December 2003 issue of Locus Magazine features:
- Interviews with writers M. John Harrison and Jon Courtenay Grimwood
- An essay by China Miéville on "The New Weird".
- An obituary of Hal Clement, with appreciations from Joe Haldeman, Jack Williamson, Ben Bova, and Mike Resnick; plus obituaries of Lloyd Arthur Eshbach, Henry Hardy Heins, and others
- A report from this year's World Fantasy Awards banquet in Washington D.C.
- Forthcoming Books listings for the US and Britain, through September 2004
- Reports on the SF scenes in Africa, Israel, South Korea, and the Czech Republic
- People & Publishing items about Terry Brooks, Brian Aldiss, Stephen Baxter, Jacqueline Carey, Kage Baker, Charles Stross, and many others
- Lots of reviews, including Gary K. Wolfe on Paul McAuley, Faren Miller on Audrey Niffenegger, Russell Letson on Jack McDevitt, Nick Gevers on Gene Wolfe, Bill Sheehan on George R.R. Martin, and many others
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