The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Vol. 108 No. 6 (whole #640), June 2005, $3.99/C$5.99, 162pp, cover art by Matt Hughes
Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
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Fiction in this issue consists of novelettes by Charles Coleman Finlay, David Gerrold, and Matthew Hughes; and short stories by Robert Reed, Yoon Ha Lee, Harry Turtledove, Marc Laidlaw, and John Morressy.
Departments include book reviews by Charles de Lint (covering books by Neil Gaiman, Dean Koontz, and others) and Michelle West (about Tanith Lee, John Scalzi, and Stephan Zielinski); film reviews by Kathi Maio; and a Curiosities page by David Langford about a novel by Margery Allingham.
Nick Gevers reviews the issue in the May issue of Locus Magazine; he especially recommends the stories by David Gerrold, Matthew Hughes, and Marc Laidlaw. Rich Horton reviews the issue in the upcoming June issue of Locus Magazine.
Realms of Fantasy
Vol. 11 No. 5, June 2005, $3.99/C$5.99, 90pp
Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
Fiction in this issue is by Eugie Foster, Jim C. Hines, Richard Parks, Susan Yi, Aaron Schutz, and Karen D. Fishler.
Departments include a Folkroots column by Ellen Steiber, about stones and gems, a movies column by Resa Nelson, book reviews by Gahan Wilson and Paul Witcover, a "Gallery" feature about Tony DiTerlizzi with text by Karen Haber, and games reviews by Eric T. Baker.
Collectors note this is volume 11 number 5, not number 3 as indicated on the table of contents page.
Rich Horton reviews the issue in the upcoming June issue of Locus Magazine.
Issue 28.2, March/April 2005, $3.50, 24pp, cover art by Dee Rimbaud
Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon
Poetry in this issue is by K.J. Kirby, Mike Allen, Eric Marin, Andy Miller, Sandra Kasturi, Lee Clarke Zumpe, Jeremy Gottwig, Debi Cimo, Peter Payack, Francis W. Alexander, Terrie Lee Relt, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Sonya Taaffe, Mikal Trimm, and Ann K. Schwader.
Features include a brief editorial by Marge Simon, a President's Message by Mike Allen, small press reviews, a column by Robert Frazier remembering Sonya Dorman and Philip Lamantia, letters, and market news.