THE NUTMEG POINT DISTRICT MAIL

the Avram Davidson electronic newsletter

Vol. III No. 1
8 May 1998
ISSN 1089-764X

Henry Wessells, Editor.
Cooper Wessells, Honorary Secretary.

Published bimonthly by whim and fancy for the Avram Davidson Society.
Contents copyright 1998 The Nutmeg Point District Mail and assigned to individual contributors. All rights reserved.

All correspondence to:
TEMPORARY CULTURE
Post Office Box 43072, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043-0072

Electronym: wessells@aol.com

Use the electronic address for requests to be added to or dropped from the mailing list.

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BOSS IN THE WALL NOVELLA DUE THIS MONTH FROM TACHYON

The April 1998 issue of The New York Review of Science Fiction features Michael Swanwick's introduction to The Boss in the Wall, A Treatise on the House Devil, due out this month from Tachyon. Your editor has seen a near-final draft of the novella and eagerly anticipates the book's appearance.

Tachyon's publisher Jacob Weisman reported that book went to the printers toward the end of April and the paperback ($12.00) is expected in May. The limited hardcover edition, signed by Davis, Beagle, and Swanwick, will follow in June. (Postage and handling is $2.00 per book for the first two books, free thereafter.)

Mailing address is:

Tachyon Publications
1459 18th Street #139
San Francisco, CA 94107
URL: http://www.tachyonpubl ications.com
Electronym: tachyon@aol.com

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THE AVRAM DAVIDSON SOCIETY

The Avram Davidson Society was established on 23 April 1998, the 75th anniversary of Avram's birth.

The aims of the Society are:

Peter S. Beagle has agreed to serve as President of the Society.
Grania Davis will hold the post of Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. The other founding members of the Board are Gregory Benford, Gregory Feeley, Eileen Gunn, David G. Hartwell, Richard A. Lupoff, Jim Nicholson, Reno W. Odlin, Michael Swanwick, and Henry Wessells, who will act as Chairman of the Board and Executive Director. Ethan Davidson and Stephen L. Davis are Special Honorary Members.

Pending formal adoption of by-laws, all recipients of The Nutmeg Point District Mail may consider themselves to be members of the Avram Davidson Society in good standing.

Correspondence may be addressed to:
The Avram Davidson Society,
Post Office Box 43072, Upper Montclair, NJ 07043-0072

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MORE NEWS ON MYSTERY COLLECTION

Publication of The Investigations of Avram Davidson was announced in the March issue of The Nutmeg Point District Mail. In the weeks