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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Issue 43, Vol. 8 No. 1, 2010, A$8.95, 112pp, cover art by Greg Hughes
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website: http://www.andromedaspaceways.com/

• This issue, edited by David Kernot, has fiction by Jason Crowe, Martin A Reed, Felicity Dowker, Aimee Smith, David Conyers, Daniel Russell, Carine Heidmann, Tracie McBride, and Victorya.
• Poetry is by Helen Patrice and Don Webb.
• Features include book reviews and contributor biographies.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents.

(Tue 16 Mar 2010)

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Black Gate

• Issue 14, Vol. 3 No. 2, Winter 2010, $15.95, 384pp, cover art by Bruce Pennington
• Quarterly "adventures in fantasy literature"; published since 2001; published and edited by John O'Neill
• Website: http://www.blackgate.com/index.htm

• Fiction in this monster-sized issue is by Diana Sherman, Chris Braak, John C. Hocking, Matthew David Surridge, Martin Owton, Mike Shultz, Alex Kreis, Michael Jasper & Jay Lake, Dan Brodribb, Renee Stern, Jan Stirling, Isabel Pelech, Sylvia Volk, R.L. Roth, Tom Sneem, and Douglas Empringham -- plus, novellas by Pete Butler, James Enge, and Robert J. Howe.
• Columns are by Rich Horton, Howard Andrew Jones, and Bill Ward.
• Department's include John O'Neill's editorial, "Tiny Empires", letters from readers, and a new installment of graphic strip "Knights of the Dinner Table" by Jolly Blackburn, John O'Neill and Steve Johansson.
• The magazine's website has this table of contents, with links to story excerpts.

(Sat 17 Apr 2010)

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Black Static

• Issue 16, April-May 2010, £3.95, 64pp, cover art by Chris Nurse
• 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 Tim Casson, M.G. Preston, Mike O'Driscoll, Alison J. Littlewood, and Lynda E. Rucker.
• Columns are by Peter Tennant (news), Stephen Volk, Mike O'Driscoll (on James Ellroy), Christopher Fowler, Tony Lee (DVD reviews), and Peter Tennant (book reviews, including a Q&A with Sarah Pinborough).
• The magazine's website has this post with details about the table of contents.

(Fri 30 Apr 2010)

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Bull Spec

• Issue 1, Spring 2010, 72pp, cover art by Mike Gallagher
• Quarterly magazine of speculative fiction, edited by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn; launched Spring 2010
• Website: http://www.bullspec.com/

• Debut issue of a new quarterly magazined, edited and published by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn in Durham, NC.
• Fiction in this issue is by C.S. Fuqua, Peter Wood, and Natania Barron, with a novel excerpt by Michael Jasper, and part 1 of a graphic story by Mike Gallagher.
• Interviews are with D. Harlan Wilson, Lee Hammock, and the proprietors of an SF/comics/games store in Durham. There are also reviews and poetry.
• The magazine's website has subscription information, a link to samples, and a blog.

(Wed 31 Mar 2010)

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The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

• Issue 187, Vol. 43 No. 6, February-March 2010, $6.95, 40pp, cover art by Larry Price
• Website: http://www.sfwa.org/

• This issue features an essay by Cheryl Morgan about the future of Worldcons, addressing how the conventions might change to attract greater attendance.
• 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 2)", William C. Dietz' "Words for Hire" column, about BookScan, and Nancy Holder's column about urban fantasy.
• Regular departments include Mark Kreigbaum's editorial, a list of new SFWA members, and business announcements.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents, with links to Cheryl Morgan's article and Cynthia Ward's market reports (both PDF).

(Fri 2 Apr 2010)

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Focus

• Issue 55, Spring 2010, 20pp
• Semi-annual magazine for writers, produced by the British Science Fiction Association
• Website: http://www.bsfa.co.uk/index.cfm/section.focus

• This issue features articles and columns by Martin McGrath, Gareth L Powell (about writing a press release), Michaela Stanton (about a London writing group), Christopher Priest (the sixth of his "Masterclass" essays, this one about research), Dev Agarwal (about stories too good to be true), and Nina Allan (about harnessing the writer's imagination).
• Other content includes letters from readers, news, and poems (by Steve Sneyd and Edward Kenna).

