Black Static

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

Jul-Aug 2013
Issue 35, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Richard Wagner
• This issue has stories by Daniel Mills, Steven J. Dines, Steve Rasnic Tem, Michael Griffin, Caspian Gray, Jason Gould, and Carole Johnstone.
• Columns and reviews are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Peter Tennant, and Tony Lee.
• The magazine’s site has this post with an annotated table of contents.

(Thu 1 Aug 2013)


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

Jul-Aug 2013
Issue 247, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Jim Burns
• This issue has stories by L.S. Johnson, Philip Suggars, Jacob A. Boyd, V.H. Leslie, Rebecca Schwarz, and Russ Colson.
• Features include David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obituaries; book reviews with a column by Jonathan McCalmont; blu-ray/DVD reviews by Tony Lee; and film reviews by Nick Lowe.
• Lois Tilton reviewed the issue for Locus Online here.

(Thu 1 Aug 2013)


• Quarterly SF magazine published from Vancouver, Canada, debuting 2003; edited by Karl Johanson

Issue 23, 2012
C$9, 80pp, cover art by Karl Johanson
• Fiction in this issue is by Adria Laycraft, Dale Carothers, Hayden Trenhold & Elizabeth Westbrook, Russ Colson, M. Elisabeth Fortune, and Tamara Sheehan.
• Nonfiction includes an editorial by Karl Johanson, letters, editorial column “A Walk Through the Periodic Chart” this time about elements named after people, and reviews.
• The magazine’s site has a detailed description of the issue.

(Fri 2 Aug 2013)


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

Summer 2013
Issue 36.3, $5, 42pp, cover art by Dina Djabieva
• This issue has poetry by Mary Cresswell, Megan Arkenberg, James S. Dorr, Robert Frazier, Marge Simon, and many others.
• Features include an editorial by F.J. Bergmann, a President’s Message by David C. Kopaska-Merkel, small press reviews, a column on Stealth SF by Denise Dumars, and an In Memoriam of Stephen M. Wilson.
• This issue comes mailed with 22-page chapbook Dwarf Stars 2013, an anthology of short poems eligible for this year’s Dwarf Stars Awards. All poems were previously published, in 2012. Poets include Lida Broadhurst, Deborah P Kolodji, Robert Borski, Bruce Boston, and many others.

(Tue 23 Jul 2013)