Periodicals, late February

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited, since April 2013, by Trevor Quachri
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)
http://www.analogsf.com/

April 2015
Vol. 135 No. 4, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Daniel Romanovsky
• This issue has novelettes by Bond Elam and Ramona Louise Wheeler, and short stories by Ron Collins, Barry N. Malzberg & Bill Pronzini, K.J. Zimring, Adam-Troy Castro, and Mjke Wood. There’s also a “Probability Zero” vignette by Guy Stewart, and a poem by Ken Poyner.
• The science article, by Richard A. Lovett, is about the New Horizon spacecraft reaching Pluto. There’s also a special feature, by Stanley Schmidt, about “Hiding the Info-Dump”.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Ian Randal Strock, an “Alternate View” column by Jeffery D. Kooistra, and “Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers.

(Sun 15 Feb 2015)


Asimov’s Science Fiction

• Science Fiction magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)
http://www.asimovs.com/

March 2015
Vol. 39 No. 3 (whole #470), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Paul Youll
• This issue has a novella by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, novelettes by Kathleen Bartholomew & Kage Baker and Gregory Norman Bossert, and short stories by Suzanne Palmer, Kit Reed, and Gwendolyn Clare.
• There also poetry by Barbara Duffey, Ruth Berman, and Jane Yolen.
• Departments include an editorial by Sheila Williams, a “Reflections” column by Robert Silverberg, “Lost in Translation II”; and “On the Net” column by James Patrick Kelly, “Curation, Please!”; and book reviews by Paul Di Filippo.
• Note: this issue has a printing error that cut off the first page of Suzanne Palmer’s cover story; the full story is available here.

(Fri 27 Feb 2015)


Beneath Ceaseless Skies

• Literary adventure fantasy, since 2008; publisher and editor-in-chief Scott H. Andrews
• Format: Online; PDF and ebook formats
• Frequency: biweekly
http://www.beneath-ceaseless-skies.com/

February 2015
Issue 166-167, cover art by Takeshi Oga
Issue 167, posted February 19th, has stories by Bruce McAllister and C. Allegra Hawksmoore, a podcast of last issue’s story by Rich Larson, and an archival story by T.F. Davenport.
Issue 166, posted February 5th, has stories by Stephen Case and Rich Larson, a podcast of a story from two issues ago by Tamara Vardomskaya, and archival podcast of a story by Marie Brennan, and an archival story by Stephanie Burgis.

(Fri 27 Feb 2015)


Black Static

• British fantasy and horror magazine, debuting 2007 (formerly The Third Alternative), edited by Andy Cox
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://ttapress.com/blackstatic/

Jan-Feb 2015
Issue 44, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Martin Hanford
• Stories in this issue are by Simon Avery, Priya Sharma, Jackson Kuhl, E. Catherine Tobler, and Tyler Keevil.
• Columns are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Tony Lee, and Peter Tennant.

(Sun 15 Feb 2015)


Daily Science Fiction

• Original science fiction & fantasy emailed to you every weekday; debuted September 1, 2010; editors Jonathan Laden and Michele Barasso
• Format: Online; email
• Frequency: daily
http://dailysciencefiction.com/

February 2015
• Stories posted this past month are by Stephanie Burgis, Caroline M. Yoachim, Rich Larson, and others.

(Fri 27 Feb 2015)


Interzone

• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
http://ttapress.com/category/interzone/

January/February 2015
Issue 256, £4.99, cover art by Martin Hanford
• Stories in this issue are by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, T.R. Napper, Pandora Hope, Christien Gholson, and Neil Williamson.
• Features include a “Spoilerama” commentary by Tony Lee, about the issue of spoilers; David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obits; and columns by Jonathan McCalmont, Nina Allan, Tony Lee, and Nick Lowe.

(Sun 15 Feb 2015)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://www.fandsf.com/

March/April 2015
Vol. 128 No. 3&4 (whole #718), $7.99, 258pp, cover art by David A. Hardy
• This issue has a novella by Bao Shu, novelets by Alice Sola Kim and Paul M. Berger, and short stories by Jay O’Connell, Charlotte Ashley, Brian Dolton, Nik Constantine, Sadie Bruce, Jonathan L. Howard, Jenn Reese, Kat Howard, and Henry Lien.
• Departments include an editorial note from Gordon Van Gelder about new editor C.C. Finlay; an editorial by Finlay; Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Annie Bellet; Michelle West’s “Musing on Books”, covering titles by Elizabeth Bear, Kazuo Ishigruo, and others; a “Films” column by Kathi Maio; and a “Curiosities” page by Paul Di Filippo, covering a 1952 book by Antoniorrobles.

(Tue 10 Feb 2015)


On Spec

• Canadian magazine of the fantastic, since 1989; managing editor Diane Walton
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Quarterly
https://onspecmag.wordpress.com/

Fall 2014
Issue 98, Vol. 26 No. 3, $6.95, 108pp, cover art by Jeff Ward
• This issue has fiction by Janet K. Nicolson, Brent Knowles, Jayme Allen, Al Onia, Melanie Marttila, and Allan Weiss.
• Nonficiton includes an editorial (about Harlan Ellison) by Diane L. Walton, and interviews with Jeff Ward and Janet K. Nicolson.
• Note that the ‘zine has a new website: https://onspecmag.wordpress.com/.

(Sun 15 Feb 2015)


Perihelion Science Fiction

• E’zine of hard SF fiction, nonfiction, and art, since 2012; edited by Sam Bellotto Jr.
• Format: Monthly
• Frequency: Online
http://www.perihelionsf.com/

February 2015
Cover art by Jamie Noble
• Stories in this issue are by Francis Marion Soty, Sean McLachlan, Anne E. Johnson, James Aquilone, Timothy Gawne, Karl Dandenell, Nathan Ehret, Jennifer Campbell-Hicks, A.L. Sirois, Richard Zwicker, and Michaele Jordan.
• Articles are byJ. Miller Barr and Eric M. Jones.
• There’s also a comic strip, an editorial, a page of shorter stories, and a page of reviews.

(Fri 27 Feb 2015)


Star*Line

• Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon
http://www.sfpoetry.com/

Winter 2015
Issue 38.1, $5, 48pp, cover art by Kali Ciesemier
• This issue has poetry by Marijane Osborn, David C. Kopaska-Merkel, Robert Borski, Jeffrey Park, Beth Cato, Mary Soon Lee, Bruce Boston, and many others.
• Features include an editorial by F.J. Bergmann, a President’s Message by Bryant D. Dietrich, and results of this past year’s Rhysling Awards.

(Sun 15 Feb 2015)


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
http://www.strangehorizons.com/

February 2015
• Fiction posted this past month includes The Ticket Tacker of Cenote Zaci, by Benjamin Parzybok, Traveling Mercies, by Rachael K. Jones, and Linestone, Lye, and the Buzzing of Flies, by Kate Heartfield.
• Nonfiction includes an
editorial welcoming new fiction editor Lila Garrott.
• There’s also a new
Scores column by John Clute, about new books by Michael Moorcock and Richard McGuire.

(Fri 27 Feb 2015)


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/

February 2015
• Stories posted this past month include The Human Engineer by Jessica Brody; The Language of Knives by Haralambi Markov; Acrobatic Duality by Tamara Vardomskaya; Schrödinger’s Gun by Ray Wood; and The Hell of It by Peter Orullian.
Excerpts include those from works by L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Lavie Tidhar, Ellen Datlow, Daryl Gregory, and others.

(Fri 27 Feb 2015)