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This page lists new SFFH magazine issues seen by Locus Online.

Date in parentheses at paragraph end is date seen or received.

Issues seen February - early March 2007
posted 6 March 2007

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Vol. 127 No. 5, May 2007, $3.99/C$4.99, 144pp, cover art by Donato Giancola
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) magazine of science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This issue has the third part (of four) Karl Schroeder's serial "Queen of Candesce", plus a novella by Lee Goodloe, a novelette by Richard A. Lovett, and short stories by Brian Plante and Carl Frederick.
• The science article is "I Couldn't Read You, E.T.", by Henry Honken.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, about "Metascience and Mail Fraud"; John G. Cramer's "The Alternate View" column on "The Universe as Watermelon"; Tom Easton's book reviews, covering Elizabeth Moon, Mary Rosenblum, Alan Dean Foster, and others; "Brass Tacks" letters; and "Upcoming Events" from Anthony Lewis.
• The magazine's website has this page for the issue, with links to departments and an excerpt from Lee Goodloe's story.

(Mon 5 Mar 2007)


Asimov's Science Fiction

• Vol. 31 No. 4&5 (whole #375&376), April/May 2007, $5.99/C$7.99, 240pp, cover art by NASA
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) SF magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Website:
• Message Board:

• The magazine's 30th Anniversary Issue, a double-sized edition, has novellas by Allen M. Steele and Lucius Shepard, a novelette by William Barton, and short stories by Michael Swanwick, Liz Williams, Robert Silverberg, Lisa Goldstein, Mike Resnick, Nancy Kress, Karen Joy Fowler, Jack McDevitt, and Gene Wolfe.
• Poetry is by Robert Frazier, Peter Payack, Bruce Boston, Roger Dutcher, and Ruth Berman.
• Features include a group editorial, "In Memories Yet Green", with contributions from past and present Asimov's editors -- Isaac Asimov, George Scithers, Kathleen Maloney, Shawna McCarthy, Gardner Dozois, and Sheila Williams; Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, on the magazine's 30 years; letters from Robert Reed, Connie Willis, James Patrick Kelly, and others; a book review column by Norman Spinrad, "Whither the Hard Stuff?", covering Mary Rosenblum, Peter Watts, David Louis Edelman, and Howard V. Hendrix; and Erwin S. Strauss' SF Conventional Calendar.
• The magazine's website has this preview page for the issue, but no links yet to any of the contents.

(Fri 2 Mar 2007)


Fantasy Magazine

• Issue 5, Winter 2006/ 2007
• Quarterly magazine of fiction, reviews, and interviews, debuting 2005, edited by Sean Wallace
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue is by Margaret Ronald, Cat Rambo, Leslie Claire Walker, Samantha Henderson, January Mortimer, Richard Parks, Leah Bobet, Amber van Dyk, Alaya Johnson, and Erzebet YellowBoy.
• Departments include an interviews by Matthew Cheney of Juliet Ulman and Erzebet YellowBoy, and books reviews, individually uncredited, by Stefan Dziemianowicz, Paula Guran, Rich Horton, Stuart Jaffe, and Victoria Strauss.
• The magazine's website has this page for the issue, with the complete table of contents.

(Wed 28 Feb 2007)



• Issue 208, February 2007, £3.75/$7, 64pp, cover art by Kenn Brown
• SF magazine, currently bimontly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website:

• This issue has stories by Jason Stoddard, G.D. Leeming, Jay Lake, Paul Meloy, and Alexander Marsh Freed.
• Features include three interviews, with Elizabeth Hand, Neil Gaiman, and Susanna Clarke, plus David Langford's "Ansible Link", Nick Lowe's "Mutant Popcorn", covering The Prestige and Pan's Labyrinth among others; and numerous book reviews.
• The magazine's website has details of the next issue, but nothing about this one.

(Tue 13 Feb 2007)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 112 No. 5 (whole #661), May 2007, $4.50/C$6.50, 162pp, cover art by Mark Evans
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• The May issue has a novella by Ian R. MacLeod, novelets by K.D. Wentworth and A.A. Attanasio, and short stories by Paolo Bacigalupi and Don Webb.
• Departments include Charles de Lint's "Books to Look For", covering Charlie Huston, Dean Koontz, and others; a "Books" column by James Sallis, covering Tim Powers and China Miéville; a "Plumage from Pegasus" vignette by Paul Di Filippo, "Grow Old Along with Me"; a Films column by Kathi Maio, about Children of Men; a Science article by Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty, "Think Small"; and a Curiosities page by David Langford concerning a 1930 book by Humbert Wolfe.

(Sat 3 Mar 2007)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 222, Vol. 19 No. 6, February 2007, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "Quirky Fiction" issue features essays by Oscar De Los Santos about Norman Spinrad, and by Michael Bishop/Miguel Obispo introducing Rhys Hughes. The issue focuses on David Drake, with an interview, a review by Mark L. Van Name, and two essay by Drake.
• Inside are reviews by Greg L. Johnson, Paul Kincaid, Lisa Padol, and Michael Levy of books by Joel Shepherd, Ken MacLeod, Kim Wilkins, and Chris Roberson.
• Sidebar essays include one by William Mingin, about his choices in voting for Locus Online's 2005 Best All-Time Fantasy Story Poll; here he expands his list to 25.

(Fri 2 Mar 2007)


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