Periodicals, early September 2018

New issues of Apex, Aphelion, Aurealis, Clarkesworld, The Dark, Galaxy’s Edge, GigaNotoSaurus, Lightspeed, The New York Review of Science Fiction, Nightmare, Shimmer, and Uncanny

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Apex Magazine

• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, since 2005; current editor Sigrid Ellis
• Format: Online; Ebook formats
• Frequency: Monthly
http://apex-magazine.com/

September 2018
Issue 112, cover art by Joel Chaim Holtzman
• This issue has fiction by Naomi Kritzer, S.R. Mandel, Ani Fox, Stina Leicht, and Khaalidah Muhammad-Ali.
• Nonfiction includes interviews with Naomi Kritzer and Joel Chaim Holtzman, essays by Christina Jurado and Lashawn M. Wanak, and columns by Mallory O’Meara and Brea Grant, and Laura Zats and Erik Hane.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Aphelion

• Webzine of SF and fantasy; nonpaying; since 2001
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.aphelion-webzine.com/

September 2018
Issue 232
• This issue has fiction by Jason Arsenault, William Roberts, J.B. Toner, Martin Lochman, Gregory Ciotti, Tyler Lee, and others.
• There’s also flash fiction, poetry, and an editorial.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Aurealis

• Australian SF magazine, published irregularly since 1990; online for purchase since 2013
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.aurealis.com.au/

Issue 114, 2018
• This issue has stories by Sarah Napier, Rebecca Boyle, and James Rowland.
• Nonfiction is by Gillian Polack and Lachlan Walter.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Clarkesworld

• SF and fantasy fiction, nonfiction, and podcasts, since 2006; publisher/editor Neil Clarke
• Format: Online; Ebook
• Frequency: Monthly
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/

September 2018
Issue 144, cover art by Arthur Haas
• This issue has fiction by Kelly Robson, D.A. Ziaolin Spires, Elly Bangs, Luo Longxiang, Karen Lord & Tobias S. Buckell, and Peter Watts & Derryl Murphy.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with Mary Robinette Kowal, and articles by Doug Dluzen and Alethea Kontis.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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The Dark

• Monthly online horror ‘zine, edited by Sean Wallace and Silvia Moreno-Garcia; since October 2013
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://www.thedarkmagazine.com/

September 2018
Issue 40
• This issue has new stories by Eliza Victoria and Tobi Ogundiran, and reprints by David Martin and Laura Mauro.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Galaxy’s Edge

• Bimonthly online SF ezine, beginning March 2013, edited by Mike Resnick
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://www.galaxysedge.com/

September 2018
Issue 34
• New and reprinted stories in this issue are by Grayson Bray Morris, Brenda Kalt, Jack McDevitt, Shawn Proctor, George Nikolopoulos, Alex Shvartsman, Jane Yolen, A. Merc Rustad, Doug Dandridge, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Larry Hodges, Sharon Diane King, and Robert Silverberg.
• There’s also a serialization that’s only available in the print issue.
• Nonfiction includes columns by Gregory Benford and Robert J. Sawyer, and recommended books by Bill Fawcett and Jody Lynn Nye.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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GigaNotoSaurus

• SF/fantasy long fiction, one story per month, beginning November 2010, current editor Rashida J. Smith
• Format: Online
• Frequency: monthly
http://giganotosaurus.org/

September 2018
• This month’s story is “The Day Beth Leather Shot the Moon, As Told by Rosemary Bonebreak” by Sarah McGill.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Lightspeed

• Science fiction and fantasy stories, original and reprint, plus features; edited by John Joseph Adams; debuted June 2010; combined with former Fantasy Magazine since Jan 2012
• Format: Online; ebook
• Frequency: Monthly issues in ebook formats for purchase; weekly online updates free
http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/

September 2018
Issue 100
• This 100th issue has SF stories by Vylar Kaftan, Carrie Vaughn, Adam-Troy Castro, and A. Merc Rustad, and fantasy stories by Genevieve Valentine, Cadwell Turnbull, Yoon Ha Lee, and Maria Dahvana Headley.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with John Joseph Adams, book reviews by Arley Sorg, and media reviews by Jenn Reese.
• Exclusive paid content includes numerous original and reprint stories by Ken Liu, Sofia Samatar, Sam J. Miller, Charles Yu, Seanan McGuire, and others.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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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
http://www.nyrsf.com/

August 2018
Issue 348, Vol. 29 No. 12, 32pp
• This special “Outsiders” issue includes Derwin Mak on Chinese SF and Andy Duncan on Stanley Weinbaum.
• Other contents include Michael Andre-Driussi on letters from Stanislaw Lem to Michael Kandel, Brian Stableford on fantasies of Jane De La Vaudère, a poem by Mack Hassler, Mike Barrett on Robert Westall’s short fiction, and Terry Thompson on a work by Henry James.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Nightmare Magazine

• Monthly horror e-zine, since October 2012, edited by John Joseph Adams
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly
http://nightmare-magazine.com/

September 2018
Issue 72
• This issue has fiction by Weston Ochse, Barbara Roden, M. Rickert, and Conrad Williams.
• Nonfiction includes an “H Word” column by Grady Hendrix and a book review by Adam-Troy Castro.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Shimmer

• Fantasy fiction, since 2005; senior editor E. Catherine Tobler; electronic only since issue 19
• Format: Electronic
• Frequency: Bi-monthly
http://www.shimmerzine.com/

September 2018
Issue 45
• Stories in this issue are by Ryan Row, Stephanie Charette, Maricat Stratford, Gwendolyn Clare, and Becca De La Rosa.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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Uncanny

• Magazine of SF and fantasy, since 2014; edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Bimonthly
http://uncannymagazine.com/

September/October 2018
Issue 24, cover art by

Likhain
• This special “Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction” guest-edited by Elsa Sjunneson-Henry, Dominik Parisien, and others, has original fiction by William Alexander, Rachel Swirsky, Jennifer Brozek, A. T. Greenblatt, A. Merc Rustad, Katharine Duckett, Nisi Shawl, Stu West, P. H. Lee, Fran Wilde, and Marissa Lingen, and reprint fiction by SL Huang and Karin Tidbeck.
• Poetry is by Rita Chen, Rose Lemberg, Genevieve DeGuzman, Robin M. Eames, Sarah Gailey, Alicia Cole, Khairani Barokka, Bogi Takács, and Julia Watts Belser.
• There are also several editorials, interviews with Rachel Swirsky and Marissa Lingen, and many essays by A.J. Hackwith, Elsa Sjunneson-Henry, A.T. Greenblatt, Bogi Takács, and others.

(Sat 8 Sep 2018)

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