Print Periodicals, May-June 2020

Latest issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Black Gate, Interzone, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

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

July/August 2020
Vol. 140 No. 7&8, $7.99, 208pp
• This issue reprints Vonda N. McIntyre’s “Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand” from the October 1973 issue of Analog, as part of this year’s retrospective of classic stories from the magazine.
• New this issue is part 3 of a serial by Derek Künsken, a novella by Stanley Schmidt, novelettes by Tom Jolly and Robert R. Chase, and short stories by Celine Malgen, Sean Vivier, Marie Vibbert, Rich Larson, Jerry Oltion, Andrew Kozma, P.K. Torrens, Alec Nevala-Lee, Allen Lang, Elisabeth R. Adams, and Filip Wiltgren.
• There’s a Science Fact article by Jay Werkheiser, and poetry by d’Ores & Deja, and Jessy Randall.
• Departments include a guest editorial by Emily Hockaday & Trevor Quachri, an “Alternate View” column by John G. Cramer, a “Guest Alternate View” column by Richard A. Lovett, and “Reference Library” book reviews by Don Sakers.


Asimov’s Science Fiction

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

July/August 2020
Vol. 44 No. 7&8, $7.99, 208pp
• This issue has novellas by Will McIntosh and Derek Künsken, novelettes by Ted Kosmatka and Sean Monaghan, and short stories by Ray Nayler, Hollis Joel Henry, Tom Purdom, Janet Stilson, Benjamin Rosenbaum, Peter Wood, and Megan Lindholm.
• Poetry is by Herb Kauderer, Deborah L. Davitt, Adam Ford, Richard Schiffman, and Robert Borski.
• Departments include an editorial by Sheila Williams, a “Reflections” column by Robert Silverberg (about L. Ron Hubbard); James Patrick Kelly’s “On the Net” column (“Spory”); and an “On Books” column by Paul Di Filippo.


Black Static

• British fantasy and horror magazine, debuting 2007 (formerly The Third Alternative), edited by Andy Cox
• Format: Print
• Frequency: Bimonthly

May-Jun 2020
Issue 75, £5.99, 96pp, cover art by Ben Baldwin
• Stories in this issue are by Simon Avery, Danny Rhodes, Cody Goodfellow, Daniel Carpenter, and Kristina Ten.
• Columns are by Lynda E. Rucker, Ralph Robert Moore, and Gary Couzens (film reviews), plus a book review section by numerous contributors.



• SF magazine, currently bimonthly, published since 1982, co-founded by David Pringle; edited since 2004 by Andy Cox

May-Jun 2020
Issue 287, £5.99, 96pp, cover art by Warwick Fraser-Coome
• This issue has fiction by Tim Lees, Eugenia Triantafyllou, John Possidente, and Val Nolan.
• Features include an editorial by Warrick Fraser-Coome, columns by Andy Hedgecock and Aliya Whiteley, David Langford’s “Ansible Link” news and obits, a book review section, and film reviews by Nick Lowe.


Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet

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

June 2020
Issue 41, $5, 68pp, cover art by Vicky Yuh
• This issue has fiction by Rachel Ayers, Holly Tamsin, and David Fawkes
• Nonfiction, by Nicole Kimberling, is a “Quarantine Pantry Challenge.”

(Wed 1 Jul 2020)


The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

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

July/Aug 2020
Vol. 139 No. 1&2 (whole #750), $8.99, 258pp, cover art by Alan M. Clark
• This issue has novelets by John Kessel, David Erik Nelson, Madeleine Robins, and Brian Trent, and short stories by Rati Mehrotra, M. Rickert, James Morrow, Ana Hurtado, Bennett North, Mel Kassel, Stephenie Feldman, and Natalia Theodoridou. There’s also a poem by Mary Soon Lee.
• Departments include an editorial by Charles Coleman Finlay, Charles de Lint’s “Books to Look For,” covering Martha Wells, Max Barry, and others; “Nusing on Books” by Michelle West, covering Adrian Tchaikovsky and others; a “Films” columnn by David J. Skal; a “Science” column by Jerry Oltion (about the analemma); and a “Curiosities” page by Thomas Kaufsek, discussing a 1978 book by Leonard Reiffel.

(Mon 29 Jun 2020)


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