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2010 Directories




 

Adventures in SciFi Publishing

• Weekly podcast episodes, interviews, news, interviews, and reviews; since October 2006; editor-in-chief Shaun Farrell
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly
http://www.adventuresinscifipublishing.com/

11 September 2010
Issue 97
• This week's podcast is an interview with Lou Anders.
• Last week's podcast featured Brandon Sanderson and Paul Cornell.
• The site also has reviews and news and guest bloggers; recent posts include M.K. Hobson on Historical Fantasy and a review by Brenda Cothern of Hobson's just-published The Native Star.

(Sat 11 Sep 2010)

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Apex Magazine

• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, since 2005; managing editor Jason Sizemore, fiction editor Catherynne M. Valente
• Format: Online; Ebook formats
• Frequency: Quarterly
http://www.apexdigest.com/

September 2010
• This issue has two stories: Portage, by An Owomoyela, and L'esprit de L'escalier by Peter M. Ball.
• There's also a reprint by Gemma Files & Stephen J. Barringer, and poems by Shweta Narayan and JoSelle Vanderhooft.

(Sat 11 Sep 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/

September 2010
• Annalee Newitz interviews William Gibson, and earlier reviewed Zero History. She also interviews Naomi Novik.
• Josh Wimmer's Blogging the Hugos looks at Joe Haldeman's The Forever War, especially in light of the current war on terror.
• From Biology in Science Fiction comes Temperate bacteriophages and the Abyormenites, an essay by Peggy Kolm about Hal Clement's sf novels.

(Sun 12 Sep 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/

September 2010
• Initial posts from the September issue are Yoon Ha Lee's story Flower, Mercy, Needle, Chain, a profile of Lee, and a nonfiction article by Jeff Hecht, Future Weapons.
• Adams' editorial describes content to be posted in subsequent weeks.

(Sun 12 Sep 2010)

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The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Essays and reviews, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.nyrsf.com/

September 2010
Issue 265, Vol. 23 No. 1, $4.00, 24pp
• This special "Heavily Illustrated" issue features an essay by Ian Campbell about gender issues in two novels by Neal Stephenson, and a review by Robert Bee of The Collected Stories of Robert Silverberg, Volume 4: Trips, 1972-1973.
• Other reviews, by Peter Rawlik, Greg L Johnson, and Jen Gunnels, cover books by Henry Burgess Drake and Daryl Gregory, and two theatre productions.
• There are numerous photos from Reconstruction (NASFiC), Confluence, and Readercon.
• David G. Hartwell's editorial discusses his convention trips. There's also a page of letters of comment.

(Mon 6 Sep 2010)

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Quantum Muse

• Science fiction, fantasy and alternative stories and artwork, based on writers' group submissions and critiques, since 1998; current lead editor Tim Goyette
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.quantummuse.com/

September 2010
• This long-running online 'zine posts one or two stories each month in the categories science fiction, fantasy, and alternative, as well as artwork. There's also this month an editorial.
• This month's SF stories are Rake's Folly - Part Two by Robert Spoon, and Transamutation by Harris Tobias.
• Fantasy: Samantha Berg and the Wealthy Wizard, by James Turnbull.
• Alternative: The Truck, by Kevin Wright, and The Judgment, by Harris Tobias.

(Sat 4 Sep 2010)

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Realms of Fantasy

• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
http://realmsoffantasymag.com/

October 2010
Vol. 16 No. 5, $6.99/C$7.99, 66pp, cover art by John Jude Palencar
• This issue has fiction by Daniel Hood, Eilis O'Neal, Jay Lake, Alan Smale, and Euan Harvey.
• Departments include a Movies column by Resa Nelson, a Gallery by Karen Haber featuring the art of Tiffany Prothero, a Folkroots column by SaturPhil Brucato about 'the androgyne', and book reviews by Paul Witcover, Matt Staggs, Elizabeth Bear, and Michael Jones.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in her latest Locus Online column.

(Thu 9 Sep 2010)

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Redstone Science Fiction

• SF e-zine, since mid-2010; editors and publishers Michael Ray and Paul Clemmons
• Format: Online, ebook formats
• Frequency: Monthly
http://redstonesciencefiction.com/

September 2010
Issue 4, cover art by Rick Newton
• This issue has two stories, Salt of the Earth by Mary Robinette Kowal, and Lunar Voices (On the Solar Wind), by Nick Wood.
• There are also essays by Sarah Einstein and Henry Cribbs, and an interview with Mary Robinette Kowal.
• Editor Michael Ray has this editorial.

(Sat 11 Sep 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/

September 2010
• This week's "Mind Meld" asks What are some of the SF/F tropes that need to be retired?, and gets responses from Nick Mamatas, Paul Raven, Lavie Tidhar, and Jonathan McCalmont. This week's podcast is an interview with Amelia Beamer.
• Charles Tan interviews Charles de Lint.
• A guest post by Brenda Cooper is about How Science Fiction is Full of Warnings.
• John DeNardo reviews Patrick Lee's The Breach, and Tim Zinsky reviews Chris Roberson's Sons of Dorn.

(Sun 12 Sep 2010)

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SFcrowsnest

• SF/fantasy/horror news, features, and reviews, since 1999; editor Geoff Willmetts
• Format: online
• Frequency: monthly features and reviews; daily news
http://www.sfcrowsnest.com/

September 2010
Issue 202
• This 'zine, with a complex history and long-edited by Stephen Hunt, claims to be the largest SF site in Europe.
• There are four feature articles in September, two about movies, one about flash fiction, and an essay by Geoff Willmets, Science Fiction is a disaster waiting to happen.
• There are some 49 reviews, many of media tie-ins and films, many of current novels by Jenna Black, Ian McDonald, Gary Gibson, Lucius Shepard, Ken MacLeod, Greg Egan, David Weber, and others.

(Sun 12 Sep 2010)

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SFRevu

• Reviews, columns, and interviews; edited by Ernest Lilley from 1997 to May 2010, by Gayle Surrette since June 2010
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.sfrevu.com/

September 2010
• This issue has 29 reviews of books by William H. Patterson, Ken Scholes, C.J. Cherryh, Charles Yu, Mark Charan Newton, Peter S. Beagle, Mary Robinette Kowal, and others.
• There's also a feature essay on Steampunk, by Mary Rose-Shaffer.
• Columns include listings of US books (arranged by publisher, with publisher-provided product descriptions), UK books, graphic novels and manga, and print and online zines (listing tables of contents).

(Sun 12 Sep 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/

September 2010
• 6 September: An announcement that the Articles Editors are looking for "creative non-fiction". Also, an article by Orrin Grey about a taxonomy of supernatural fiction; a story by Genevieve Valentine; poetry by Joanne Merriam; and reviews by Matthew Jones, Chris Kammerud, and William Mingin.

(Sat 11 Sep 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/

September 2010
• New fiction: Richel Swirsky's The Monster's Million Faces.
• Thea James reviews Cassandra Clare's Clockwork Angel. Brit Mandel, as a bookstore employee, has A Few Thoughts about anthologies. Ryan Britt reviews Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story.
• Jo Walton has an essay about Double Identity books, and another asking Do You Skim?, and reviews books by Daphne du Maurier, Josephine Tey, Arthur C. Clarke, and Poul Anderson.
• In honor of the 50th anniversary of Poul Anderson's The High Crusade, there are appreciations of the book by Robert Silverberg, David Drake, Greg Bear, Eric Flint, and others.

(Sun 12 Sep 2010)

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posted 12 September 2010




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