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Realms of Fantasy
Sci Fi Magazine
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2006 Monitor Archive

2005 Monitor Archive


This page lists new SFFH magazine issues seen by Locus Online.

Date in parentheses at paragraph end is date seen or received.

Issues seen June 2006
posted 7 July 2006


• Issue 3, 2006, $7, 96pp, cover art by James C. Christensen
• Fiction periodical, edited by Steve Pasechnik, published since 2004

• Third issue of the small press fiction periodical, edited by Steve Pasechnik and published by Edgwood Press, whose previous issue was published in 2004.
• The issue consists of stories by Frances Hardinge, Tara Kolden, Hannah Wolf Bowen, Theodora Goss, Beth Adele Long (twice), Sonya Taaffe, Sarah Monette, and Timothy Williams.
• There appears to be no official website, but issues can be ordered Clarkesworld Books.

(Fri 16 Jun 2006)


Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Issue 24, Vol. 5 No. 1, 2006, $7.95, 96pp, cover art by Marianne Plumridge
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website:

• This issue of the Australian SF and Fantasy magazine, this time edited by Edwina Harvey, has fiction by Brian Tillotson, Paul Woodlin, Marissa Lingen, Stephanie Campisi, Andr&eacteu; Oosterman, Anna Tambour, Simon Brown, S Hutson Blount, Steven Pirie, Chuck McKenzie, and Katherine Woodbury. There's also poetry by Samantha Henderson.
• Special features include an interview with author Sonny Whitelaw, an article by Ian Nichols called "Conan the Romantic", and book reviews by Ian Nichols.

(Fri 23 Jun 2006)


Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Issue 23, Vol. 4 No. 6, 2006, A$7.95, 128pp, cover art by Brian Smith
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website:

• This collaboration issue of the Australian SF and Fantasy magazine, edited by Stuart Barrow, Zara Baxter, and Terri Sellen, has fiction by Michael Main, Stephanie Burgis & Patrick Samphire, David L. Felts & Ken Rand, Karen Danylak, Sean Williams & Simon Brown, Nigel Read & Lee Battersby, and Andrew & Ilona Gordon. There's also poetry by Suzanne Palmer.
• Special features include an interview with authors Sean Williams, Simon Brown, and Shane Dix, an article about food in SF by Ben Cook, an interview with Alisa Krasnostein, and book reviews by Ian Nichols and Tehani Wessley.

(Fri 23 Jun 2006)


Apex Science Fiction & Horror Digest

• Issue 6, Vol. 1 No. 6, Summer 2006, $6.00/C$7.00, 108pp, cover art Steven Gilberts
• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, edited by Jason Sizemore; published since 2005
• Website:

• This issue of the quarterly "science fiction and horror" magazine has fiction by Ben Bova, Bryn Sparks, Christopher Rowe, Mary Robinette Kowal, Peter Gutierrez, Brandon Alspaugh, Steve Savile (2nd of a 4-part novella), Robby Sparks, and Michael C. Reed.
• Nonfiction includes an essay by Gill Ainsworth about Ben Bova's story, an essay by Lavie Tidhar about steampunk, an essay about horror by Alethea Kontis, and interviews with Poppy Z. Brite and Kage Baker.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents.

(Mon 19 Jun 2006)



• Issue 5, May 2006, $4, 48pp, cover art by Heather Shaw
• Semiannual small press zine, published and edited by Tim Pratt and Heather Shaw
• Website:

• Fifth issue of small press "little zine with teeth", edited and published by Heather Shaw and [Locus Magazine senior editor] Tim Pratt.
• Fictions are by Haddayr Copley-Woods, Ruth Nestvold, Barth Anderson, David Ira Cleary, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Meghan McCarron, and Christopher Barzak, with Erin Donahoe contributing four poems.
• 'Not-fictions' are an editorial about "Life in the Tropics", a column by Nick Mamatas, an essay on comics by Erin Donahoe, and reviews by the editors.
• The complete Table of Contents is posted at the zine's website.

