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)

July/August 2012
Vol. 132 No. 7&8, $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Vincent Di Fate
• This double issue has novellas by Richard A. Lovett & William Gleason and by Rob Chilson, novelettes by Ben Bova, Sarah K. Castle, and H.G. Stratman, and short stories by Gray Rinehart, Catherine Shaffer, Howard V. Hendrix, and Carl Frederick. There’s also a “Probability Zero” vignette by Harry Turtledove.
• The science fact article, by Richard A. Lovett, is about the lunar probe LCROSS.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt’s editorial, a Biolog on Howard V. Hendrix, John G. Cramer’s “The Alternate View” column, about FTL Neutrinos, and Don Saker’s The Reference Library book reviews, covering titles by David Weber, David Drake, and other military SF novels. There’s also the results of the “Analytical Laboratory” reader poll for best works of 2011.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue here.

(Sat 19 May 2012)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

July 2012
Vol. 36 No. 7 (whole #438), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Tomislav Tikulin
• This issue has novelettes by Megan Lindholm and Allen M. Steele, and short stories by Robert Reed, Benjamin Crowell, Steven Utley, Michael Blumlein, and Felicity Shoulders.
• Poetry is by Gord Sellar and Robert Frazier.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial The Secret Sharer, Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, Life in the Future, and Peter Heck’s On Books, covering titles by Neal Stephenson, Elizabeth Moon, and others.
• Lois Tilton reviews this issue here.

(Sat 19 May 2012)


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

April 2012
Issue XXXVI, £2.75, 56pp, cover art by David Conyers
• This issue, named Sponde after the moon of Jupiter, has fiction by Michael Sutherland, Greg McColm, Alexander Hay, Neal Clift, and Dean Giles.
• The issue can be ordered individually from the magazine’s back issues page and is also available from Amazon.

(Sat 12 May 2012)