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2010 Directories




 

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/

November 2010
• This special Arab/Muslim issue has fiction by Amal El-Mohtar, Pamela K. Taylor, and Saladin Ahmed.
• Poetry is by Samer Rabadi, Jawad Elhusuni, and Sarah Saab.
• Lois Tilton reviewed this issue for Locus Online.

(Sun 7 Nov 2010)

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Beneath Ceaseless Skies

• Literary adventure fantasy, since 2008; publisher and editor-in-chief Scott H. Andrews
• Format: Online; PDF and ebook formats
• Frequency: biweekly
http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/

November 4 2010
Issue 55
• The two stories in this issue are Bread and Circuses by Genevieve Valentine, and The Popinjay's Daughter by Anne Cross.

(Sun 7 Nov 2010)

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The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

• Articles and columns about sf and fantasy writing, by subscription (not limited to SFWA members), since 196?; current editor Mark Kreighbaum
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://www.sfwa.org/bulletin/

August-September 2010
Issue 190, Vol. 44 No. 3, $6.95, 44pp, cover art by Alan M. Clark
• Features in this issue are by Jody Lynn Nye, about being a convention literary guest, and Donald J. Bingle, and how role-playing games can make you a better writer.
• 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, "Lest We Forget", and William C. Dietz' "Words for Hire" column, about tech writers.
• Bud Webster contributes his latest "Anthopology 101" column, a second column about the anthologies of Terry Carr.

(Mon 1 Nov 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/

November 2010
Issue 50, cover art by Andrey Lazarev
• The two stories in this issue are On the Banks of the River Lex by N.K. Jemisin, and Seeing by Genevieve Valentine.
• Nonfiction consists of an article by Ryan Britt about Sherlock Holmes and science fiction, and interviews with Lois McMaster Bujold and Cherie Priest.
• There's also a podcast of Jemisin's story, read by Kate Baker.
• Lois Tilton reviewed this issue for Locus Online.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
• The first story posted in November is Mademoiselle and the Chevalier by Mari Ness.
• Stories posted in October are by Willow Fagan, Lavie Tidhar, and Eljay Daly.
• Recent nonfiction includes author spotlights on all four authors listed above, and articles on Halloween films and gay characters in fantasy.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
• Highlights on this site in the past week include a guest editorial by Greg Bear (on sister site Kotaku.com) about How Video Games Changed Our Science Fiction Fantasy. Annalee Newitz celebrates the 10th anniversay of Strange Horizons, rants about portal fantasies, and reviews Pamela Sargent's new novel Seed Seeker.
• The site reposts an interview with Hannu Rajamiemi from SciFiNow. Jess Nevins begins a series on the pulps with Where did science fiction come from? A primer on the pulps.
• The latest Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast features Charles Yu. Charlie Jane Anders offers advice on How can you tell if your novel is just an overgrown short story?, and, in honor of this past week's US elections, summarizes the Scariest future dystopias where the Conservatives have won.
• Josh Wimmer's Blogging the Hugos considers Arthur C. Clarke's The Fountains of Paradise.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
Cover art by Kai Lim
• This issue opens with a story by Charles Yu, Standard Loneliness Package, a spotlight on Yu, and an interview by Matt London of game designer Chris Avellone.
• There's also a spotlight on the cover artist, Kai Lim.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 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.
• This month's SF stories are Of Thought, Of Men by James Shirk, and Music of the Rings by Roi Czechvala.
• Fantasy: A Typical Fantasy (part 1 of 2) by Jeromy Henry.
• Alternative: The Fall by Tim Goyette.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
Issue 6, cover art by Richard Newton
• Stories in this issue are Not Waving, Drowning by Cat Rambo, and Wrestling with Alienation by Desmond Warzel.
• Nonfiction is an Interview with Five Authors Who Sold NaNoWriMo Novels.
• There's also an editorial by Michael Ray.

(Sun 7 Nov 2010)

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Salon Futura

• Non-fiction discussion of science fiction, fantasy and related literature, debuting Sept 2010; edited by Cheryl Morgan
• Format: Online, ebook formats
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.salonfutura.net/

