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Web Mags, mid-May
Beneath Ceaseless Skies
Murky Depths
The New York Review of SF
Salon Futura
SF Signal
SF Site
Strange Horizons

Print Mags, early May

2011 Directories


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

May 2011
Issue 50, cover art by Dariusz Zawadzki
• Stories published later in the month are (reprint) Creation by Jeffrey Ford, Mad-Made Men by Alex Irvine, and The Devil in Gaylord's Creek by Sarah Monette.
• There are spotlights on all the authors, plus nonfiction pieces Five Ways to Cheat the Devil by Heather Shaw, and Now Hiring in the Airship Lounge: Fantasy Archetypes Get Steampunked by Stephen A. Watkins.
• The first story posted in May is Study, for Solo Piano by Genevieve Valentine. Nonfiction is Now Hiring in the Airship Lounge: Fantasy Archetypes Get Steampunked, by Stephen A. Watkins. There are also spotlights on Genevieve Valentine and cover artist Dariusz Zawadzki.

(Mon 30 May 2011)



• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox

May-June 2011
Issue 234, £3.95, 64pp, cover art by Richard Wagner
• Fiction in this issue is by Jon Ingold, Lavie Tidhar, Suzanne Palmer, Jason Sanford, and Will McIntosh.
• This issue has the Readers' Poll results of favorite stories and illustrations from 2010 -- with ties in each category.
• Features include David Langford's "Ansible Link" column of news and obituaries; book reviews by Ian Sales, Maureen Kincaid Speller, and others, with a sidebar interview with David Wingrove; Tony Lee's "Laser Fodder" DVD and Blue-ray reviews; and Nick Lowe's "Mutant Popcorn" film reviews, covering Source Code and ten other films.
• The magazine's website has this post with a detailed table of contents.

(Fri 27 May 2011)



• 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

May 2011
Cover art by Julie Dillon
• Stories published later in the month include The Harrowers by Eric Gregory, Bibi from Jupiter by Tessa Mellas, Eliot Wrote by Nancy Kress, and (reprint) Scales by Alastair Reynolds.
• There's also nonfiction by Pamela Gray, The Icy Ecosystem of Europa, and by "The Evil Monkey", When the Brain Sees God on a Toaster Pastry.
• The first story posted this month is The Harrowers by Eric Gregory. Nonfiction is an interview, by Genevieve Valentine, of SETI Director Jill Tarter. There are also profiles of Eric Gregory and cover artist Julie Dillon.

(Mon 30 May 2011)


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

May 2011
• May 30th posts celebrate Carol Emswhiller, with a discussion of her work by Ursula K. Le Guin, Helen Merrick, Pat Murphy, and Gary K. Wolfe, a column, The Emshwillerians by Karen Joy Fowler, and a reprinted story by Emshwiller, After All.
• Posted May 16th is a story by Kelly Jennings, The Holder's Black-Haired Daughter.
• Recent columns are by Matthew Cheney, Lexias: Joanna Russ, and Robyn Fleming, Dice and D-Pads: Fannish Enthusiasm. Recent reviews include Matthew Cheney on Gary K. Wolfe, T.S. Miller on Karen Joy Fowler, and Nader Elhefnawy on David Wingrove.
• The first story posted this month is The Thick Night by Sunny Moraine. Poetry is What Ray Taught Me by Jenny Rossi. There's a column this week by Vandana Singh, Diffractions: Rewilding the World.

(Mon 30 May 2011)


• SF & fantasy fiction, reviews, commentary, founded 2008; staff includes fiction editors Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Liz Gorinsky
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily

May 2011
• 30 May: The latest fiction posted is Time Considered as a Series of Thermite Burns in No Particular Order by Damien Broderick. Other recent posts include Jo Walton on the Hugo Nominees: 1985, in which she confesses that Williams Gibson's Neuromancer was a "huge important book and I hated it ... But even though I don't like it at all and would never read it again, I think it absolutely deserved to win the Hugo."
• 23 May: New fiction posted in recent weeks includes Crazy Me by James Patrick Kelly, Shannon's Law by Cory Doctorow, and The Iron Shirts by Michael F. Flynn.
• There are also novel excerpts by Ian Cameron Esslemont, A.C. Crispin, Ray Bradbury (a graphic novel adaptation), and Matt Forbeck.

(Mon 30 May 2011)


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Web & Print Magazines:
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posted 30 May 2011

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