Black Static

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

May-Jun 2015
Issue 46, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Ben Baldwin
• Stories in this issue are by Steven J. Dines, Neil Williamson, Damien Angelica Walters, Gary McMahon, Sarah Read, and Ralph Robert Moore.
• Columns are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Tony Lee, and Peter Tennant.

(Thu 21 May 2015)

Fireside Magazine

• Quarterly fiction and comics magazine, since 2012, edited and published by Brian White
• Format: Online
• Frequency: quarterly

May 2015
Issue 23
• This issue has stories by Andrea Phillips and Amber D. Sistla, a serial episode by Lilith Saintcrow, and flash fiction by Renee Elizabeths.

(Fri 22 May 2015)

The New York Review of Science Fiction

• Essays and reviews, published since 1988; edited by David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer, et al.; PDF and other electronic formats since Sept. 2012
• Format: Electronic
• Frequency: Monthly

April 2015
Issue 320, Vol. 27 No. 8, 32pp
• This special “Of Genmod Mice & Hobbits” issue features an essay on uplifting animals by Ken MacLeod and Sherryl Vint, and reviews of the Peter Jackson Hobbit films by David V. Griffin.
• Martin Morse Wooster reviews Harry Harrison, and Darrell Schweitzer reviews a volume of H.P. Lovecraft letters. Brian Stableford provides an essay on Edmond Haraucourt, and Gregory Benford hosts a roundtable on the state of the magazines, inspired by Lois Tilton’s 2014 Year in Review.
• The editorial, by Kevin J. Maroney, is about “The Puppies of Terror”.

(Fri 15 May 2015)

Perihelion Science Fiction

• E’zine of hard SF fiction, nonfiction, and art, since 2012; edited by Sam Bellotto Jr.
• Format: Monthly
• Frequency: Online

May 2015
Cover art by Bill Wright
• Stories in this issue are by by Joseph Green & R-M Lillian, Harold R. Thompson, Cyn C. Bermudez, Guy T. Martland, Milo James Fowler, Jeremy Szal, K.C. Ball, Jack Ryan, Timothy J. Gawne, Gareth D. Jones, and Tim Major.
• Articles are by E.E. Giorgi and Pierre Duhem.
• There’s also a comic strip, an editorial, and a page of reviews.

(Mon 11 May 2015)


• Magazine of SF and fantasy, since 2014; edited by Lynne M. Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas
• Format: Online
• Frequency: Bimonthly

May/June 2015
Issue 4, cover art by Tran Nguyen
• This issue has fiction by Catherynne M. Valente, A.C. Wise, John Chu, Elizabeth Bear, and Lisa Bolekaja, plus a reprint by Delia Sherman. Poetry is by Alyssa Wong, Ali Trotta, and Isabel Yap.
• Interviews are with John Chu and Delia Sherman. Nonfiction is by Mike Glyer (about the Hugos), Julia Rios, Steven H Silver, Christopher J Garcia, and Kameron Hurley.

(Fri 22 May 2015)