Starlanes

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Starlanes is a science fiction poetry amateur press publication by Orma McCormick and Nan Gerding.

Starlanes, with the subtitle "International Quarterly of Science Fiction Poetry", was published in Ferndale, Michigan, U.S.A. from January 1951 to December 1961. 40 issues were released.

Starlanes was a member of "Fanvariety Enterprises", an affiliation of fan publishers put together by Max Keasler and Bill Venable. It included such publications as Max Keasler's Opus, Bill Venable's Pendulum, Harlan Ellison's SF Bulletin, Dave English's Fantasias, Nan Gerding's The Chigger Patch of Fandom, Ian MacAuley's ASFO, and Starlanes.

Contributors of writing to Starlanes included James Angell, Dainis Bisenieks, Garth Bentley, Joseph Payne Brennan (Macabre), Robert E. Briney, Lin Carter (Spaceteer), Isabelle E. Dinwiddle, Vera L. Eckert, David English, Philip Jose Farmer, Dean Grennell, Hyacinthe Hill (Virginia Anderson), A. Kulik, Lilith Lorraine, William J. Noble, Edith Ogutsch, Robert L. Peters, Lori Petri, Emili A. Thompson, Lewis Turco, Dorothy B. Winn, Stan Woolston.

Starlanes featured the first appearance of the Philip Jose Farmer poem, Beauty in this Iron Age.

Artists contributing include Richard Bergeron (Warhoon), Ralph Rayburn Phillips, and Tom Reamy (Trumpet).

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