Beneath Ceaseless Skies

• Literary adventure fantasy, since 2008; publisher and editor-in-chief Scott H. Andrews
• Format: Online; PDF and ebook formats
• Frequency: biweekly

July 2012
Issue 99,100
Issue 99, posted July 11, has stories by Chris Willrich and Alex Dally MacFarlane.
Issue 100, posted July 26, is a double issue with stories by Richard Parks, Garth Upshaw, Christie Yant, and Amanda M. Olson.
• Lois Tilton’s reviews of these issues will be posted tomorrow (July 29th) on Locus Online.

(Sat 28 Jul 2012)

Black Static

• British fantasy and horror magazine, debuting 2007 (formerly The Third Alternative), edited by Andy Cox
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly

Jul-Aug 2012
Issue 29, £3.95, 96pp, cover art by Ben Baldwin
• This issue has stories by Nina Allan, Renee Carter Hall, Baph Tripp, Ray Cluley, and Tim Lees.
• Columns and comments are by Stephen Volk, Christopher Fowler, Tony Lee, Mike O’Driscoll, and Peter Tennant.
• The magazine’s site has this post with an annotated table of contents, and comments about the magazine’s new size and format.

(Tue 24 Jul 2012)


• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox

Jul-Aug 2012
Issue 241, £3.95, 64pp, cover art by Ben Baldwin
• Fiction in this issue is by Sean McMullen, Aliette de Bodard, David Ira Cleary, Gareth L. Powell, and C.J. Paget – the last story being the winner of the latest James White Award.
• Features include David Langford’s “Ansible Link” column of news and obituaries; book reviews including an interview with Juliet E. McKenna; DVD and Blue-Ray reviews by Tony Lee; and film reviews by Nick Lowe.
• The magazine’s website has this detailed table of contents.

(Tue 24 Jul 2012)


• Science fiction and fantasy stories, original and reprint, plus features; edited by John Joseph Adams; debuted June 2010; combined with former Fantasy Magazine since Jan 2012
• Format: Online; ebook
• Frequency: Monthly issues in ebook formats for purchase; weekly online updates free

July 2012
Issue 26, cover art by Chris Cold & Tobias Roetsch
• SF stories this month are originals by Jake Kerr and A.M. Dellamonica, plus reprints by David Brin and Joe Haldeman. Fantasy stories are originals by Maria Dahvana Headley and Aidan Doyle, plus reprints by Theodora Goss and Peter S. Beagle.
• Nonfiction includes author profiles and interviews with Brian Greene and Garth Nix.
• Lois Tilton’s review of this issue will be posted tomorrow (July 29th) on Locus Online.

(Sat 28 Jul 2012)

The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Essays and reviews, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Monthly

July 2012
Issue 287, Vol. 24 No. 11, $5, 24pp
• This special “Butterflies in the Abyss” issue features an essay by Christopher Kovacs on Zelazny’s The Chronicles of Amber, and another by Judith Collins on “The Evil That Scholars Do”.
• Other essays are by Fred Runk, examining Gregory Benford’s Galactic Center series of novels, and two by David Drake, on his RCN series and about a novel by Clemence Dane.
• Eugene Reynolds reviews a stage version of Le Guin’s The Lathe of Heaven.

(Sat 21 Jul 2012)

SF Site

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

mid-July 2012
• The lead reviews in this issue are Nathan Brazil on the Nightside novels of Simon R. Green, and Dominic Cilli on The Macht Trilogy by Paul Kearney.
• Other reviews cover titles by Michael Blumlein, John Scalzi, and Garry Kilworth, and anthologies by Gardner Dozois and James Patrick Kelly & John Kessel.
• There are also magazine reviews and columns by Neil Walsh and Rick Klaw & Mark London Williams.

(Sat 28 Jul 2012)


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

Summer 2012
• This issue has stories by K.J. Parker, Ian R. MacLeod, Robert Jackson Bennett, and Mike Resnick.
• There’s also a column by Kelley Armstrong.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue for Locus Online, highly recommending the K.J. Parker story.

(Tue 24 Jul 2012)