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Magazines February #1
Book of Dark Wisdom
NY Review of SF
True Review

Magazines January #2
Albedo One
Bulletin of SFWA
Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet

2005 Archive


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posted 7 March 2005
New issues seen second half February 2005

• Issue 256, Vol. 27 No. 2, February 2005, $5.95/C$6.95, 42pp, cover art by Tim Mullins
• Monthly SFFH trade journal, founded in 1979 by Andrew I. Porter as Science Fiction Chronicle; now published by Warren Lapine, with news editor John Douglas
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• Lead news stories concern National Medal Winners Ray Bradbury and Madeleine L'Engle and the new Man Booker International Prize. Many other news items are arranged under headings for Newsnotes and Authors & Editors.
• Columns include Bud Webster's "Anthopology 101", this time about Anthony Boucher's 2-volume Treasury of Great Science Fiction; Jeff Rovin's SF Cinema column; articles by Jim Young about the SF Museum in Seattle, and the 2004 Accelerating Change Conference; Tanya Brown's UK Report; book reviews by Don D'Ammassa, including discussion of his favorites novels of 2004; and a Buyers Guide for February.
(Sun 27 Feb 2005)


• Issue 70, January 2005, $3.00, 20pp, cover art by Allen Koszowski
• Magazine of fantastic poetry, published approximately quarterly since 1986, by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
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• This issue has poems by Darrell Schweitzer, Leah Bobet, Sonya Taaffe, Herb Kauderer, Robert Frazier, Lee Ballantine, Marge Simon, Gary William Crawford, Tim Jones, Ann K. Schwader, Todd Hanks, Holly Day, Bruce Boston, and Ruth Berman.
• There's a brief editorial, "From the Brain Stem".
(Wed 16 Feb 2005)


• Vol. 11 No. 4, April 2005, $3.99/C$5.99, 90pp, cover art by Kinuko Craft
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
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• Fiction in this issue is by Gene Wolfe, Graham Edwards, Richard Parks, Christopher Barzak, Liz Williams, Jay Lake, and Margaret Ronald.
• Departuments include Resa Nelson's column on TV, about Lost (with a sidebar about other Fantasy TV), a "Folkroots" column by Kristen McDermott about superstition in Western theater, book reviews by Gahan Wilson and Paul Witcover, a "Gallery" feature by Karen Haber about artist Gary Gianni, and games reviews by Eric T. Baker.
• Collectors note this is volume 11 number 4, not number 3 as indicated on the table of contents page.
(Wed 16 Feb 2005)


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