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Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Vol. 130 No. 5, May 2010, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Jean-Pierre Normand
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) magazine of science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
• Website: http://www.analogsf.com/
• Message Board: http://www.analogsf.com/discus/

• This issue has novelettes by Rajnar Vajra, Lee Goodloe, H.G. Stratmann, and Walter L. Kleine, plus short stories by David W. Goldman, Rick Cook, and David D. Levine. There's also a "Probability Zero" vignette by Bond Elam, and a poem by David Livingstone Clink.
• The science fact article, about medical robotics, is by Stella Fitzgibbons, MD.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, "Growing Pains"; a Biolog by Richard A. Lovett of David W. Goldman; an "Alternate View" column by John G. Cramer, The Ice Man Cometh...; a Reference Library column by Don Sakers, covering Anne McCaffrey & Elizabeth Anne Scarborough, Alexander Jablokov, and others; "Brass Tacks" letters from readers; and Upcoming Events compiled by Anthony Lewis.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in this Locus Online column.

(Fri 12 Mar 2010)

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Asimov's Science Fiction

• Vol. 34 No. 4&5 (whole #411/412), April/May 2010, $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Duncan Long
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) SF magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Website: http://www.asimovs.com/
• Message Board: http://www.asimovs.com/discus/

• This double issue has novellas by Gregory Norman Bossert, Pamela Sargent, and Steven Popkes; a novelette by Barry B. Longyear; short stories by Molly Gloss, Eugene Fischer, Tim McDaniel, Sara Genge, and Robert Reed; and two poems by Ruth Berman.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Brian Bieniowski, B-Side Mentality; Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, Showing and Telling II; a book review column by Norman Spinrad, Third World Worlds; and Erwin S. Strauss' SF Conventional Calendar.
• The magazine's website has an excerpt of Bossert's story.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in this Locus Online column.

(Fri 12 Mar 2010)

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Black Static

• Issue 14, Feb-Mar 2010, £3.95, 64pp
• British fantasy and horror magazine, debuting 2007 (formerly The Third Alternative), edited by Andy Cox
• Website: http://ttapress.com/category/blackstatic/

• This issue has horror stories by James Cooper, Simon Kurt Unsworth, Alan Scott Laney, Daniel Kaysen, and Sarah Singleton.
• Columns are by Peter Tennant (news), Christopher Fowler, Stephen Volk, Tony Lee (DVD reviews), and Peter Tennant (book reviews, including a Q&A with Alexandra Sokoloff).
• The magazine's website has this post with details about the table of contents.

(Sat 20 Feb 2010)

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The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

• Issue 186, Vol. 43 No. 5, December 2009 - January 2010, $6.95, 48pp, cover art by George W. Todd III
• Website: http://www.sfwa.org/

• This issue's features are a Q&A with SFWA president Russell Davis, and an article by Fran Van Cleave, "This Is Your Brain On Books".
• Columns include Cynthia Ward's Market Report, an "Agent Anonymous" column by "Sue Dee Nym", Steve Carper's "Writers' Bloc" column, Mike Resnick & Barry Malzberg's latest Dialogue, "The Prozines (Part 1)", William C. Dietz' "Words for Hire" column, about collaborations, Nancy Holder's column about urban fantasy, and Bud Webster's "Anthopology 101", on the controversy over Pamela Sargent's "Women of Wonder" anthologies.
• Regular departments include Mark Kreigbaum's editorial, a list of new SFWA members, and business announcements.

(Sat 20 Feb 2010)

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Dreams and Nightmares

• Issue 85, January 2010, $5, 20pp, cover art by Randy Moore
• Magazine of fantastic poetry, published approximately quarterly since 1986, by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
• Website: http://dreamsandnightmares.interstellardustmites.com/

• This issue has poetry by W. Gregory Stewart, Robert E. Porter, Wade German, Robert Borski, Bruce Boston, and others.
• The magazine's webpage http://dreamsandnightmares.interstellardustmites.com/ has a photo of editor David C. Kopaska-Merkel, plus a bibliography, gallery, and ordering information.

(Fri 5 Feb 2010)

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Leading Edge

• Issue 58, December 2009, $5.95, 120pp, cover art by Janice Blaine
• Semiannual SF/fantasy magazine published since 1981 by students, faculty, and alumni of Brigham Young University; current editor Christopher Kugler
• Website: http://www.leadingedgemagazine.com/

• Fiction in this issue is by Joseph Vasicek, Ferrett Steinmetz, Jacob LeGrand, Dan Powell, and Tyler Keevil.
• Poetry is by Deryn Wallace, Daniel Craig, and Redd Graves.
• Features include a sketchbook by artist Chelsea Brown, book reviews, and contributor biographies.

