Albedo One

• Irish magazine of SF, fantasy, and horror, published since 1993

Issue 40, 2011
E5.95, 98pp, cover art by Richard Wagner
• This 100-page issue of the Irish SF magazine has fiction by James Patrick Kelly, Geoffrey Maloney, Peadar O Guilin, Colin Harvey, and others.
• Features include interviews with James Patrick Kelly and Colin Harvey, and reviews by Juliet McKenna, David Conyers, and John Kenny.
• The magazine’s site has new URL

(Mon 29 Aug 2011)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited by Stanley Schmidt
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)

November 2011
Vol. 131 No. 11, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Shutterstock
• This issue has a novella by Adam-Troy Casto, novelettes by Paul Levinson and Alec Nevala-Lee, and short stories by Jack McDevitt, Don D’Ammassa, Jerry Oltion, and Bill Johnson.
• The science fact article, by Richard B. Robinson, Ph.D., is about electronic pacemakers.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt’s editorial, an “Alternate View” column by Jeffery D. Kooistra, and book reviews by Don Sakers.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in her latest Locus Online column, recommending the Alec Nevala-Lee story.

(Wed 31 Aug 2011)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

• Science Fiction magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)

October/November 2011
Vol. 35 No. 10&11 (whole #429&430), $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Paul Youll
• This double issue has novellas by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Kij Johnson, novelettes by Kit Reed and Eleanor Arnason, and short stories by Dominica Phetteplace, Jason K. Chapman, Eugene Mirabelli, Jack Skillingstead, Derek Künsken, and Nancy Kress.
• Poetry is by Ruth Berman (twice), Bruce Boston (twice), and Geoffrey A. Landis.
• Departments are Sheila Williams’ editorial, about appropriate reviewers; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, presenting a few 2011 diary entries; James Patrick Kelly’s “On the Net” column, “Steamed”; and Norman Spinrad’s “On Books”, covering titles by Neal Stephenson, Cormac McCarthy, Dan Brown, and Gary Shteyngart.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue in her latest Locus Online column, recommending the Kij Johnson and Eleanor Arnason stories.

(Wed 31 Aug 2011)