This page lists all science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazines seen this month (mostly received for review). For a comprehensive listing of magazines published each month, see Locus Magazine.
New Magazines Seen: February 2000
Analog Science Fiction and Fact -- Vol. 120 No. 4, April 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
Fiction by Rick Cook & Ernest Hogan, Michael F. Flynn, Shane Tourtellotte, James Van Pelt, Pete D. Manison, Ron Collins; Probability Zero vignette by Michael A. Burstein & Joseph J. Lazzaro. H.G. Stratmann's science fact article considers the ''cold facts'' about suspended animation. John G. Cramer's ''Alternate View'' column considers a variant of General Relativity. Plus reviews by Tom Easton, editorial by Stanley Schmidt, a brief obit of James White, letters. Cover by Michael Carroll. (website) (Fri 25 Feb 2000)
Asimov's Science Fiction -- Vol. 24 No. 4 (whole #291) , April 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
22nd anniversary issue, with fiction by Robert Reed, Brian Stableford, Cory Doctorow, Deborah Wheeler, Robert R. Chase, Stephen Baxter, and a 'round-robin' novelette by Eileen Gunn, Andy Duncan, Pat Murphy, and Michael Swanwick (about Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and L. Sprague de Camp's involvement in the infamous 'Philadelphia Experiment'), an 'earlier version' of which appeared in the webzine Event Horizon last year. Also, Robert Silverberg reflects how grammar enables science fiction; Arthur C. Clarke outlines the 21st century (a piece that appeared in slightly different form here); James Patrick Kelly surfs the webrings; and Norman Spinrad reviews Cryptonomicon and 7 other books. Cover by Nicholas Jainschigg. (website) (Tue 29 Feb 2000)
Dreams and Nightmares -- Issue 55, January 2000, 23pp.
Magazine of fantastic poetry, published by David C. Kopaska-Merkel. This issue has works by Fred Boltz, Ian Watson, Wendy Rathbone, Brandon Totman & Bruce Boston, etc. Cover by D. Crockell. (website) (Thu 17 Feb 2000)
Indigenous Fiction -- Issue 4, January 2000, $6.00, 80pp.
Small press magazine of ''wondrously weird & offbeat'' fiction and poetry, edited by Sherry Decker. This issue has fiction by Patricia Russo, Jane Guill, M. Rickert, etc.; poetry by Mark McLaughlin, Constance Garcia-Barrio, others. There's also an interview with Frederik Pohl. Subscriptions: $15 for 3 issues to I.F. Publishing, PO Box 2078, Redmond WA 98073-2078. Cover by Robyn Bellospirito. (No website) (Sat 19 Feb 2000)
Interzone -- Issue 152, February 2000, £3.00, 66pp.
Premier UK SF and fantasy magazine, edited by David Pringle. This issue has fiction by Sean McMullen, Zoran Zivkovic, M. Shayne Bell, Liz Williams, Keith Brooke & Eric Brown. In place of the editorial is Bruce Sterling's ''The Manifesto of January 3, 2000''. Plus, movie reviews by Nick Lowe; book reviews by Mike Ashley, Paul J. McAuley, et al; David Langford's ''Ansible Link'' column. Cover by Roy Virgo. (website) (Sat 12 Feb 2000)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction -- Vol. 98 No. 4 (whole #583) , April 2000, $3.50, 162pp.
Fiction by Scott Westerfeld, Bradley Denton, Rick Wilbur, M. John Harrison, James L. Cambias, Ellen Steiber, Yoon Ha Lee. Gregory Benford and George Zebrowski's science column is on the subject of their forthcoming anthology of space station stories, Skylife. Barry N. Malzberg's Curiosities feature recalls ''The Voyage'', a science fiction opera by Philip Glass. Plus, book reviews and recommendations by Charles de Lint, James Sallis, and editor Gordon Van Gelder; film reviews by Kathi Maio. Cover by Barclay Shaw. (website) (Tue 29 Feb 2000)
The New York Review of Science Fiction -- Issue 138, Vol. 12 No. 6, February 2000, $3.50, 24pp.
A special Gene Wolfe issue, with Robert Borski examing paternity in The Book of the New Sun; Paul Witcover reviewing Strange Travelers; Joan Gordon raving about On Blue's Waters; and Jenny Blackford looking back at The Island of Doctor Death and Other Stories and Other Stories. An essay by Steve Mohn considers the technique and effect of The Blair Witch Project. Other reviews consider books by Walter Jon Williams, China Miéville, and Lord Dunsany. Letters include one from Patrick Nielsen Hayden setting the record straight about the end of James White's career. Note NYRSF now has its own domain name. (website) (Fri 4 Feb 2000)
Realms of Fantasy -- Vol. 6 No. 4, April 2000, $3.99, 74pp.
Fiction by Bruce Holland Rogers, Tanith Lee, Naomi Kritzer, Bruce Glassco, Kate Riedel. Departments include book reviews by Gahan Wilson, movie reviews by Mary Baumann, Terry Windling's ''Folkroots'' column, games reviews by Eric T. Baker, and a Charles Vess gallery presented by Terri Windling. Cover by Boris Vallejo. (No website) (Thu 17 Feb 2000)
Spectrum SF -- Issue 1, February 2000, £3.99, 160pp.
New bimonthly SF magazine from the UK, edited by Paul Fraser. First issue has serial by Keith Roberts (''Drek Yarman''), short fiction by Charles Stross, Alastair Reynolds, Keith Brooke & Eric Brown, Garry Kilworth. (The four short works are reviewed by Mark R. Kelly in the March 2000 Locus.) Features include an editorial, competition, and ''The Archive'', brief unsigned reviews of books, films, magazines, TV shows, and websites. (website) (Thu 17 Feb 2000)