Apex Magazine

• Quarterly magazine of SF and horror, since 2005; current editor Lynne M. Thomas
• Format: Online; Ebook formats
• Frequency: Quarterly

October 2012
Issue 41, cover art by Carrie Ann Baade
• Stories in this issue are by Cecil Castellucci, Mary Robinette Kowal, and Dead Francis Alfar.
• Poetry is by Liz Argall and Rachel Swirsky.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with Mary Robinette Kowal, and a long report on Chicon 7 and attending the Hugo awards.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)


• SF fiction/fact publication from New Scientist, sicne 2012, edited by Simon Ings
• Format: epub, print

Issue 1.3, 2012
• Stories in this issue are by Lavie Tidhar, Tim Maughan, David Gullen, and Nan Craig.
• Nonfiction is by Simon Ings, Justin Pickard, Brian David Johnson, and others.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)

Beneath Ceaseless Skies

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

October 2012
Issue 105, cover art by Jonas De Ro
• This fourth-anniversary double issues has stories by Richard Parks and Peta Freestone, with two more to be posted October 11, by Marissa Lingen and Karalynn Lee.
• There’s also an audio fiction podcast by Seth Dickinson.
• Issue 104, posted September 20th, has stories by Marie Brennan and Seth Dickinson.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)

Black Gate

• Quarterly “adventures in fantasy literature”; published since 2001; published and edited by John O’Neill
• Format: Print
• Frequency: quarterly

October 2012
• This magazine begins posting original fiction on its website starting September 30th, with The Duelist by Jason E. Thummel.
• Stories, including novel excerpts, will be posted each Sunday. John O’Neill’s announcement lists the first few titles.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)


• SF and fantasy fiction, nonfiction, and podcasts, since 2006; publisher/editor Neil Clarke
• Format: Online; Ebook
• Frequency: Monthly

October 2012
Issue 73, cover art by Julie Dillon
• Stories in this issue are by Genevieve Valentine, Theodora Goss, and Yoon Ha Lee.
• Nonfiction includes an interview with John Varley, essays by Daniel Abraham and Matthew Johnson, and an editorial by Neil Clarke, celebrating the zine’s sixth anniversary issue.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)


• SF/fantasy long fiction, one story per month, edited by Ann Leckie, beginning November 2010
• Format: Online
• Frequency: monthly

October 2012
• This month’s story is Like Jazzmen Improvising in a Smoky Club by Ben Burgis.

(Sat 6 Oct 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

September 2012
Issue 30, cover art by Eric Wilkerson
• Stories in this issue are by Marina Lostetter, Nathaniel Lee, Eric James Stone, Nick T. Chan, and Grá Linnaea & Dave Raines.
• There’s also an interview with Stanley Schmidt, and YA story by David Lubar, and an excerpt from a forthcoming book by Orson Scott Card.

(Sat 6 Oct 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

October 2012
Issue 29, cover art by R. J. Palmer
• SF stories in this issue (some not yet posted) are by Robert Reed and Benjamin Parzybok, with reprints by Pat Cadigan and Nancy Kress. Fantasy stories are by L.B. Gale and Megan Arkenberg, with reprints by David Barr Kirtley and Brian Ruckley.
• Nonfiction includes interviews with David Brin and Ursula K. Le Guin, and an artist profile.
• Exclusive ebook content includes a novella by Ursula K. Le Guin and an excerpt from Gwenda Bond’s new novel.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)

Nightmare Magazine

• Monthly horror e-zine, since October 2012, edited by John Joseph Adams
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Monthly

October 2012
Cover art by Jeff Simpson
• Debut issue of John Joseph Adams’ new horror e-zine. Posted so far is a story by Jonathan Maberry; forthcoming at weekly intervals are stories by Laird Barron, Genevieve Valentine, and Sarah Langan.
• Adams’ editorial is posted now; coming in future weeks will be an interview with Peter Straub, and artist profile, and an essay by R.J. Sevin.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)

SF Site

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

October 2012
• The lead reviews in this issue are Dominic Cilli on Steven Erikson and Nathan Brazil on Mark Chadbourn.
• Other reviews cover titles by Stephen King, Faith Hunter, Christopher Moore, T.C. McCarthy, and others.
• Columns and media reviews are by Derek Johnson, Neil Walsh, Rick Norwood, and Rick Klaw & Mark London Williams.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)


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

Fall 2012
• This issue has four stories, by Nnedi Okorafor, Maria Dahvana Headley, Brian Lumley, and Kealan Patrick Burke.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue in September, especially recommending the Headley story.

(Sat 6 Oct 2012)