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2005 Archive


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posted 7 April 2005
New issues seen second half March 2005

• Issue 21, Spring 2005, $5.95/C$7.95, 46pp, cover art by Dominic Emile Harman
• Quarterly SF magazine, published since 1994; published and edited by Warren Lapine
• Website:

• This first issue in a year and a half (#20 was dated Fall 2003) has stories by Jack Williamson, Robert Reed, Sharon Lee & Steve Miller, Chris Bunch, Sarah A. Hoyt, and Lawrence M. Schoen.
• Also, poems by Kendall Evans and Joe Haldeman, and a column, "Primary Ignition", by Allen M. Steele, this time about Tennessee's Cumberland Caverns and Edgar Rice Burroughs.
• Warren Lapine's "Editorial Notes" describes DNA Publications' activities over the past year, including KISS Magazine and a distribution deal with Curtis Circulation.
• The magazine's website has this table of contents listing.
(Sun 20 Mar 2005)


• Issue 164, Vol. 38 No. 3, Winter 2005, $4.95, 32pp, cover art by Karl Kofoed
• Website:

• Feature in this issue are article by Uncle River, "Copyright and the Holy Grail", and W.F. Hall's "Myths of Alien Contact: Patience, Please!", plus a page of photos of Titan from the Huygens probe.
• Columns include Mike Resnick & Barry Malzberg's "Dialogues" installment XXIV, about "Magazines"; Robert Metzger's "State of the Art", on "Stranger Than Fiction"; Steve Carper's "Writers' Bloc", on the Library of Congress' Reading Promotion Partners network; and Cynthia Ward's "Market Report".
• Departments include a President's Message by Catherine Asaro about the new Andre Norton Award for YA book; an Editor's Message by Mark Kreighbaum; and news Bulletins.
(Mon 21 Mar 2005)


• Vol. 4 No. 2, Winter 2005, $8.00, 180pp
• Website:

• This issue of the literary magazine from Binghamton University in Binghamton NY is notable for the inclusion of a story by Bruce Holland Rogers, "Winter Beans". Other fiction is by Roy Kesey, George Tucker, Lee K. Abbott, and others, and there are over two dozen poems by Gail Walderstein, Ryan G. Van Cleave, and many others.
• The magazine's website has this complete table of contents, with links to two of the stories and two poems.
(Sat 2 Apr 2005)


• Issue 197, March/April 2005, £3.50/$6.00, 66pp, cover art by Kenn Brown
• Monthly SF magazine, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue is by Ian Watson & Mike Allen, Scott Mackay, Christopher East, Dave Hoing, and Jeremiah Tolbert.
• Susanna Clarke & Colin Greenland are interviewed by Andy Hedgecock, and Ian R. MacLeod is interviewed by Rick Kleffel. Cheryl Morgan provides a guest editorial about attending this year's Worldcon in Glasgow. Columns include David Langford's "Ansible Link" news column, book reviews by Rick Kleffel, Graham Sleight, Paul Kincaid, and others, videogame reviews by Martin Hughes, and film reviews by Nick Lowe.
• The website's current issue page has the table of contents, with extracts from the stories.
(Wed 16 Mar 2005)


• Issue 200, Vol. 17 No. 8, April 2005, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This Special "Vergil Magus" issue has the afterword by Grania Davis to Avram Davidson's The Scarlet Fig, third in his Vergil Magus trilogy; accompanying short pieces by Henry Wessells and Grania Davis; and a short essay on collaboration by Avram Davidson.
• Reviews include Darrell Schweitzer on Ashley & Lowndes' The Gernsback Days, Tom Shippey on Peter Weston's Hugo-nominated With Stars in My Eyes, Joan Gordon on Geoff Ryman, Ursula Pflug on Nalo Hopkinson, Alec Austin on Sean Stewart, and others.
• Short essays include Gregory Benford's syndicated editorial on Michael Crichton's State of Fear, Jeremy Adam Smith on "Evolution of a Moralist: J.G. Ballard in the Twenty-First Century", and David Drake on L. Sprague de Camp's first story. There's also an editorial marking this 200th issue of the magazine.
(Mon 28 Mar 2005)


• Issue 99, Spring 2005, $5.00/C$6.50, 48pp, cover art by A. Wiedemann
• Semi-annual magazine of fantasy, horror, and sf; editor-in-chief Gordon Linzner, fiction editor Gerard Houarner
• Website:

• Stories in this issue -- the first since its Spring '04 issue -- are by Andersen Prunty, Sandra McDonald, Sharon Bailly, John Everson, Pete D. Manison, Uncle River, Corrine De Winter, Darrell Schweitzer, John Rosenman, and Hugh Cook.
• Poems are by Richard William Pearce, Mike Allen, Scott E. Green, W. Paul Ganley, and others.
(Wed 30 Mar 2005)


• Issue 41, Spring 2005, £4/$7, 66pp, cover art by David Genry
• Quarterly UK magazine of science fiction, fantasy, and horror, edited by Andy Cox
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Nathan Ballingrud, Cody Goodfellow, Scott Nicholson, Chaz Brenchley, Conrad Williams, Martin Simpson, and Patrick Samphire.
• Joel Lane provides a guest editorial. Regular columns include Stephen Volk's "Electric Darkness" on films; John Paul Catton's "Japan's Dark Lanterns" on Japanese culture; and Allen Ashley's "The Dodo Has Landed". Other features include an interview with Phil Rickman by Andy Hedgecock, and book reviews by Peter Tennant.
• The magazine's current issue page has the table of contents, and excerpts from the stories.
(Wed 16 Mar 2005)


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