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This page lists all science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazines seen this month (mostly received for review). For a comprehensive listing of magazines published each month, see Locus Magazine.

New in June:

Amazing Stories -- Issue 602, Vol. 72 No. 2, Summer 2000, $4.95, 96pp.
Babylon 5 fiction by J. Michael Straczynski, Babylon 5 gaming fiction by Bruce Graw, other fiction by Ben Bova, Michael A. Stackpole, Angus MacDonald, Michael Kandel, Joshua Mertz, James Sallis. Departments include Paul Di Filippo on the art of Dave McKean, book reviews by John C. Bunnell, film reviews by Cory Herndon, and Ask Dr. Sciense. Cover by Cliff Nielsen. (website) (Tue 27 Jun 2000)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact -- Vol. 120 No. 7, July/August 2000, $5.50, 240pp.
Special double issue, with a novella by Catherine Asaro, novelettes by Mike Moscoe, Shane Tourtellotte, James Gunn, Joseph P. Martino, and Robert R. Chase, and short stories by Larry Niven, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, Michael F. Flynn, Laurence M. Janifer, and Diane Turnshek. There are science articles by Kyle Kirkland, Ph.D., William Sims Bainbridge, Ph.D., and Marianne J. Dyson; Probability Zero features by Rajnar Vajra and Bud Sparhawk; results of the Analytical Laboratory for 1999; Jeffrey D. Kooistra's Alternate View column; and even a couple poems. Cover by George Krauter. (website) (Mon 12 Jun 2000)

Asimov's Science Fiction -- Vol. 24 No. 7 (whole #294) , July 2000, $3.50, 144pp.
Novella ''Oracle'' by Greg Egan; novelettes by Kage Baker, Matthew Jarpe, Michaelene Pendleton, Tim Sullivan; short story by Paul J. McAuley; poems by Joe Haldeman, Laurel Winter, John Nichols. Departments include books reviews by Paul Di Filippo, Robert Silverberg's Reflections column, James Patrick Kelly's Internet column, and a report by Sheila Williams on the 2000 Asimov's Award. Cover by Michael Carroll. (website) (Tue 13 Jun 2000)

The Bulletin of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America -- Issue 146, Vol. 34 No. 1, Summer 2000, $4.99, 72pp.
Annual Nebula Awards issue, with comments from all of this year's nominees about their works, and profiles of Toastmaster Scott Edelman by Robert Reed, Author Emeritus Daniel Keyes by Norman Spinrad, and Grand Master Brian Aldiss by Michael Moorcock and Harry Harrison. Various columns and features are by Michael Cassutt on Hollywood, Darrell Schweitzer challenging Heinlein's dictum against rewriting, Stephen Baxter on science, Eric S. Nylund on his first novel, Ken Rand on writing a will; and humor pieces by Eliot Fintushel and Paul Di Filippo. Cover by Dominic Harman. (website) (Thu 1 Jun 2000)

Indigenous Fiction -- Issue 5, June 2000, $6, 76pp.
''Wondrously weird & offbeat'' fiction by Melanie McDonald, Doug Rennie, Charlee Jacob, etc.; poetry by James B. Moore, Linda Bosson, etc. Plus editorial by Sherry Decker, book reviews by Michael McCarty. Cover by David Grilla. (No website; subscriptions $15/year for 3 issues, to I.F. Publishing, PO Box 2078, Redmond WA 98073-2078.)) (Wed 21 Jun 2000)

Interzone -- Issue 156, June 2000, £3.00, 67pp.
Novella (almost 30 Interzone-sized pages) by Peter F. Hamilton; other fiction by Jean-Claude Dunyach, Christopher Priest, Yvonne Navarro. Harlan Ellison is interviewed by Jayme Lynn Blaschke. Features include David Langford's Ansible Link, Nick Lowe's film reviews, and book reviews by Paul J. McAuley and others. Cover by Dominic Harman. (website) (Mon 12 Jun 2000)

