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New SF, Fantasy, and Horror magazines seen, March - April

• Issue 11, Vol. 2 No. 5, February/March 2004, A$7.95, 128pp, cover art by Les Petersen
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website:

• This issue of "Australia's PULPIEST Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine" has fiction by Mark Anthony Brennan, Lee Battersby, John Borneman, Shauna Roberts, Rick Janowski, Stephen Dedman, Martin Livings, Dirk Flinthart, Paul Haines, Rick Kennett, and Barbara Robson. There's also a poem by John Grey.
• Features include an interview with Greg Bear, book reviews, letters, "Confessions of a Fantasis" by Hannah Strom-Martin, a feature on photographer Marinda Siemienowicz, and a group interview with Kim Wilkins, Stephen Dedman, Terry Dowling, and Rob Hood.
• Lyn Triffit's editorial is about the fear of flying.
(Wed 24 Mar 2004)


• Vol. 3 No. 2, Winter 2003/2004, $8.00, 102pp
• Website:

• This issue of the literary magazine from Binghamton University in Binghamton NY is notable for the inclusion of a story by former Strange Horizons editor Mary Anne Mohanraj, "A Gentle Man".
• Other fiction is by Jenny Steele, Jenny Dunning, Alice Stern, and Margarita Engle, and there's poetry by Ruth Stone, Nina Robb, E. Evans, and others, 'creative nonfiction' by Sean Thomas Dougherty, and a photography portfolio by Laura L. Moffitt.
• See website for ordering info, or write Harpur Palate, Dept. of English, Binghamton University, P. O. Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902-6000.
(Sat 3 Apr 2004)


• Issue 188, Vol. 16 No. 8, April 2004, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This Special "Ordinary Excellences" Issue features Brian Attebery's "reappreciation" of Eleanor Arnason's Ring of Swords -- "one of the best science fiction novels of the 1990s" -- and Allen M. Steele's "reconsideration" of Philip Wylie and Edwin Balmer's 1933 novel When Worlds Collide.
• Other features are Mark Rich's advance review of the first issue of Alchemy, a new magazine of fantasy short fiction edited by Steve Pasechnik from Edgewood Press, and Jeff VanderMeer's "An Age of Myth and Miracles", the afterword to a new edition of Michael Moorcock's Wizardry & Wild Romance.
• Reviews include two, by Graham Sleight and David V. Griffin, of Jeff VanderMeer and Mark Roberts' The Thackery T. Lambshead Pocket Guide to Eccentric & Discredited Diseases; and others, by Richard Parent, Paul Kincaid, Ariel Haméon, F. Brett Cox, and others, of books by Robert Reed, John C. Wright, Jeffrey Thomas, Carter Scholz, and others.
(Tue 23 Mar 2004)


April 2004, $C5/$4, 76pp, cover art by Dale L. Sproule
• Thrice-yearly international literary magazine, blurbed "writing with attitude"; publisher/editor-in-chief Shar O'Brien
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue is by Jonathan Redhorse, Tony Moore, Paul Haines, Bruce Holland Rogers, Brendan Duffy, Toiya Kristen Finley, Debbie Moorhouse, and Walton Golightly.
• Poetry is by James Simpson, Cynthia Gould, Kaolin Fire, Terrie Leigh Relf, Louisa Howerow, Jensen Whelan, and Christopher Locke.
• Articles, etc., includes an editorial by Shar O'Brien; letters from readers; a selection of '69ers', stories exactly 69 words in length; an article by Kelly A. Harmon about A.C. Crispin; and cartoons.
(Tue 30 Mar 2004)


• Vol. 15 No. 1 (whole #55) , January 2004, $2.50, 6pp

• Publisher/editor Andrew Andrews editorializes about what his high school journalism teacher taught him, then reviews books by F. Paul Wilson, Robert A. Heinlein, Frederik Pohl, and Chad Oliver, plus anthologies edited by Ellen Datlow, Mike Resnick, Gregory Benford, and others.
(Thu 25 Mar 2004)


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