Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited, since April 2013, by Trevor Quachri
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)

June 2015
Vol. 135 No. 6, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Vincent Di Fate
• This special 1000th issue features a cover modeled after the cover, by H.W. Wessolowski, from the January 1930 issue of Astouding Stories of Super-Science. Special features include an editorial marking the occasion and pieces by Stanley Schmidt, Ben Bova, and Mike Ashley.
• Fiction includes novelettes by Richard A. Lovett and Sean McMullen and short stories by Gwendolyn Clare, Ted Reynolds & William F. Wu, Brenta Blevins, Ron Collins, C.C. Finlay, Seth Dickinson, and Jay Werkheiser.
• The science fact article, by Michael Carroll, is about “Really Big Tourism”. Departments includes Jeffrey D. Kooistra’s final “Alternate View” column, and “The Reference Library” by Don Sakers, covers titles by Karen Lord, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and others.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue here, recommending the story by Sean McMullen.

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Asimov’s Science Fiction

• Science Fiction magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)

June 2015
Vol. 36 No. 6 (whole #473), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Mathias Rosenthal
• Novelettes in this issue are by Django Wexler, Henry Lien, M. Bennardo, and Sarah Pinsker, with short stories by Ray Nayler and Indrapramit Das. There’s also poetry by Bruce Boston, Robert Frazier, and Geoffrey A. Landis.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Kathleen Ann Goonan, a “Reflections” column by Robert Silverberg, about the end of the world; an “On the Net” column by James Patrick Kelly, “The Optimist’s Tale”, and book reviews by Peter Heck, covering titles by George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, Harry Harrison, and others.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue here, recommending the story by Ray Nayler.

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Beneath Ceaseless Skies

• Literary adventure fantasy, since 2008; publisher and editor-in-chief Scott H. Andrews
• Format: Online; PDF and ebook formats
• Frequency: biweekly

April 2015
Issue 170-172, cover art by Ignacio Bazán Lazcano
Issue 172, a special “Weird Western Issue”, posted April 30th, has stories by E. Catherine Tobler, Erin Cashier, and Shannon Peavey. There’s also a podcast of the Cashier story, and archive items by Saladin Ahmed and Peter Darbyshire.
Issue 171, posted April 16, has stories by Spencer Ellsworth and Thomas M. Waldroon, with a podcast of the Ellsworth story and archive items by Erin Cashier and Rachael Acks.
Issue 170, posted April 2, has stories by Cat Rambo and Heather Clitheroe, with a podcast by Sylvia Anna Hivén and an archive story by Michael J. DeLuca.
• Lois Tilton reviewed these issues here, recommending the Thomas M. Waldroon story.

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The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Essays and reviews, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.; PDF and other electronic formats since Sept. 2012
• Format: Electronic
• Frequency: Monthly

March 2015
Issue 319, Vol. 27 No. 7, 32pp
• This special “Forward into the Past” issue features an Samuel R. Delany’s afterword to new volume of his early novels (last month’s issue featured the foreword), and an MIT discussion with Greg Bear and Gregory Benford — both very long.
• There’s also a review by Michael Levy of Karen Lord’s The Galaxy Game, and an announcement of the James Tiptree, Jr. Awards.
• The editorial, by Kevin J. Maroney and the editors, is about “The Puppy Fight”.

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Strange Horizons

• Fiction, art, articles, poetry, and reviews; founded September 2000; editor-in-chief Susan Marie Groppi through 2010, Niall Harrison beginning 2011
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly; reviews posted three times a week

April 2015
• Fiction posted in April: Noise Pollution by Alison Wilgus, Among the Sighs of the Violoncellos by Daniel Ausema, and Nine Thousand Hours by Iona Sharma.
• Poetry is by Jenn Grunigen, Gwynne Garfinkle, Salik Shah, and Natalia Theodoridou. There’s a podcast of readings of these poems.
• Articles and columns include a column by Genevieve Valentine about Hollywood and non-white characters, a column by Eleanor Arnason about diversity in SF, Book Club posts about Nicola Griffith’s Hild and Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant.

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• SF & fantasy fiction, reviews, commentary, founded 2008; staff includes fiction editors Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Liz Gorinsky
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily

April 2015
• Stories posted in April are Ballroom Blitz by Veronica Schanoes, The Ways of Walls and Words by Sabrina Vourvoulias, The Pauper Prince and the Eucalyptus Jinn by Usman Malik, and Ambiguity Machines: An Examination by Vandana Singh.
Excerpts include many episodes of Musharraf Ali Farooqi’s 1883 Hoshruba: The Land and the Tilism.

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