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New SF, Fantasy, and Horror magazines: Posted 16 June 2004

• Whole #25, Summer 2004, $5.95/C$6.95, 50pp, cover art by Tim White
• Quarterly magazine of fiction and poetry, formerly Pirate Writings, published since 1992; edited by Edward J. McFadden III
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• The first issue of this magazine since last summer has fiction by Alan Dean Foster, Richard Parks, Catherine Wells, S.R. Gauthier, Patrick Thomas, Rosemary Claire Smith, Mary Catelli, and Jeff Carlson.
• There's also poetry by Nancy A. Henry, K. Mark Hoover, Tom Walsh, and Dennis Saleh.
• Editor Edward J. McFadden III also edits quarterly PDF 'zine cosmic speculative fiction, available for free by email.
(Thu 10 Jun 2004)


• Vol. 107 No. 2 (whole #631), August 2004, $3.99/C$5.99, 162pp, cover art by Cory and Catska Ench
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
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• Message Board:

• This issue's lead story, "The Condor's Green-Eyed Child" by Robert Reed, is the author's third about a Native American boy named Raven. Other fiction in the issue consists of a novella by Albert E. Cowdrey, and short stories by Benjamin Rosenbaum, Carol Emshwiller, and Matthew Hughes.
• Departments include book reviews by Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Hand; Lucius Shepard's review of the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and a Curiosities page by Jason Van Hollander.
• The issue is reviewed by Nick Gevers in the July issue of Locus Magazine; he calls it "one of the most enjoyable issues of that magazine Iíve read, not for profundity necessarily, but for sheer consistency of wit and suspense", and especially recommends the Cowdrey and Hughes stories.
(Sat 12 Jun 2004)


• Vol. 10 No. 6, August 2004, $3.99/C$5.99, 98pp
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
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• The cover on this issue features the upcoming film King Arthur; inside, Resa Nelson's Movies column profiles the film's writer David Franzoni (who wrote and produced Gladiator).
• Fiction in this issue is by Jay Lake (twice), Mike Lewis, Kate Riedel, Richard Parks, Kij Johnson, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, and Devon Monk.
• Other departments include Terri Windling's Folkroots column, about Little Red Riding Hood; book reviews by Gahan Wilson and Paul Witcover; a Past Lives column by Anastasiya Samusenka; a Gallery by Jane Frank of the art of Les Edwards/Edward Miller; and games reviews by Eric T. Baker.
(Mon 14 Jun 2004)


• Issue 98, Spring 2004, $5.00/C$6.50, 48pp, cover art by Katherine Hasell
• Semi-annual magazine of fantasy, horror, and sf; editor-in-chief Gordon Linzner, fiction editor Gerard Houarner
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• Stories in this issue -- the first since its Spring '03 issue -- are by Paul E. Martens, Tess Collins, M. Christian, Elina Gertsman, Douglas Empringham, Sherry Decker, William J. Gagnon, Harley Stroh, and Brian Plante.
• Poems are by Sabastian Daez, Richard William Pearce, Micaela Barrett, Darrell Schweitzer, Natalia Lincoln, Christian Correra, Christina Sng, Doug Draime, and David Napolin.
(Fri 4 Jun 2004)


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