Issue 34, 2008, E5.95/£3.95, 59pp, cover art by Jane Chen
Irish magazine of SF, fantasy, and horror, published since 1993
This issue of the Irish SF magazine has fiction by William R. Eakin, Devon Code, Rebecca S. Pyne, Nina Allan, Philip Raines & Harvey Welles, Larry Taylor, Nassau Hedron, and James Steimle.
Features include an interview with Raymond E. Feist, and reviews by Juliet E. McKenna, Andrew McKenna, and David Conyers.
The magazine's site has new URL www.albedo1.com.
Issue 58, ©2008, $5/C$7, 120pp, cover art by Stacy Drum
Quarterly horror magazine, published since 1988; published by Richard Chizmar and currently edited by Robert Morrish
Special Charles L. Grant tribute issue, with Grant's 1987 story "The Old Man" plus other fiction by Karen Heuler, Ian Rogers, JG Faherty, Stephen Graham Jones, David Morrell (an excerpt from Scavenger), Dena M. Martin, Sarah Monette, and Gerard Houarner.
Nonfiction includes numerous tributes to Charles L. Grant and a profile of Grant by Thomas L. McDonald, plus interviews with T.E.D. Klein, Stephen Graham Jones, David Morrell, and Robert Masello.
Regular departments include Bev Vincent's "From the Dead Zone" column of news about Stephen King; Thomas F. Monteleone's column "The Mothers and Fathers Italian Association", this time about Charles L. Grant; Michael Marano's "Mediadrome" film reviews; John Pelan's "Collecting Modern Horror" column; a "Where Are They Now?" feature by Rick Kleffel about Daniel Rhodes; and reviews.
The magazine's website has this complete table of contents.
Issue 215, Apr 2008, £3.75, 64pp, cover art by Darren Winter
SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
This issue has fiction by Jamie Barras, Patrick Samphire, Greg Egan ("Crystal Nights"), Joy Marchand, Will McIntosh, and Rudy Rucker ("The Imitation Game").
Features and departments include David Langford's "Ansible Link" news and gossip; an interview with Mike Carey by Andrew Hedgecock; a "Review of 2007" with commentary by Paul Raven, Andy Hedgecock, Tony Lee, Iain Emsley, Paul Kincaid, Rick Kleffel, and Paul F. Cockburn; "Mutant Popcorn" film reviews by Nick Lowe, covering Cloverfield and others; and DVD reviews by Tony Lee.
The publisher's website has this blog entry with a description of the contents.
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Vol. 114 No. 6 (whole #673), June 2008, $4.5/C$6.50, 162pp, cover art by David Hardy
Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
Message Board: http://www.nightshadebooks.com/discus/messages/378/378.html?1081904411
This issue has novelets by Ted Kosmatka, Al Michaud, and Rand B. Lee, plus short stories by Mary Patterson Thornburg, Robert Reed, and P.E. Cunningham.
Departments (not yet online) include book reviews Charles de Lint, covering Sarah Beth Durst, Justin Gaustainis, and Stephen Baxter; Michelle West's "Musing on Books", addressing titles by Elizabeth Bear, Wayne Barlowe, and Clive Barker; film reviews by Lucius Shepard, covering Cloverfield, I Am Legend, and The Orphanage; and a Curiosities page by Paul Di Filippo, about a 1973 title by Diamandis Florakis.
Realms of Fantasy
Vol. 14 No. 5, June 2008, $3.99/C$5.99, 94pp, cover art by John Howe
Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
This issue has fiction by Tanith Lee (a new "Flat Earth" story), Bradley P. Beaulieu, Way Jeng, Betsy James, Kate Riedel, and Dennis Danvers.
Departments include Resa Nelson's Movies column, on the upcoming Nim's Island; book reviews by Paul Witcover and Jeff VanderMeer, covering Paul Park, K.J. Parker, Michael Swanwick, Kay Kenyon, and others, plus sidebars on YA books by Michael Jones and graphic novels by VanderMeer; a "Folkroots" column by Raffaella Benvenuto & Theodora Goss, about fairy lore of Italy and Hungary; a "Gallery" feature by Karen Haber about artist John Howe; and Games reviews by Eric T. Baker.
The magazine's website has this forum thread about the June issue.
Issue 36, Spring 2008, $7/C$8.50, 120pp, cover art by Adam Hunter Peck
Magazine of SF and dark fantasy, published since 1995; publishers and editors Patrick & Honna Swenson
This issue has original fiction by Paul Melko, James Van Pelt, Dean Wesley Smith, Jason D. Wittman, Joy Marchand, David Walton, and John A. Pitts.
Poetry and verse is by Lisa M. Bradley, Carma Lynn Park, Greg Schwartz, and Mikal Trimm.
Departments include an editorial, letters, and contributor bios.
You can order the issue directly from the website.
Issue 348, Vol. 63 No. 1, Jan/Feb 2008, $6.99, 96pp, cover art by Saara Salmi
Dark fantasy magazine, published since 1923; currently published quarterly, edited by George H. Scithers, Darrell Schweitzer, & John Betancourt
Fiction in this issue is by W.H. Pugmire & M.K. Snyder, Karen Heuler, Cat Rambo, Calvin Mills, and Matthew Pridham. There's also poetry by F.J. Bergmann and Lisa M. Bradley.
Features include guest columnist's amanda Gannon's "Weirdism", an interview by Melissa Marr, a graphic "Lost Pages" alternate cultural history by Ira Marcks, and Darrell Schweitzer's review and interview of James Morrow.
Regular columns and departments include the editorial Eyrie; a calendar of events; a brief letters column; reviews; and a "Lost in Lovecraft" column by Kenneth Hite.
The magazine's website has this order page listing the complete table of contents.