New This Week: 23 - 30 January
Analog Science Fiction and Fact -- Vol. 120 No. 3, March 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
Asimov's Science Fiction -- Vol. 24 No. 3 (whole #290) , March 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction -- Vol. 98 No. 3 (whole #582) , March 2000, $3.50, 162pp.
The Magazine of Speculative Poetry -- Vol. 4 No. 3, Spring 2000, $3.50, 28pp.
Science Fiction Age -- Vol. 8 No. 3, March 2000, $3.99, 82pp.
Earlier in January:
Dreams of Decadence -- Issue 10, Spring 2000, $5.00, 48pp. Vampire poetry and fiction, by Tippi N. Blevins, Denise Dumars, Ann K. Schwader, etc., including an excerpt from Laurell K. Hamilton's just-published Anita Blake novel Obsidian Butterfly. Music reviews by Warren Lapine and Zöe Bloom. Cover by Lee Seed and Newton Ewell. (website) (Thu 20 Jan 2000)
The New York Review of Science Fiction -- Issue 137, Vol. 12 No. 5, January 2000, $3.50, 24pp. Review and criticism magazine, edited by Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell, and Kevin J. Maroney. Brian Stableford looks back on the career of the late James White, considering the virtues and constraints of his 'Sector General' series. Jack Williamson, whose reminiscences have been all over the magazines of late, appears here with a remembrance of Edmond Hamilton. Reviews of many books, by Lord Dunsany, Peter S. Beagle, Sean Williams and Shane Dix, Sean McMullen, etc. A call for papers for the 2033 Conference for International Reorientation. Editor David G. Hartwell looks backward, on the 1990s, from the year 2000. (website) (Mon 10 Jan 2000)
Nova Express -- Vol. 5 No. 2 (whole #18) , Fall/Winter 1999, $4.00, 45pp. Review and criticism magazine, edited by Lawrence Person, who interviews Sean Stewart. A 'Slipstream' symposium includes a speech by Bruce Sterling, a conference report by Therese Pieczynski, an online interview (reprinted from Event Horizon) with Steve Erickson, pieces by and about Don Webb, and a list of books supplementing Sterling's original Slipstream list in SF Eye #5. Russell Blackford and John Clute heatedly exchange over Clute's review of The MUP Encyclopedia of Australian Science Fiction in the previous Nova Express. Howard Hendrix and Tom Cool review Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon. Allen Varney parodies Greg Egan. And numerous book reviews by various hands. Cover by James Justice. (website) (Mon 3 Jan 2000)
On Spec -- Vol. 11 No. 4 (whole #39) , Winter 1999, C$4.95, 112pp. Canadian SF, fantasy, and horror magazine, edited by Jena Snyder. Fiction by Tanya Huff, Candas Jane Dorsey, Mary Soon Lee. Features include Al Betz's 'Ask Mr. Science' column, and a listing of the 1999 Aurora winners and nominees. Cover by Jean-Pierre Normand. (website) (Thu 20 Jan 2000)
Playboy -- February 2000. Includes a short story, ''Lucy'', by Terry Bisson. (Also, an interview with Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.) (Sat 15 Jan 2000)
SFWA Bulletin -- Issue 144, Vol. 33 No. 3, Winter 1999, $4.99, 48pp. Nonfiction magazine about writing and publishing, edited by David A. Truesdale; available to non-members. Harlan Ellison, Steve Carper, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Algis Budrys, and others honor F&SF's 50th anniversary. Features and columns include Bruce Holland Rogers on local TV publicity; Andre Norton on the High Hallack Library; Glenn Hauman on e-publishing; Michael Cassutt on the money in Hollywood; Robert Metzger on 'orbiforming', etc.; plus market reports, humor by Eliot Fintushel. Cover by Maurizio Manzieri. (website) (Thu 13 Jan 2000)
Terra Incognita -- Issue 4, Winter 1999/2000, $5.00, 64pp. Fourth issue of ''a new generation of science fiction'' magazine, edited by Jan Berrien Berends. Aside from an editorial, it's all fiction: by Sally Caves, Stefano Donati, Don D'Ammassa, Diana Gallardo, Lucian J. Janik, Ceri Jordan, W. Gregory Stewart, and Terry McGarry. Cover by Richard Powers. (website) (Tue 18 Jan 2000)
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