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2011 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/

24 February 2011
Issue 116
• This week's episode features Sherrilyn Kenyon.
Issue 115 features Ferrett Steinmetz.
• And Issue 114 features Stina Leicht and Daryl Gregory.

(Mon 28 Feb 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/

February 2011
Issue 63
• Issue 63 has two stories: The Ghosts of Shinoda Forest by Richard Parks, and Dirt Witch by Eljay Daly.
• Issue 62 also had two stories: Kris Dikeman's Silent, Still, and Cold, and Jesse Bullington's The Adventures of Ernst, Who Began a Man, Became a Cyclops, and Finished a Hero.
• Lois Tilton reviewed these issues in her latest column for Locus Online, recommending the story by Richard Parks.

(Mon 28 Feb 2011)

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Black Gate website

• News, reviews, and essays; magazine editor John O'Neill; website editor C.S.E. Cooney
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily
http://www.blackgate.com/

February 2011
• The website of the quarterly print fantasy magazine Black Gate has news, reviews, and essays, published two or three times per day.
• Posts in the past couple weeks include David Soyka's review of Interzone #232, a two-part interview with Howard Andrew Jones, and Isabel Pelech's review Roger Zelazny's Changeling.
• Two essays respond to a notorious piece by Leo Grin, The Bankrupt Nihilism of Our Fallen Fantasists -- Matthew David Surridge writes on The Decline and Fall of Bankrupt Nihilism, and Theo writes on The Decline and Fall of the Fantasy Novel.

(Mon 28 Feb 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/

February 2011
• The four stories published, at weekly intervals, in February were Of Men and Wolves by An Owomoyela, The Lizard Dance by Gio Clairval and Jeff VanderMeer, The House that Made the Sixteen Loops of Time by Tamsyn Muir, and The Celebrated Carousel of the Margravine of Blois by Megan Arkenberg.
• Recent nonfiction includes spotlights of all the fiction authors, plus a column on Films of High Adventure by Jesse Bullington and Molly Tanzer, about Beetle Juice.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue in her latest column for Locus Online; she especially recommended the story by An Owomoyela.

(Mon 28 Feb 2011)

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Intergalactic Medicine Show

• Fiction and interviews, since 2005; publisher and executive editor Orson Scott Card, editor Edmund R. Schubert
• Format: Online, subscription access
• Frequency: Irregular; two-five issues per year
http://www.intergalacticmedicineshow.com/

February 2011
Issue 21
• This issue has stories by Wayne Wightman, Spencer Ellsworth, Steven R. Stewart, Mike Hill, Cat Rambo, Edmund R. Schubert.
• There's also an audio podcast of Edmund R. Schubert's story, read by Stuart Jaffe, and an interview with Patricia McKillip conducted by Darrell Schweitzer.

(Mon 28 Feb 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/

February 2011
Whole #9, cover art by Rowena Wang
• Later February posts included two more original stories, Julie E. Czerneda's The Passenger and Ken Liu's Simulacrum. There's also a reprint, and podcast, of James Patrick Kelly's 1996 story Breakaway, Backdown.
• Other nonfiction pieces are by Andrew Penn Romine, about digital lifeforms, Jeff Hecht, about holovision, and Nicholas Wethington, about colonizing the solar system. There's also an invitation to participate in the first annual Lightspeed Magazine Story Poll.
• February issue posts begin with a story by Cat Rambo, Long Enough and Just So Long. Nonfiction, by Genevieve Valentine, is When the Chatbots Come to Greet Us: Adventures in Algorithmic Intelligence (and Taunting). There are also spotlights on Cat Rambo and cover artist Rowena Wang.
• Lois Tilton reviews the issue in her latest column for Locus Online, recommending the story by Ken Liu.

(Mon 28 Feb 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/

February 2011
• This site launches the SF Signal Community, with a forum, reader polls, and other interactive features.
• The latest SF Signal Podcast features Cat Valente, Chris Roberson, Allison Baker & Alan Beatts on What the Borders Bankruptcy Means for Brick and Mortar Bookstores. The latest Mind Meld asks What books/stories do you feel are just as good now as they were when you first read them?, with responses by Paul Graham Raven, Paul Di Filippo, Cynthia Ward, Paul McAuley, and others; with a make-up response from Daryl Gregory.
• There's a new author spotlight on Stoney Compton. John H. Stevens writes about The Dystopian Spirit in 21st-Century SF. New columnist Jamie Todd Rubin writes about Old-School Science Fiction Flame Wars.
• John DeNardo reviews Gardner Dozois' The Year's Best Science Fiction #27.

(Mon 28 Feb 2011)

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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/

mid-February 2011
• This issue leads with another appeal for readers to vote in the SF Site Readers' Choice poll, votes due by March 4th.
• Reviews cover books by Faith Hunter, Sharon Lee, Lois McMaster Bujold, Rachel Aaron, and others.
• Second Look reviews include Richard A. Lupoff on Philip K. Dick, and Paul Kincaid on David Karp's One.
• There are also columns on audiobooks, graphic novels, TV, and new arrivals.

(Mon 28 Feb 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/

February 2011
• Latter-half February fiction is The Yew's Embrace by Francesca Forrest. Poetry is At the Duck Convention by David C. Kopaska-Merkel and Surreal Fortune by Bruce Boston.
• Nonfiction includes a report on Comic-Con 2010 by Mark Newheiser, John Clute's "Scores" column , on Tobias S. Buckell, Paolo Bacigalupi, and Elizabeth Bear, and an article by Karen Healey on how YA genre books are received by non-genre critical awards. Reviews cover books by L.E. Modesitt Jr., Zoran Živković, Col Buchanan, Mira Grant, Harry Connolly, and Douglas E. Cowan.
• Fiction in early February is a two-part story by Gavin J. Grant, Widows in the World (part 2), posted January 7th and 14th. Poems these two weeks are The Three Daughters by Suzanne Fisher, and The Dream Police by Lyn C.A. Gardner. Reviews cover books by Robert Silverberg, Lois McMaster Bujold, Walter Jon Williams, and others.
• Lois Tilton reviews the issue in her latest column for Locus Online, recommending the story by Gavin J. Grant.

(Mon 28 Feb 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/

February 2011
• Highlights on this site recently include excerpts from Richard Matheson's Other Kingdoms and Deborah Harkness' A Discovery of Witches. The site also provides excerpts from every Macmillan novel on this year's Locus Recommended Reading List.
• Jo Walton reviews several more Patrick O'Brian novels, ending with the final unfinished novel, as well as the 1972 Hugo nominees, the 1971 Hugo nominees, and Kim Stanley Robinson's Icehenge.
• Brit Mandelo reviews Jonathan Strahan's The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume Five. Brent Weeks chats with Peter Orullian, and Blake Charlton interviews Howard Andrew Jones.
• Liz Bourke reviews Elizabeth Bear's Grail. Mari Ness reviews C.S. Lewis' The Magician's Nephew. Gregory Manchess honors John Schoenherr's The Tuvela.

(Mon 28 Feb 2011)

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