Beneath Ceaseless Skies

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

September 2011
Issue 77, 78
Issue 78, posted Sept 22, has stories by Garth Upshaw and Kristina C. Mottla.
Issue 77, posted Sept. 8th, had two stories: Margaret Ronald’s “Salvage” and Heather Clitheroe’s “Gone Sleeping”.

(Thu 29 Sep 2011)

Fantasy Magazine

• Fantasy fiction, articles, and reviews, posted several times per week, since November 2005; edited by John Joseph Adams
• Format: Online
• Frequency: near-daily

September 2011
Issue 54, cover art by Jennifer Mei
• Stories posted this month are by Megan Arkenberg, Jonathan Lethem (a reprint from 1990), James Alan Gardner, and Carrie Vaughn (a reprint from 2008).
• Nonfiction includes articles on steampunk by David Brothers, the language of fantasy by David Salo, and pirates by John Baur and Mark Summers, plus an interview with Brandon Sanderson.

(Thu 29 Sep 2011)


• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox

Sep-Oct 2011
Issue 236, £3.95, 64pp, cover art by Richard Wagner
• Fiction in this issue is by Stephen Kotowych, Jason Sanford, Fiona Moore, Jon Ingold, and Mercurio D. Rivera.
• Features include David Langford’s “Ansible Link” column of news and obituaries; a section of “Book Zone” book reviews by Maureen Kincaid Speller, Jim Steel, and others, with a sidebar interview with Lavie Tidhar; Nick Lowe’s “Mutant Popcorn” film reviews, covering 11 films; and Tony Lee’s “Laser Fodder” DVD and Blue-ray reviews.

(Wed 28 Sep 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

September 2011
Issue 16, cover art by Grzegorz Rutkowski
• Fiction posted since earlier this month is by Ursula K. Le Guin (a reprint from 1998), David Brin (a reprint from 1987), and D. Thomas Minton.
• Nonfiction posts include an interview with Lois McMaster Bujold, and articles by Pamela L. Gay and Shaenon K. Garrity.
• Posts early in the month included nonfiction by Esther Inglis-Arkell and fiction, “Join”, by Liz Coleman. There are spotlights on Liz Coleman and cover artist Grzegorz Rutkowski.

(Thu 29 Sep 2011)

The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Essays and reviews, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Monthly

September 2011
Issue 277, Vol. 24 No. 1, $5, 24pp
• This special “24th Year Begins” issue features a review of the opera “Death & the Powers” by Tod Machover, and an essay by Christopher S. Kovacs and Susan M. MacDonald about “Medical Myths and Errors in Science Fiction and Fantasy”.
• Other essay are by Alvaro Zinos-Amaro, about Karen Joy Fowler; Gilbert Colon, interviewing Matthew Bradley; and Jim Trombetta, on an Algis Budrys story.
• One more review is by Darrell Schweitzer. There are also letters, and an editorial by David G. Hartwell discussing the modern dearth of awards devoted exclusively to SF, and the difference between books that are ‘published’ and the many more that are offered for sale.

(Fri 16 Sep 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

September 2011
• Posts in the second half of September include fiction A Box of Thunder by Lewis Shiner, an article by Nicholas Pell about the fiction of David Agranoff, a column by Mark Plummer, poetry by April Grant and Adrienne J. Odasso, and reviews of new books by Christopher Priest, Margo Lanagan, Michael Swanwick, and others.
• September 12th posts include fiction by Grady Hendrix, Messengers from the Stars Will Come to Help Us Overcome the Obstacles That Hold Us Back From Achieving Our True Potential., a column by Robyn Fleming, poetry by Rose Lemberg, and reviews by Michael Levy and others.
• September 5th posts include a column by Matthew Cheney, Lexias: World on a Wire, fiction by Paul Steven Marino, The Fountain and the Shoe Store, poetry by Gemma Files, and reviews by Niall Harrison, Nic Clarke, and others.

(Thu 29 Sep 2011)

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

September 2011
• Original stories posted this month are The Night Children by Alexander Gordon Smith and Day One by Matthew Costello.
• The site’s Stories archive page also lists numerous excerpts, from works by David Weber, Tim Powers, Lisa Goldstein, and others.
• Posted earlier this month was a new story by Harry Turtledove, Lee at the Alamo.

(Thu 29 Sep 2011)