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)

July/August 2016
Vol. 136 No. 7&8, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Joel Iskowitz
• This double issue has novellas by Arlan Andrews, Sr. and Brad R. Torgerson, novelettes by Ian Creasey, Nick Wolven, and John Shirley, and short stories by Christina De La Rocha, Andrew Barton, Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle, Elisabeth R. Adams, Karl Bunker, Sean Vivier, and James Van Pelt. There’s also a poem by Scott E. Green & Herb Kauderer.
• The science article, by Richard A. Lovett, is about future energy sources. There’s also a special feature by Stanley Schmidt about writing effective story endings.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Richard A. Lovett, an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, and “Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers.

(Sat 11 Jun 2016)

Apex Magazine

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

June 2016
Issue 85, cover art by Joe Badon
• This issue has stories by Mary Pletsch, Douglas F. Warrick, and Aliette de Bodard, plus a novel excerpt by E. Catherine Tobler.
• Poetry is by Tina Parker, Tina Jens, and Cullen Groves.
• Nonfiction includes interviews with Mary Pletsch and Joe Badon, and a feature by Betsy Phillips.

(Sat 11 Jun 2016)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

July 2016
Vol. 40 No. 7 (whole #486), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Maurizio Manzieri
• This issue has novelettes by Suzanne Palmer, Dominica Phetteplace, Robert Thurston, and Will McIntoch, and short stories by Leah Cypess, Rich Larson, Jack Skillingstead, and Mary Anne Mohanraj.
• Poetry is by Robert Borski, John Philip Johnson, David G. Turner, and A.E. Ash.
• Departments include an editorial by Sheila Williams, about the 2016 Dell Magazines Award; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, “Persons from Porlock”; and book reviews by Paul Di Filippo, covering titles by Christopher Fowler, Gregory Benford, Gene Wolfe, and others.

(Wed 8 Jun 2016)

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

April 2016
Issue 332, Vol. 28 No. 8, 32pp
• This special “Lens Flare” issue features an essay by Lisa Padol about morality through overlapping lenses of furry animals, myth, and role-playing games; and an essay by Gina K. Abercrombie-Winstanley and Dr. Anne-Marie Callus about how disability is portrayed in Star Trek.
• Other essays are by Brian Stableford, about Louis Geoffroy; Mike Barrett, about L.C.T. Rolt; and Joe Sanders, about Felix Gilman.
• There’s also a review of Cixin Liu’s The Dark Forest by David Mead.

(Wed 8 Jun 2016)