May Publications

H.P. Lovecraft fans will welcome the first two entries in a projected five-volume series to collect all the horror writer's nonfiction. Collected Essays: Volume 1: Amateur Journalism, edited by S.T. Joshi, chronicles HPL's efforts to improve the poetry and prose of others far less talented than himself. (Hippocampus [], $40 440p ISBN 0-9721644-1-3; $20 paper ISBN 0-9721644-2-1)

Collected Essays: Volume 2: Literary Criticism, edited by S.T. Joshi, contains mostly more formal contributions to the amateur press. ($40 248p ISBN 0-9721644-4-8; $20 paper ISBN 0-9721644-9-9)

The same publisher also offers a corrected, updated reissue of S.T. Joshi and David E. Schultz's indispensable An H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia. ($20 paper 208p ISBN 0-9748789-1-X)

Correction: The ISBN for Nick Matamas's Move Under Ground (Forecasts, Apr. 12) is 1-892389-91-6; 1-892389-92-4 is for the limited edition.