
--/ rare find


"Neither Do They Reap" (nv)
© A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ cool sf story

"Nikita Eisenhower Jones"
© F&SF, Aug 1960

"The Ogress"
© The Future Is Now, ed. William F. Nolan, 1970
--/ cool sf story

"On the River"
© Fantastic, Jan 1965
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ cool sf story
--/ style award

"The Pyramid Project"
(also as "The Sphynx")
© Amazing Stories, Jun 1964
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ fourth place sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award


"Redemption"
(also as "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory")
© Amazing, Jul 1963
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ fourth place sf story
--/ wonder award

"Romance In An 11th Century Recharging Station"
© F&SF, May 1965
--/ fourth place time sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ style award
--/ rare find

"Romance in a Twenty-first Century Used-Car Lot"
(transl. Russian as "Mekhanichski figovy listok")
© F&SF, Nov 1960
The Worlds Of Robert F. Young, 1965
--/ cool car sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ idea : car dependency absurd

"Room with a view"
© IF, Oct 1956
--/ cool sf story
--/ style award
--/ rare find


"Spacetrack"
© F&SF, Sep 1974
--/ cool sf story

"The Sphynx"
(also as "The Pyramid Project")
© Amazing Stories, Jun 1964
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ fourth place sf story
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award


"The Star Fisherman"
© Fantastic Stories, Jun 1962
--/ fourth place space sf novella
--/ wonder award
--/ adventure award
--/ romance award
--/ rare find


"The Stars Are Calling, Mr. Keats"
© Amazing, Jun 1959
The Worlds of Robert F Young, 1965
--/ cool sf story
--/ emotion award

"Storm over Sodom"
© F&SF, Feb 1961

"The Summer of the Fallen Star"
© 1981, F&SF

"The Tents of Kedar"
© F&SF, Dec 1980
--/ cool sf story
--/ idea award
--/ rare find


"Thirty Days Had September"
© F&SF, Oct 1957
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ cool sf story

"To Fell a Tree"
© F&SF, Jul 1959
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ fourth place sf story
--/ style award

"Universes"
© IASFM, Aug 1982
--/ cool sf story
--/ rare find

"Visionary Shapes"
© F&SF, Apr 1986
--/ cool sf story
--/ idea award
--/ rare find


"What Bleak Land"
© F&SF, Jan 1987
--short story : 1988 Locus /25
--/ cool time sf story
--/ style award
--/ rare find


"When Time Was New" (nv)
© IF, Dec 1964
--/ third place time sf novella
--/ adventure award
--/ wonder award
--/ style award
--/ rare find


"Wish Upon a Star" (nv)
© Fantastic Universe, Dec 1956
A Glass of Stars, 1968
--/ cool sf novella

"The Years"
© Galaxy, Sep 1972
--/ cool sf story
--/ emotion award

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