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)

November 2015
Vol. 135 No. 11, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Tomislav Tikulin
• This issue has the conclusion of a serial by Stanley Schmidt, a novelette by Frank Wu, short stories by Timons Esaias, Lettie Prell, Shane Halbach, Ken Brady, and Adam-Troy Castro, and a poem by Joe Haldeman.
• The science fact article, by Richard A. Lovett, is about mind-reading technologies.
• Departments include part two of a guest editorial by Nick Kanas, a guest “Alternate View” column by Amy Sterling Casil, and “The Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers.

(Fri 25 Sep 2015)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

October/November 2015
Vol. 39 No. 10&11 (whole #477&478), $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Maurizio Manzieri
• This double-sized issue has a novella by Aliette de Bodard, novelettes by Alan Smale, Ian McDowell, Rick Wilber, and Daryl Gregory, and short stories by Sandra McDonald, Brooks Peck, Timons Esaias, and Ian Creasey.
• Poetry is by Bruce Boston, Robert Borski, Shawn Fitzpatrick, and Suzanne Palmer.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial with the 29th annual readers’ awards’ results; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, about a 19th century novel about interstellar travel; an “On the Net” column by James Patrick Kelly; and book reviews by Norman Spinrad.

(Fri 25 Sep 2015)

Beneath Ceaseless Skies

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

September 2015
Issue 181-182, cover art by Tyler Edlin
• Issue 182, posted September 17, has stories by Margaret Ronald and Jack Nicholls, plus a podcast by Suzanne Palmer and an archive story by Wendy N. Wagner.
Issue 181, posted September 3rd, has stories by Fran Wilde and Suzanne Palmer, an interview with Fran Wilde, an audio podcast of her story, and an archive story by Ferrett Steinmetz.

(Sat 26 Sep 2015)

Black Static

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

Sep-Oct 2015
Issue 48, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Martin Hanford
• Stories in this issue are by Jeffrey Thomas, Cate Gardner, Steven J. Dines, Andrew Hook, and Stephen Bacon.
• Columns are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Tony Lee, and Peter Tennant.

(Thu 24 Sep 2015)

Daily Science Fiction

• Original science fiction & fantasy emailed to you every weekday; debuted September 1, 2010; editors Jonathan Laden and Michele Barasso
• Format: Online; email
• Frequency: daily

September 2015
• Stories posted in August are by Caroline M. Yoachim, Mari Ness, James Van Pelt, JT Gill, and others.

(Sat 26 Sep 2015)


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

September/October 2015
Issue 260, £4.99, cover art by Martin Hanford
• Fiction in this issue is by John Shirley, Jeff Noon, Priya Sharma, C.A. Hawksmoore, and Christien Gholson.
• Features include columns by Jonathan McCalmont and Nina Allan, David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obits, film reviews by Nick Lowe, DVD and Blu-ray reviews by Tony Lee, and numerous book reviews including an interview with Becky Chambers.

(Thu 24 Sep 2015)

The New York Review of Science Fiction

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

August 2015
Issue 324, Vol. 27 No. 12, 32pp
• This special “Invention of Genres” issue features an essay by Ritch Calvin on the “Postpunk SF” manifesto and movement, and an essay by Brian Stableford on “The Origins of Epic Fantasy.”
• Others essays are by Dan’l Danehy-Oakes on the Edge novels of Melinda Snodgrass, and Mike Barrett on Eleanor Scott.
• Reviews include Gwyneth Jones on the VanderMeer’s Sisters of the Revolution, Christopher Brown on Cixin Liu, Callista McRae and Sandra Lindow both on Nalo Hopkinson, and Christopher S. Kovacs on a collection of medical SF stories.

(Tue 8 Sep 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 Tais Teng
• Stories in this issue are by Michaele Jordan, Guy Stewart, Brandon L. Summers, Harold R. Thompson, Ken Altabef, Cas Blomberg, Eamonn Murphy, John Hegenberger, Sean Mulroy, David Steffen, and J. Daniel Batt.
• Articles are by Eric M. Jones and John McCormick.
• There’s also a comic strip, an editorial, and a page of reviews.

(Tue 15 Sep 2015)

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

September 2015
• Fiction posted in the past month includes Ovando by Jamaica Kincaid, Glaciers Made You by Gabby Reed, The World In Evening by Jei D. Marcade, and Bodies Are the Strongest Conductors by James Robert Herndon.
• Columns and articles include Dragon Age and the Shape of Desire by Andrea Phillips, an interview with artist Maggie Ivy, and an interview with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro.

(Sat 26 Sep 2015)

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

September 2015
• Original stories posted this past month are The Dogs of Athens by Kendare Blake, Please Undo This Hurt by Seth Dickinson, and Kingmaker by Lindsay Smith. A story by Michael Swanwick is scheduled for September 30th.
Excerpts include works by Brandon Sanderson, Gene Wolfe, Kameron Hurley, Zen Cho, and others.

(Sat 26 Sep 2015)