November 2010
Issue 3, cover art by Andy Bigwood
• This third issue features a review by Jonathan McCalmont, a review by Sam Jordison, and an essay about Yasutaka Tsutsui by Jonathan Clements.
• There are two pieces by Cheryl Morgan, Better Living through Software and a Salon discussing Is Fantasy Gendered?.
• Morgan interviews Seanan McGuire and Colin Harvey, and provides an editorial.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
• Highlights on this site in the past week include a "Mind Meld" about Fantasy Books/Series That Are Better Than The Lord Of The Rings, with responses from Andrew Liptak, Mike Resnick, Hal Duncan, Karen Burnham, and others.
• Editor John DeNardo provides a World Fantasy Con 2010 Report, with lots of "gratuitous name-dropping". And he reviews Cherie Priest's Dreadnought.
• Edward M. Lerner is interviewed. A guest post by Lavie Tidhar is about Liminal Spaces.
• The SF Signal Podcast is an Interview with Paul Levinson + What are your favorite zombie books, movies or comics and why.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
• The lead review by Nathan Brazil is of Mark Chadbourn's The Sword of Albion.
• Other reviews cover books by Naomi Novik, Lewis Shiner, Ian R. MacLeod, Kristin Cashore, Robert Silverberg, and others.
• Columns cover graphic novels, genre books and media, TV reviews, and films.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
• November 1st posts: fiction by Aidan Doyle, Hokkaido Green, poetry by Marina Lee Sable, an article on the Large Hadron Collider by Lori Ann White, and reviews by Anil Menon, William Mingin, and David Hebblethwaite.
• And there is a farewell column from departing editor-in-chief Susan Marie Groppi.

(Sun 7 Nov 2010)

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Subterranean

• Fiction and reviews, since 2007; head editor William K. Schafer
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly issues; periodic updates
http://subterraneanpress.com/magazine/

Fall 2010
• New stories posted in the past two weeks are Fossils by Al Sarrantonio, and an excerpt from The Search for Sam Purdue by Howard Waldrop.
• The first post from Subterranean's Fall issue is Ted Chiang's novella The Lifecycle of Software Objects (published earlier this year in hardcover).

(Sun 7 Nov 2010)

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Tangent

• Review magazine for short SF & Fantasy, since 1993; founder and managing editor Dave Truesdale
• Format: Online
• Frequency: daily
http://www.tangentonline.com/

November 2010
• Posts this past week include the second part of Robert Weinberg's Collecting Fantasy Art, an Old Time Radio episode of H. Beam Piper's "Time and Time Again", and an interview with Otto Penzler.
• New reviews cover the latest issue of Analog and Allen Ashley's anthology Catastrophia.

(Sun 7 Nov 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/

November 2010
• Highlights on this site in the past week include new fiction by Eileen Gunn, Internal Devices and The Perdido Street Project, two of the Steampunk Quartet; and Sacrifice of the First Sheason by Peter Orullian.
• Leigh Butler has a spoiler review of Jordan & Sanderson's Towers of Midnight. The Rejectionist reviews Kathe Koja's Under the Poppy. Rene Walling reviews Roger Zelazny's A Night in the Lonesome October. Jason Henninger reviews Jasper Kent's Twelve.
• Jo Walton has begun reviewing nominees and eligible alternates from each year's Hugo Awards, this week with 1955 (the year Clifton & Riley's They'd Rather Be Right won), and 1956 (the year Heinlein's Double Star won). She also reviews Samuel R. Delany's Nova, responds to an article by Daniel Abraham about why science fiction may not be a genre, and reviews another Patrick O'Brian.
• The 40th anniversary of Niven's Ringworld continues to be observed, with this essay by Andrew Love, and an essay by Doug McElwain about the astropolitics of Known Space. Looking further backward, Mari Ness, who earlier reviewed all 40 Oz books by L. Frank Baum, now looks at other books by Baum, The Sea Fairies and Sky Island.

(Sun 7 Nov 2010)

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Weird Tales

• Dark fantasy magazine, published since 1923; currently published quarterly, edited by Stephen H. Segal and Ann VanderMeer
http://www.weirdtalesmagazine.com/

Summer 2010
Vol. 65 No. 2 (whole #356), $6.99, 80pp, cover art by Alberto Seveso
• This issue, just the second to appear this year, is a special "Uncanny Beauty" issue, "a celebration of the eerily sensuous". Fiction is by Catherynne M. Valente, Ian R. MacLeod, Kat Howard, L.L. Hannett, Mike Aronovitz, and Natania Barron (a poem). There's another poem, on the last page, by F.J. Bergmann.
• Departments include "The Eyrie", with a remembrance of one-time WT editor George H. Scithers; book reviews; and a column by Kenneth Hite about H.P. Lovecraft.
• Nonfiction is by Theodora Goss, Amal El-Mohtar, Callie Badorrek (a sculpture), Paula Guran (about artist Margaret Brundage), and Rae Bryant.
• The magazine's website has this order page listing the complete table of contents.

(Wed 3 Nov 2010)

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