Analog Science Fiction and Fact
Vol. 129 No. 6, June 2009, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Michael Carroll
Near-monthly (10 times/year) magazine of science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
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The cover art is by Michael Carroll for his nonfiction article "Futuropolis: How NASA Plans to Create a Permanent Presence on te Moon".
Fiction in this issue consists of novelettes by Harry Turtledove, Stephen L. Burns, Howard V. Hendrix, and Donald Moffitt, and short stories by James Van Pelt, Craig DeLancey, and Richard A. Lovett.
Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, "Signs of Respect"; a "Biolog" by Richard A. Lovett about Craig DeLancey; "The Alternate View" column by Jeffery D. Kooistra, Odds and Ends #4; and a Reference Library book review column by Don Sakers, covering titles by Paul Melko, Greg Bear, Nancy Kress, and others; plus "Brass Tacks" letters from readers, and Anthony Lewis' "Upcoming Events".
Asimov's Science Fiction
Vol. 33 No. 6 (whole #401), June 2009, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Catmando/Shutterstock.com
Near-monthly (10 times/year) SF magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
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This June issue features the 25th annual story by James Patrick Kelly, "Going Deep" (excerpted online), and other novelettes by Tom Purdom and Chris Willrich, plus short stories by John Alfred Taylor, Eric Brown, and Sandra McDonald, and poetry by Robert Frazier, Mark Rich, and Kendall Evans & David C. Kopaska-Merkel.
Departments include Sheila Williams' editorial on James Patrick Kelly, Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, In the Bush of Ghosts, James Patrick Kelly's "On the Net" column, Mind the Gap, and a salute to Kelly in a Thought Experiments feature by "divers hands" including Connie Willis, Karen Joy Fowler, Bruce Sterling, and others; and book reviews by Peter Heck, covering titles by Greg Bear and others.
The latest movie reviews by John E. Rogers, Jr., special to the website, cover Watchmen and Coraline.
Issue XXIV, April 2009, £2.75, 55pp, cover art by S Cerulean
Quarterly UK SF magazine, edited by Ian Redman
This issue, named Iocaste after the 24th moon of Jupiter, has fiction by David Conyers, Gustavo Bondoni, Andrew Knighton, A.J. Kirby, James McCormick, and Gareth D Jones.
The issue can be ordered individually from the magazine's back issues page.
Issue 20, Winter/Spring 2009, $6.50, 40pp, cover art by Tim Mullins
Bi-annual poetry magazine since 1998; published and edited by Mike Allen
This special 10th anniversary issue features a poem by Neil Gaiman, plus contributions from regulars Sonya Taaffe, Darrell Schweitzer, G.O. Clark, Deborah P Kolodji, and from many others.
The Mythic Delirium site highlights this anniversary issue, with links to the complete table of contents and an image of the wraparound cover art.