Space and Time has announced that it will close after 52 years of continuous publication. They plan to produce two more issues, one before the end of 2018 and one in 2019. Editor-in-chief Hildy Silverman says:
The expenses associated with printing and shipping issues have outpaced income by a ridiculous margin — quite simply, S&T no longer has enough subscribers to remain viable. And, as I have a day job I cannot give up, there’s no way for me to dedicate the time and effort required to grow that subscriber base to anything close to what would be needed to survive. As for going online only, there’s already a glut of high-quality genre publications vying for eyeballs — it’s simply not worth the effort required to assemble issues for so small a readership.
Current subscribers will receive refunds on any subscriptions extending beyond the final two issues. Single issues will be available “for sale for the foreseeable future.” For more information, see the Space and Time site.
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