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mid July
Abyss & Apex
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Clarkesworld
Fantasy
Intergalactic Medicine Show
io9
Lightspeed
SF Signal
SF Site
Strange Horizons
Subterranean
Tor.com


Other Magazines:

early July
Bull Spec
Interzone
New York Review of SF
Realms of Fantasy
Science Fiction Studies

2010 Directories




 

Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Australian humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy, since June 2002; editors rotate.
• Format: Print and PDF
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://www.andromedaspaceways.com/

Issue 45, 2010
Vol. 8 No. 3, A$8.95, 104pp, cover art by Inna Basman
• This issue, edited by Jacob Edwards, has fiction by Deborah Kalin, K J Parker, Stephen Marley, Simon Messingham, and Tom Holt. Poetry is by Graeme Garden.
• Nonfiction includes an essay by Jacob Edward about the "Overlooked" nonfiction of Eric Frank Russell, and the first print apearance of an essay by Russell, "Who's That Knocking?"
• Features include book reviews and contributor biographies.

(Fri 23 Jul 2010)

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Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Australian humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy, since June 2002; editors rotate.
• Format: Print and PDF
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://www.andromedaspaceways.com/

Issue 44, 2010
Vol. 8 No. 2, A$8.95, 104pp, cover art by Marc McBride
• This issue, edited by Felicity Dowker, has fiction by Chuck McKenzie, Anna Tambour, Matthew Fryer, Mike McMullen, Jason Fischer, Sarah Ann Watts, Ralph Benedetto, Joanne Anderton, and Janeen Samuel.
• Poetry is by Jason DeGray and Michael D. Turnter
• Features include an essay by Ross Murray about "Visions of Suburbia in Australian SF", plus book reviews and contributor biographies.
• The magazine's website has posted Anna Tambour's The Eye of Nostradamus Summit.

(Fri 23 Jul 2010)

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Asimov's Science Fiction

• Science Fiction magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)
http://www.asimovs.com/

September 2010
Vol. 34 No. 9 (whole #416), $4.99, 112pp
• The cover story is a novella by Geoffrey A. Landis, "The Sultan of the Clouds". Also in this issue are novelettes by Nancy Fulda and Benjamin Crowell, and short stories by Eugene Mirabelli and Mary Robinette Kowal. Poetry is by Roger Dutcher & Robert Frazier, and Ruth Berman.
• Departments include Sheila Williams' editorial on the "2010 Readers' Awards", with the results through 5th place of the readers' poll for 2009 (winners were announced in May; Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, "Calling Dr. Asimov!"; a "Thought Experiments" feature by Aliette de Bodard, on "The View from the Other Side: Science Fiction and Non-Western/Non-Anglophone Countries"; an "In Memoriam" of George H. Scithers, by Sheila Williams; and a column "On Books" by Paul Di Filippo.
• Nothing yet about this issue on the magazine's website; this post will be updated with links when they appear.

(Thu 29 Jul 2010)

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io9

• Science fiction, science, and pop culture blog; launched January 2008; editor in chief Annalee Newitz, managing editor Charlie Jane Anders
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily
http://io9.com/

July 2010
• The site's book club invites you to ask China Miéville anything you want about "The City & The City"; he'll be online Friday 7/30 from 11-12 Pacific Time, about the time this page is posted.
• Charlie Jane Anders reports on a dystopian novel that's turning China upside down; earlier she reviewed the George R.R. Martin story reprinted over at Lightspeed, and reviewed Ted Chiang's The Life Cycle of Software Objects.
• This post invites you to look at awful covers to SF books.

(Thu 22 Jul 2010)

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Lightspeed

• Science fiction stories, original and reprint, plus features; edited by John Joseph Adams; debuted June 2010
• Format: Online; ebook
• Frequency: Monthly issues in ebook formats for purchase; weekly online updates free
http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/

July 2010
• New this week: a classic short story by George R.R. Martin, ...for a single yesterday (from 1975); and an interview with indie rock band The Lisps.

(Wed 21 Jul 2010)

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Notes from Coode Street

• Personal blog of Jonathan Strahan, anthology editor and current Locus Magazine reviews editor; since 2004
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Near-daily
http://www.jonathanstrahan.com.au/wp/

July 2010
• Jonathan Strahan has been conducting a series of podcasts with lead Locus reviewer Gary K. Wolfe; episode 12 discussed William Gibson's forthcoming Zero History and other topics; episode 11, the forthcoming novel by hot new hard SF writer Hannu Rajaniemi, The Quantum Thief, Greg Egan's Zendegi, and other topics, including the first official "first official "Book You Don’t Need to Read".
• Earlier podcasts are accessible through the blog's Older Posts links.

