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2007 Magazines Directory


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

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

Issues seen May 2007
posted 6 June 2007

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Vol. 127 No. 7&8, July/August 2007, $5.99/C$7.99, 240pp, cover art by David Mattingly
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) magazine of science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This special double-sized issue has novellas by C. Sanford Lowe & G. David Nordley and by Bud Webster, novelettes by Michael F. Flynn ("Quaestiones Super Caelo Et Mundo"), Amy Bechtel, and Joe Schembrie, and short stories by Richard A. Lovett, Scott Virtes, C.W. Johnson, and John G. Hemry. Kyle Kirkland contributes a "Probability Zero" vignette.
• The science article is "De revolutione scientiarum in 'media tempestas'", by Michael F. Flynn -- a series of dialectics about the Scientific Revolution.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt's editorial, which considers the technical requirements for a device that could record dreams; a Biolog by Richard A. Lovett about Joe Schembrie; John G. Cramer's Alternate View column, Cooling Off Global Warming from Space; Tom Easton's book reviews, covering Rebecca Ore, Orson Scott Card, Stephen Baxter, and others; Brass Tacks letters; and Upcoming Events compiled by Anthony Lewis.
• The magazine's website has a long excerpt of Michael Flynn's novelette.

(Fri 4 May 2007)


Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine

• Issue 29, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2007, A$8.95, 96pp, cover art by Nicola Robinson
• Bimonthly Australian magazine focusing on humorous and light-hearted SF and fantasy
• Website:

• This issue of the Australian SF and Fantasy magazine, edited by Dirk Flinthart, has fiction by Simon Petrie, David J Kane, Kevin Veale, Sue Bursztynski, Paul E Martens, and David Dumitru.
• The special feature is a remembrance of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., by Dirk Flinthart. There's also a brief profile of author Adrian Bedford, and reviews of books by John Birmingham and Lee Battersby.

(Thu 31 May 2007)


Asimov's Science Fiction

• Vol. 31 No. 7 (whole #378), July 2007, $3.99/C$4.99, 144pp, cover art by Donato Giancola
• Near-monthly (10 times/year) SF magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Website:
• Message Board:

• This issue has a novella by Nancy Kress, novelettes by Brian Stableford and Chris Roberson, and short stories by John Schoffstall, Robert Reed, and Michael Swanwick.
• Poetry is by Greg Beatty, W. Gregory Stewart, and G.O. Clark.
• Departments include Sheila Williams' editorial, on cover artists; Robert Silverberg's "Reflections" column, this time about the status of Limbo; Paul Di Filippo's "On Books" column, highlighting several novels by Liz Jensen, and Erwin S. Strauss' "SF Conventional Calendar".

(Mon 7 May 2007)


Cemetery Dance

• Issue 57, ©2007, $5/C$7, 112pp, cover art by Allen Koszowski
• Quarterly horror magazine, published since 1988; published by Richard Chizmar and currently edited by Robert Morrish
• Website:

• Fiction in this issue is by Charlee Jacob, David Prill, Stephen Graham-Jones, Paul G. Bens, Jr., A.R. Morlan, C. Dean Andersson, Michael McBride, Jack Slay, Jr., and James Cooper & Andrew Jury.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with Charlee Jacob by Hank Wagner, an interview with Michael McBride by Steve Vernon, an essay by Paul Melniczek on "Harvesting Halloween Fiction", and a "Spotlight on Publishing" interview with the editor of Centipede Press. Regular departments include Ben Vincent's "From the Dead Zone" column of news about Stephen King; Thomas F. Monteleone's column "The Mothers and Fathers Italian Association", this time about Mickey Spillane and The Incredible Shrinking Man; book reviews by Paula Guran; Michael Marano's "Mediadrome" film reviews; John Pelan's "Collecting Modern Horror" column; and reviews.
• The magazine's website has this complete table of contents.