(Fri 9 Jun 2006)


Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet

• Issue 18, June 2006, $5/C$7, 60pp, cover art by Emily Wilson
• Semi-annual small-press magazine subtitled 'an occasional outburst'; published/edited by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by David J. Schwartz, John Schoffstall, Becca De La Rosa, Scot Peacock, Stephanie Parent, Will McIntosh, E. Catherine Tobler, Matthew Lee Bain, Peter Bebergal, Sarah Micklem, Angela Slatter, Jeannette Westwood, Fred Coppersmith, Michael Emmons, and Vernoica Schanoes.
• There's also poetry by Jenny Benjamin-Smith, Sunshine Ison, and Tsultrim Dorjee.
• Nonfiction consists of an essay by Eric Gallant about "Music I've Been Listening to Lately", Gwenda Bond's column "Dear Aunt Gwenda", a film column by William Smith about Asako in Ruby Shoes, and notes on 'zines.
• The magazine's website has the table of contents with contributor notes and links to advertisers.

(Wed 21 Jun 2006)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 111 No. 2 (whole #653), August 2006, $3.99/C$5.99, 162pp, cover art by Cory and Catska Ench
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This issue has novelets by Chris Willrich and Carolyn Ives Gilman, and short stories by Christopher Rowe, Ken Altabef, Albert E. Cowdrey, Robert Loy, Robert Reed, and Terry Bisson. There's also a "Plumage from Pegasus" installment from Paul Di Filippo, called "Changing Teams".
• Departments include Charles de Lint's "Books to Look For", reviewing David Morrell and Caroline Stevermer; a film review column by Lucius Shepard, covering V for Vendetta [posted earlier at]; and a Curiosities page by Thomas Marcinko about a book by T.H. White.

(Sat 10 Jun 2006)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 214, Vol. 18 No. 10, June 2006, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "SFRA" issue features an essay by Boyd Petersen on 1886 French novel L'Ève future, and a review by Joe Sanders of two retrospective collections by Chad Oliver.
• Inside is an essay by Darrell Schweitzer called "The Real Secret of 100% Formula Fiction", that examines a 1938 Edmond Hamilton story in detail, and reviews of books by Marc D. Giller, Samuel R. Delany, David Marusek, Gary Westfahl, Farah Mendlesohn, and others, by reviewers Russell Blackford, Paul Kincaid, Graham Sleight, Donald M. Hassler, Jeremy Adam Smith, Adam Roberts, and others.
• There are also letters and an editorial.

(Sat 10 Jun 2006)



• Issue 9, Summer 2006, $6.00/C$7.00, 57pp, cover art by Howard Pyle
• The Magazine of Historical and Speculative Fiction; published twice per year; edited and published by Christopher M. Cevasco
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Richard Mueller, Adam Stemple, Gene Spears, Lisa Jensen, Eugie Foster, Tom Brennan, Ernesto Brosa, and Andrew Tisbert. There's also poetry, by Jane Yolen, Darrell Schweitzer, and Lee Clark Zumpe.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with Connie Willis, book reviews, and film reviews.
• Previews and excerpts of this issue are provided here. Note that the magazine's URL has changed to

(Wed 21 Jun 2006)



• Issue 29/3, May/June 2006, $3.50, 24pp, cover art by Dee Rimbaud
• Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon
• Website:

• Poetry in this issue is by Bruce Boston, Jessica Paige Wick, Danny Adams, Gregory Benford, Robert Frazier, Greg Beatty, and others. Benford's "Isaac From the Outside" is currently posted on the 'zine's current issue page.
• Features include a President's Message by Mike Allen, a call for candidates for president and secretary of the SFPA, and a small press review by John Garrison.

(Tue 6 Jun 2006)


Weird Tales

• Issue 340, May-June 2006, $5.95/C$7.5, 98pp, cover art by Les Edwards
• Dark fantasy magazine, published since 1923; currently published quarterly, edited by George H. Scithers, Darrell Schweitzer, & John Betancourt
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by Tanith Lee, Holly Phillips, Jay Lake, Rick Kennett, Douglas Smith, Sarah Hoyt, Kiel Stuart, and John R. Fultz.
• Verse is by Bruce Boston, David Bain, Lee Strong, Melissa K. Lewis, Joan Silsby, Mike Allen & Charles Saplak, and Frederic S. Durbin.
• Features include editorial "The Eyrie", about reading E.R. Eddison and responding to readers' letters; Scott Connors' "The Den", reviewing books by J. Sheridan Le Fanu, M.R. James, E.F. Benson, and others; and an interview with Holly Phillips.

(Wed 28 Jun 2006)


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