Mainstream

(1) An adjective meaning non-stf

Not stfnal, non-genre, mundane. Typically said of books or media, e.g. "Magical realism is typically packaged as mainstream literature rather than fantasy."

(2) A fanzine by Jerry Kaufman & Suzanne Tompkins

A fanzine edited by Jerry Kaufman and Suzanne Tompkins. It was nominated for the 1991 Best Fanzine Hugo.

Contributors included Doug Barbour, Gregory Benford, John Berry, David Bratman, Ginjer Buchanan, Eli Cohen, Dick Ellington, David Emerson, Gary Farber, Brad Foster, Terry Gary, Jeanne Gomoll, Tim Hammell, Teddy Harvia, Patrick Nielson Hayden, Andrew Hooper, Jay Kinney, Richard Labonte, Dave Langford, R.A. MacAvoy, Loren MacGregor, Ken Macklin, Sandra Miesel, Joe Pearson, Bill Rotsler, Jessica Amanda Salmonson, Bob Shaw, Stu Shiffman, Jon Singer, Craig Smith, Dan Steffan, Steve Stiles, Arthur Thomson, David Vereschagin, Ted White, Tom Whitmore, and Art Widner.

Issue Date Pages Notes
1 April 1978 1 A perzine
2 July 1978 4 A perzine
3 March 1979 20 A genzine, as were all subsequent issues
4 October 1979 30
5 May 1980 38
6 May 1981 48
7 June 1982 40
8 March 1983 38
9 October 1983 42
10 October 1984 46
11 March 1986 42
12 December 1987

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