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15 November 2002

The Alien Online (
SF, fantasy and horror news, reviews and feature articles, edited by Ariel. Updated regularly.

• Recent features include a "Classic SF" column by Adam Roberts about Philip K. Dick's Ubik; interviews with Karin Lowachee and Cecilia Dart-Thornton, and reviews of books by Alastair Reynolds, Geoff Ryman, Sarah Zettel, Christopher Golden, and others. An editorial by Ariel explains the departure of co-editor Mark Chadbourn.

Ansible (
British sf/fan newsletter, published by Dave Langford. Updated monthly.

Issue 184, November 2002
Items concern Neil Gaiman, Graham Joyce, Andre Norton, and others; "As Others See Us" takes on what science fiction is about; awards and death listings; how Jon Courtenay Grimwood is promoted, and Liz Williams's cunning plan to boost Interzone circulation; and Greg Egan exculpates himself from Thog's Masterclass.

Best SF (
Short fiction reviews by Mark Watson. Updated regularly.

• Recent reviews by Mark Watson cover PS novellas by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds, stories on Sci Fiction, and new issues of Asimov's, Interzone, and F&SF.

Electric Story (
Publisher of new and reprint e-books

• Lucius Shepard's review of Heaven, the film directed by Tom Twyker from a script by Krzysztof Kieslowski, posted November 10, sours him on the whole notion of completing unfinished projects by the deceased.

Emerald City (
Personal ezine of reviews and commentary, published by Cheryl Morgan. Updated monthly.

Issue 86, October 2002
After last issue's lengthy Worldcon report, Cheryl Morgan returns to reviews, headlining M. John Harrison's Light and following with looks at books by Jan Siegel, Adam Roberts, Neal Asher, Jonathan Carroll, and others.

Fantastic Metropolis (
SF web portal devoted to literary SF, founded by Gabe Chouinard. Updated regularly.

• Two reprinted stories by Lucius Shepard have been posted, "The Black Clay Boy" and "The Ends of the Earth".

The Infinite Matrix (
Stories, articles, columns, edited by Eileen Gunn. Updated daily.

• David Langford's latest Runcible Ansible post includes a report by Andy Sawyer from the Utopiales 2002 SF festival in France. The latest fundraising lure is a Infinite Meatloaf Lunchbox. Features by Bruce Sterling, Michael Swanwick, and Richard Kadrey continue reliably. Coming soon: Neal Barrett Jr.'s "Grünwelt".

Infinity Plus (
Archive of SFFH fiction, essays, interviews, edited and published by Keith Brooke. Updated regularly.

• Recent additions include an excerpt from M. John Harrison's Light, and an interview with him; a similar arrangement for Laurie Halkon and Night Seekers; and new reviews of books by Tim Powers, Adam Roberts, Richard Calder, John Grant, and others.

RevolutionSF (
Fiction, articles, and reviews of science fiction, fantasy, comics, anime, and gaming. Updated daily.

• Current cover: a poster for "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Pumpkhan". Inside are the usual news items and reviews, plus fiction by Steve Aylett, Don Webb, and David Prill. Earlier this week RevolutionSF president Shane Ivey announced the resignation, effective December 31, of fiction editor Rick Klaw.

s1ngularity (
Online journal of fiction, criticism, and interviews, edited by Gabe Chouinard; yet to launch

• This e-zine is still in the planning and submissions phase, but you can read Chouinard's guidelines and philosophy now. Latest announced launch date: March 1, 2003.

Sci Fiction (
Fiction webzine, edited by Ellen Datlow. Updated weekly (Wednesdays).

• November posts so far are two original stories, Steven Popkes' "Winters are Hard" and Jason Wittman's "On Bookstores, Burners, and Origami", and classic reprint "The Queen of Pig Island" by Gerald Kersh. (See Archive for links.) Nick Gevers recommends the Popkes story in his short fiction column in the December Locus. Michael Swanwick's Periodic Table is up to Ytterbium.

Science Fiction Weekly (
News and review webzine, edited by Scott Edelman. Updated weekly (late Mondays).

Issue 290, November 11, 2002
This week's issue has an interview with Margaret Weis, an editorial by Scott Edelman about how well the anthology Dangerous Visions holds up about 35 years, reviews of new books by Terry Pratchett, C.J. Cherryh, and about Ray Bradbury, plus news, and reviews of films, dvds, games, and websites. Last week there was an interview with Tom Doherty, and John Clute's evaluation of Hartwell & Cramer's mammoth anthology The Hard SF Renaissance

SF Site (
Reviews, interviews, feature, links; published by Rodger Turner. Updated semi-monthly.

mid-November 2002
The mid-November issue has reviews of books by James Patrick Kelly, Lisa Goldstein, Adam Roberts, Jan Siegel, Terry Pratchett, and others, plus reviews of Spectrum SF I and new UK magazine 3SF. The November 1 issue had reviews of books by Alastair Reynolds, Paul Cornell, Chris Bunch, Sean Russell, Harry Turtledove, and others, as well as an interview with Lynn Abbey, Rick Klaw's Geeks with Books column (about the business of used books), Steven H Silver's SF news page, etc.

Strange Horizons (
Fiction, art, articles, poetry, and reviews, edited by Mary Anne Mohanraj. Updated weekly (Mondays).

• This week is Ellen Kushner week, with an interview, reprinted story and poem, a review of Kushner and Delia Sherman's new novel The Fall of the Kings, and review of Kushner's CD, with the Shirim Klezmer Orchestra, of The Golden Dreydl: A Klezmer "Nutcracker" for Chanukah. Last week Claude Lalumière interviewed and reviewed Paul Di Filippo, fiction was posted by M.C.A. Hogarth, and Kelley Eskridge's Solitaire was reviewed.

Tangent Online (
Short fiction reviews, edited by Dave Truesdale. Updated regularly.

• Recent reviews (accessible only to subscribers for 3 weeks after posting) include Jay Lake on Leviathan Three and Steven H Silver on Card's First Meetings, plus coverage of issues of Realms of Fantasy, Weird Tales, F&SF, Asimov's, and online stories from Sci Fiction, Ideomancer, and The Spook.

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