Mimosa 15 title illo by Sheryl Birkhead
from Rich and Nicki Lynch, P.O. Box 3120, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20885, U.S.A.
e-mail: mimosazine (at) yahoo (dot) com

Mimosa is a fanzine very much devoted to the preservation of the history of science fiction fandom. The non-electronic version of this "food-themed" 15th issue was published in April 1994 and is ©1994 by Nicki and Richard Lynch, with individual rights reverting back to contributors after this one-time use. 'Worldcon' and 'Hugo Award' are service marks of the World Science Fiction Society. All opinions and versions of events expressed by contributors are their own.

illustration by Sheryl Birkhead

Cover: Garden City Maternity Ward  by Sharon Farber and Teddy Harvia 1
Opening Comments: A Portrait of the Fan Editor as a Child, Part 1  by Nicki Lynch 3-4
Foot and Drink  by Walt Willis 5-7
The Tower  by Dave Rike 8-10
Breathing Water  by Nicholas A. DiChario 11-13
Dire Wolf cartoon  by Sharon Farber 13
Eatin' With the Force  by Allyson Dyar 14-17
Army Chow and Other War Atrocities  by David Thayer 18-21
Tales of Adventure and Medical Life, Part X  by Sharon Farber 22-25
The Schoonerburger and Other Stories  by Bruno Ogorelec 26-29
The Rise and Fall of Cucumber  by Ahrvid Engholm 30-36
Air Fare, Train Fare  by Ian Gunn 37-39
When the Fans Hit the Eats  by Alan Stewart 40-42
The Politics of a Dinner  by Roger Sims 43-45
Tales of Bheer and Raven's Cake  by Dave Kyle 46-49
The Girl  by Ted White 50-55
I Fried a Thousand Times  by Andy Hooper 56-59
Mimosa Letters 60-72
Chat cartoon  by Teddy Harvia 61
Closing Comments: A Portrait of the Fan Editor as a Child, Part 2  by Rich Lynch 73
Back Cover: After the Reaper  by Teddy Harvia 74

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