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)

January/February 2016
Vol. 136 No. 1&2, $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Maurizio Manzieri
• This double issue has a novella by Wil McCarthy, novelettes by Caroline M. Yoachim & Tina Connolly, Grey Rollins, Dave Creek, and David L. Clements, and short stories by Joe M. McDermott, Effie Seiberg, James Gunn, Rachel L. Bowden, Conor Powers-Smith, Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, and George Zebrowski.
• There’s also a “Probability Zero” vignette by Norman Spinrad and a special feature about writing by Richard A. Lovett. Poetry is by Levi M. Rubeck and G.O. Clark.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Howard Hendrix, a guest “Alternate View” column by Richard A. Lovett, and book reviews by Don Sakers.

(Thu 17 Dec 2015)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

January 2016
Vol. 40 No. 1 (whole #480), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Donato Giancola
• This issue has a novella by Allen M. Steele, a novelette by Dominica Phetteplace, and short stories by Ian McHuch, Ted Kosmatka, Nathan Hillstrom, Robert R. Chase, and Genevieve Williams.
• Poetry is by Robert Frazier, Wendy Rathbone, Martin Ott, Bruce Boston, and G.O. Clark.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, on the winter of 2015; James Patrick Kelly’s “On the Net” column, about series; a “Thought Experiment” essay by Alvaro Zino-Amaro and Paul Di Filippo; and book reviews by Paul Di Filippo.

(Sun 13 Dec 2015)

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 2016
Vol. 130 No. 1&2 (whole #723), $7.99, 258pp, cover art by Bob Eggleton
• This issue has novelettes by Alex Irvine, David Gerrold, and Matthew Hughes, and short stories by Gregory Benford, Mary Robinette Kowal, Bennett North, Nick Wolven, Terry Bisson, Leo Vladimirsky, Betsy James, Albert E. Cowdrey, and E. Lily Yu.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, a “Books” column by James Sallis, a “Films” column by David J. Skal, a “Science” column by Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty, and a “Curiosities” page by Graham Andrews about a 1962 title by W.S.K. Webb.

(Mon 14 Dec 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

November 2015
Issue 327, Vol. 28 No. 3, 32pp
• This special “Advance Planning” issue features an essay by Patricia Monk on readying readers for the future, and Michael Swanwick’s conversation with Kaja and Phil Foglio.
• Reviews are Joe Milicia on Felix Gilman, Darrell Schweitzer on a book of letters by H.P. Lovecraft, and James L. Cambias on Chris Beckett.
• There are also essays by Brian Stableford and Michael Andre-Driussi.

(Tue 8 Dec 2015)

Perihelion Science Fiction

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

December 2015
Cover art by Ron Sanders
• Stories in this issue are by Alexandra Grunberg, Fabio Fernandes, Robert Dawson, Davyne DeSye, J. Rohr, Philip Margolies, Eric Del Carlo, Gustavo Bondoni, Peter Wood, Simon Kewin, and Tom Borthwick.
• Articles are by Dennis W. Green and John McCormick.
• There’s also a comic strip, an editorial, and a page of reviews.

(Thu 10 Dec 2015)