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2008 Magazines Directory


This page lists new SFFH magazine issues seen by Locus Online.

Date in parentheses at paragraph end is date seen or received.

Issues seen second week June 2008
posted 15 June 2008

Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Issue 35, Vol. 6 No. 5, 2008, A$8.95, 96pp, cover art by Tom Godfrey
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website:

• This issue of the Australian SF and Fantasy magazine, edited by Simon Petrie, has fiction by Geoffrey Maloney, Lettie Prell, John Plunket, Stuart Barrow, Douglas A Van Belle, Aliette de Bodard, Katherine Woodbury, Lawrence Buentello, and Emma-Jean Stewart. There's also poetry by Helen Patrice.
• Special features are interviews with Terry Dowling and Iain M Banks, and reviews by Edwina Harvey, I E Lester, and Tehani Wessely.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents with a link for ordering the issue as a PDF file.

(Tue 10 Jun 2008)


The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

• Issue 177, Vol. 41 No. 4, Spring 2008, $4.95, 56pp, cover art by Gary Tonge
• Website:

• This issue highlights this year's Nebula Awards (presented in April in Austin, Texas), with an appreciation of Grand Master Michael Moorcock by Paul Di Filippo, statements by the nominees about their nominated books or stories, and a section about nominees of the Andre Norton Award for YA books.
• Other features include a SFWA-annotated version of the Amazon Kindle contract, and a dialogue by Bud Webster and Jerry Pournelle about "Searching and Researching".
• Regular columns include Mike Resnick & Barry Malzberg latest Dialogue, about False Doctrines; Robert Metzger's "State of the Art" column, about "Doom and Gloom"; Steve Carper's "Writers' Bloc" column, about how to "Get People Talking About Your Book"; Bud Webster's "Anthopology 101" column, about Robert Silverberg's many anthologies; and Cynthia Ward's Market Report.
• Departments include a President's Message by Michael Capobianco, and editor's message by Mark Kreighbaum, notes about new members, and news bulletins.

(Thu 12 Jun 2008)



• Issue 9, June 2008, $5, 44pp
• Semiannual small press zine, published and edited by Tim Pratt and Heather Shaw
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by M. Rickert, Jenn Reese, Lori Ann White, M.K. Hobson, Sarah Monette, and Haddayr Copley-Woods.
• Catherynne M. Valente contributes four poems.
• Nonfiction includes an editorial about the editors' baby, Nick Mamatas' column "Life Among the Obliterati", a column about comics by Erin Kelley, and a work of "Automatic Writing".
• The complete Table of Contents is posted at the zine's website.

(Mon 9 Jun 2008)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 115 No. 2 (whole #675), August 2008, $4.50/C$6.50, 162pp, cover art by Kent Bash
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This issue has a novella by Charles Coleman Finlay, novelets by Marc Laidlaw and Richard Mueller, and short stories by Scott Dalrymple, Steven Popkes, and Rand B. Lee.
• An editorial by Gordon Van Gelder introduces new book reviewer Chris Moriarity, whose column in this issue covers titles by Isaac Asimov, John C. Wright, Leigh Brackett, and Theodore Judson.
• Other Departments include Charles de Lint's "Books to Look For", covering Christopher Golden & Tim Lebbon and C.E. Murphy, film reviews by Lucius Shepard, and a "Curiosities" page by David Langford about a 1937 book by Professor A.M. Low.

(Wed 11 Jun 2008)


On Spec

Spring 2008, C$6.95, 112pp, cover art by Luke Ramsey
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue is by Tony Pi, Marissa K. Lingen, Marion Bernard, Tyler Keevil, Claude Lalumière, and Steve Stanton.
• Claire Litton and Leah Bobet contribute poetry.
• Nonfiction includes an editorial by Diane Walton & Susan MacGregor, and interviews with artist Luke Ramsey and author Claude Lalumière.
• The magazine's current issue page has the table of contents and contributor notes.

(Mon 9 Jun 2008)


Realms of Fantasy

• Vol. 14 No. 6, August 2008, $3.99/C$5.99, 90pp, cover art by Rebecca Guary
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Carrie Vaughn, Liz Williams, Peni R. Griffin, Eugie Foster, James Van Pelt, Way Jeng, and Jim C. Hines.
• Departments include Resa Nelson's Movies column, about The Happening; a Folkroots column by Terri Windling, about hearth and home; an article about live fantasy festivals, by Robert Gould; book reviews by Paul Witcover and Jeff VanderMeer, covering Jo Graham, Francis Clark, Toby Barlow, and others; a "Gallery" feature by Karen Haber about artist Rebecca Guay; and Games reviews by Eric T. Baker.
• Online short fiction review site The Fix has this review of the issue by Scott M. Sandridge.

(Thu 12 Jun 2008)


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