Issue 737 Table of Contents, June 2022

The June 2022 issue of Locus has interviews with Nicola Griffith and V. Castro and a spotlight on The Science Fiction Outreach Project. The issue lists US and UK forthcoming books titles through March 2023. Patricia A. McKillip (1948-2022) is remembered with an obituary and appreciations. Other news covers the 2022 Nebula Awards, the Bram Stoker Awards, Zen Cho’s Bradbury Prize win, the Sturgeon Award finalists, Lackey’s removal from the Nebula Conference, Sergey Dyachenko (1945-2022), the closure of Fantast Three, and much more. StokerCon 2022 is covered with a report and photos. Reviews include new titles by Samit Basu, Rachel Swirsky, Vandana Singh, Jonathan Strahan (ed.), Max Gladstone, Paul Cornell, E. Catherine Tobler, Premee Mohamed, David Yoon, Isabel Cañas, Ottessa Moshfegh, A.G. Slatter, Shuang Xuetao, Kalynn Bayron, Lizz Huerta, Rachel Swirsky, Joma West, Eugen Bacon, Rio Youers, Rebecca Ross, Marion Deeds, Deborah Falaye, Holly Black, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Robert Jackson Bennett, and co-editors Scott Russell Duncan, Armando Rendón, and Jenny Irizary, among others. 


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June 2022 • Issue 737 • Vol. 88 • No. 6
55th Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and interview art and design by Francesca Myman

Nicola Griffith: Past Present / 10
V. Castro: No Limitations / 30

2022 Nebula Awards Winners • Patricia A. McKillip (1948-2022) • Appreciations from Stephen R. Donaldson, Lisa Goldstein, Real Musgrave, Terri Windling, and James Frenkel • Bram Stoker Awards • Cho Wins Bradbury Prize • Sturgeon Award Finalists and Sturgeon Symposium • Lackey Removed from Nebula Conference

Fantast Three Closing • SFWA News • Random House Worlds • World Conventions News • Grand Prix de I’imaginaire Winner • Nommo Awards Shortlist • IAFA News • Inaugural SF Debuts Writing Prize • Literary Laddership for Emerging African Authors • Publishing News • Maine Afrofuturism Project • #DisneyMustPay Open Letter • Announcements • Edgar Awards Winners • Awards News • Financial News • International Rights • Audio Rights • Publications Received

Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Joshua Cohen, Robert J. Sawyer, P.C. Hodgell, Gwenda Bond, Eugen Bacon, Emily St. John Mandel, and many others

Spotlight on The Science Fiction Outreach Project / 49

US Forthcoming Books / 32 UK Forthcoming Books / 42

StokerCon / 51

Magazines Received: April / 52 Books Received: April / 54 British Books Received: March / 62 Bestsellers / 64 New & Notable / 65

Sergey Dyachenko

Nebula Conference • Patricia A. McKillip • YouTube • Locus Awards • This Issue/Next Issue

Short Fiction Reviews by Karen Burnham / 12
Solarpunk Magazine 1-2/22, 3-4/22; The Sunday Morning Transport 3/6, 3/27, 4/3/22; Clarkesworld 4/22; khré3/22; Luna Station Quarterly 3/22; Shoreline of Infinity 3/22.

Short Fiction Reviews by Charles Payseur / 14
Shoreline of Infinity 3/22; Strange Horizons 3/21/22, 3/28/22, 4/4/22, 4/11/22; Escape Pod 3-4/22; Flash Fiction Online 3/22, 4/22; Fiyah 3/22; GigaNotoSaurus 4/22; Baffling Spring ’22; Fireside Spring ’22; Beneath Ceaseless Skies 4/7/22, 4/21/22; Diabolical Plots 3/22, 4/22; Lightspeed 5/22; Fantasy 5/22; F&SF 5-6/22.

Short Fiction Reviews by Paula Guran / 16 3/9/22, 3/16/22, 3/23/22, 4/13/22, 4/20/22, 4/27/22, 5/4/22, 5/11/22, 5/18/22; Uncanny 3-4/22; The Deadlands 3/22, 4/22; The Dark 3/22, 4/22; Nightmare 3/22, 4/22, 5/22; Apex #130; PodCastle 2/23/22; PseudoPod 3/11/22.

Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 18
Someone in Time: Tales of Time-Crossed Romance
, Jonathan Strahan, ed.; Chosen Spirits, as The City Inside, Samit Basu; January Fifteenth, Rachel Swirsky; Utopias of the Third Kind, Vandana Singh.

Reviews by Adrienne Martini / 20
Last Exit, Max Gladstone; Rosebud, Paul Cornell; The Necessity of Stars, E. Catherine Tobler; And What Can We Offer You Tonight, Premee Mohamed.

Reviews by Maya C. James / 21
City of Orange
, David Yoon; The Hacienda, Isabel Cañas.

Reviews by Ian Mond / 22
, Ottessa Moshfegh; The Path of Thorns, A.G. Slatter; Rouge Street: Three Novellas, Shuang Xuetao.