(Fri 18 May 2007)



• Issue 210, June 2007, £3.75/$7, 72pp, cover art by Doug Sirois
• SF magazine, currently bimontly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox
• Website:

• Featured in this issue is a tribute to Theodore Sturgeon, who died in 1985, by Harlan Ellison; more short essays celebrating Interzone's 25th anniversary year; and Nick Lowe's selection of the top 10 SF/F films of the past 25 years (#1 is Spirited Away).
• Fiction in this issue is by Jayme Lynn Blaschke, Rachel Swirsky, Steven Francis Murphy, David Ira Cleary, Tim Lees, and Tim Akers.
• Other features and departments include an editorial by Geoff Ryman, about the magazine's upcoming "Mundane SF" issue; David Langford's "Ansible Link" page of news; interviews with Steph Swainston and Stephen Baxter; and a profile of artist Douglas A. Sirois. Regular departments include Paul S. Jenkins on podcasts, Nick Lowe on current films, John Clute on current books (by Shepard and Aldiss), and book reviews by others.
• The publisher's website has, alas, been reconfigured to include no special page about the magazine, only a thread of posts about the magazine.

(Tue 22 May 2007)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Vol. 113 No. 1 (whole #663), July 2007, $4.50/C$6.50, 162pp, cover art by Kent Bash
• Near-monthly (11 times/year) magazine of fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Website:
• Message Board:

• Fiction in this issue consists of a novella by Lucius Shepard, "Stars Seen Through Stone"; novelets by Lawrence C. Connolly and P.E. Cunningham; and short stories by Ray Vukcevich and M.K. Hobson.
• Departments include Charles de Lint's Books to Look For, covering Melissa Marr, Sarah Beth Durst, and John R. Little; Elizabeth Hand's books column, focusing on John Crowley's Endless Things; Lucius Shepard's film column, discussing Pan's Labyrinth; and a Curiosities page by Graham Andrews about a 1961 book by J.B. Priestley.

(Mon 30 Apr 2007)


The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Issue 225, Vol. 19 No. 9, May 2007, $4.00, 24pp
• Monthly review and criticism magazine, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Website:

• This special "Boreal" issue features a James Morrow essay about European SF, presumably (though not so stated) the introduction to the forthcoming anthology The SFWA European Hall of Fame (edited by James Morrow and Kathryn Morrow), and an essay by Amy J. Ransom on "Horror in Québec".
• Inside are more essays -- Mike Barrett on the fiction of Henry S. Whitehead, Darrell Schweitzer on Fritz Leiber's never-reprinted SF story "They Never Come Back", Jetse de Vries on Peter Watts' Blindsight, and Michael Swanwick with five short reviews. Book reviews, by J.G. Stinson, Ariel Haméon, and Joan Gordon, cover books by Julie Phillips, Cory Doctorow, and Kit Reed.
• The editorial concerns travels and kittens.

(Fri 18 May 2007)


Realms of Fantasy

• Vol. 13 No. 5, June 2007, $3.99/C$5.99, 90pp
• Bimonthly fantasy magazine, published since 1994; edited by Shawna McCarthy
• Website:

• This issue has fiction by David Pinault, Charles de Lint, M.K. Hobson, Stephen Chambers, and Theodora Goss.
• Departments include Resa Nelson's Movies column, about Pathfinder, which opened in April; a Folkroots column by Heinz Insu Fenkl about Tyll Eulenspiegel and Kim Seon-dal; book reviews by Gahan Wilson and Paul Witcover, covering Clark Ashton Smith and others; a Gallery feature by Karen Haber about Stephanie Pui-Mun Law; and games reviews by Eric T. Baker.
• The website's magazine page has not been updated since August 2006.

(Fri 25 May 2007)


Weird Tales

• Issue 343, Vol. 62 No. 1, Feb/Mar 2007, $5.95/C$7.50, 88pp, cover art by Edward Miller
• Dark fantasy magazine, published since 1923; currently published quarterly, edited by George H. Scithers, Darrell Schweitzer, & John Betancourt
• Website:

• This issue has a special author feature about Joe R. Lansdale, with a new story, "Deadman's Road", and interview conducted by Chet Williamson, and a reprint of classic Bram Stoker and British Fantasy Award winning novella "On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert with Dead Folks".
• Other fiction in this issue is by K.D. Wentworth, Holly Phillips, Michael Shea, and Michael Northrop.
• Columns include "The Eyrie" by "The Editorial Horde", about traveling in Arizona and the film The Call of Cthulhu; and book reviews by Scott Connors.
• The magazine's website has this page about the issue, with the table of contents.

(Tue 1 May 2007)


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