(Thu 29 Jul 2010)

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SF Commentary

• SF fanzine, published by Australian fan Bruce Gillespie since 1969; now available at efanzines.com
• Format: PDF
http://efanzines.com/SFC/index.html

August 2010
Issue 80
• This long-running Australian SF fanzine, with an awards track record that includes five Ditmar awards and three Hugo Award nominations, as well as many more awards to its editor, publishes its 40th Anniversary Issue.
• It's a "Philip K. Dick" special, with a discussion of "A Scanner Darkly", and a Bob Tucker special, with contributors including Brian Aldiss, John Baxter, Damien Broderick, John Brosnan, Howard Hendrix, Ian Watson, Gene Wolfe, and many many others.
• Issue 80a [PDF] consists of four "Scanners", book review columns that had been deleted from earlier issues; reviews by Bruce Gillespie, Doug Barbour, Alan Stewart, and Paul Ewins.

(Thu 29 Jul 2010)

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SF Signal

• Daily blog of SF reviews, links, video clips, and commentary; online since 2003; regular contributors JP Frantz and John DeNardo
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily
http://www.sfsignal.com/

July 2010
• A Mind Meld asks for The Best Writing Advice I Ever Received and has responses from Karen Joy Fowler, Michael Moorcock, Ian McDonald, and others.
• The site is seven years old this week.
• Reviews include Jason Sanford on Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon's anthology Dark Faith, John DeNardo on John Arcudi, Peter Snejbjerg, & Bjarne Hansen's A God Somewhere, Andrew Liptak on David J. Williams' The Burning Skies, and Scott A. Cupp on Matthew Hughes' Quartet & Triptych.

(Thu 22 Jul 2010)

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Strange Horizons

• Fiction, art, articles, poetry, and reviews; founded September 2000; editor-in-chief Susan Marie Groppi
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly; reviews posted three times a week
http://www.strangehorizons.com/

July 26 2010
• This week: fiction by Jen Larsen, Father's Day.
• Poetry by Duane Ackerson: Picturing World Peace on Earth Day
• Reviews: T.S. Miller, David McWilliam, and Anil Menon on Justin Cronin, Jeff VanderMeer, and Hiroshi Sakurazaka.

(Thu 22 Jul 2010)

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Sybil's Garage

• Small press magazine of fiction, poetry, and artwork; published by Senses Five Press since 2003, edited by Matthew Kressel
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Annual
http://www.sensesfive.com/

Issue 7, 2010
$12, 195pp
• This issue, the largest yet, has 18 stories by Kathryn E. Baker, Amy Sisson, Richard Larson, Amelia Shackelford, and others, including Hal Duncan and M.K. Hobson. There are also 9 poems, by Lyn C.A. Gardner, Sonya Taaffe, Amal El-Mohtar, Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, and others.
• Nonfiction, by Avi Kotzer, is Glourious Homage: Quentin Tarantino's Love Letter to Cinema (posted on the magazine's website).
• The magazine has morphed into a full-blown anthology, with an ISBN, available from Amazon and other distributors.

(Mon 26 Jul 2010)

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Tor.com

• SF & fantasy fiction, reviews, commentary, founded 2008; staff includes fiction editors Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Liz Gorinsky
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily
http://www.tor.com/

July 2010
• New fiction: A.M. Dellamonica's The Cage; reprint fiction: Jenna Black's Fangs for Hire.
• Reviews: John Klima reviews Hugo-nominated novelettes and novellas, and gives his own vote rankings; Jo Walton asks Why hasn’t Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell been more influential? and reviews A novel in sonnets: Vikram Seth's The Golden Gate and Terry Windling's The Wood Wife.
• Other posts: Irene Gallo on Embodying Mercy Thompson In Person and In Paint. Under the "Queering SFF" header, Brit Mandel interviews Elizabeth Bear. And: more Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy.

(Thu 29 Jul 2010)

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The Way the Future Blogs

• Personal blog of SF author Frederik Pohl, posted since January 2009
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Several posts per week
http://www.thewaythefutureblogs.com/

July 2010
• Frederik Pohl's personal blog, which has earned him a Hugo Award nomination this year as Best Fan Writer, is effectively an extension of his 1978 autobiography The Way the Future Was (which won a Locus Award).
• Posts have described Pohl's relationships with and knowledge of SF luminaries Isaac Asimov, John W. Campbell, and others; recent posts are about Algis Budrys, his nonficton book with Isaac Asimov, and early New York fandom.
• And Pohl ocassionally comments on current political affairs, as in Here Come the Clowns No. 2: Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas), A Clown Among Clowns.

(Thu 29 Jul 2010)

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posted 30 July 2010







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