Starstone was a Darkover fanzine edited by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Its first issue was January 1978.[1] Subsequent issues were published in June and December of 1978, then in 1980 (issue 4) and 1982 (issue 5).[2]

The first issue was 69 pages with card covers. It included the short story A Meeting in the Hyades by Marion Zimmer Bradley, the poem Darkovan Exile by Diana L. Paxson, and a ""Fragment from THE SPELL SWORD" by Paul Edwin Zimmer, MZB's brother"[3]

Issue 4 was 97 pages, also with card covers. The front cover illustration is by Windling, the back by Fiona Zimmer.[4]

Issue 5 (March 1982) was 58 pages.[5]

References Edit

  1. RE: Arwen. May 13, 2005 post by Robert Frieling to mzb_newsletter on Yahoo! Groups.
  2. Starstone Checklist from Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Weird Fiction Magazine Index. Retrieved May 16, 2008.
  3. STARSTONE 1: JANUARY, 1978 listed by BOOKFELLOWS on Retrieved May 18, 2008.
  4. STARSTONE 4: 1980 listed by BOOKFELLOWS on Retrieved May 18, 2008.
  5. Starstone #5-1982-Friends of Darkover-Fantasy Writing listed on eBay. Retrieved May 18, 2008.