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Analog Science Fiction and Fact
Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)
(Wed 20 Apr 2011)
Vol. 131 No. 6, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Vincent DiFate
This issue begins a four-part serial by Edward M. Lerner, "Energized".
There are also novelettes by David D. Levine and Alec Nevala-Lee, and short stories by Jamie Todd Rubin and Alastair Mayer. The science fact article, by Carol Wuenschell, is about "Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery".
Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, "Over the River the through the Woods"; an Alternate View column by Jeffery D. Kooistra, about The Great Missile Mystery of 2010; and a Reference Library column by Don Sakers, reviewing books by Mark L. Van Name, David Weber, John Ringo, and others.
Analog's website has the table of contents, with an excerpt from Lerner''s story.
Semi-annual magazine for writers, produced by the British Science Fiction Association
(Wed 20 Apr 2011)
Issue 56, 24pp
This issue features articles and columns by Nana Allan, about writers' guides, Aliette de Bodard, about accepting criticism, Christopher Priest, seventh in his Masterclass essays, this time again about research, Dev Agarwal, about the novels of David Mace, Elliot Summerhayes, on studying creative writing, Gareth L Powell, on submitting a novel to a publisher, and Gareth D Jones, on selling to foreign language markets.
Other content includes letters from readers, news, and poems by Fay Symes, john f keane, K Potter, and others.
Fantasy fiction, since 2005, editor-in-chief Beth Wodzinski
Issue 13, 2011
(Thu 21 Apr 2011)
This issue has stories by K.M. Ferebee, Erik T. Johnson, L.L. Hannett, Richard Larson, E.C. Myers, J.J. Irwin, Georgina Bruce, Stephen Case, Ferrett Steinmetz, and Poor Mojo's Giant Squid.
The magazine's website has this order page with an opening paragraph from each story.
Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon
(Mon 18 Apr 2011)
Issue 34.1, $5, 40pp, cover art by Garret Dechellis
This issue is the first of the magazine's new quarterly (from bimonthly) schedule, with 43 poems by David Lunde, Mary Turzillo, Steve Sneyd, Ann K. Schwader, Carolyn Clink, Geoffrey Landis, G.O. Clark, and others.
Features include a short editorial by Marge Simon, a President's Message by Deborah P Kolodji, a new "Stealth" column by Denise Dumars, and small press reviews.
Critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association; edited by Niall Harrison
(Wed 20 Apr 2011)
Issue 266, £4.00, 48pp
The issue look at The Year in Review, with a reviewers' poll led by Ian McDonald's The Dervish House; books in review essays by Niall Harrison, Paul Kincaid, and many others; a TV in review essay by Alison Page; a Film in review essay by Jonathan McCalmont.
There are also articles by Terry Martin, on comics, and Anthony Nanson, on Stephen Lawhead, plus columns by Andy Sawyer and Stephen Baxter.
Previous Magazines & Websites: Websites, mid-April
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