(Sat 27 Feb 2010)

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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 118 No. 3&4 (whole #688), Mar/Apr 2010, $7, 258pp, cover art by Tomislav Tikulin
• Now bimonthly magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website: http://www.fandsf.com/
• Message Board: http://www.nightshadebooks.com/discus/messages/378/378.html

• This issue has novelets by Alexandra Duncan, Tiim Sullivan, Richard Bowes, and Rand B. Lee, plus short stories by Albert E. Cowdrey, Michael Reaves, Ramsey Shehadeh, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Dennis Danvers, and Bruce McAllister.
• Departments include an editorial by Gordon Van Gelder; Charles de Lint's Books to Look For, covering Robert Jackson Bennett, Francesca Lia Block, and others; a Books column by Elizabeth Hand, covering several Twilight Zone-related titles; a "Plumage from Pegasus" story by Paul Di Filippo, Throw the Books at Them!; a review by Lucius Shepard of The Road; a science column by Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty The Wild Blue Yonder; and a Curiosities page by Rick Norwood, covering a 1533 title by William Baldwin.

(Sat 20 Feb 2010)

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The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 258, Vol. 22 No. 6, February 2010, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website: http://www.nyrsf.com/

• This special "Unexpected Delights" issue features an essay by Mike Barrett about Theodore Sturgeon's fantasy fiction, and one by Eugene Reynolds about genre manifestos.
• Other essays include Gary Garner on the life and works by Philip M. Fisher, the latest chapter of Tom Purdom's literary memoir, and a response by Christopher Cokinos to Gary Westfahl's Locus Online review of Avatar.
• Reviews, by Michael Swanwick, Samuel Montgomery-Blinn, Paul Kincaid, Gwyneth Jones, Peter Rawlik, and Michael Levy, cover books by Ann & Jeff VanderMeer, D. Harlan Wilson, John Banville, Kage Baker, Seamus Cooper, and Sandra McDonald.
• David G. Hartwell editorializes on the state of the genre after the end of 2009.

(Thu 4 Mar 2010)

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Night Chills

• Vol. 1 No. 1, Winter 2010, $7.95, 112pp, cover art by Char Reed
• Quarterly horror magazine, edited by Guy Kenyon; debuted early 2010
• Website: http://www.blackmatrixpub.com/

• Debut issue of a new quarterly horror magazine, published by Black Matric Publishing, and edited by Guy Kenyon.
• As with companion magazines Encounters and Realms listed last month, and Outer Reaches, listed below, this focuses strictly on fiction, with over 80,000 words in this issue, by Paul Robinson, Jason Muller, Christopher Green, Adrian Ludens, Christopher Meades, Martin Turton, William Wood, and 14 others.
• The issue can be ordered here from the publisher's website.

(Tue 2 Mar 2010)

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Outer Reaches

• Vol. 1 No. 1, Winter 2010, $7.95, 112pp, cover art by M. D. Jackson
• Quarterly SF adventure magazine, edited by Guy Kenyon; debuted early 2010
• Website: http://www.blackmatrixpub.com/

• Debut issue of a new quarterly SF/adventure magazine, published by Black Matric Publishing, and edited by Guy Kenyon.
• As with companion magazines Encounters and Realms listed last month, and Night Chills, listed above, this focuses strictly on fiction, with over 80,000 words in this issue, by Taylor preston, Timothy Miller, Lawrence Buentello, Crystal Lynn Hilbert, Martin Turton, Mark Mattison, I.E. Lester, Greg M. Hall, Jeffery Scott Sims, Mike Sweeney, Bill Ward, and Alva J. Roberts.
• The issue can be ordered here from the publisher's website.

(Tue 2 Mar 2010)

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Realms of Fantasy

• Vol. 16 No. 2, April 2010, $6.99/C$7.99, 74pp, cover art by Dominic Harman
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
• Website: http://realmsoffantasymag.com/

• This issue has fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Euan Harvey, M.K. Hobson, Thomas Marcinko, and Christopher Kastensmidt.
• Departments include Games reviews by Matt Staggs, a Movies column by Resa Nelson (about ghostly TV series), a Folkroots column by Maggie Secara (about rings and circles of the world), an interview by Warren Lapine of musical group Blackmore's Night, a Gallery by Karen Haber featuring the art of Silvano Braido, and book reviews by Paul Witcover, Matt Staggs, Michael Jones, and Andrew Wheeler.
• Website http://realmsoffantasymag.com/ has subscription information, and the complete table of contents.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in this Locus Online column.

(Wed 17 Feb 2010)

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