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26 January 2002

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

• Highlights in January include a story by Kelly Link, Most of My Friends are Two-Thirds Water, posted Jan 15; other recent fiction stories are by Luís Filipe Silva and Sven Klöpping. In reviews, China Miéville offers an annotated list of Fifty Fantasy & Science Fiction Works That Socialists Should Read. And Harlan Ellison is interviewed by John Thompson.

Fantastica Daily (
SF and fantasy reviews, news, and commentary. Updated daily.

• The editors review both the film The Mothman Prophecies and the source novel by John A. Keel; John Clute's Appleseed; and John Marco's The Eyes of God (along with an excerpt and interview with the author); and take issue with revisionist tinkering (is Deckard a replicant or not?) of Blade Runner--by its director.

E-mail newsletter about the horror field, edited by David B. Silva and Paul F. Olson; subscription info. Updated weekly.

Vol. 6, Issue 4, January 25, 2002
The editors discuss the impending end of The X-Files and announce that the newsletter will convert from plain text to html. Victor Montequin begins a column on collecting; reviews by William P. Simmons; plus news, market reports, etc.

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

• January posts, along with the daily or weekly columns by David Langford, Terry Bisson, and Bruce Sterling, include an excerpt from Rudy Rucker's Spaceland, Sleepy Joe by Marc Laidlaw, and (in December) A Twistmas Carol by John Varley.

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

• Recent posts include an excerpt from the novelization of the film adaptation of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, by Alan Kevin J.M. Salvatore-Foster-Stevens, and a new link to Edgar Harris' article about Tina Brown taking over the editorship of Asimov's. Reviews cover Orson Scott Card's Masterpieces anthology, Ballard's Super-Cannes, and Pulp Culture. Recent fiction is by Michael Moorcock, Don Webb, and Lewis Shiner. And the editors offer their summary of Ten Things Geeky: 2001.

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

• January's fiction is a Lucius Shepard novella, Over Yonder, posted in five parts, plus Michael Swanwick's Periodic Table, now up to Germanium.

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

mid-January 2002
Steven H Silver compiles an In Memorium: 2001; Trent Walters argues that J.R.R. Tolkien Is Dangerous; reviews cover books by Steven Erikson, Jan Siegel, John Marco, Sara Douglass, Jack Vance, and others. The editors invite readers to vote for their favourite books of the year.

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

• Posts in January include fiction by Nick Mamatas, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Douglas Lain, and Dana Christina; poetry by Lee Ballentine, Sandra J. Lindow, and Ann K. Schwader; reviews by Amy Harlib and others. Articles include David Horwich on Iain M. Banks, and an interview with James Alan Gardner. Mark Rich contributed an editorial on the history of speculative poetry.

The Spook (
Montly PDF horror magazine

Issue 6, January 2002
Fiction is by Jack Owens, Edward Lee, and David Schow. Contributing editor Paula Guran interviews coverboy Clive Barker and begins a new column, "Net Bitch". Other interviews are with Jimmy Carl Black and Richard Matheson; reviews include John Shirley on The Impostor.

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