This page lists all science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazines seen this month (mostly received for review). For a comprehensive listing of magazines published each month, see Locus Magazine.
Analog Science Fiction and Fact -- Vol. 120 No. 6, June 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
Novella by Kristine Kathryn Rusch; novelettes by Michael A. Burstein & Lawrence D Weinberg, Dave Creek, Rajnar Vajra; short stories by Charles L. Harness, Guy Stewart, Sean McMullen, Laurence M. Janifer; Probability Zero feature by Ian Randal Strock. The science article is by Mario Rabinowitz, Ph.D. Plus, an 'Alternate View' column by John G. Cramer, book reviews by Tom Easton. The three digests are all doing purple this month. Cover by Randy Asplund. (website) (Wed 3 May 2000)
Artemis Magazine -- Issue 2, Summer 2000, $4.95, 64pp.
''Science and Fiction for a Space-Faring Age''; second issue of new magazine published and edited by Ian Randal Strock. Fiction by Edward Willett, B.J. Thrower, Jeffrey G. Liss, Christopher McKitterick, Shane Tourtellotte. Science nonfiction by Yoji Kondo et al., Vik Olliver, Julie Wakefield; column by Allen Steele. Plus, editorial by Strock ''Dystopias Go Home!''; News Notes column compiling items about the Moon and manned space flight; poetry by Ralph Greco Jr.; letters. Cover by Randy Asplund. (website) (Thu 11 May 2000)
Asimov's Science Fiction -- Vol. 24 No. 6 (whole #293) , June 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
If it's June, there must be a James Patrick Kelly story in Asimov's; and there is. Other fiction is by Nancy Kress, Rick Wilber, Ian R. MacLeod, Michael Carroll, Charles Sheffield; plus poetry by Keith Allen Daniels, Timons Esaias, Ruth Berman, Bruce Holland Rogers. Departments include Robert Silverberg's 'Reflections', and book reviews by Peter Heck. Cover by David Hardy. (website) (Wed 3 May 2000)
Century -- Issue 6, Spring 2000, $6, 96pp.
Sixth issue of the literary SF quarterly edited by Robert K.J. Killheffer (now perhaps back on its quarterly schedule), with fiction by Michael Bishop (''How Beautiful with Banners'', after James Blish), Stewart O'Nan, Robert Reed, Ian R. MacLeod, Michael Kandel, Kathe Koja & Carter Scholz, Terri Windling. Killheffer's editorial bemoans the twilight age of the short story. (website) (Sat 20 May 2000)
Challenging Destiny -- Issue 9, April 2000, C$7.50, 114pp.
Canadian fantasy and SF magazine, with fiction by J.S. Lyster, Kate Burgauer, Shelley Moore, Joe Mahoney, D.K. Latta, Chris Reuter. Other contents include editorial by David M. Switzer on Native Americans, interview with Charles de Lint, and review of H.G. Wells by James Schellenberg. Cover by Dwayne Harris. (website) (Fri 5 May 2000)
Dark Regions -- Issue 14, Winter/Spring 2000, $4.95, 104pp.
Quarterly journal of fantasy, horror, and science fiction; some issues published as Dark Regions/Horror Magazine. This is a special all-fantasy issue, with fiction and poetry by Lois Tilton, Ardath Mayhar, Bruce Boston, Mark McLaughlin, Ken Wisman, Larry Tritten etc.; plus an interview with Raymond E. Feist. Subscriptions $15/4 issues, to Dark Regions Press, PO Box 6301, Concord CA 94524; $25 for foreign subscribers. Cover by Lubov. (No website) (Wed 24 May 2000)
Horror Garage -- Issue 1, 2000, $5.95, 90pp.
''A horror zine with a soundtrack'' -- edited by Paula Guran, multiple-Stoker winner for her DarkEcho e-mail newsletter. Original dark fiction by Dennis Etchison, Brian Hodge, Ed Gorman, John Shirley, etc.; interviews with The Misfits, Wes Craven, and Julie Strain; and accompanied by a CD compilation with tracks by Alice Cooper, The Brimstones, Scary German Guy, many others; and Guran's editorial, titled ''Sex, Death, Rock 'n' Roll''. (website) (Sat 20 May 2000)
Interzone -- Issue 155, May 2000, £3.00, 66pp.
