Science Fiction & Fantasy

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June 2016 (Issue 73)

This month, we’ve made another special double issue for you: People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction! We’ve brought together a team of terrific creators and editors of color, led by Guest Editors Nalo Hopkinson and Kristine Ong Muslim. We’ll have ten pieces of original science fiction by exciting SF authors: Karin Lowachee (“A Good Home”), Steven Barnes (“Fifty Shades of Grays”), Isha Karki (“Firebird”), Lisa Allen-Agostini (“Depot 256”), Brian K. Hudson (“Digital Medicine”), Sofia Samatar (“The Red Thread”), Nick T. Chan (“Salto Mortal”), Dayo Ntwari (“Omoshango”), Terence Taylor (“Wilson’s Singularity”), and Gabriela Santiago (“As Long As It Takes to Make the World”). We also have a special flash fiction section curated by the talented Berit Ellingsen. We have flash from S.B. Divya (“Binaries”), Fabio Fernandes (“Other Metamorphoses”), Teresa Naval (“An Offertory to Our Drowned Gods”), Nin Harris (“Morning Cravings”), Jennifer Marie Brissett (“Breathe Deep, Breathe Free”), T.S. Bazelli (“The Peacemaker”), Caroline M. Yoachim (“Chocolate Milkshake Number 314”), Naru Dames Sundar (“A Handful Of Dal”), Kevin Jared Hosein (“Hiranyagarbha”), and JY Yang (“Four And Twenty Blackbirds”). Our nonfiction editor, Grace Dillon, has brought us some incredible essays and articles, and we have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights. For our ebook readers—and for those who seek out the print edition of our special issue—we also include have our usual novella reprint and a novel excerpt. But as a special treat, Sunil Patel has collected the more than two dozen essays on life as a PoC reader and creator of science fiction that originally ran in our People of Colo(u)r Kickstarter campaign. All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with an extra special book column.

May 2016 (Issue 72)

This month, we have original science fiction by An Owomoyela (“Three Points Masculine”) and Mari Ness (“Deathlight”), along with SF reprints by Haris A. Durrani (“Tethered”) and Tora Greve (“The Philosopher’s Stone”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Seanan McGuire (“The Jaws that Bite, the Claws that Catch”) and Wole Talabi (“Wednesday’s Story”), and fantasy reprints by Tim Pratt (“North Over Empty Space”) and Elizabeth Hand (“Hungerford Bridge”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. For our ebook readers, we also have a reprint of Hugh Howey’s “The Plagiarist” and a new excerpt Paolo Bacigalupi’s The Water Knife, which is out in trade paperback this month from Vintage Books.

Apr. 2016 (Issue 71)

We have original science fiction by Carrie Vaughn (“Origin Story”) and Matthew Bailey (“The Birth Will Take Place on a Mutually Acceptable Research Vessel”), along with SF reprints by Patricia Strand (“Cause for a Haunting”) and Peter Watts (“Collateral”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Nghi Vo (“Dragon Brides”) and Rudy Rucker (“The Knobby Giraffe”), and fantasy reprints by Theodora Goss (“Lily, With Clouds”) and Ken Scholes (“Of Metal Men and Scarlet Thread and Dancing with the Sunrise”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. For our ebook readers, we also have an ebook-exclusive reprint of the novella “Incident on a Small Colony,” by Kristine Smith, and an excerpt from Thomas Olde Heuvelt’s new novel, HEX.

Mar. 2016 (Issue 70)

We have original science fiction by Caroline M. Yoachim (“Welcome to the Medical Clinic at the Interplanetary Relay Station”) and Craig DeLancey (“RedKing”), along with SF reprints by Timons Esaias (“The Mars Convention”) and Aliette de Bodard (“The Waiting Stars”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Rich Larson (“Sparks Fly”) and Marie Vibbert (“Michael Doesn’t Hate His Mother”), and fantasy reprints by Andy Duncan (“The Premature Burials”) and Seanan McGuire (“Rat-Catcher”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns and a roundtable interview on the Star Wars canon. For our ebook readers, we also have an ebook-exclusive reprint Mark W. Tiedemann’s novella, “Miller’s Wife” and an excerpt from Hugh Howey’s novel, Shift.

