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Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Vol. 130 No. 4, April 2010, $4.99, 112pp, 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:

• This issue has a novella by John G. Hemry, novelettes by Holly Hight & Richard A. Lovett and Brenda Cooper, and short stories by Carl Frederick, Stephen L. Burns, Jerry Oltion, and S.L. Nickerson.
• The science fact article, "What's In A Kiss? The Wild, Wonderful World Of Philematology " is by Richard A. Lovett.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, "The Rest of the Data" (on the validity of data for global warming and other issues); a Biolog by Richard A. Lovett of Brenda Cooper; an "Alternate View" column by Jeffery D. Kooistra, Taken on Faith; a Reference Library column by Don Sakers, covering Carlos J. Cortes, Jeff Somers, and others; "Brass Tacks" letters from readers (all concerning a previous Kooistra column); and Upcoming Events compiled by Anthony Lewis.

(Tue 26 Jan 2010)


Asimov's Science Fiction

• Vol. 34 No. 3 (whole #410), March 2010, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Donato Giancola
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) SF magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This issue has novelettes by William Preston, Alexander Jablokov, and Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and short stories by Benjamin Crowell, Derek Zumsteg, and Will Ludwigsen.
• Poetry is by Bruce Boston, Mark Rich, and Vincent Miskell.
• Departments include Sheila Williams' editorial Affecting Eternity II; Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, Showing and Telling; James Patrick Kelly's "On the Net" column (noted last month), The Price of Free (Part I); Paul Di Filippo's On Books, covering comics, Rebecca Ore, and others; and Erwin S. Strauss' SF Conventional Calendar.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents, plus online-only reviews of movies Avatar, Daybreakers, and The Book of Eli.

(Tue 26 Jan 2010)



• Vol. 1 No. 1, Fall 2009, $9.95, 103pp, cover art by Chris Osman
• Quarterly magazine of contemporary fantasy, scifi, horror and the paranormal, edited by Guy Kenyon; debuted early 2010
• Website:

• Debut issue of a new quarterly magazine with an "eclectic mix" of contemporary fantasy, scifi, horror and the paranormal, published by Black Matric Publishing, and edited by Guy Kenyon.
• The magazine focuses on fiction, eschewing reviews, essays, etc. -- this issue has 70,000 words of fiction by Lori Strongin, Raleigh Dugal, Louise Morgan, Erin O'Riordan, Deborah Walker, JJ Beazley, Alva J. Roberts, James A. Stewart, Lou Antonelli & Edward Morris, Blake Kimzey, P. Matthew Kimmel, Pete Mealing, and Martin Turton.
• The issue can be ordered here from the publisher's website.

(Tue 19 Jan 2010)



• Issue 226, Jan-Feb 2010, £3.95, 64pp, cover art by Warwick Fraser-Coombe
• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website:

• Stories in this issue are by Jason Sanford, Tyler Keevil, Mercurio D. Rivera, Jay Lake, Rachel Swirsky, and Stephen Gaskell.
• Features include David Langford's "Ansible Link" news and obituaries; book reviews by Andy Hedgecock, Paul F. Cockburn, Ian Hunter, and others; DVD reviews by Tony Lee; and film reviews by Nick Lowe (of The Box, 2012, and others).
• The magazine's website has this page with an annotated table of contents.
• This issue also has a story ballot for the annual readers' poll.

(Fri 15 Jan 2010)



• Issue SSVII, January 2010, £2.75, 55pp, cover art by Paul Drummond
• Quarterly UK SF magazine, edited by Ian Redman
• Website:

• This issue, named Praxidike after the 27th moon of Jupiter, has fiction by Garrick Fincham, W.R. Mitchell, Huw Langridge, and Lee Russell.
• The issue can be ordered individually from the magazine's back issues page.

(Mon 11 Jan 2010)


Mythic Delirium

• Issue 21, Summer/Fall 2009, $6.50, 38pp, cover art by Tim Mullins
• Bi-annual poetry magazine since 1998; published and edited by Mike Allen
• Website:

• This issue has 21 poems by Jessica Paige Wick, Anna Tambour, Theodora Goss, Deborah P Kolodji, Catherynne M. Valente, Darrell Schweitzer, and others.
• The Mythic Delirium site has links to the wraparound cover and to the table of contents.

(Wed 20 Jan 2010)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 257, Vol. 22 No. 5, January 2010, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "History of 'SF' " issue features an essay by Brian Stableford about early French SF figure Charles Cros, and a review of Gwyneth Jones by Eugene Reynolds.
• Other essays are by Michael Bishop, looking again at the film Sleeper, John J. Pierce, on Google Books and the originals of "science fiction", and Damien Broderick, introducing Chained to the Alien, an anthology of essays.
• Other reviews are by Peter Rawlik, Russell Blackford, Michael Levy, and Jenny Blackford, covering books by Caitlin R. Kiernan, Susan Schneider, Caleb Fox, and Alison Sinclair.
• David G. Hartwell editorializes on winter and current issues in book publishing.

(Tue 12 Jan 2010)



• Vol. 1 No. 1, Winter 2010, $9.95, 102pp, cover art by David Burton
• Quarterly journal of fantasy fiction, edited by Guy Kenyon; debuted early 2010
• Website:

• Debut issue of a new quarterly "journal of fantasy fiction", published by Black Matric Publishing, and edited by Guy Kenyon.
• As with companion magazine Encounters, listed above, this focuses strictly on fiction, with over 80,000 words in this issue, by Lawrence Buentello, Alva J. Roberts, Neil Carstairs, Corey Kellgren, Brock L. Noel, Kristen Lee Knapp, Bill Ward, Martin Turton, Danny Birt, Patty Jansen, and David Vahlberg.
• Two more magazines from the same publisher, Outer Reaches and Night Chills, are forthcoming.
• The issue can be ordered here from the publisher's website.

(Tue 19 Jan 2010)



• Issue 32.6, November/December 2009, $3.50, 28pp, cover art by Daniel Trout
• Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon
• Website:

• This issue, guest-edited by Bruce Boston, has 17 prose poems by Robert Borski, Elissa Malcohn, t. winter-damon, G.O. Clark, Marge Simon, and others.
• Contents also include an essay about dark surreal poetry by David C. Kopaska-Merkel, and small press reviews.
• Accompanying this issue is a booklet, Dwarf Stars 2009, edited by Deborah P Kolodji & Stephen M. Wilson, containing 49 short poems eligible for this year's Dwarf Stars Award.

(Sat 2 Jan 2010)


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