New issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.
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Analog Science Fiction and Fact
Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited, since April 2013, by Trevor Quachri
Frequency: Since 2017 Bi-monthly
Vol. 138 No. 5&6, $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Fred Gambino
This issue has the conclusion of a serial by Derek Künsken, a novella by Wil McCarthy, a novelette by Christopher L. Bennett, and short stories by Marissa Lingen, Kate MacLeod, Robert Reed, Marie Vibbert, Buzz Dixon, Sam J. Miller, Mary Soon Lee, Alison Wilgus, Ian Creasey, Stephen L. Burns, and William Ledbetter.
There’s also a “Probability Zero” vignette by Tim McDaniel, and poetry by John Richard Trtek and William Shunn.
The science article, by James Benford & Dominic Benford, and about alien tech.
Departments include an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, about curing aging; a “Guest Alternate View” column by Richard A. Lovett; and a “Reference Library” book review column by Don Sakers, covering titles by Kristin Landon, Mildred Clingerman, and others.
Asimov’s Science Fiction
Science Fiction magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
Frequency: Since 2017 Bi-monthly
Vol. 42 No. 5&6 (whole #508&509), $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Alejandro Colucci
This issue has novellas by Rick Wilber & Alan Smale and by David Gerrold & Ctein; novelettes by Sue Burke and Nancy Kress; and short stories by Cadwell Turnbull, Paul Park, Peter Wood, Marc Laidlaw, Jane Lindskold, and Sandra McDonald & Stephen D. Covery.
Poetry is by Bruce Boston, Robert Borski, Jane Yolen, Ken Poyner, and John Richard Trtek.
Departments include a guest editorial by Jay Cole, about Isaac Asimov; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, about Homer, H.G. Wells, and Clifford D. Simak; an “On the Net” column by James Patrick Kelly, about algorithms; and Norman Spinrad “On Books”, covering titles by David Walton, Gregory Benford, and Christopher Brown.
(Sat 28 Apr 2018)
Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet
Semi-annual small-press magazine subtitled ‘an occasional outburst’; published/edited by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
Issue 37, $5, 52pp, cover art by Dawn Kimberling
This issue has fiction by Maria Romasco Moore, Leslie Wilber, Howard Waldrop, Izzy Wasserstein, and James Sallis.
Poetry is by Juan Martinez, Catherine Rockwood, Michael Werner, and Holly Day.
There is also a nonfiction piece by Nicole Kimberling, about cooking.
(Fri 13 Apr 2018)
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by C.C. Finlay
Vol. 134 No. 5&6 (whole #737), $8.99, 258pp, cover art by Alan D. Clark
This issue has novelets by Stephanie Feldman, Pip Coen, Matthew Hughes, Brian Trent, and Albert E. Cowdrey, and short stories by Amman Sabet, Lisa Mason, Gardner Dozois, Melanie West, Dare Segun Falowo, and Nina Kiriki Hoffman.
Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering Kij Johnson and others; James Sallis’ “Books”, considering the boundaries of genre sf; a “Plumage from Pegasus” vignette by Paul Di Filippo, “Live by the Word, Die by the Word”; a “Science” column by Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty (Doherty’s last); a “Films” column by Kathi Maio, covering Downsizing; and a “Curiosities” page by Phoenix Alexander about a 1934 book by George S. Schuyler.
(Sat 14 Apr 2018)
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