Albedo One

• Irish magazine of SF, fantasy, and horror, published since 1993

Issue 44, 2013
E5.95, 63pp, cover art by Charlie Terrell
• This issue of the Irish SF magazine has fiction by Ian Wild, James Carney, Steve Billings, Alexandra Fleetwood, Dave Siddall, and Eric M. Witchey.
• Features include an interview with Simon Morden and reviews by Juliet E. McKenna, John Kenny, Peter Loftus, and David Conyers.

(Wed 27 Nov 2013)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited, since April 2013, by Trevor Quachri
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Near-monthly (10 issues/year)

March 2014
Vol. 134 No. 3, $4.99, 192pp, cover art by Patrick Jones
• This issue has part 3 of a serial by Karl Schroeder, a novelette by Brad R. Torgerson, and short stories by Megan Cahudhuri, Jerry Oltion, Stephen L. Burns, David Brin, and Maggie Clark.
• There’s also poetry by Ken Poyner. The science fact article, by Mark H. Shellans, is about interstellar trade.
• Departments include an editorial by Trevor Quachri, an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, and a “Reference Library” book review column by Don Sakers, covering titles by Jason M. Hough, Steve White, and others.

(Sat 14 Dec 2013)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

February 2014
Vol. 38 No. 2 (whole #457), $4.99, 112pp, cover art by Jim Burns
• This issue has novelettes by Derek Künsken, Jason K. Chapman, and Maurice Broaddus, and short stories by Maggie Shen King, M. Bennardo, Sarah Pinsker, and Marissa Lingen.
• Poetry is by Robert Frazier, G.O. Clark, Greg Beatty, Roger Dutcher, and Ruth Berman.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial, about Frederik Pohl; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column, about Philip José Farmer, and “On Books” by Peter Heck.


Black Static

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

Nov/Dec 2013
Issue 37, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by George Cotronis
• This issue has stories by Laura Mauro, Ray Cluley, Ralph Robert Moore, Deanna Knippling, Priya Sharma, and Steve J. Dines.
• Columns and reviews are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Tony Lee, and Peter Tennant

(Wed 11 Dec 2013)


• Quarterly magazine of cutting edge crime fiction, published by TTA Press and edited by Andy Cox
• Format: print
• Frequency: semi-annual

Issue 12, 2013
$12.99, 240pp, cover art by Ben Baldwin
• The anthology-sized issue (which has both an ISSN and an ISBN number, though it’s not available from Amazon), has “genre-bending” stories by Melanie Tem, Stephen Volk, Joel Lane, Christopher Priest, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and others.
This post lists the contents with excerpts from each story.

(Tue 10 Dec 2013)


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

Nov-Dec 2013
Issue 249, $4.99, 96pp, cover art by Jim Burns
• Fiction in this issue is by Tim Lees, Jason Sanford, Lavie Tidhar, Claire Humphrey, John Shirley, and Sarah Brooks.
• Nonfiction includes David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obituaries, book reviews with an interview of John Shirley, film reviews by Nick Lowe, and blu-ray/DVD reviews by Tony Lee.

(Wed 11 Dec 2013)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

Jan/Feb 2014
Vol. 126 No. 1&2 (whole #711), $7.99, 258pp, cover art by Ed Valigursky
• This issue has a novella by Seth Chambers, novelets by Andy Stewart, C.C. Finlay, Claudio Chillemi & Paul Di Filippo, Albert E. Cowdrey, and Oliver Buckram, and short stories by Bruce Jay Friedman, Moira Crone, Alex Irvine, and Robert Reed.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering titles by Alex Bledsoe, Kat Richardson, and others; Elizabeth Hand’s “Books” column, covering titles by Tom McNeal and Nathan Ballingrud; Paul Di Filippo’s latest “Plumage from Pegasus” installment, “The Very Last Miserabilist in Paradise”; a “Films” column by David J. Skal; a science column by Paul Doherty and Pat Murphy; and a “Curiosities” page by Lawrence Forbes, covering a 1929 title by W.B. Seabrook.

(Fri 13 Dec 2013)

MIT Technology Review: Twelve Tomorrows

• Special issue, edited by Stephen Cass.
• Format: print, ebk
• Frequency: One-time

$12.95, 189pp, cover art by Richard Powers
• Special issue with twelve SF stories, an interview with Neal Stephenson, and a gallery of color plates of artwork by Richard Powers.
• Authors include David Brin, Brian W. Aldiss, Paul McAuley, Nancy Kress, Allen M. Steele, Ian McDonald, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Greg Egan, and Peter Watts.
• The publisher’s site offers several editions. A Kindle edition is available from Amazon. The print edition is also available on newsstands, with a “display until” date of 8/31/2014.

(Sat 14 Dec 2013)