Abyss & Apex

• Magazine of Speculative Fiction, since Jan/Feb 2003; editor-in-chief Wendy S. Delmater
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly

2nd Quarter 2012
Issue 2Q
• Fiction in this quarterly issue is by Genevieve Valentine, Jennifer Mason-Black, Patrick Lundrigan, Jay Caselberg, and Brent Knowles.
• There’s also an editorial on steampunk, flash fiction by Luc Reid, several poems, and small press book reviews.

(Sat 21 Apr 2012)


• A Webzine of Astonishing Tales, since 2006; edited by Rudy Rucker
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Semi-annual

Spring 2012
Issue 13
• This 13th issue has 13 stories, by Rudy Rucker, James Worrad, Seth Kallan Deitch, Leslie What, William Highsmith, Ian Watson & Roberto Quaglia, Madeline Ashby, Martin Hayes, A.S. Salinas, Wongoon Cha, Andy Albrecht, Rudy Ch. Garcia, and Brian Garrison.
• This issue is also available as an ebook, in Mobi and Epub formats.

(Sat 21 Apr 2012)


• Speculative fiction, poetry, and reviews, since 2002; publisher and editor Leah Bobet
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly

March 2012
Vol. 11 No. 1
• Stories in this issue are by Sofia Samatar, S.E. Gale, and George Galuschak.
• Poetry is by Kelly Rose Pflug-Back, W.C. Roberts, N. Marin, and Robert K. Gardner.
• There’s also an editor’s note, and book reviews.

(Sat 21 Apr 2012)

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

March 2012
Issue 27, cover art by Wayne Miller
• This issue has stories by D.B. Jackson, S. Boyd Taylor, Melissa Mead, Nancy Fulda, and Flávio Medeiros Jr.
• There’s also an interview with Theodora Goss by Darrell Schweitzer, and an audio reading by Tom Barker of Nancy Fulda’s story.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue in her latest column for Locus Online, especially recommending the Melissa Mead story.

(Sat 21 Apr 2012)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

May/June 2012
Vol. 122 No. 5&6 (whole #701), $7.50, 258pp, cover art by Max Bertolini
• The cover story is a novella by Fred Chappel. Other fiction includes novelets by Naomi Kritzer, Albert E. Cowdrey, Pat MacEwan, and Michael Alexander, and short stories by Dale Bailey, Andy Stewart, Matthew Corradi, and Chris Willrich.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Robert Charles Wilson and others; a “Books” column by James Sallis, covering titles by Daryl Gregory and Rob Ziegler; a “Plumage from Pegasus” story by Paul Di Filippo; a “Films” column by Kathi Maio; and a “Curiosities” page by Jack Womack, about a 1909 book by Charles Fort.
• The issue also has results of F&SF Competition #83, and rules for competition #84.

(Wed 11 Apr 2012)

Mythic Delirium

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

Winter/Spring 2012
Issue 26, $5.00, 32pp, cover art by Tim Mullins
• This issue has 22 poems by John Philip Johnson, G.O. Clark, Amal El-Mohtar, Sonya Taaffe, and others.
• The Mythic Delirium site has links to the wraparound cover and to the table of contents.

(Mon 16 Apr 2012)


• YA short fiction, launched April 2011, editor-in-chief Peta Freestone
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly

Issue 3, 2012
• Third issue of a new YA short fiction e-zine, with this editorial describing the issue. The current issue page lists titles, but not authors.
• Stories are by Annie Bellet, Lauren Dixon, S.Q. Eries, and Ashleyrose Sullivan. Poetry in the issue, all on one page, is by Ken Liu.
• The site’s blog includes posts for previous issues.

(Sat 21 Apr 2012)


• Journal of the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA); edited by Marge Simon

April-June 2012
Issue 35.2, $5, 40pp, cover art by Franco Brambilla
• This issue has poetry by Kurt Newton, Robert Borski, F.J. Bergmann, and many others.
• Features include an editorial by new editor F.J. Bergmann, a President’s Message by David C. Kopaska-Merkel, a new “Stealth SF” column by Denise Dumars, and small press reviews.
• The magazine’s website has the complete table of contents with links to several sample poems.

(Tue 10 Apr 2012)


• Fiction and reviews, since 2007; head editor William K. Schafer
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Quarterly issues; periodic updates

Spring 2012
• Two stories are posted so far from this issue, by Jay Lake and Hal Duncan.
• The cover image indicates other stories, by Caitlin R. Kiernan and Allen Steele, to be posted.

(Sat 21 Apr 2012)