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)

October 2015
Vol. 135 No. 10, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Dominic Harman
• This issue has part 3 of a serial by Stanley Schmidt, a novelette by Alec Nevala-Lee, and short stories by Joe Pitkin, Marie Vibbert, Ted White, and Bruce McAllister. There’s also a poem by Alan Ira Gordon.
• The science fact article, by Edward M. Lerner, is about “Alien Adventures”.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Nick Kanas, an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, about “The Retarding of Science”, and “The Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers.

(Thu 13 Aug 2015)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

September 2015
Vol. 39 No. 9 (whole #476), $4.99, 112pp
• This issue has novelettes by Brenda Cooper and Sean Monaghan, short stories by Jim Grimsley, Jason Sanford, Sam J. Miller, Vylar Kaftan, and Peter Wood, and poetry by Shawn Fitzpatrick, Bruce Boston, Herb Kauderer, and Robert Borski.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, about his story “The Sixth Column”; and book reviews by Paul Di Filippo.

(Thu 13 Aug 2015)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

September/October 2015
Vol. 129 No. 3&4 (whole #721), $7.99, 258pp, cover art by Cory & Catska Ench
• This issue has a novella by Albert E. Cowdrey, novelets by Nick Wolven, David Gerrold, Ron Goulart, and Richard Bowes, and short stories by Marissa Lingen, Paolo Bacigalupi, Bo Balder, Dennis Etchison, and Elizabeth Bear. There’s also a poem by Sophie White.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Laura Bickle, Seanan McGuire, and others; a “Books” column by Chris Moriarty, covering four hard SF anthologies; a “Films” column by David J. Skal, covering Ex Machina; and a “Curiosities” page by Phoenix Alexander about a 1904 title by Edward A. Johnson.

(Thu 13 Aug 2015)

Perihelion Science Fiction

• E’zine of hard SF fiction, nonfiction, and art, since 2012; edited by Sam Bellotto Jr.
• Format: Monthly
• Frequency: Online

September 2015
Cover art by Hardy Fowler
• Stories in this issue are by Stephen L. Antczak, Robert Dawson, L Chan, Lance J. Mushung, Andrew Darlington, Finry, Kim Daniels, Sean Monaghan, Samuel Marzioli, Robert Lowell Russell, and Sierra July.
• Articles are by Carol Kean and Preston Dennett
• There’s also a comic strip, an editorial, and a page of reviews.

(Tue 11 Aug 2015)