(Thu 15 Apr 2010)

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Interzone

• Issue 227, March-April 2010, £3.95, 64pp
• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website: http://ttapress.com/category/interzone/

• Stories in this issue are by Jon Ingold, Mercurio D. Rivera, Jim Hawkins, Nina Allan, Chris Beckett, and Steve Rasnic Tem.
• Features include David Langford's "Ansible Link" news and obituaries; an interview with Connie Willis and a review of her Blackout by Paul F. Cockburn; other books reviews by Maureen Kincaid Speller, Paul Kincaid, and others; DVD reviews by Tony Lee; and film reviews by Nick Lowe (of Avatar, The Road, and others).
• The magazine's website has this page with an annotated table of contents.

(Thu 25 Mar 2010)

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Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet

• Issue 25, May 2010, $5, 60pp
• Semi-annual small-press magazine subtitled 'an occasional outburst'; published/edited by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
• Website: http://www.lcrw.net/lcrw/index.htm

• This issue has fiction by Georges-Olivier Chateaureynaud, Jennifer Linnaea, Ben Francisco, Sean Adams, Richard Gess, Eilis O'Neal, Richard Parks, Daniel Braum, Sarah Tourjee, Thomas Israel Hopkins, and Haihong Zhao.
• There's also Gwenda Bond's "Dear Aunt Gwenda" column, poetry by Susanna Mandel, Jeannine Hall Gailey, and Christa Bergerson, and a comic by Abby Denson.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents, with contributor notes.

(Sun 25 Apr 2010)

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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 118 No. 5&6 (whole #689), May/June 2010, $7, 258pp, cover art by Kent Bash
• 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

• Novelets in this issue are by Michael Libling, Fred Chappell, Aaron Schutz, and Steven Popkes; short stories, by Elizabeth Bourne, John Sladek, Alex Irvine, Hilary Goldstein, Dale Bailey, Rachel Pollack, Robert Onopa, and Lokiko Hall.
• Departments include Charles de Lint's "Books to Look For", covering Cory Doctorow, Stephen King, and others; Michelle West's "Musing on Books", covering titles by Kim Stanley Robinson, John Scalzi, and Ilona Andrews; Kathi Maio's "Films" column covering New Moon and Avatar; and a "Curiosities" page by Bud Webster, about a 1965 book by Frank Jacobs.
• The results of F&SF Competition #79, "Hooked on Mnemonics", are presented, along with the challenge for competition #80.

(Thu 15 Apr 2010)

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The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 260, Vol. 22 No. 8, April 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 "Men and Beasts" issue features an essay by Robert Guffey on the cinematic ancestors and descendents of Charles Darwin, and an interview of Philip Klass (William Tenn) by Darrell Schweitzer.
• There's also a short story by Patrick O'Leary, a play review by Eugene Reynolds, book reviews by Donald M. Hassler and Russell Blackford, and reviews of Avatar by Gary G. Garner and Darrell Schweitzer.
• David G. Hartwell editorializes on snow, and Boskone.

(Thu 15 Apr 2010)

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The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 259, Vol. 22 No. 7, March 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 "ICFA 2010" issue features L. Timmel Duchamp on Joanna Russ, and a review by Jen Gunnels of stage play Robots. Inside is an essay by Mike Barrett on the fiction of Elizabeth Walter.
• More than the usual number of reviews are by Joan Gordon, John Clute, Alex Donald, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, and others, covering titles by Robert Charles Wilson, Gene Wolfe, David J. Williams, Jack Skillingstead, Cory Doctorow, Paul McAuley, et al.
• David G. Hartwell editorizes about ICFA, Amazon.com, and future conventions.

