Issue 702 Table of Contents, July 2019

The July 2019 issue of Locus has interviews with Ben H. Winters and R.F. Kuang. Awards news covers the 2019 Locus, Ditmar, and Lambda Literary winners, and finalists, longlists, and/or ballots from the Campbell Memorial, Chesley, Mythopoeic, Sunburst, Aurora, and Eugie awards. There are photos and reports covering the 2019 SFWA Nebula Conference, WisCon 43, and The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird. Cory Doctorow‘s column is entitled “Fake News Is an Oracle”. Also covered: the Locus Poll 2019 writeup, Booker Prize news, the Barnes & Noble sale, George R.R. Martin joining Meow Wolf, and much more. Obituaries and appreciations remember Dennis Etchison and Yoshio Kobayashi. Reviews cover new titles by Rudy Rucker, Sam J. Miller, Claire North, Paul Park, Kate Boyes, Addie Thorley, Justin A. Reynolds, Emily Henry, Laurie J. Marks, Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne, Ashok K. Banker, Cadwell Turnbull, Domenica Ruta, Ada Hoffmann, Greg Egan, Cory Doctorow, Sharon Shinn, and others.

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Locus Magazine, Science Fiction Fantasy

July 2019 • Issue 702 • Vol. 83 • No. 1
52nd Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Design by Stephen H. Segal

Ben H. Winters: Alternate Dimensions / 10
R.F. Kuang: Distortions / 28

2019 Locus Awards Winners • Locus Poll 2019 • Barnes & Noble Sale • Campbell Memorial Award Finalists • Ditmar Awards Winners • Edwards Leaves Orion/Gollancz • Chesley Awards Finalists • Mythopoeic Awards Finalists • Sunburst Awards Longlist • Aurora Awards Ballot

Martin Joins Meow Wolf • Booker Prize News • Publishing News • Magazine News • Announcements • World Conventions News • Lambda Literary Awards Winners • Eugie Award Finalists • Awards News • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights • Publications Received

Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Edward Willett, N.K. Jemisin, George R.R. Martin, Ellen Klages, Madeleine L’Engle, Garth Nix, and many others

Photo Story: Best New Horror Signing / 8 Photo Story: Hexagon XII Retreat / 9 Commentary: Cory Doctorow: Fake News Is an Oracle / 27

2019 SFWA Nebula Conference / 30 WisCon / 33 The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird / 34

Magazines Received: May / 34 Books Received: May / 36 British Books Received: April / 46 Bestsellers / 48

Dennis Etchison • Appreciation by Ramsey Campbell and Ellen Datlow • Yoshio Kobayashi • Appreciation by Christopher Barzak

Yoshio • Locus Awards • Summer Interns • This Issue/Next Issue


Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 13
F&SF 7-8/19; Interzone 3-4/19; Amazing Spring ’19; Uncanny 5-6/19; Galaxy’s Edge 5/19; Bourbon Penn 3/19; Writers of the Future, Vol. 35, David Farland, ed.

Short Fiction Reviews by Karen Burnham / 14
Clarkesworld 5/19; Lightspeed 6/19; Beneath Ceaseless Skies #277, #278; Strange Horizons 4/19, 5/19; Samovar 3/19; Constellary Tales #2; Deep Magic Spring ’19.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 16
Million Mile Road Trip, Rudy Rucker; Destroy All Monsters, Sam J. Miller; The Gameshouse, Claire North; A City Made of Words, Paul Park; Trapped in the R.A.W., A Journal of My Experiences during the Great Invasion by Kaylee Bearovna, Kate Boyes.

Reviews by Colleen Mondor / 18
An Affair of Poisons, Addie Thorley; Opposite of Always, Justin A. Reynolds; When the Sky Fell on Splendor, Emily Henry.

Reviews by Katharine Coldiron / 19
Air Logic, Laurie J. Marks; No Country for Old Gnomes, Delilah S. Dawson & Kevin Hearne; Upon a Burning Throne, Ashok K. Banker.

Reviews by Ian Mond / 20
The Lesson, Cadwell Turnbull; Last Day, Domenica Ruta; Big Giant Floating Head, Christopher Boucher; Radio Dark, Shane Hinton.

Reviews by Divers Hands: Liz Bourke, Russell Letson / 23
The Outside, Ada Hoffmann; The Best of Greg Egan, Greg Egan.

Audiobook Reviews by Amy Goldschlager / 24
Unauthorized Bread, Cory Doctorow; Miranda in Milan, Katherine Duckett; Sal and Gabi Break the Universe, Carlos Hernandez; The Fever King, Victoria Lee; Echo in Onyx, Sharon Shinn; Echo in Emerald, Sharon Shinn; Echo in Amethyst, Sharon Shinn; Girls with Sharp Sticks, Suzanne Young.

Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 15, 17, 21, 23

Magazines reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)—
Amazing Spring ’19 (Rich Horton)
Beneath Ceaseless Skies #277 (Karen Burnham)
Beneath Ceaseless Skies #278 (Karen Burnham)
Bourbon Penn 3/19 (Rich Horton)
Clarkesworld 5/19 (Karen Burnham)
Constellary Tales #2 (Karen Burnham)
Deep Magic Spring ’19 (Karen Burnham)
F&SF 7-8/19 (Rich Horton)
Galaxy’s Edge 5/19 (Rich Horton)
Interzone 3-4/19 (Rich Horton)
Lightspeed 6/19 (Karen Burnham)
Samovar 3/19 (Karen Burnham)
Strange Horizons 4/19 (Karen Burnham)
Strange Horizons 5/19 (Karen Burnham)
Uncanny 5-6/19 (Rich Horton)

Books reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)—
Banker, Ashok K. • Upon a Burning Throne (Katharine Coldiron)
Boucher, Christopher • Big Giant Floating Head (Ian Mond)
Boyes, Kate • Trapped in the R.A.W. (Gary K. Wolfe)
Dawson, Delilah S., & Kevin Hearne • No Country for Old Gnomes (Katharine Coldiron)
Egan, Greg • The Best of Greg Egan (Russell Letson)
Farland, David, ed. • L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future Volume 35 (Rich Horton)
Henry, Emily • When the Sky Fell on Splendor (Colleen Mondor)
Hinton, Shane • Radio Dark (Ian Mond)
Hoffmann, Ada • The Outside (Liz Bourke)
Marks, Laurie J. • Air Logic (Katharine Coldiron)
Miller, Sam J. • Destroy All Monsters (Gary K. Wolfe)
North, Claire • The Gameshouse (Gary K. Wolfe)
Park, Paul • A City Made of Words (Gary K. Wolfe)
Reynolds, Justin A. • Opposite of Always (Colleen Mondor)
Rucker, Rudy • Million Mile Road Trip (Gary K. Wolfe)
Ruta, Domenica • Last Day (Ian Mond)
Thorley, Addie • An Affair of Poisons (Colleen Mondor)
Turnbull, Cadwell • The Lesson (Ian Mond)


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