Apex Magazine

• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, since 2005; current editor Sigrid Ellis
• Format: Online; Ebook formats
• Frequency: Monthly

December 2014
Issue 67, cover art by Nello Shep
• Fiction in this issue is by John Zaharick, Marie Vibbert, Brooke Juliet Wonders, and Rebecca Kaplan. Additional pieces by Kiini Ibura Salaam and Chris Bucholz are exclusive to eBook/subscribers.
• Poetry is by Joshua Gage, Melanie Rees, and Elizabeth R. McClellan Rees.
• Nonfiction includes interviews with Marie Vibbert and Nello Shep, an article on fandom by Andrea Judy, and short fiction reviews by Charlotte Ashley.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue here.

(Thu 11 Dec 2014)

Black Static

• British fantasy and horror magazine, debuting 2007 (formerly The Third Alternative), edited by Andy Cox
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly

Nov-Dec 2014
Issue 43, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Ben Baldwin
• Stories in this issue are by Ralph Robert Moore, Usman T. Malik, Simon Bestwick, Annie Neugebauer, Andrew Hook, and Aliya Whiteley.
• Columns are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Peter Tennant, and Tony Lee.

(Tue 2 Dec 2014)


• SF and fantasy fiction, nonfiction, and podcasts, since 2006; publisher/editor Neil Clarke
• Format: Online; Ebook
• Frequency: Monthly

December 2014
Issue 99, cover art by Lake Hurwitz
• Fiction is by Kali Wallace, Tom Crosshill, M. Bennardo, Dominica Phetteplace, Allen M. Steele, Alastair Reynolds, and Xia Jia.
• Nonfiction include an article on Chinese SF by Ken Liu, an interview with Kameron Hurley, a column by Daniel Abraham, and an editorial by Neil Clarke.
• Lois Tilton reviews the issue here, recommending the story by Tom Crosshill.

(Thu 11 Dec 2014)


• SF/fantasy long fiction, one story per month, beginning November 2010, current editor Rashida J. Smith
• Format: Online
• Frequency: monthly

December 2014
• This month’s story is “Dragon Winter” by Judith Tarr.

(Thu 11 Dec 2014)


• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox

November/December 2014
Issue 255, £4.99, cover art by Wayne Haag
• This issue has fiction by Malcolm Devlin, RM Graves, Thana Niveau, Tim Major, E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish, and Tom Greene.
• Features include an editorial by cover artist Wayne Haag; David Langford’s “Ansible Link” column of news and obituaries; columns by Jonathan McCalmont and Nina Allan; books reviews, including an interview with Hannu Rajamiemi; DVD/Bly-ray reviews by Tony Lee; and film reviews by Nick Lowe.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue last month.

(Tue 2 Dec 2014)


• Science fiction and fantasy stories, original and reprint, plus features; edited by John Joseph Adams; debuted June 2010; combined with former Fantasy Magazine since Jan 2012
• Format: Online; ebook
• Frequency: Monthly issues in ebook formats for purchase; weekly online updates free

December 2014
Issue 55
• SF stories in this issue are by Shale Nelson, N.K. Jemisin, Vanada Singh, Paul Park, and Rachael Acks. Fantasy stories are by Delia Sherman, Nik Houser, Nalo Hopkinson, and Damien Angelica Walters.
• Nonfiction includes interviews with Kim Harrison and Steven Gould, and an “In Memoriam” for art director Karen Jones.
• Exclusive ebook/print content includes a novella by John Crowley and novel excerpts by Catherine Asaro and Sergei Lukyanenko.
• Lois Tilton reviews the issue here.

(Thu 11 Dec 2014)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly

January/February 2015
Vol. 128 No. 1&2 (whole #717), $7.99, 258pp, cover art by Kent Bash
• This issue has novelets by Matthew Hughes, Dale Bailey, Naomi Kritzer, Albert E. Cowdrey, and Bud Webster, plus short stories by Eleanor Arnason, Eric Schweitzgebel, Nik Houser, Alan Baxter, Gregor Hartmann, and Francis Marion Soty. There are also poems by Alan Ira Gordon and Robert Frazier.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Seanan McGuire and others; a “Books” column by James Sallis, covering titles by Marek S. Huberath and Paul Park; a “Plumage from Pegasus” vignette by Paul Di Filippo; a “Films” column by David J. Skal; a “Science” column by Paul Doherty and Pat Murphy, about falling into a black hole; and a “Curiosities” column by Stephen Haffner, about a 1940 titles by David H. Keller.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue here, recommending the story by Eleanor Arnason.

(Tue 9 Dec 2014)

Nightmare Magazine

• Monthly horror e-zine, since October 2012, edited by John Joseph Adams
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly

December 2014
Issue 27, cover art by Brom
• This issue has stories by Tim Lebbon, Christa Faust, Seras Nikita, and Michael Marshall Smith.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with Robert Shearman and a column by Simon Strantzas.

(Thu 11 Dec 2014)