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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/

4 December 2010
Issue 106
• This week's episode has an interview with Guy Gavriel Kay.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 4 2010
Issue 57
• The two stories in this issue are The Suffering Gallery by Matthew Kressel, and A Bounty Split Three Ways by Peter Kovic.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
Issue 51, cover art by Rafael Sarmento
• The two stories in this issue are The Taxidermist's Other Wife by Kelly Barnhill, and The Children of Main Street by A.C. Wise.
• Nonfiction consists of an article by Nancy Fulda on "evil entertainment", and an interview with Theodora Goss by Jeremy L.C. Jones.
• There's also a podcast of Barnhill's story, read by Kate Baker.

(Sun 5 Dec 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 was Mademoiselle and the Chevalier by Mari Ness. Stories posted since then are by Jay Lake and Shannon Page, Barbara A. Barnett, and E. Catherine Tobler.
Nonfiction includes author spotlights of all five authors, and a look back at Blade Runner.
• Stories posted in October are by Willow Fagan, Lavie Tidhar, and Eljay Daly.

(Sun 5 Dec 2010)

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GigaNotoSaurus

• SF/fantasy long fiction, one story per month, edited by Ann Leckie, beginning November 2010
http://giganotosaurus.org/

December 2010
• This new 'zine "publishes one longish fantasy or science fiction story monthly. Longish meaning longer than a short story, and shorter than a novel."
• November's story is The Bleeding and the Bloodless by Ruth Nestvold (about 12,000 words). December's story is The Winged City by Yoon Ha Lee (10,200 words).
• Rich Horton reviews both stories in the December issue of Locus Magazine.

(Sun 5 Dec 2010)

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Ideomancer

• Speculative fiction, poetry, and reviews, since 2002; publisher and editor Leah Bobet
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly
http://www.ideomancer.com/

December 2010
Vol. 9 No. 4
• Fiction is When the Light Left by Becca de la Rosa, Lucky You by Nadia Bulkin, and What I Wrote for Andronicus by Stephen Case.
• Poetry is by Kelly Rose Pflug-Back, WC Roberts, and Liz Bourke.
• There are reviews by Liz Bourke and Claire Humphrey.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
• Highlights from the past week include Katharine Trendacosta's suggestions of 10 Recent Science Fiction Books That Make Great Gifts, and the latest Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast with Greg Bear. And Jennifer Ouellette recommends 5 new science books to help you understand evolution, the Higgs Boson, and why Pluto had to die.
• Matt Novak, from Paleo-Future Blog, describes 1960s spacesuit designs from Wernher von Braun's science fiction novel, with illustrations.
• Charlie Jane Anders looks at the tables of contents from a couple "best of the year" anthologies released thus far, and wonders Are online fiction magazines finally getting more respect?. She also links to a viral video that explains how Becoming a best-selling science fiction writer is much easier than anyone ever realized, and reviews N.K. Jemisin's The Broken Kingdoms.
• Just missed last Sunday was Josh Wimmer's latest "Blogging the Hugos" post, on Joan Vinge's The Snow Queen.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
• This month's SF stories are The Smog by Harris Tobias and Served Chilled by Robert Harkess.
• Fantasy: A Typical Fantasy (part 2 of 2) by Jeromy Henry.
• Alternative: Contrail by Tim Goyette.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
Issue 7, cover art by Cassondra Link
• Stories in this issue are Paradoxically Correct by Adam Colston, and Looking the Lopai in the Eye by Indrapramit Das.
• Nonfiction is High-Tech Low-Life in Long-Lived Short-'Shades: Two Classic Cyberpunk Anthologies by Henry Cribbs, and an interview with Dr. Harry Brown by Paul Clemmons.
• There's also an editorial by Michael Ray.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
• Highlights on this site in the past week include the weekly Podcast, an Interview with Vonda N. McIntyre + Why It's So Hard To Adapt Science Fiction For Film and TV.
• John DeNardo reviews Nick Gevers & Marty Halpern's anthology Is Anybody Out There?.
• Otherwise, lots of links ("tidbits"), tables of contents, and some film and TV reviews.

(Sun 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
• The lead review by Steve H Silver is of The Very Best of Charles de Lint.
• Other reviews cover books by Mark Hodder, Joe R. Lansdale, James Enge, Cassandra Clare, Gary K. Wolfe, and others. There are also reviews of audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, TV, and movies.

(Sun 5 Dec 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 29th: Fiction is No Return Address by Sigrid Ellis. Poetry is Becoming by Kate Marshall. Reviews are by Matt Denault, Chris Kammerud, and Jonathan McCalmont.
• November 22nd: Nonfiction is an article on Mexican science fiction by Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Fiction is the second half of Blood, Blood by Abbey Mei Otis. Poetry is Jin-Roh: Wolves in Human Armor by Jeannine Hall Gailey. And reviews are by Paul Kincaid, Michael Froggatt, and Sara Polsky. November 15th posts: Fiction is Blood, Blood part 1, by Abbey Mei Otis. Poetry, by Cassie Beasley, is Relativity. And reviews are by T.S. Miller, Nick Hubble, and Michael Levy.
• 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.

(Sun 5 Dec 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
• Stories posted in the past month from the ongoing Fall issue are The Unorthodox Dr. Draper by William Browning Spencer, and Weekdays: a Lucifer Jones story by Mike Resnick. Lois Tilton reviews these two, and Al Sarrantonio's story, in her latest short fiction column.
• Posted earlier were 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 5 Dec 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/

December 2010
• The site has begun a Solstice Countdown with a giveaway every day until December 21st. No original stories this week, but there is a reprint of Ellen Kushner's "The Man with the Knives", an excerpt from Catherynne M. Valente's The Habitation of the Blessed, a preview of Orson Scott Card's The Lost Gate, and an excerpt from Michael A. Stackpole's At the Queen's Command.
• Jo Walton covers the 1960 Hugo Nominees and reviews Heinlein's Have Space Suit Will Travel. She also recounts a panel at SFContario about the family tree of fantasy, has another post about Lois McMaster Bujold, and reviews James Blish's A Case of Conscience. And Theresa DeLucci reviews Michael Marano's Stories from the Plague Years.

(Sun 5 Dec 2010)

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Vector

• Critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association; edited by Niall Harrison
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://www.vectormagazine.co.uk/

Autumn 2010
Issue 264, £4.00, 52pp
• The cover feature is an article on "The science and science fiction of war", by Lara Buckerton. Other features include a panel discussion that discusses BSFA's recent survey of sf/f writers with a 1989 Mexican survey, and an essay by Felix Danczak that considers "T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land as a template for the sf of Iain M Banks".
• Other content includes book reviews by Nic Clarke, Anthony Nanson, Stephen Deas, and many others, considering titles by Farah Mendlesohn, N.K. Jemisin, KJ Parker, et al; an editorial by Niall Harrison; and columns by Andy Sawyer, Stephen Baxter, and Abigail Nussbaum.

(Thu 2 Dec 2010)

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