Fiction by Eugene Byrne, Paul Di Filippo, Mat Coward, Zoran Zivkovic, and Judith Berman. There's also an interview with Di Filippo, an opinion column by Gary Westfahl wondering what it means to be a science fiction magazine, TV reviews by David Mathew (including the BBC version of Gormanghast), David Langford's Ansible Link, letters, book reviews. There's some purple in this cover too. Cover by Dominic Harman. (website) (Thu 4 May 2000)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction -- Vol. 98 No. 6 (whole #585) , June 2000, $3.50, 162pp.
Novelets by Ursula K. Le Guin, N. Lee Wood, Joyce Carol Oates, Chris Willrich; short stories by Tim McDaniel, William Browning Spencer, Gary W. Shockley. Departments include Gordon Van Gelder's editorial on his pet theory about genre fiction (it involves Republicans and Democrats), book reviews by Charles de Lint and Michelle West, film reviews by Kathi Maio, Gregory Benford's science column, and a Curiosities page by Jeffrey Ford. Cover by Rob Alexander. (website) (Wed 3 May 2000)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction -- Vol. 99 No. 1 (whole #586) , July 2000, $3.50, 162pp.
Novelets by Amy Sterling Casil, Robert Reed, Dale Bailey; short stories by Robert Sheckley, M. Rickert, Brian Stableford, Rick Wilber, Nancy Etchemendy; plus a 'Plumage from Pegasus' entry by Paul Di Filippo. Departments include book reviews by Charles de Lint and James Sallis (of two classic novels by Walter Tevis); Gregory Benford's science column on the failures of the Mars expeditions; and David Langford's 'Curiosities' back page. Cover by David Hardy. (website) (Tue 23 May 2000)
The New York Review of Science Fiction -- Vol. 12 No. 9 (whole #141) , May 2000, $3.50, 24pp.
Ian Watson plumbs Stanley Kubrick, in a long article that was excerpted last year in Playboy magazine. David Ketterer surveys the criticism of Leslie Fiedler. And romance writer Vella Munn looks back at a legendary 1921 novel, The Blind Spot, by Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint -- Munn's grandfather. Plus, reviews of books by Sharman DiVono, Richard Garfinkle, Stephen Dedman, and of F&SF's 50th anniversary volume. (website) (Sat 6 May 2000)
The New York Review of Science Fiction -- Issue 142, Vol. 12 No. 10, June 2000, $3.50, 24pp.
Special Avram Davidson issue, with excerpts from travel memoir ''Dragons in the Trees'' about British Honduras, basis of fictional British Hidalgo setting of Davidson's Limekiller stories; a reminiscence by Hugh Leddy; and photos. Plus, Darrell Schweitzer reviews the Clarke/Dunsany correspondence; Mark W. Tiedemann considers Poul Anderson and Robert Heinlein; Broderick reviews Anderson, Sanders reviews Wylie & Balmer; Witcover reviews Bowes; Stableford reviews Harness. (website) (Sat 27 May 2000)
The Third Alternative -- Issue 23, 2000, £3.25, 66pp.
UK magazine of SF, fantasy, horror, and mainstream fiction, edited by Andy Cox. This issue has fiction by M. John Harrison, Charles M. Saplak, Graham Joyce, Rob Kirbyson, Jessica Reisman, Brian Howell, Mark Morris. Features include an interview with Peter Straub, an article on Dennis Potter by Roger Keen, columns by Allen Ashley and Peter Crowther, and numerous book and film reviews. The editorial announces the TTA Literary Prizes for unpublished works of short fiction. (And when the covers this week aren't purple, they're blue.) Cover by Mike Bohatch. (website) (Mon 1 May 2000)
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