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 2012
• The latest Mind Meld is about Genre Resolutions for 2012, with responses from Joe Abercrombie, Aliette de Bodard, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, and others.
• Charles Tan interviews James L. Sutter.
• There are guest posts by Michaele Jordan on mainstream books for SFF fans, Deborah J. Ross on her apprenticeship with Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Stephen Gaskell on sun-inspired SF stories.
• Reviews include Lawrence Person on Charles Stross’ Rule 34, John H. Stevens on Lavie Tidhar’s Osama, and John DeNardo on Burroughs’ A Princess of Mars.

(Fri 13 Jan 2012)

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Tangent

• Review magazine for short SF & Fantasy, since 1993; founder and managing editor Dave Truesdale
• Format: Online
• Frequency: daily
http://www.tangentonline.com/

January 2012
• Posted on January 1st was the Tangent Online 2011 Recommended Reading List, with lists of short stories, novelettes, and novellas, divided within each category by the number of recommendations and stars given each title by the 18 contributing reviewers.
• Other recent posts include a classic interview with Alfred Bester (from 1976), and an “Old Time Radio” audio of Tom Corbett — The Giant of Mercury.
• There are also magazine reviews, categorized by mode and frequency of publication (e.g. print/monthly, print/bi-monthly, print/quarterly, etc.).
• Tangent is also running a column by Robert Weinberg on fantasy art collecting, with a new installment expected shortly.

(Fri 13 Jan 2012)

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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 2012
• Fiction posted this month includes original story by Meghan McCarron Swift, Brutal Retaliation, and excerpts from novels by Tobias S. Buckell and Karl Schroeder and from Kitty Ferguson’s biography of Stephen Hawking.
• Tor.com is hosting Readers’ Choice Awards — this page is slow to load because all votes are write-ins in the comments to this page, so the page is getting very big — in the categories best novel, short fiction, comic, and book cover. There are links to lists of novels and short fiction published in 2011. Voting is open until January 20th.

(Fri 13 Jan 2012)

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Weird Fiction Review

• Webblog of weird fiction and nonfiction, beginning November 2011; edited by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly
http://weirdfictionreview.com/

January 2012
• Posts this month so far include Tanith Lee’s story Where All Things Perish (2001), an interview with Lucius Shepard
• There’s also a sketch of AndrĂ© Pieyre de Mandiargues by Edward Gauvin, an essay on The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T by Sonya Taaffe, and an article on film director Yoshiaki Kawajiri by Elwin Cotman.

(Fri 13 Jan 2012)

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World SF Blog

• News, fiction, and links to world SF sf, fantasy, horror, and comics, since 2009; editor-in-chief Lavie Tidhar
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily
http://worldsf.wordpress.com/

January 2012
• Original content so far this month include Ten Years of Six Brumes, interviewing the publishers of the independent QuĂ©becois genre house, and story Clay Cast Cats by Indian author TCA Lakshmi Narasimhan.
• The site also re-posts essay The Persistent Neoteny of Science Fiction by Athena Andreadis, and links and quotes from posts on Weird Fiction Review, SF Signal, io9, and Clarkesworld.
• Lavie Tidhar has an editorial inviting reader suggestions of truly international nominations for the World Fantasy Award.

(Fri 13 Jan 2012)

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