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• Issue 2, Summer 2010, $8, 64pp, cover art by Vladimir Krizan
• Quarterly magazine of speculative fiction, edited by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn; launched Spring 2010
• Website:

• This magazine's second issue has fiction by Paul Celmer, Kaolin Fire, Melissa Mead, Gwendolyn Clare, and Uri Grey.
• There's also a graphic short by Mike Gallagher, and poetry by David M. Harris, Helen R. Peterson, Reggie Lutz, and J.P. Wickwire.
• Features include an interview with Richard Dansky and an excerpt from his novel; an essay by and interview with John Kessel; and an interview with Hope Larson. There are also reviews of books by Cherie Priest and Dexter Palmer.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents and a blog post about a forthcoming launch party.

(Fri 16 Jul 2010)



• Issue 229, Jul-Aug 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:

• Fiction in this issue is by Paul Evanby, Antony Mann, Toby Litt, Rochita Loenen-Ruiz, and Jim Hawkins.
• Features include David Langford's "Ansible Link" column of news and obituaries; numerous book reviews, with an interview with Jeff VanderMeer by Maureen Kincaid Speller; Tony Lee's DVD/Blu-ray reviews; and Nick Lowe's "Mutant Popcorn" film reviews.
• The magazine's website has this post with a detailed table of contents.

(Mon 12 Jul 2010)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 263, Vol. 22 No. 11, July 2010, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "Readercon" issue features an two reviews of Belladonna, Destroyer of Cities, a stage version of Samuel R. Delany's novel Dhalgren, by Sam Donald and Jen Gunnels.
• Essays, by Joe Sanders, Richard L. Kellogg, and Mike Barrett, concern Farnham's Freehold, Philip Wylie, and Marjorie Bowen.
• Other reviews, by Paul Cook, David V. Griffin, Henry Wessells, and Javier A. Martinez, cover books by Ian McDonald, Stephen King, William H. Patterson, Jr., and Kristine Kathryn Rusch.
• There's also a sidebar essay by Gregory Benford about Philip K. Dick, and an editorial by David G. Hartwell.

(Tue 6 Jul 2010)


Realms of Fantasy

• Vol. 16 No. 4, August 2010, $6.99/C$7.99, 66pp
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Ian Donald Keeling, Hannah Strom-Martin, Sara Genge, and T.D. Edge.
• Departments include a Movies column by Resa Nelson, about The Last Airbender; a Gallery feature by Karen Haber about artist Daniel Dos Santos, a Folkroots column by SatyrPhil Brucato, about "The Temptress"; book reviews by Paul Witcover and Matt Staggs, covering titles by Adrian Tchaikovsky, Paul Hoffman, Karin Lowachee, and others; and paranormal romance and urban fantasy book reviews by Elizabeth Bear, covering titles by Seanan McGuire, Carolyn Crane, and other.s
• Website has subscription information, and the complete table of contents.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in her latest Locus Online column.

(Sat 10 Jul 2010)


Science Fiction Studies

• Issue 111, Vol. 37 No. 2, July 2010, $20, 161-352pp
• 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:

• This volume of articles, essays, and reviews features a compilation of library collections of SF, presented by Rob Latham, and articles by John Rieder, Morgan Fritz, David Seed, William J. Fanning, Jr., and Andrew Strombeck about defining SF, H.G. Wells, imperial themes, death rays, and imperial management.
• Review-essays and reviews are by Mark Bould, Pawel Frelik, John Clute, D. Harlan Wilson, Paul Kincaid, and others
• Notes and correspondence address J.G. Ballard, Calvin M. Knox, the staging of Delany's Dhalgren, SFRA awards, and other topics.
• The journal's website has this table of contents, with a page of abstracts of the lead articles.

(Mon 12 Jul 2010)


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