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first week November
Apex Magazine
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Bulletin of SFWA
Clarkesworld
Fantasy Magazine
io9
Lightspeed
Quantum Muse
Redstone SF
Salon Futura
SF Signal
SF Site
Strange Horizons
Tangent
Tor.com
Weird Tales

last week October
Alt Hist
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Bull Spec
Daily SF
io9
Lightspeed
The Portal
Realms of Fantasy
SF Signal
Strange Horizons
Tangent
Tor.com

2010 Directories




 

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)
http://www.analogsf.com/

January/February 2011
Vol. 131 No. 1&2, $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Bob Eggleton
• This double issue has a novella by Domingo Santos, novelettes by Juliette Wade, Dave Creek, Sean McMullen, Stephen L. Burns, and Michael F. Flynn, and short stories by Donald Moffitt, Marissa Lingen, David W. Goldman, Norman Spinrad, and Janet Freeman.
• There's also a "Probability Zero" vignette by Richard A. Lovett, and a special feature by Lovett about writing fiction. The science fact article, by Kevin Walsh, is about "Other Earths in Space in Time".
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, a Biolog on Juliette Wade, an "Alternate View" column by Jeffery D. Kooistra, Jefimenko's Last Word on Gravity, Don Sakers' Reference Library book reviews, covering titles by Roby James, Vera Nazarian, and others, "Brass Tacks" letters from readers, and Anthony Lewis' Upcoming Events.
• Lois Tilton reviewed this issue for Locus Online, recommending the Sean McMullen story.

(Wed 10 Nov 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 48, 2010
Vol. 8 No. 6, A$8.95, 132pp, cover art by Chris Mars
• This issue, edited by Juliet Bathory, has fiction by Mark Farrugia, Jayaprakash Satyamurthy, Ross Murray, Peter Cooper, Marty Young, and others.
• Features include interviews of Paul Haines, Marty Young, Anna Tambour, and Jason Fischer. There are also contributors' biographies.
• The magazine's website has this post about the issue.

(Tue 9 Nov 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/

January 2011
Vol. 35 No. 1 (whole #420), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Tomislav Tikulin
• This issue has a novella by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, a novelette by Chris Beckett, and short stories by Elizabeth Bear, Steve Rasnic Tem, Ian McHugh, and Gwendolyn Clare. Poetry is by Geoffrey A. Landis and G.O. Clark.
• Departments (not yet online) are Sheila Williams' editorial, about Martin Gardner, with a reprint of one of the puzzles Gardner contributed to the magazine in the 1980s; a "Reflections" column by Robert Silverberg; an "On the Net" column by James Patrick Kelly, The Internets May Be Hazardous To Your Health! (posted in December); and book reviews by Paul Di Filippo. This issue also has an index to 2010, and the ballot for the next readers awards.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue for Locus Online, recommending the Steve Rasnic Tem story.

(Wed 10 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
• Hightlights on this site in the past week include Charlie Jane Anders' response to a debate asking Version 43 and reviews Felix Gilman's The Half-Made World. Grey_Area reviews Greg Bear's upcoming Hull Zero Three. Charlie Jane Anders previews Walter Mosley's upcoming The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey.
• The site reposts an essay on steampunk by Jean-Christophe Valtat responding to a critique by Charles Stross.

(Sun 14 Nov 2010)

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Jupiter

• UK science fiction magazine, edited by Ian Redman
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Quarterly
http://www.jupitersf.co.uk/

October 2010
Issue XXX, £2.75, 55pp, cover art by Paul Drummond
• This issue, named Hermippe after the 30th moon of Jupiter, has fiction by Jude Coulter-Pultz, Colin P. Davies, Louis b. Shalako, and David Conyers.
• There's also a quartet of poems by Ian Sales.
• The issue can be ordered individually from the magazine's back issues page.

(Sat 13 Nov 2010)

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The Portal

• Review of short-form science fiction, fantasy, and horror from around the world; editor-in-chief Val Grimm
• Format: Online
• Frequency: daily
http://sffportal.net/

November 2010
• New posts recently includes reviews of Solaris #175 and Shimmer #12.

(Sat 13 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 post by editor John DeNardo, The eBook-Haters Meme, which invites comments about whether you read or don't read ebooks, and why. There are lots of comments. A new "Author Spotlight" feature, "designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres", covers Chris Evans and James Knapp.
• This week's "Mind Meld" asks Which Horror Novel Would Make a Great Film?, with responses from Kaaron Warren, Nancy Holder, Sarah Langan, Gemma Files, and others. The latest SF Signal Podcast is an Interview with Kevin J. Anderson + 2010 World Fantasy Convention Recap
• Karen Burnham reviews Gail Carriger's Changeless and Blamesless. Derek Johnson reviews William Gibson's Zero History. Clifton Hill reviews Brandon Sanderson's The Way of Kings.
• Lee Thomas' "Be My Victim" interviews Nick Mamatas

(Sun 14 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 8th posts: John Clute's column Scores addresses Connie Willis' Blackout and All Clear; fiction is Household Spirits by C.S.E. Cooney; poetry is A Day in the Life Of by Bruce Boston; and reviews are by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, Matthew Cheney, and Abigail Nussbaum.
• 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.

(Sat 13 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
• Just posted are reviews of the January Asimov's and Bull Spec #3. Earlier this week, reviews of Redstone SF #6, Tor.com for October, and the anthology Bad Ass Faeries, Volume 3.
• 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", an interview with Otto Penzler. New reviews cover the latest issue of Analog and Allen Ashley's anthology Catastrophia.

(Sun 14 Nov 2010)

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Three-lobed Burning Eye

• Magazine of speculative fiction, since 1999; editor Andrew S. Fuller
• Format: Online
• Frequency: twice/year
http://www.3lobedmag.com/

October 2010
Cover art by Rew X
• This issue has six stories, most quite short, by Jennifer Stakes, Shweta Narayan, DeAnna Knippling, Justin Lee, Seth Cadin, and Jennifer Hollie Bowles.

(Sat 13 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 Ron Hogan's "A Guided Tour of Supernatural Minnesota" -- reviews of four dark fantasy novels by Thomas M. Disch, recently republished by The University of Minnesota Press: The Businessman, The M.D., The Priest, and The Sub.
• A.M. Dellamonica reviews Connie Willis' All Clear. Robert Lamb (of HowStuffWorks.com) reviews the Science of [William Hope Hodgson's] The Night Land: Dying Suns and Earth Energy. Brit Mandelo reviews John Scalzi's You're Not Fooling Anyone When You Take Your Laptop to a Coffee Shop.
• Jo Walton covers Hugo Nominees 1957 and has Some thoughts on Lois McMaster Bujold's Aral Vorkosigan. She reviews another Patrick O'Brian.
• The 40th anniversary of Niven's Ringworld continues with David Sooby AKA Lensman's consideration of The Characters of Ringworld. And the Richard Matheson retrospective continues with Matthew R. Bradley's Richard Matheson — Storyteller: Fresh Hell

(Sun 14 Nov 2010)

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second week November 2010

posted 14 November 2010




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