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)

January/February 2017
Vol. 137 No. 1&2, $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Kurt Huggins
• This issue has a novella by Alec Nevala-Lee, novelettes by Christopher L. Bennett, Thoraiya Dyer & Alvaro Zino-Amaro, Scott Edelman, and Bill Johnson, and short stories by Andrew Barton, Marie DesJardin, Tom Jolly, Marissa Lingen, Antha Ann Adkins, Guy Stewart, Tom Greene, Edward M. Lerner, Jay Werkheiser, and Joel Richards.
• There’s also a “Probability Zero” vignette by Stanley Schmidt, and poetry by Ken Poyner and F.J. Bergmann. The science article, by Richard A. Lovett, is about the Rosetta mission.
• Departments include a guest editorial by James Gunn, an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, and “Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers, covering Nick Kanas, Nisi Shawl, and others.
• With these issues, both Analog and Asimov’s go bi-monthly.

(Fri 6 Jan 2017)

Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

January/February 2017
Vol. 41 No. 1&2 (whole #492&493), $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Maurizio Manzieri
• This issue has a novella by Robert Reed, novelettes by Allen M. Steele, Tom Purdom, Lisa Goldstein, and Octavia Cade, and short stories by Sean Monaghan, Jim Grimsley, Ray Nayler, Robert R. Chase, Jack Skillingstead, Stephen Baxter, and John Alfred Taylor.
• Poetry is by Peter Payack, Jane Yolen, John Richard Trtek, Marian Moore, and Robert Frazier.
• Departments include an editorial by Sheila Williams celebrating the magazine’s 40th year, a “Reflections” column by Robert Silverberg, an “On the Net” column by James Patrick Kelly, and book reviews by Paul Di Filippo, covering titles by Betsy James, Harry Turtledove, and others.
• With these issues, both Analog and Asimov’s go bi-monthly.

(Fri 6 Jan 2017)

Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet

• Semi-annual small-press magazine subtitled ‘an occasional outburst’; published/edited by Gavin J. Grant and Kelly Link

December 2016
Issue 35, $5, 52pp, cover art by Aatmaja Pandya
• This issue has fiction by Danielle Mayabb, James Warner, Clinton Lawrence, Kate Story, Jessy Randall, Andrew Ervin, Jack Larsen, Diana M. Chien, S.E. Clark, Henry Wessells, and Emily Jace McLaughlin.
• Poetry is by Catherine Fletcher.
• There is also a nonfiction piece by Nicole Kimberling, about holiday treats.

(Sun 25 Dec 2016)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

Jan/Feb 2017
Vol. 132 No. 1&2 (whole #729), $8.99, 258pp, cover art by Charles Vess
• This issue has a novella by Rachel Pollack, novelets by Nina Kirki Hoffman, Rick Norwood, Robert Reed, and Rich Larson, and short stories by Wole Talabi, Gregor Hartmann, Debbie Urbanski, Monica Byrne, and Marc Laidlaw. There’s also a poem by Mary Soon Lee.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”, covering Richard Kadrey, J.K. Rowling, and others; James Sallis’ “Books” column, covering a biography of Shirley Jackson; a “Science” column by Pat Murphy & Paul Doherty; the first “Television” column by Tim Pratt; and a “Curiosities” page by David Langford, about a 1930 book by Elmer Price.

(Sat 31 Dec 2016)