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third week January
Black Static
Crimewave
Dreams and Nightmares
Leading Edge
NY Review of SF

second week January
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
io9
Quantum Muse
SF Signal
SF Site
Tangent
Tor.com


2011 Directories




 

Abyss & Apex

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

1st Quarter 2011
Issue 1Q
• This 'zine has a new URL: http://www.abyssapexzine.com/, having moved to WordPress.
• Stories in this issue are by J. Kathleen Cheney, Howard V. Hendrix, Vylar Kaftan, Lindsey Duncan, Lael Salaets, and C.J. Cherryh (a reprint).
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue earlier this month for Locus Online.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 27 2011
Issue 61
• Stories in this issue are Margaret Ronald's Recapitulation in Steam and Corie Ralston's Mamafield.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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Bull Spec

• Quarterly magazine of speculative fiction, edited by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn; launched Spring 2010
http://www.bullspec.com/

Dec-Jan-Feb 2010-11
Issue 4, $8, 66pp, cover art by Jason Strutz
• This magazine's fourth issue has fiction by Andrew Magowan, David Tallerman, Nick Mamatas, Don Norum, Erin Hoffman, and James Maxey.
• There's also part 4 (of 4) of a graphic short by Mike Gallagher, and poetry by Mark Brandon Allen, Rose Lemberg, and others.
• Features and Departments include interviews with Mike Gallagher, Lou Anders, and Mark L. Van Name, reviews of books by Iain M. Banks, Peter S. Beagle, and others, and an editorial.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents.

(Wed 26 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 2011
• Stories posted each Monday in January are As We Report to Gabriel by Tina Connolly, Ghost Girl by Lauren Beukes, Lebkuchen by Priya Sharma, and News Right Fresh from Heaven by Darby Harn.
Nonfiction includes profiles of the four authors of the stories, plus an article on Films of High Adventure by Jesse Bullington and Molly Tanzer.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue for Locus Online, recommending the Beukes and Sharma stories.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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Interzone

• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
http://ttapress.com/category/interzone/

Jan-Feb 2011
Issue 232, £3.95, 64pp, cover art by Richard Wagner
• Fiction in this issue is by Douglas Lain, Michael R. Fletcher, Sarah L. Edwards, Sue Burke, and James Bloomer.
• Features include David Langford's "Ansible Link" column of news and obituaries; book reviews by Paul Kincaid, Jonathan McCalmont, Duncan Lunan, and others; Nick Lowe's "Mutant Popcorn" film reviews, covering Tron: Legacy and seven other films; and Tony Lee's "Laser Fodder" DVD/Blu-ray reviews.
• The magazine's website has this post with a detailed table of contents.
• Lois Tilton reviews the issue for Locus Online.

(Wed 26 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 2011
• Literary-associated posts in the past two weeks include an interview with Gene Wolfe about his new novel Home Fires. And Annalee Newitz investigates Sci Fi Short Story Magazine - not a scam, just your standard ripoff
• The next io9 book club, scheduled for February 1st, is about Connie Willis' Blackout and All Clear.
• Charlie Jane Anders explains Why Burroughs' Naked Lunch is a science fiction classic, pointing to a blog post by Rudy Rucker, and highlights a new Adam-Troy Castro story in the April Analog. She reviews Jo Walton's Among Others.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 2011
Whole #8
• Stories posted since earlier in the month are Cucumber Gravy by Susan Palwick and Black Fire by Tanith Lee. There's also a reprint, The Elephants of Poznan by Orson Scott Card.
• Other content includes spotlight on artist Marcin Jakubowski and authors Palwick and Lee, plus an interview with Paolo Bacigalupi.
• 10 Jan: Initial posts in this 'zine's 8th issue include a story by Corey Mariani, Postings from an Amorous Tomorrow, an essay by Genevieve Valentine about tomorrow's social media, and spotlights of author Mariani and artist Marcin Jabowski.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 2011
Issue 5, cover art by Judith Clute
• This issue has an interview with Jon Courtenay Grimwood by Sam Jordison and an essay by Jordson about traveling in Venice with Courtenay Grimwood and Jeanette Winterson, plus an essay of Paolo Baciglupi by Colin Harvey, and an essay by Jonathan Clements about Ranpo Edogawa.
• Pieces by Cheryl Morgan include a look at debut writers of 2010, an essay about genre, a podcast Salon about the graphic story Hugo, and interviews with Paul Cornell and Judith Clute -- and an editorial

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 2011
• Highlights on this site in the second half of January include a Mind Meld roundtable on The Future of Publishing, with inputs from Cheryl Morgan, Neil Clarke, Gordon Van Gelder, Nick Mamatas, Lou Anders, and Tim Pratt -- plus lots of comments. The previous week's Mind Meld asked What Are Your Favorite SF/F/H Audiobooks or Audio Stories of All Time?.
• John H. Stevens writes a Critical Appreciation of James Enge and about The Intricacies of Genre. Lee Thomas' column is a discussion with guest Paul Tremblay on The State of the Short Story.
• The latest SF Signal Podcast is Interview with S. Andrew Swann + Discussion of Book Censorship; the prior podcast was Interview with Philippa Ballantine + Can You Judge a Book By Its Cover?.
• Reviews: Clifton Hill on Jordan & Sanderson's Towers of Midnight. John DeNardo covers Mike Resnick's The Buntline Special.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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Strange Horizons

• Fiction, art, articles, poetry, and reviews; founded September 2000; editor-in-chief Susan Marie Groppi through 2010, Niall Harrison beginning 2011
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly; reviews posted three times a week
http://www.strangehorizons.com/

January 2011
• Jan 17th fiction is Pinion by Stellan Thorne. Poetry on the 17th and 24th is The Skin Walker's Wife by Lisa M. Bradley and Dark Matter by Timons Esaias.
• Nonfiction on the 17th is John Clute's Scores column, covering Johanna Sinisalo and M. Rickert; the 24th, an interview with Catherynne M. Valente. Reviews covers the films Monsters and Tron: Legacy and books by Felix Gilman and Mary Roach.
• Jan 10th has a column by Matthew Cheney, Ten Years of Sexing the Body. And reviews include a Best of 2010 roundup by numerous reviewers.
• January 3rd posts include an editorial by Niall Harrison, announcing various changes, including a permanent blog, and new pay rates for fiction of 7 cents/word. Fiction on Jan 3rd is Source Decay by Charlie Jane Anders; on Jan 10th, The Space Between Stars by Cassandra Clarke. There are also poems by Mary A. Turzillo and Lorraine Schein.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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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/

January 2011
• Highlights on this site in the past two weeks include new fiction (posted Jan. 26th) Beauty Belongs to the Flowers by Matthew Sanborn Smith, and excerpts from Elizabeth Bear's The Sea Thy Mistress, Catherynne M. Valente's Deathless, and Jo Walton's Among Others.
• Jon Sprunk asks Characters: What Are They Good For?.
• Jo Walton reviews Barbara Hambly's The Ladies of Mandrigyn, Patrick O'Brian's The Wine Dark Sea, the 1967 Hugo Nominees, and has an essay on four ways to write Religious Science Fiction.
• Mari Ness reviews C.S. Lewis' The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe and Prince Caspian. Sarah Monette reviews John Joseph Adams' anthology Brave New Worlds. Brit Mandelo reviews Helen Merrick's The Secret Feminist Cabal. Elizabeth Bear reviews Jo Walton's Among Others.

(Sat 29 Jan 2011)

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