Print Periodicals, February 2018

New issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Asimov’s Science Fiction, and The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

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Analog Science Fiction and Fact

• Science fiction and nonfiction; published since 1930 (originally Astounding); edited, since April 2013, by Trevor Quachri
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Since 2017 Bi-monthly

March/April 2018
Vol. 138 No. 3&4, $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Donato Giancola
• This issue has the second part of a serial by Derek Künsken, novelets by Alec Nevala-Lee and Nick Wolven, and short stories by Suzanne Palmer, Rich Larson, Gwendolyn Clare, Tom Ligon, Brian Trent, Brendan DuBois, Jerry Oltion, Mary A. Turzillo, Bruce McAllister, Susan Forest, Gregory Benford, James Van Pelt, and Tom Molly.
• There’s also a “Probability Zero” vignette by Bill Pronzini, and poetry by Bruce McAllister and Mary Soon Lee.
• The science article, by C. Stuart Hardwick, is about fear of the atom.
• Departments include a guest editorial by James Gunn, an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, and a “Reference Library” book review column by Don Sakers.

(Sat 24 Feb 2018)


Asimov’s Science Fiction

• Science Fiction magazine; published since 1977; edited by Sheila Williams
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Since 2017 Bi-monthly

March/April 2018
Vol. 42 No. 3&4 (whole #506&507), $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Jeff Brown
• This issue has novellas by Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Bill Johnson, novelettes by Ray Nayler and Rachel Swirsky & Trace Yulie, and short stories by Mary Robinette Kowal, James Van Pelt, Rudy Rucker, Robert Reed, Sean Monaghan, James Gunn, Rich Larson, and Alexandra Renwick.
• Poetry is by Peter Payack, Darrell Schweitzer, Jane Yolen, Todd Dillard, and Robert Frazier.
• Departments include an editorial by Sheila Williams; a “Reflections” column by Robert Silverberg about rereading Fletcher Pratt; an “On the Net” column by James Patrick Kelly; and book reviews by Peter Heck.

(Sat 24 Feb 2018)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

Mar/Apr 2018
Vol. 134 No. 3&4 (whole #736), $8.99, 258pp, cover art by Cory and Catska Ench
• This issue has a novella by Andy Stewart, novelets by Charlotte Ashley, Chi Hui, Susan Palwick, and Ted Rabinowitz, and short stories by Joseph Bruchac, William Ledbetter, Marc Laidlaw, Wole Talabi, and G.V. Anderson.
• Poetry is by Jeff Crandall and Mary Soon Lee.
• Departments include Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For”; a “Books” column by Michelle West; a “Plumage from Pegasus” vignette by Paul Di Filippo; a “Science” column by Jerry Oltion; a “Films” column by David J. Skal; and a “Curiosities” page by Robert Eldridge.

(Fri 23 Feb 2018)



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