Apex Magazine

• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, since 2005; managing editor Jason Sizemore, fiction editor Catherynne M. Valente
• Format: Online; Ebook formats
• Frequency: Quarterly

August 2011
Issue 27
• This issue has ficiton by Zach Lynott, Rabbit Seagraves, and Lavie Tidhar, plus poetry by Saladin Ahmed and Elizabeth R. McClellan.
• Nonfiction is “Five Genre Books that Raise Mind-numbing Philosophical Questions” by Jason Sizemore.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue in her latest Locus Online column.

(Tue 9 Aug 2011)

Beneath Ceaseless Skies

• Literary adventure fantasy, since 2008; publisher and editor-in-chief Scott H. Andrews
• Format: Online; PDF and ebook formats
• Frequency: biweekly

July 28 2011
Issue 74
• This issue has two stories: In the Gardens of the Night by Siobhan Carroll, and Ink and Blood by Marko Kloos.
• Lois Tilton reviewed both stories, recommending the Carroll, in her late July Locus Online column.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)


• SF and fantasy fiction, nonfiction, and podcasts, since 2006; publisher/editor Neil Clarke, non-fiction editor Cheryl Morgan
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly

August 2011
Issue 58, cover art by Erik Storstein
• Stories in this issue are Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee, and The Fish of Lijiang by Chen Quifan.
• Nonfiction includes an essay on physical constants by Karen Burnham, an interview with Minister Faust, the second part of Jeremy L.C. Jones’ discussion of epic fantasy, and an editorial by Niel Clarke outlining his Worldcon schedule.
• Kate Baker podcasts Yoon Ha Lee’s story.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue in her latest Locus Online column.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)

Fantasy Magazine

• Fantasy fiction, articles, and reviews, posted several times per week, since November 2005; publisher Sean Wallace, managing editor Cat Rambo
• Format: Online
• Frequency: near-daily

August 2011
Issue 53, cover art by Laura Diehl
• Fiction posted so far this month is by Cory Skerry’s “The World Is Cruel, My Daughter” and Nisi Shawl’s “The Pragmatical Princess”. Coming later in the month will be Laura Anne Gilman’s “Corssroads”, and Michael Swanwick’s “The Edge of the World” (a reprint).
• Nonfiction includes an interview with Seanan McGuire, and an article by Saladin Ahmed, “The Messengers, Monsters, and Moral Instructors of Islamic Literature”, and spotlights on the authors and cover artist. Coming later this month will be nonfiction by Abby Goldsmith and Genevieve Valentine.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)


• SF/fantasy long fiction, one story per month, edited by Ann Leckie, beginning November 2010
• Format: Online
• Frequency: monthly

August 2011
• This month’s story is “This Strange Way of Dying” by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the story in her latest Locus Online column.

(Tue 9 Aug 2011)

Intergalactic Medicine Show

• Fiction and interviews, since 2005; publisher and executive editor Orson Scott Card, editor Edmund R. Schubert
• Format: Online, subscription access
• Frequency: Bimonthly

August 2011
Issue 24, cover art by M. Wayne Miller
• Stories in this issue are Stephen Kotowych’s “Under the Shield”, Naomi Kritzer’s “What Happened at Blessing Creek”, Michael T. Banker’s “Second Chances Made of Glass and Wood”, Ross Willard’s “Old Flat Foot”, and Jared Oliver Adams’ “Whiteface – Part I”.
• There’s also a sneak preview of Orson Scott Card’s “Shadows in Flight”, and a YA tale by David Lubar, “The Floating Statue”.
• Darrell Schweitzer interviews Ben Bova.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)


• Science fiction stories, original and reprint, plus features; edited by John Joseph Adams; debuted June 2010
• Format: Online; ebook
• Frequency: Monthly issues in ebook formats for purchase; weekly online updates free

August 2011
Issue 15, cover art by Tim Warnock
• Fiction posted so far this month is Will McIntosh’ “Defenders” and a reprint, John Varley’s “Just Another Perfect Day”. Coming later in the month will be stories by Genevieve Valentine and Connie Willis (a reprint).
• Nonfiction so far includes Jeremiah Tolbert’s “Five Ways to End an Alien Invasion”, and “Forget Everything You’ve Ever Known About Amnesia” by The Evil Monkey, plus spotlights on the authors and cover artist. Later in the month will be a piece on artificial intelligence by Graeme McMillan, and an interview with Simon Pegg.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)

Redstone Science Fiction

• SF e-zine, since mid-2010; editors and publishers Michael Ray and Paul Clemmons
• Format: Online, ebook formats
• Frequency: Monthly

August 2011
Issue 15
• Stories in this issue are Vaporware by Mishell Baker, and Evoë! Evoë! by Robert Pritchard.
• Michael Ray conducts interviews with Mishell Baker and with three authors of stories from past issues, Morgan Dempsey, Angela Ambroz, and Patty Jansen.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue in her latest Locus Online column.

(Tue 9 Aug 2011)

SF Site

• Reviews, interviews, feature, links; published by Rodger Turner since 1997
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Semi-monthly

August 2011
• The lead review, by Katherine Petersen, is of Rivers of London / Midnight Riot by Ben Aaronovitch.
• Other reviews include Dominic Cilli on Robert V.S. Redick, David Soyka on Thomas Ligotti, and Mario Guslandi on Justin Gustainis.
• There are columns by Derek Johnson, Neil Walsh, and Rick Klaw & Mark London Williams, plus TV, movie, and audiobook reviews.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)

Strange Horizons

• Fiction, art, articles, poetry, and reviews; founded September 2000; editor-in-chief Susan Marie Groppi through 2010, Niall Harrison beginning 2011
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Weekly; reviews posted three times a week

August 2011
• August 1st and 8th posts included parts 1 and 2 of fiction by Liz Argall, The Rugged Track, poetry by Charles Cantrell and Jamieson Ridenhour, and a column by Mark Plummer, Paraphernalia: Rockets in Reno. Review are by Matthew Cheney, Marina Berlin, Rhiannon Lassiter, Dan Hartland, Katherine Farmer, and Hallie O’Donovan.
• July 25th posts included an article, A Time to Die, by Michael Keyton, and poetry by Jeanie Tomasko.
• July 18th posts included fiction by Claire Humphrey, Bleaker Collegiate Presents an All-Female Production of Waiting for Godot, a column by Robyn Fleming, and poetry by Sara Polsky.
• Lois Tilton reviewed Claire Humphrey’s story in her late July Locus Online column.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)


• SF & fantasy fiction, reviews, commentary, founded 2008; staff includes fiction editors Patrick Nielsen Hayden and Liz Gorinsky
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily

August 2011
• Stories posted in the past couple weeks are Catherynne M. Valente’s The Girl Who Ruled Fairyland — For a Little While and Yoon Ha Lee’s A Vector Alphabet of Interstellar Travel.
• Lois Tilton recommended Valente’s story in her late July Locus Online column.

(Wed 10 Aug 2011)