New York Review of SF
NY Review of SF
Realms of Fantasy
Issue 37, 2009, E5.95/£3.95, 64pp, cover art by Christian Podgorski
Irish magazine of SF, fantasy, and horror, published since 1993
This issue of the Irish SF magazine has fiction by Robert Reed, Sara Joan Berniker, Richard Alan Scott, Gareth Stack, Gustavo Bondoni, D.T. Neal, and T D Edge.
(Fri 4 Dec 2009)
Features include an interview with Greg Egan, an editorial publishing SF originally written in other languages, and book reviews by Juliet E. McKenna, David Conyers, and others.
The magazine's site has new URL www.albedo1.com.
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Vol. 118 No. 1&2 (whole #687), Jan/Feb 2010, $7, 258pp, cover art by Kristin Kest
Now bimonthly magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Message Board: http://www.nightshadebooks.com/discus/messages/378/378.html
This issue has a novella by Paul Park, novelets by Robert Reed, Charles Oberndorf, Dean Whitlock, and John Langan, and short stories by Robin Aurelian, Marc Laidlaw, Steven Popkes, and Kate Wilhelm.
(Thu 10 Dec 2009)
Departments include Charles de Lint's "Books to Look For", covering Dean Koontz and others; book reviews by Chris Moriarty, covering James Morrow, Graham Joyce, and others; a "Films" column by Lucius Shepard, covering "A Pair of Nines", and a "Curiosities" page by John Eggeling about a 1912 book by R.A. Kennedy.
The New York Review of Science Fiction
Issue 256, Vol. 22 No. 4, December 2009, $4.00, 24pp
Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
This special "4x4x4x4" issue features essays by Peter Nicholls, on Big Dumb Objects, and Graham Andrews, on the SF of John D. MacDonald.
(Mon 7 Dec 2009)
Other essays are by Daniel M. Kimmel, on the film The Time Traveler's Wife (while Terence M. Green reviews the book), Augusto Uribe, on Juan Maldonado's 1541 Somnium, and Mike Barrett, on the SF novels of Michael G. Coney.
Other reviews are by Darrell Schweitzer, on James Morrow, and Amy J. ransom, on Sylvie Berard.
David G. Hartwell editorializes on connections to his past and alternate life.
Realms of Fantasy
Vol. 16 No. 1, February 2010, $6.99/C$7.99, 74pp, cover art by Gallegos
Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
This issue has fiction by Harlan Ellison ("How Interesting: A Tiny Man"), Leah Bobet, Euan Harvey, Aliette de Bodard, and Ann Leckie.
(Mon 7 Dec 2009)
Departments include Games reviews by Matt Staggs, a Movies column by Resa Nelson (about The Lovely Bones), a Folkroots column by Stephen D. Winick (about Jack), a Gallery by Karen Haber featuring the art of Charles Vess, and book reviews by Paul Witcover, Matt Staggs, and Michael Jones.
Website http://realmsoffantasymag.com/ has subscription information. New website http://www.rofmag.com/ has an editorial by Shawna McCarthy, a complete gallery of RoF covers, selected interviews, reviews, and fiction, and more.
Issue 39, Winter 2009, $7/C$8.50, 97pp
Magazine of SF and dark fantasy, published since 1995; publishers and editors Patrick & Honna Swenson
This final issue of the magazine has fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Cat Rambo, Marie Brennan, John A. Pitts, Aliette de Bodard, Jason D. Wittman, Patricia Briggs, Don D'Ammassa, and Keffy R.M. Kehrli.
(Mon 23 Nov 2009)
Poetry and verse is by Joshua Gage, Ed Gavin, Darrell Schweitzer, and G.O. Clark.
Departments include an editorial and a farewell 'next issue' page by the editors; several pages of farewell letters from past contributors; and biographies of current contributors.
You can order the issue directly from the website.
posted 10 December 2009
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