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This page lists new SFFH magazine issues seen by Locus Online.

Date in parentheses at paragraph end is date seen or received.

Issues seen early February 2007
posted 11 February 2007

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Vol. 127 No. 4, April 2007, $3.99/C$4.99, 144pp, cover art by David A. Hardy
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) magazine of science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
• Website:
• Message Board:

• Fiction in this issue consists of the second part of Karl Schroeder's serial "Queen of Candesce", a novella by Shane Tourtellotte, a novelette by Michael A. Burstein & Robert Greenberger, and short stories by Kim Zimring, John G. Hemry, and Jerry Oltion.
• The science article is "The Ice Age That Wasn't" by Richard A. Lovett.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, about being a citizen scientist; Jeffery D. Kooistra's "The Alternate View" column on "Baseball and Hurricanes"; Tom Easton's book reviews, covering Michael Flynn, Gene Wolfe, Lincoln Child, and others; "Brass Tacks" letters; and "Upcoming Events" from Anthony Lewis.
• The magazine's website has this page for the issue, with links to departments and an excerpt from Shane Tourtellotte's story.

(Thu 8 Feb 2007)


Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Issue 27, Vol. 5 No. 4, 2007, A$7.95, 96pp, cover art by Jeff Ward
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website:

• This issue of the Australian SF and Fantasy magazine, this time edited by Tehani Wessely, has fiction by Bill McKinley, Rory Douglas Abel, Mike Lewis, Eilis Arwen O'Neal, Douglas A Van Belle, Aliette de Bodard, Hayley Griffin, Timothy Mulcahy, and Jennifer Fallon.
• The special feature is an essay by Devin Jeyathurai, "I Don't Believe in Anita Blake Anymore: A Problem of Balance". There's also 3 poems by Kate Forsyth.
• The magazine's current issue page lists the table of contents.

(Tue 6 Feb 2007)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 112 No. 4 (whole #660), April 2007, $4.50/C$6.50, 162pp, cover art by Mondolithic Studios
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This special Gene Wolfe issue includes a 76-page novella by Wolfe, "Memorare", along with an introduction by Neil Gaiman, "How to Read Gene Wolfe", and essays about Wolfe by Michael Swanwick and Michael Andre-Driussi.
• Also in the issue is a novelet by David Gerrold (called "The Equally Strange Reappearance of David Gerrold"), short stories by Donald Mead and David D. Levine, and a poem by Sophie M. White.
• Nonfiction includes Charles de Lint's "Books to Look For", discussing China Miéville and others; Lucius Shepard's film review column, covering Déjà Vu and The Fountain; the results of F&SF Competition #73 and the rules for #74; and a Curiosities page by F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre about an 1881 book by Max Adeler.

(Tue 6 Feb 2007)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 221, Vol. 19 No. 5, January 2007, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "Grand Style" issue features an essay by Mike Barrett about the short fiction of M.P. Shiel, and John Clute's review (a version of which appeared earlier online) of Thomas Pynchon's Against the Day.
• Inside is an essay by Darrell Schweitzer, "The Science-Fictional Lightbulb, 1904-1906", and reviews by Michael Levy, Matthew Appleton, Ursula Pflug, Paul Kincaid, Graham Sleight and others of books by Team Bizarro, Tim Pratt, Kelly Link, David Louis Edelman, Charles Stross, and others.

(Fri 9 Feb 2007)



• Issue 30.1, Jan.Feb. 2007, $3.50, 24pp, cover art by Bruce Boston
• Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon
• Website:

• Poetry in this issue is by Darrell Lindsey, Jaime Lee Moyer, Angelyne Bosch, Duane & Cathy Ackerson, Aurelio Rico Lopez III, and others.
• Features include an editorial by Marge Simon, the results of the Dwarf Stars Award (for short-short sf poem of the year), a President's Message by Deborah P. Kolodji about the Rose Parade, a World Fantasy Convention report, a letter, small press reviews, an article by Elissa Malcohn, an installment of "Romanian Astronautic Poetry" by Andrei Dorian Gheorghe, and an In Memorium section about John M. Ford and John Heath-Stubbs.
• The website's current issue page has the table of contents.

(Mon 5 Feb 2007)



• Issue 34, Winter 2006, $7/C$8.50, 104pp, cover art by Charli Siebert
• Magazine of SF and dark fantasy, published since 1995; publishers and editors Patrick & Honna Swenson
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Mark Rigney, Carrie Vaughn, Alen DeNiro, Marie Brennan, Cat Rambo, Ryan Myers, Jason Stoddard, and E. Catherine Tobler.
• Poetry is by Cardinal Cox, Ken Scholes, and Constance Cooper.
• Departments include an editorial, several pages of letters, and contributor bios.
• You can order the issue directly from the website.

(Wed 7 Feb 2007)


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