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)

October 2012
Vol. 132 No. 9, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Michael Whelan
• This issue has novelettes by Juliette Wade, Linda Nagata, and Michael F. Flynn, and short stories by Jay Werkheiser, Michael Alexander, Carl Frederick, Edward McDermott, and Steven Utley.
• The science fact article, by Alan Plummer, is about amateur contributions in astronomy and astrophysics.
• Departments include Stanley Schmidt’s editorial, John G. Cramer’s “The Alternate View” column, The Start and Finish of the Universe, Don Sakers’ The Reference Library, covering titles by Melko, Robinson, and others, plus letters from readers and upcoming events.

(Fri 3 Aug 2012)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

September 2012
Vol. 36 No. 9 (whole #440), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Marc Simonetti
• This issue has a novellla by William Preston, novelettes by Dale Bailey and Robert Reed, and short stories by Chris Willrich, Matthew Johnson, and Suzanne Palmer.
• Poetry is by Danny Adams and W. Gregory Stewart.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial about The 26th annual readers’ award results, Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, Anthologies, and Book Reviews by Peter Heck, covering Suzanne Collins and others.

(Fri 3 Aug 2012)


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

July 2012
Issue XXXVII, £2.75, 56pp, cover art by Sam Mardon
• This issue, named Kale after the moon of Jupiter, has fiction by Krishan Coupland, Aliya Whiteley, Douglas Thompson, Chris Bailey, Jack Ford, and Simon Petrie.
• The issue can be ordered individually from the magazine’s back issues page and is also available from Amazon.

(Fri 3 Aug 2012)


• Fantasy fiction, since 2005, editor-in-chief Beth Wodzinski
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Quarterly

Issue 15, 2012
$6, 84pp, cover art by Sandro Castelli
• This issue has stories by Nicole M. Taylor, Dustin Monk, Oliver Buckram, Megan Arkenberg, K.M. Ferebee, Mari Ness, and Milo James Fowler.
• The magazine’s website has this order page with an opening paragraph from each story.

(Wed 1 Aug 2012)


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

July-Sept. 2012
Issue 35.3, $5, 48pp, cover art by Max Bertolini
• This issue has poetry by Robert Borski, Marge Simon, Timons Esaias, Terry Garey, and many others.
• Features include winners of the 2012 Rhysling Awards, an editorial by F.J. Bergmann, a President’s Message by David C. Kopaska-Merkel, a new “Stealth SF” column by Denise Dumars, small press reviews, and a section of memorials to Ray Bradbury.
• The magazine’s website has the complete table of contents with links to several sample poems.

(Sat 4 Aug 2012)