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet -- Issue 6, May 2000, $3, 36pp.
''An occasional outburst'', edited by Gavin J. Grant with Amanuensis and Armtwister Kelly Link. This issue has fiction by James Sallis, Kelly Link, and Karen Joy Fowler. Plus an interview with Nalo Hopkinson, essays by Lucy Snyder on the ocean and Dan Cashman on food; reviews of zines, books, and a May club concert in Cambridge MA. (website) (Mon 19 Jun 2000)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction -- Vol. 99 No. 2 (whole #587) , August 2000, $3.50, 162pp.
Novelets by J.R. Dunn, R. Garcia y Robertson; short stories by Tananarive Due, Jerry Oltion, Jack Dann, Albert E. Cowdrey, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Stephen R. Boyett, and Kit Reed. Departments include book reviews by Charles de Lint (of Stephen King's ''Riding the Bullet'' and others) and Robert K.J. Killheffer, Paul Di Filippo's Plumage from Pegasus column, a science column by Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty, and a Curiosities feature by Stefan Dziemianowicz. Cover by Kent Bash. (website) (Tue 27 Jun 2000)

Orb Speculative Fiction -- Issue 1, Autumn/Winter 2000, A$9.95, 149pp.
Australian speculative fiction magazine, edited by Sarah Endacott. This is actually the second issue, after Issue #0, distributed at last year's Worldcon in Melbourne. Fiction by Adam Browne, Bryce Stevens, Kaaron Warren, Robert Stephenson, Richard Womack, Rick Kennett, Ann Abrahmsen, Rob Riel. Interview with Andrés Vaccari. Book reviews by Lucy Schmeidler, Sue Isle, and Anthony Oakman. Cover by Nick Stathopoulos. (website) (Thu 8 Jun 2000)

Realms of Fantasy -- Vol. 6 No. 6, August 2000, $3.99, 90pp.
Fiction by Kate Orman, Peni R. Griffin, Richard Parks, Cory Doctorow, Sherwood Smith, David Phalen. Gahan Wilson reviews books, focusing on Ash-Tree Press; Resa Nelson's movies column looks at The Hollow Man; Terri Windling's Folkroots column is on Snow White; Karen Haber's Gallery is a Q&A with Barry Windsor-Smith; Eric T. Baker looks at Cthulhu Games. Cover by Scott Gustafson. (No website) (Fri 9 Jun 2000)

Science Fiction Chronicle -- Issue 206, Vol. 21 No. 3, June-July 2000, $3.95, 66pp.
News and review magazine, edited by Andrew I. Porter, including interviews with Robert J. Sawyer and George Zebrowski, a Frederik Pohl column about poetry, Jeff Rovin's cinema column, Stephen Jones and Jo Fletcher's British Report, news, obituaries, listings of books scheduled for publication in April, May, and June, two editorials by Porter, and many book reviews by Don D'Ammassa. Cover by Ed Emshwiller. (website) (Mon 26 Jun 2000)

Science Fiction Studies -- Issue 81, Vol. 27 No. 2, July 2000, $10, 193-384pp.
Scholarly magazine with articles, review-essays, and book reviews. Articles include David A. Kirby on Gattaca and Kenneth Krabbenhoft on Philip K. Dick; review-essays include David Ketterer on John Clute and Carol Margaret Davison on Gothic books; the many reviews, of nonfiction books, are by Gary K. Wolfe, Brian Attebery, David Pringle, Michael Levy, Gregory Benford, etc. (website) (Thu 29 Jun 2000)

True Review -- Vol. 12 No. 3 (whole #45) , July 2000, $2, 8pp.
Andrew Andrews quarterly review zine, with numerous short book reviews, plus a profile of Octavia Butler quoting her appearance at Balticon 34. (No website; subscriptions $8/year for 4 issues, to Gallifrey Press, 110 Buchland Rd., Ephrata PA 17522.) (Tue 20 Jun 2000)

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