Charles Coleman Finlay has been named editor of F&SF, beginning with the March-April 2015 issue. Finlay is well known as an author, and guest-edited an issue of the magazine in 2014. He takes over from Gordon Van Gelder, who will remain publisher.
Finlay is the ninth editor to helm The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction since its founding in 1949. Van Gelder took over as editor from Kristine Kathryn Rusch in 1997, and acquired the magazine from publisher Edward L. Ferman in 2001, becoming publisher as well. For more on the history of F&SF, see its entry in the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.