(Sun 21 Mar 2010)

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On Spec

• Issue 79, Vol. 21 No. 4, Winter 2010, C$6.95, 128pp, cover art by Justin Pasieka
• Website: http://www.onspec.ca/

• Fiction in this issue is by Christopher Johnstone, Marissa Lingen, L.L. Hannett, Fraser Ronald, Jamie Mason, Esther Rochon, and Chris Wroblewski.
• Poetry is by Jennifer Footman and SheLa E. Nefertiti Morrison.
• Nonfiction includes an editorial by Diana L. Walton, and interviews with Fraser Ronald and artist Justin Pasieka.

(Wed 7 Apr 2010)

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Realms of Fantasy

• Vol. 16 No. 3, June 2010, $6.99/C$7.99, 66pp, cover art by Mark Roland and Alan M. Clark
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
• Website: http://realmsoffantasymag.com/

• This issue has fiction by Aliette de Bodard, Shweta Narayan, Meredith Simmons, T.L. Morganfield, and Bruce Holland Rogers.
• Departments include a Movies column by Resa Nelson (covering Prince of Persia and others), a Folkroots column by H. Talat Halman, PhD (about Hermes), a Gallery by Maria Natick featuring the art of Virginia Lee, and book reviews by Paul Witcover, Matt Staggs, Michael Jones, and Elizabeth Bear.
• Website http://realmsoffantasymag.com/ has subscription information, and the complete table of contents.

(Mon 26 Apr 2010)

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Science Fiction Studies

• Issue 110, Vol. 37 No. 1, March 2010, $20, 160pp
• Thrice yearly academic journal published at DePauw University, founded 1973 by R.D. Mullen; currently edited by Arthur B. Evans, Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr., Joan Gordon, Veronica Hollinger, Rob Latham, and Carol McGuirk
• Website: http://www.depauw.edu/sfs/

• This volume of articles, essays, and reviews has essays on histories of science fiction, by Roger Luckhurst, De Witt Douglas Kilgore, and Veronica Hollinger, and articles on other topics by Laurel Bollinger, Lisa Swanstrom, and Robert P. Fletcher.
• There's also a review-essay by Umberto Rossi about a book by Jeannette Baxter about J.G. Ballard, and numerous book reviews by Paul Kincaid, Ritch Calvin, David Seed, Russell Blackford, and others.
• The journal's website has this table of contents, with a page of abstracts of several lead articles.

(Wed 28 Apr 2010)

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Vector

• Issue 262, Winter 2010, £4.00, 47pp
• Bimonthly critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association; edited by Niall Harrison
• Website: http://www.vectormagazine.co.uk/

• Special "Year in Review" issue, with commentaries and recommendations by 20 reviewers, Colin Odell and Mitch Le Blanc's summary of the year in film, and Abigail Nussbaum on genre TV.
• Numerous book reviews are by Anthony Nanson, George T. Newberry, Myfanwy Rodman, and others, covering titles by Emma Bull, Douglas Clegg, Storm Constantine, and many others. There are also columns by Andy Sawyer, Stephen Baxter, and Graham Sleight.
• This BSFA post has details of this issue and other recent BSFA publications.

(Thu 15 Apr 2010)

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Weird Tales

• Vol. 65 No. 1 (whole #355), Spring 2010, $6.99, 80pp, cover art by Molly Crabapple
• Dark fantasy magazine, published since 1923; currently published quarterly, edited by Stephen H. Segal and Ann VanderMeer
• Website: http://www.weirdtalesmagazine.com/

• This issue has fiction by Kurt Kirchmeier, Jay Lake, Kater Cheek, J.M. McDermott, and James L. Grant & Lisa Mantchev. Poetry is by Samanta Henderson and Christina Springer.
• A special "Steampunk Spectacular" includes an interview with Cherie Priest and an excerpt from a book about Boilerplate, a 19th century mechanical man.
• Regular departments include an interview with Jesse Bullington, and a column about H.P. Lovecraft by Kenneth Hite.
• The magazine's website has this order page listing the complete table of contents.

(Wed 21 Apr 2010)

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