Apex Magazine

• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, since 2005; current editor Lynne M. Thomas
• Format: Online; Ebook formats
• Frequency: Quarterly

December 2011
Issue 31
• This issue has ficiton by Christopher Barzak and Michael Pevzner, plus a “classic revisited” by Sarah Monette.
• There’s also poetry by Sandi Leibowitz and FJ Bergmann, and an interview with Jennifer Pelland.

(Sat 17 Dec 2011)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by Gordon Van Gelder
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly

Jan/Feb 2012
Vol. 122 No. 1&2 (whole #699), $7.50, 258pp, cover art by Mark Evans
• The cover story is a novelet by John G. McDaid, “Umbrella Men”. Other novelets are by Felicity Shoulders, Ron Goulart, K.D. Wentworth, Albert E. Cowdrey, and Ted Kosmatka. Short stories are by Alexander Jablokov, Ken Liu, Naomi Kritzer, Michael Alexander, and Lewis Shiner.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Ben Aaronovitch and others; Elizabeth Hand’s “Books”, covering three vampire titles; a “Plumage from Pegasus” story by Paul Di Filippo; a “Films” column by Kathi Maio, covering Outbreak and Contagion; a “Science” column by Paul Doherty & Pat Murphy; and a “Curiosities” page by Don Webb, about a 1997 by Bruce Rux about Hollywood and UFOs.

(Thu 15 Dec 2011)

Mythic Delirium

• Bi-annual poetry magazine since 1998; published and edited by Mike Allen

Summer/Fall 2011
Issue 25, $5.00, 32pp, cover art by Tim Mullins
• This issue has 20 poems by Florence Major, Howard V. Hendrix, Catherynne M. Valente, Darrell Schweitzer, Mari Ness, and others.
• The Mythic Delirium site has links to the wraparound cover and to the table of contents.

(Mon 12 Dec 2011)

SF Signal

• Daily blog of SF reviews, links, video clips, and commentary; online since 2003; regular contributors JP Frantz and John DeNardo
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Daily

December 2011
• Recent posts include Mind Meld features on Favorite SF/F Media Consumed in 2011 Part 2 (Part 1)
• Podcasts include an interview with Elizabeth Moon, an interview with Maurice Broaddus, and a two-part Sword and Sorcery panel.
• Other features include an interview with Harry Turtledove.

(Sat 17 Dec 2011)

SF Site

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

mid-December 2011
• The lead review is by Rich Horton, of Ian McDonald’s Planesrunner.
• Other reviews include Trent Walters on two books by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Paul Kincaid on J.G. Ballard, Christopher DeFilippis on China Miéville, and Greg L. Johnson on Ernest Cline.

(Sat 17 Dec 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

December 2011
• December posts on the 5th and 12th include fiction by Aliya Whiteley, Penelope Napolitano and the Butterflies, and Jennifer Mason-Black, Part 1 of Ash and Dust.
• Also, part 3 of a column by Vandana Singh, Diffractions: Science, Emotions, and Culture
• Recent Reviews include Adam Roberts on Coldplay’s album Mylo Xyloto and Raz Greenberg on the film In Time.

(Sat 17 Dec 2011)


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

December 2011
• Original stories posted recently are James Alan Gardner’s A Clean Sweep With All the Trimmings and Marissa Meyer’s Glitches.
• Other posts include excerpt of Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson’s Sisterhood of Dune and Rudy Rucker’s autobiography Nested Scrolls.

(Sat 17 Dec 2011)