Reviews by Alex Brown / 24
This Wicked Fate
, Kalynn Bayron; The Lost Dreamer, Lizz Huerta.

Reviews by Caren Gussoff Sumption / 25
January Fifteenth
, Rachel Swirsky; Face, Joma West.

Reviews by Gabino Iglesias / 26
Mage of Fools
, Eugen Bacon; No Second Chances, Rio Youers; El Porvenir, ¡Ya!: Citlalzazanilli Mexicatl, a Chicano Sci-fi Anthology, Scott Russell Duncan, Armando Rendón, Jenny Irizary, eds.

Reviews by Colleen Mondor / 27
A River Enchanted, Rebecca Ross; Comeuppance Served Cold, Marion Deeds; Blood Scion, Deborah Falaye; Book of Night, Holly Black.

Reviews by Divers Hands: Russell Letson, Tim Pratt / 28
Eyes of the Void
, Adrian Tchaikovsky; Locklands, Robert Jackson Bennett.

Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 19, 23, 27

Magazines reviews in this issue (indicating reviewer)—

Solarpunk Magazine 1-2/22, 3-4/22 (Karen Burnham)
The Sunday Morning Transport 3/6, 3/27, 4/3/22 (Karen Burnham)
Clarkesworld 4/22 (Karen Burnham)
khōréō 3/22 (Karen Burnham)
Luna Station Quarterly 3/22 (Karen Burnham)
Shoreline of Infinity 3/22 (Karen Burnham)
Shoreline of Infinity 3/22 (Charles Payseur)
Strange Horizons 3/21/22, 3/28/22, 4/4/22, 4/11/22 (Charles Payseur)
Escape Pod 3-4/22 (Charles Payseur)
Flash Fiction Online 3/22, 4/22 (Charles Payseur)
Fiyah 3/22 (Charles Payseur)
GigaNotoSaurus 4/22 (Charles Payseur)
Baffling Spring ’22 (Charles Payseur)
Fireside Spring ’22 (Charles Payseur)
Beneath Ceaseless Skies 4/7/22, 4/21/22 (Charles Payseur)
Diabolical Plots 3/22, 4/22 (Charles Payseur)
Lightspeed 5/22 (Charles Payseur)
Fantasy 5/22 (Charles Payseur)
F&SF 5-6/22 (Charles Payseur) 3/9/22, 3/16/22, 3/23/22, 4/13/22, 4/20/22, 4/27/22, 5/4/22, 5/11/22, 5/18/22 (Paula Guran)
Uncanny 3-4/22 (Paula Guran)
The Deadlands 3/22, 4/22 (Paula Guran)
The Dark 3/22, 4/22 (Paula Guran)
Nightmare 3/22, 4/22, 5/22 (Paula Guran)
Apex #130 (Paula Guran)
PodCastle 2/23/22 (Paula Guran)
PseudoPod 3/11/22 (Paula Guran)

Books reviews in this issue (indicating reviewer)—

Bacon, Eugen • Mage of Fools (Gabino Iglesias)
Basu, Samit • Chosen Spirits (Gary K. Wolfe)
Basu, Samit • The City Inside (Gary K. Wolfe)
Bayron, Kalynn • This Wicked Fate (Alex Brown)
Bennett, Robert Jackson • Locklands (Tim Pratt)
Black, Holly • Book of Night (Colleen Mondor)
Cañas, Isabel • The Hacienda (Maya C. James)
Cornell, Paul • Rosebud (Adrienne Martini)
Deeds, Marion • Comeuppance Served Cold (Colleen Mondor)
Duncan, Scott Russell, & Armando Rendón, eds. • El Porvenir, ¡Ya!: Citlalzazanilli Mexicatl, a Chicano Sci-fi Anthology (Gabino Iglesias)
Falaye, Deborah • Blood Scion (Colleen Mondor)
Gladstone, Max • Last Exit (Adrienne Martini)
Herta, Lizz • The Lost Dreamer (Alex Brown)
Mohamed, Premee • And What Can We Offer You Tonight (Adrienne Martini)
Moshfegh, Ottessa • Lapvona (Ian Mond)
Ross, Rebecca • A River Enchanted (Colleen Mondor)
Singh, Vandana • Utopias of the Third Kind (Gary K. Wolfe)
Slatter, A. G. • The Path of Thorns (Ian Mond)
Strahan, Jonathan, ed. • Someone in Time: Tales of Time-Crossed Romance (Gary K. Wolfe)
Swirsky, Rachel • January Fifteenth (Caren Gussoff Sumption)
Swirsky, Rachel • January Fifteenth (Gary K. Wolfe)
Tchaikovsky, Adrian • Eyes of the Void (Russell Letson)
Tobler, E. Catherine • The Necessity of Stars (Adrienne Martini)
West, Joma • Face (Caren Gussoff Sumption)
Xuetao, Shuang • Rouge Street: Three Novellas (Ian Mond)
Yoon, David • City of Orange (Maya C. James)
Youers, Rio • No Second Chances (Gabino Iglesias)

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