The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

Sept/Oct 2012
Vol. 123 No. 3&4 (whole #703), $7.50, 258pp, cover art by Kent Bash
• Novelets in this issue are by Andy Duncan, Chet Arthur, Richard A. Lupoff, Albert E. Cowdrey, Ken Liu, and Peter Dickson. Short stories are by Grania Davis, Richard Butner, Michael Alexander, Lynda E. Rucker, and Rand B. Lee. There’s also a poem by Sophie M. White.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by F. Paul Wilson, Julie Cross, and five others; Chris Moriarty’s “Books”, covering titles by Deborah Coates, Nancy Kress, and four others; Paul Di Filippo’s “Plumage from Pegasus” vignette, called “Call Me Ishmael: Choose LIKE/DISLIKE”; a “Films” column by Kathi Maio, covering various Snow White films; and a “Curiosities” page by Chris DeVito about an 1881 book by Edward Page Mitchell.

(Sat 11 Aug 2012)

The Magazine of Speculative Poetry

• Occasional small-press poetry magazine, edited by Roger Dutcher; published since 1985

Spring 2012
Vol. 9 No. 2 (whole #34), $5, 32pp, cover art by Laurel Winter
• This issue has poetry by Dave Perry, Sankar Roy, F.J. Bergmann, Ed Gavin, Mark Rich, G.O. Clark, Paul Renault, Phil Emery, John Grey, Sarah Monette, Robert Borski, Helen Ehrlich, and others.
• This is the first issue since the Spring 2011 issue, mailed in June 2011.

(Mon 6 Aug 2012)

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

August 2012
• Fiction in recent weeks includes Renee Carter Hall’s The Bear with the Quantum Heart, Louise Hughes’ Over the Waves, Tom Greene’s Zero Bar, and Ellen Kushner’s The Death of the Duke, with an introduction by Jed Hartman.
• There’s also poetry by Lila Garrott, Alexandra Seidel, Sofía Rhei, and Mari Ness.
Reviews include Paul Kincaid on Elizabeth Hand, Ben Godby on Graham Joyce, Niall Harrison on Kim Westwood, and John Clute’s Scores, covering new books by Adam Roberts and M. John Harrison.

(Sat 25 Aug 2012)


• Review magazine for short SF & Fantasy, since 1993; founder and managing editor Dave Truesdale
• Format: Online
• Frequency: daily

August 2012
• Recent posts on this site include a classic interview with Harry Harrison from 1975, reprinted from Tangent #3, and a Dimension X broadcast from 1950 of Murray Leinster’s story “The Lost Race”.
• There are also recent reviews of Asimov’s September 2012, F&SF Sept/Oct 2012, Strange Horizons August 20th, Beneath Ceaseless Skies #101, Lightspeed #28, and Intergalactic Medicine Show #29.

(Sat 25 Aug 2012)

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

July 2012
• Original stories in recent weeks include Michael Swanwick’s The Fire Gown, Elizabeth Bear’s Faster Gun, Gina Rosati’s The Cairn in Slater Woods, and Charles Stross’ A Tall Tail.
• The site’s stories archive also lists numerous book excerpts, by Steven Erikson, Adam-Troy Castro, Cory Doctorow, Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson, and many others.

(Sat 25 Aug 2012)