The June issues features Forthcoming Books through March 1999, plus an interview with S. P. Somtow.
Nebula Awards Winners, and a report on the Nebula Awards Weekend
Asimov's and Analog Readers' Awards
Chesley Awards Nominations
News stories about Bertesmann's purchase of Random House; the future of Crown Books; and hotel problems with this year's Worldcon, Bucconeer.
People and Publishing news about Philip José Farmer, Michael Marshall Smith, Kenneth Bulmer, Ray Bradbury, George R. R. Martin, and many others.
News of film and TV deals of works by Robert A. Heinlein, Jack Williamson, and Isaac Asimov.
A special Commentary piece by John Clute.
New and recommended books.
Of Jerome Bixby
Reviews -- Locus Looks at Books
Distillations: Short Fiction Reviews by Mark R. Kelly
F&SF 5/98; Science Fiction Age 5/98; Analog 6/98; Interzone 4/98; Odyssey #2; Ms. 3-4/98; Omni Online 4/98
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe
Year's Best SF 3, David G. Hartwell, ed.; The Year's Best Science Fiction: Fifteenth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois, ed.; The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy, Vol. 2, Jonathan Strahan & Jeremy G. Byrne, eds.; The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Eleventh Annual Collection, Ellen Datlow & Terri Windling, eds.
Reviews by Faren Miller
Six Moon Dance, Sheri S. Tepper; Darwinia, Robert Charles Wilson; The Innamorati, Midori Snyder; The Wolf and the Crown, A.A. Attanasio; Daughter of Troy, Sarah B. Franklin; SHORT TAKE: Kalimantaan, C.S. Godshalk.
Reviews by Russell Letson
Antarctica, Kim Stanley Robinson; Prisoner of Conscience, Susan R. Matthews; Child of the River, Paul J. McAuley.
Reviews by Edward Bryant
One of Us, Michael Marshall Smith; Night Prayers, P.D. Cacek; The Darkest Thirst, Anonymous, ed.; Carmilla: the Return, Kyle Marffin; The Reel Stuff, Brian Thomsen & Martin H. Greenberg, eds.; SHORT TAKE: The Cellar, Richard Laymon.
Short Reviews by Carolyn Cushman
Wit'ch Fire, James Clemens; Bhagavati, Kara Dalkey; The Heavenward Path, Kara Dalkey; A Chill in the Blood, P.N. Elrod; Newton's Cannon, J. Gregory Keyes; The Second Lady Emily, Allison Lane; The Painter Knight, Fiona Patton; Circle of Magic: Tris's Book, Tamora Pierce; Court Duel, Sherwood Smith.