Dreams and Nightmares

• Magazine of fantastic poetry, published since 1986, by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Quarterly

January 2012
Issue 91, $5, 20pp, cover art by Randy Moore
• This issue has poetry by Robert Borski, Timons Esaias, FJ Bergmann, Ruth Berman, and others.
• The magazine’s webpage http://dreamsandnightmares.interstellardustmites.com/ has a photo of editor David C. Kopaska-Merkel, plus a bibliography, gallery, and ordering information.

(Fri 10 Feb 2012)


• UK science fiction magazine, edited by Ian Redman
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Quarterly

January 2012
Issue XXXV, £2.75, 56pp, cover art by Sam Mardon
• This issue, named Orthosie after the 30th moon of Jupiter, has fiction by David Conyers & John Kenny, Rod Slatter, Steve McGarrity, Andrew Fairhurst, Cyndy Edwards Lively, and Chris Steer.
• The issue can be ordered individually from the magazine’s back issues page.

(Sat 11 Feb 2012)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

Mar/Apr 2012
Vol. 122 No. 3&4 (whole #700), $7.50, 258pp, cover art by David A. Hardy
• The cover story is a novelet by Sean McMullen, “Electrica”. Other novelets are by Michael Blumlein, Albert E. Cowdrey, KJ Kabza, and Peter S. Beagle; short stories are by Tim Sullivan, Robert Reed, Steven Utley, Richard Bowes, Geoffrey Landis, Robert Walton & Barry N. Malzberg, and C.S. Friedman.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Jane Yolen & Rebecca Guay, George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois, and others; a “Books” column by Chris Moriarty, covering titles by Joan Slonczewski, Vernor Vinge, and others; a “Plumage from Pegasus” story by Paul Di Filippo; a “Films” column by Lucius Shepard, covering Melancholia; and a “Curiosities” page by Frances Grimble, about a 1882 book by Anthony Trollope.
• This is the magazine’s 700th issue.

(Sat 11 Feb 2012)


• Quarterly SF magazine published from Vancouver, Canada, debuting 2003; edited by Karl Johanson

Issue 21, 2012
C$7.95, 80pp, cover art by Karl Johanson
• Fiction in this issue is by Patty Jansen, Scott Davis, Martin Haggerty, Tim Ford, and Patrick MacPhee.
• Nonfiction includes an editorial by Karl Johanson, letters, editorial column “A Walk Through the Periodic Chart” this time about Lunar Gold, an interview with Al Harlow, a report on Vcon 36, recent awards news, reviews of books and films, and science news, and a remembrance of Anne McCaffrey.
• The magazine’s website includes subscription info, submission guidelines, and a detailed description of this issue.

(Sat 11 Feb 2012)