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)

November 2016
Vol. 136 No. 11, $4.99, 112pp, cover art by David A. Hardy
• This issue has a novella by Gray Rinehart, a novelette by Mark Niemann-Ross, and short stories by Genevieve Williams, Jerry Oltion, Garrett Ashley, Frank Wu, and Jay Werkheiser. There’s also a poem by Robert Borski.
• The science article, by Richard A. Lovett, is about the asteroid belt.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Rosemary Claire Smith, an “Alternate View” column by Richard A. Lovett, and “Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers, covering Brendan DuBois, Mike Resnick, and others.

(Fri 21 Oct 2016)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

October/November 2016
Vol. 40 No. 10&11 (whole #489&490), $7.99, 192pp, cover art by Karla Oritz
• This double “Special Slightly Spooky Issue” has novellas by Alexander Jablokov and Michael Blumlein, novelettes by Octavia Cade, Michael Libling, Will Ludwigsen, and Dominica Phetteplace, and short stories by Sandra McDonald, Rich Larson, Susan Palwick, and S.N. Dyer.
• Poetry is by Herb Kauderer, Eliot Fintushel, Megan Arkenberg, Lisa Bellamy, Lucy A. Snyder, Sarah Gittens, and Jane Yolen.
• Departments include Sheila Williams’ editorial; Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column on “Magical Thinking”; James Patrick Kelly’s “On the Net” column; and “On Books” by Norman Spinrad, covering two Nebula Awards anthologies and collections by Fredric Brown and Harlan Ellison.

(Fri 21 Oct 2016)

Black Static

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

September-October 2016
Issue 54, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Richard Wagner
• Stories in this issue are by Steven J. Jones, Julie C. Day, Ralph Robert Moore, and Malcolm Devlin.
• Columns are by Stephen Volk, Lynda E. Rucker, Peter Tennant (book reviews, including an interview with Damien Angelica Walters), and Gary Couzens.

(Fri 30 Sep 2016)


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

Sep-Oct 2016
Issue 266, £4.99, 96pp, cover art by Vincent Sammy
• This issue has fiction by Tade Thompson, Georgina Bruce, Ray Cluley, Aliya Whiteley, and Malcolm Devlin.
• Features include an editorial by Stephen Theaker and columns by Jonathan McCalmont and Nina Allan, David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obits, a book review section, film reviews by Nick Lowe, and DVD/Blu-ray reviews by Tony Lee.

(Fri 30 Sep 2016)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

• Fiction, reviews, and features; published since 1949; edited by C.C. Finlay
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly

Nov/Dec 2016
Vol. 131 No. 5&6 (whole #728), $7.99, 258pp, cover art by Kristin Kest
• This issue has novellas by Esther M. Friesner, Albert E. Cowdrey, Matthew Hughes, and Robert Reed; and short stories by Lilliam Rivera, Gardner Dozois, Minsoo Kang, Kurt Fawver, Charlotte Ashley, James Beamon, and Sandra McDonald.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering Stephen King and others; Chris Moriarty’s “Books”, covering Kim Stanley Robinson, Neal Stephenson, and Andy Weir; David J. Skal’s “Films”, on High-Rise; and a “Curiosities” page by Graham Andrews, about a 1924 work by James C. Welsh, M.P.

(Wed 19 Oct 2016)