posted Saturday 15 April 2017 @ 2:10 pm PDT
Australian SF magazine, published irregularly since 1990; online for purchase since 2013
Issue 99, 2017
This issue has stories by Alan Baxter, Michael Earp, and Aaron Emmel.
Nonfiction includes Gillian Polack on Australian storytelling, and Chris Large and Russell Kirkpatrick on cartogramancy.
(Sat 15 Apr 2017)
Intergalactic Medicine Show
Fiction and interviews, since 2005; publisher and executive editor Orson Scott Card, editor Edmund R. Schubert
Format: Online, subscription access
Issue 56, cover art by Rhiannon R.S.
This issue has stories by E. Catherine Tobler, Shweta Sundararajan, Brian Trent, Steven R. Stewart, Matthew Shean, and Daniel Rosen.
There’s also an interview with and vintage fiction by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.
Columns include science fact by Randall Hayes and book reviews by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro.
(Sat 15 Apr 2017)
SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
Issue 269, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Dave Senecal
This issue has fiction by Sean McMullen, Tim Akers, Richard E. Gropp, Christien Gholson, and Steve Rasnic Tem.
Features include an editorial by Steve Rasnic Tem, columns by Jonathan McCalmont and Nina Allan, David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obits, a book review section, and film reviews by Nick Lowe.
(Thu 13 Apr 2017)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by C.C. Finlay
Vol. 132 No. 5&6 (whole #731), $8.99, 258pp, cover art by Maurizio Manzieri
This issue has novelets by Shannon Connor Winward, Richard Bowes, Matthew Hughes, and R.S. Benedict, and short stories by Brian Trent, Kelly Jennings, Gregor Hartmann, Zach Shephard, John Schoffstall, Leah Cypess, and Nina Kiriki Hoffman. There’s also a poem by Mary Soon Lee.
Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering Justine Larbalestier and others; Elizabeth Hand’s “Books”, covering Laura Miller and others; a “Plumage from Pegasus” vignette by Paul Di Filippo; a science column, Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty, “Robots on the Road”; a “Television” column by David J. Skal, covering Westworld; and a “Curiosities” page by Mark Esping, about a 1961 book by Annabell Krebs Culverwell.
(Mon 10 Apr 2017)
The New York Review of Science Fiction
Essays and reviews, published since 1988; edited by Kevin J. Maroney, David G. Hartwell, et al.; PDF and other electronic formats since Sept. 2012
Issue 340, Vol. 29 No. 4, 32pp
This special “Scientific Inquiry” issue features a 1999 talk about Gregory Benford, by John Foyster; and an essay by Lee Weinstein about vegetable-animals hybrids.
Other essays are by Michael Andre-Driussi, about Alas, Babylon; Andy Duncan, introducing his master’s thesis; Brian Stableford, about Nicolas Ségur; Victor Grech, about Avatar and Dances with Wolves; and Donald M. Hassler, about Jules Verse.
The one review, by A.P. Canavan, is about Wynonna Earp, Season One.
(Wed 15 Mar 2017)
Perihelion Science Fiction
E’zine of hard SF fiction, nonfiction, and art, since 2012; edited by Sam Bellotto Jr.
Cover art by Daniel Beaudin
Stories in this issue are by Amy Sisson, Kathleen Molyneaux, Ronald D. Ferguson, Geoff Nelder, Tom Berlow, Chet Gottfried, Brandon Klimack, and Anya Ow. Shorter stories are by Stephen L. Antczak, Jack Ryan, and Matt Dovey.
Articles are by Eric M. Jones and a science fiction trivia challenge by Ray Hamel.
There’s also a new Machineguy comic strip by Sam Bellotto Jr. and Gart Paese, an editorial, and a page of reviews by Carol Kean and Joshua Berlow.
(Sat 8 Apr 2017)