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 issues seen 17 - 31 July
Asimov's Science Fiction -- Vol. 24 No. 8 (whole #295) , August 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
Novellas by R. Garcia y Robertson and Lucius Shepard; short stories by Robert Reed, Nancy Kress, Brian Stableford, and R. Neube; poetry by Steven Utley and Joe Haldeman. Karen Haber fills in for Robert Silverberg's Reflections column; James Patrick Kelly searches for expertise on the web, and Paul Di Filippo reviews lots of books. Cover by Fred Gambino. (website) (Tue 25 Jul 2000)
Weird Tales -- Issue 320, Vol. 56 No. 4, Summer 2000, $4.95, 66pp.
Fiction by Brian Stableford, Michael R. Gist, James Robert Kimsey, Warren Lapine, Ken Rand, Noreen Doyle, and Darrell Schweitzer; verse by Ann K. Schwader, Darrell Schweitzer & Marily Mattie Brahen, and Kenneth W. Meyer. Features include The Eyrie, with a report on the World Horror Convention, and letters; The Den, in which S.T. Joshi looks at recent books from Arkham House; and an interview by Darrell Schweitzer of Neil Gaiman. Wildside Press's Spring catalog forms a center insert. Cover by Jill Bauman. (website) (Thu 27 Jul 2000)
Earlier in July
Analog Science Fiction and Fact -- Vol. 120 No. 8, September 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
Novella by Kevin J. Anderson; novelettes by Alexis Glynn Latner and Laura Frankos; short stories by Stephen L. Burns, Alan L. Lickiss, Charles L. Harness, Jayge Carr; Probability Zero vignette by H.G. Stratmann. Thomas Donaldson's science article is on neuroscience, while John G. Cramer's Alternate View column summarizes the argument of Peter Ward and Don Brownlee's book Rare Earth. Cover by Kelly Freas. (website) (Mon 10 Jul 2000)
Cemetery Dance -- Issue 33, ©2000, $4, 104pp.
Fiction by Graham Masterton, Christopher Golden, Tim Lebbon, Charles Beaumont, John Helfers, and Gary A. Braunbeck (part 3 of a serial). Nonfiction includes a detailed review of The Green Mile by Tyson Blue, a profile of George Clayton Johnson by William F. Nolan, and coverage of a signing in Burbank that included Johnson, Nolan, Bradbury, et al. There are also interviews with Christopher Golden and Don D'Auria, lots of reviews by Garrett Peck, columns by Ed Gorman (on the shortcomings of many e-publishers), Charles Grant, and Poppy Z. Brite, and two pages of Stephen King news. Cover by Alan M. Clark. (website) (Fri 14 Jul 2000)
Dreams of Decadence -- Issue 11, Summer 2000, $5, 56pp.
Vampire poetry and fiction, the latter by Mike Watt, India Edghill, Sharon Lee, Josepha Sherman, Robin Simonds, and Lawrence Watt-Evans; a story by R. Michael Burns listed on the table of contents is available only online. Poetry by Tippi N. Blevins, Nancy Bennett, Charlee Jacob, etc. There's also a music reviews column by Warren Lapine. Cover by Jael. (website) (Wed 5 Jul 2000)
Interzone -- Issue 157, July 2000, £3, 67pp.
Fiction by Alastair Reynolds, Charles Stross, Paul J. McAuley, Zoran Zivkovic, Roy Gray. Features include an interview with Alastair Reynolds, David Langford's Ansible Link, a Gary Westfahl essay defending prehistoric stories as SF, and book reviews by Tom Arden, Nick Gevers, Chris Gilmore, and Roy Gray. Cover by Dominic Harman. (website) (Fri 7 Jul 2000)
The New York Review of Science Fiction -- Issue 143, Vol. 12 No. 11, July 2000, $3.50, 24pp.
Essays include Fiona Kelleghan on Paul Di Filippo's short fiction, and Joan Gordon and Madeline Scheckter on the James Tiptree Award anthology (Flying Cups and Saucers), but the issue is mostly reviews, including John Clute on Michael Moorcock's ambitious King of the City, Michael Bishop on James Morrow, Darrell Schweitzer on Datlow & Windling, F. Brett Cox on Norman Spinrad, Brian Stableford on C.J. Cherryh, etc. David G. Hartwell's editorial reviews the career of James Tiptree, Jr. -- Alice Sheldon -- and his involvement with her last books. (website) (Wed 12 Jul 2000)
Nova Express -- Vol. 5 No. 3 (whole #19) , Spring/Summer 2000, $4, 41pp.
Review and criticism magazine, edited by Lawrence Person, with articles by Russell Blackford about Greg Egan, Russell Blackford about Paul J. McAuley, and Patrick O'Leary about Gene Wolfe. Plus, a feature review by the editor of S.T. Joshi's [Locus Award winning] Sixty Years of Arkham House; part 1 of an interview with Neil Gaiman; and numerous reviews by Nick Gevers, John Clute, Don Webb, etc etc. Cover by GAK. (website) (Sat 1 Jul 2000)
Nova Science Fiction -- Issue 3, $6, 59pp.
Semi-pro SF magazine published and edited by Wesley Kawato, ''open to stories that the mainstream science fiction magazines consider too conservative or two [sic] religious to touch'', with stories by Ellen Straw, Tom Cron, and Wesley Kawato. Subscription $24/four issues to Nova Science Fiction, 17983 Paseo Del Sol, Chino Hills CA 91709-3947. Cover by Jeff Takai. (No website) (Wed 5 Jul 2000)
On Spec -- Vol. 12 No. 2 (whole #41) , Summer 2000, C$5.95, 112pp.
Canadian fiction and poetry, by L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Edo van Belkom, A.M. De Giorgio, James Keenan, Mici Gold, etc. Derryl Murphy editorializes on the need for writers to have agents. Cover by Adrian Kleinbergen. (website) (Thu 13 Jul 2000)
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