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2010 Directories




 

Abyss & Apex

• Magazine of Speculative Fiction, since Jan/Feb 2003; editor-in-chief Wendy S. Delmater
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly
http://www.abyssandapex.com/

4th Quarter 2010
Issue 4Q
• Short fiction in this issue is by Kelly Dwyer, Alter S. Reiss, Gary Cuba, James Hartley, and Alan Smale.
• Flash fiction by Michael Swanwick and Shira Lipkin.
• Poetry by David C. Kopaska-Merkel and John C. Mannone.
• The editorial is about The Line Between Literary and Genre Fiction.

(Mon 4 Oct 2010)

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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/

26 September 2010
Issue 99
• This week's podcast is an interview with John Picacio.
• Also posted is Shaun Farrell's Historical Fantasy: A History, Part Three: The Future.

(Mon 4 Oct 2010)

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Chiaroscuro

• Horror fiction, poetry, columns, and reviews, since 1999; editor-in-chief Brett Alexander Savory
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly
http://chizine.com/

October-December 2010
Fiction in this issue is by Brenta Blevins, Nadia Bulkin, and Dave Chua. Poetry is by Arlene Ang, Bethany Powell, and Steve Vernon.
• There are two columns, David Niall Wilson on electronic publishing, and Ian Grey on Screaming Mimis.
• The editorial is about Simon Snootle and Other Small Stories.

(Mon 4 Oct 2010)

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Clarkesworld

• SF and fantasy fiction, nonfiction, and podcasts, since 2006; publisher/editor Neil Clarke, editor Sean Wallace, non-fiction editor Cheryl Morgan
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/

October 2010
Issue 49, cover art by Ertac Altinoz
• Stories in this issue are Laying the Ghost by Eric Brown and Salvating Gods by Jacques Barcia.
• Nonfiction includes interviews with Jay Lake and Mary Robinette Kowal. And Neil Clarke editorializes about his Hugo Award win.
• The podcast is Kate Baker reading Eric Brown's story.

(Mon 4 Oct 2010)

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Fantasy Magazine

• Fantasy fiction, articles, and reviews, posted several times per week, since November 2005; publisher Sean Wallace, managing editor Cat Rambo
• Format: Online
• Frequency: near-daily
http://www.fantasy-magazine.com/

October 2010
• The first story posted in October is Over the end, and over again... by Toiya Kristen Finley; last week's story was Nine Bodies of Water by Monica Byrne.
• Recent nonfiction is a profile of Monica Byrne, and an article about the Narnia books and film.

(Mon 4 Oct 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/

October 2010
• The io9 books club is discussing William Gibson's Zero History this week. Meanwhile, Josh Wimmer's Blogging the Hugos reviewed Kate Wilhelm's Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang.
• Kelly Faircloth interviews Gail Carriger, and Charlie Jane Anders reviews Richard Kadrey's Kill the Dead.
• Gathered from other sites: Susana Polo's 10 great science fiction novels that have been banned; a debate between Ursula K. Le Guin and Margaret Atwood; and everyone's been linking to This is a news website article about a scientific paper.
• Among Alasdair Wilkins' many science-related posts is The most ludicrous depictions of evolution in science fiction history.

(Mon 4 Oct 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
• Concluding posts from the September issue are a reprinted story by Robert Silverberg, Travelers, and author spotlight on Silverberg, and an interview with John Scalzi.
• Last week: Amid the Words of War by Cat Rambo, an essay by Carol Pinchefsky, and an Author Spotlight of Cat Rambo.
• Second week: a reprint of a story by Geoffrey A. Landis along with an Author Spotlight; nonfiction by G. David Nordley, Engines for the High Frontier.
• 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.

(Mon 4 Oct 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/

October 2010
Issue 5, cover art by Cassondra Link
• Stories in this issue are Witness by Vylar Kaftan, and His Master's Voice by Hannu Rajaniemi (a reprint from Interzone of the Sturgeon Award finalist).
• Nonfiction is an interview with Vylar Kaftan, and an essay Henry Cribbs about scary Scifi stories.
• Editor Michael Ray has this editorial.

(Mon 4 Oct 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/

October 2010
• This week's "Mind Meld" is about the appeal of the Warhammer 40K universe, with opinions from Alastair Reynolds, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, and numerous other 40K writers.
• This week's Podcast is Morally Ambiguous Characters in SF/F + Interview with Sam Sykes; last week's was Sex in Science Fiction + Interview with Brent Weeks.
• Clifton Hill reviews Brandon Sanderson's Warbreaker. Lisa Paitz Spindler reviews Kelley Armstrong's Men of the Otherworld. Ashley Crump reviews China Miéville's The City & the City.

(Mon 4 Oct 2010)

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SF Site

• Reviews, interviews, feature, links; published by Rodger Turner since 1997
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Semi-monthly
http://www.sfsite.com/

October 2010
• The lead review by Paul Kincaid is of Ian McDonald's The Dervish House.
• Other reviews cover books by Jay Lake, Peter S. Beagle, Alastair Reynolds, Michael Scott, and others. There are also reviews of audiobooks by Robert Sheckley, Paolo Bacigalupi, and L. Ron Hubbard.
• Columns cover graphic novels, genre books and media, TV reviews, and films.

(Mon 4 Oct 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
• 27 September: an article on zombies by Molly Tanzer, the conclusion of David Sklar's story, poetry by Robert Borski, and reviews by Claire Brialey, Paul Kincaid, and Michael Froggatt.
• 20 September: John Clute's Scores column reviews William Gibson and Lauren Beukes. Fiction is Over My Shoulder, part 1 of 2 by David Sklar; poetry is by C.S. MacCath. Reviews are by Adam Roberts, David McWilliam, and Karen Burnham.
• 13 September: Fiction is Iteration by John Kessel. There are reprinted articles celebrating the 'zines 10th year anniversary, by Elizabeth Hoiem and Stephenie Green. Poetry is by Robert Borski, and reviews are by Paul Raven, Maureen Kincaid Speller, and T.S. Miller.
• 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.

(Mon 4 Oct 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/

October 2010
• 4 October: The lead article by Tim Hardwick is about trepanation. Fiction is by Sandra McDonald, and poetry is by Pat Tompkins. Reviews are by Michael Levy, Duncan Lawie, and Hallie O'Donovan.

(Mon 4 Oct 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/

October 2010
• New fiction: Ken Scholes and Lisa Desrochers' Intersections and Interlopers (inspired by an editing error in the Kindle edition of Scholes' Antiphon) and Beth Bernobich's River of Souls.
• Suzanne Johnson has launched a new column, Fiction Affliction, that previews new releases by genre; posts so far include science fiction, epic fantasy, and urban fantasy. Matthew R. Bradley celebrates Richard Matheson. John Klima also celebrates Richard Matheson and reviews Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet. Mike Perschon reviews Cherie Priest's Dreadnought.
• Jo Walton reviews Patrick O'Brian, Lisa Goldstein, Arthur C. Clarke, Theodore Sturgeon, and Robert Charles Wilson, and explains The Suck Fairy.
• Beth Meacham remembers Ralph Vicinanza.

(Mon 4 Oct 2010)

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