Print Periodicals, April 2019

New issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Black Infinity, 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

May/June 2019
Vol. 139 No. 5&6, $7.99, 208pp, cover art by Tomislav Tikulin
• This issue has novelettes by Harry Turtledove, J.T. Sharrah, Dave Creek, Josh Pearce, and Alec Nevala-Lee, and short stories by Stanley Schmidt, Liam Hogan, Frank Smith, Wendy Nikel, Bruce McAllister, Joe M. McDermott, Mary E. Lowd, Bud Sparhawk, Edward M. Lerner, Phoebe Barton, Joshua Cole, Eric Cline, Cynthia Ward, Alex Shvartsman, David Ebenbach, and Marissa Lingen.
• There’s also a science fact article by John J. Vester, a “Probability Zero” vignette by Guy Stewart, and poetry by Mary Soon Lee and Bruce Boston.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Stanley Schmidt (about John W. Campbell), an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer; and “Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers.

(Wed 1 May 2019)


Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

May/June 2019
Vol. 43 No. 5&6 (whole #520&521), $7.99, 208pp, cover art by NASA/Shutterstock
• This issue has a novella by Carrie Vaughn, novelettes by Bill Johnson, Ian R. MacLeod, and John Richard Trtek, and short stories by E. Lily Yu, Ted Kosmatka, Peter Wood, Sean Monaghan, Jay O’Connell, and Rahul Kanakia.
• Poetry is by Bruce Boston, James Sallis, Jane Yolen, G.O. Clark, Fred D. White, David Barber, Peter Payack, and Jenny Blackford.
• Departments include an editorial by Sheila Williams & Emily Hockaday (about anthologies), Robert Silverberg’s “Reflections” column (about Neanderthals), James Patrick Kelly’s “On the Net” column (about the SF canon), and a “Thought Experiment” essay by James Gunn (about SF and the post-human). Norman Spinrad’s “On Books” covers titles by Jeff Noon, Jeff VanderMeer, Sheldon Teitelbaum and Emmanel Lottem, and Gregory Benford.

(Wed 1 May 2019)


Black Infinity

• Semi-annual of pulp SF, mostly reprint, since 2017; editor and publisher Tom English
• Format: Print

Spring 2019
Issue 4, cover art by Allen Koszowski
• Fourth issue of a magazine devoted to pulp-style SF, with 13 stories, four of them original, by Gregory L. Norris, Marc Vun Kannon, Scath Beorh, and Rhys Hughes. Reprints are by Kurt Newton, Alan E. Nourse, Philip K. Dick, Douglas Smith, Murray Leinster, Tom English, and Jim Harmon.
• There are also departments by Matt Cowan and Todd Treichel, and a comic by Joe Gill & Steve Ditko.

(Mon 15 Apr 2019)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

May/Jun 2019
Vol. 136 No. 5&6 (whole #743), $8.99, 258pp, cover art by Cory & Catska Ench
• This issue has a novella by Lavie Tidhar, novelets by Kelly Barnhill, Debbie Urbanski, and Matthew Hughes, and short stories by Andy Dudak, Bruce McAllister, David Gullen, Pip Coen, Rebecca Campbell, and Tobias S. Buckell.
• Poems are by Mary Soon Lee and Gretchen Tessmer.
• Departments include book review columns by Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Hand, a science column by Jerry Oltion, film reviews by Karin Lowachee, and a “Curiosities” page by Paul Di Filippo.

(Tue 9 Apr 2019)



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