Feb. 2016 (Issue 69)

We have original science fiction by Rachael K. Jones (“Charlotte Incorporated”) and Sarah Pinsker (“Sooner or Later Everything Falls Into the Sea”), along with SF reprints by Samuel Peralta (“Hereafter”) and Paul McAuley (“Transitional Forms”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Jeremiah Tolbert (“Not by Wardrobe, Tornado, or Looking Glass”) and Karin Tidbeck (“Starfish”), and fantasy reprints by Rachel Swirsky (“Monstrous Embrace”) and Christopher Barzak (“Map of Seventeen”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book reviews and our new media review column. For our ebook readers, we also have an ebook-exclusive reprint of the novella “May Be Some Time,” by Brenda W. Clough. We also have an excerpt from the novel A GATHERING OF SHADOWS by V.E. Schwab.

Jan. 2016 (Issue 68)

This month, we have original science fiction by J.Y. Yang (“Secondhand Bodies”) and the collaborative team of Keith Brooke and Eric Brown (“Beyond the Heliopause”), along with SF reprints by Jason Gurley (“The Dark Age”) and Kate Bachus (“Pinono Deep”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Will McIntosh (“The Savannah Liars Tour”) and Kat Howard (“Maiden, Hunter, Beast”), and fantasy reprints by Peter S. Beagle (“La Lune T’Attend”) and Leena Krohn (“The Gorgonoids”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with a feature interview, the latest installment of our book review column, and the debut of a new movie review column by bestselling author Carrie Vaughn. For our ebook readers, we also have an ebook-exclusive novella reprint of “Griffin’s Egg,” by Michael Swanwick, and a novel excerpt from BARSK by Lawrence M. Schoen.

Dec. 2015 (Issue 67)

This month, we have original science fiction by A. Merc Rustad (“Tomorrow When We See the Sun”) and Aidan Doyle (“Beneath the Silent Stars”), along with SF reprints by Hugh Howey (“Beacon 23: Little Noises”) and Charlie Jane Anders (“The Time Travel Club”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Rachel Swirsky (“Tea Time”) and the late Jay Lake (“Ex Libris Noctis”), and fantasy reprints by Richard Parks (“The Queen’s Reason”) and Mark Rigney (“Portfolio”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with an interview with THE MARTIAN author Andy Weir, and the latest installation of our book review column. For our ebook readers, we also have a reprint of the novella “The Surfer” by Kelly Link, and a novel excerpt from A DAUGHTER OF NO NATION by A.M. Dellamonica.

Nov. 2015 (Issue 66)

In this issue, we have original science fiction by Rahul Kanakia (“Here Is My Thinking On A Situation That Affects Us All”) and Caroline M. Yoachim (“Rock, Paper, Scissors, Love, Death”), along with SF reprints by Brian Stableford (“The Pipes of Pan”) and Kameron Hurley (“The Light Brigade”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Helena Bell (“When We Were Giants”) and Kenneth Schneyer (“The Plausibility of Dragons”), and fantasy reprints by Toh EnJoe (“Printable”) and Karen Joy Fowler (“The Black Fairy’s Curse”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with a feature interview with Ernest Cline, and of course, the latest installment of our book review column. For our ebook readers, we also have a reprint of Elizabeth Hand’s novella “The Least Trumps,” and a pair of novel excerpts.

Oct. 2015 (Issue 65)

We have original science fiction by Maria Dahvana Headley (“Solder and Steam”) and Adrian Tchaikovsky (“The Children of Dagon”), along with SF reprints by An Owomoyela (“Water Rights”) and Gregory Benford (“Time Shards”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Emil Ostrovski (“Tragic Business”) and Nike Sulway (“The Karen Joy Fowler Book Club”), and fantasy reprints by Kevin Brockmeier (“The Invention of Separate People”) and Delia Sherman (“The Fiddler of Bayou Teche”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with a pair of feature interviews. For our ebook readers, we also have an ebook-exclusive novella reprint of James Tiptree Jr.’s “Slow Music,” and, of course, a pair of novel excerpts. It’s another great issue, so be sure to check it out.

Sep. 2015 (Issue 64)

We have original science fiction by Caroline M. Yoachim (“Seven Wonders of a Once and Future World”) and Megan Arkenberg (“All in a Hot and Copper Sky”), along with SF reprints by Daniel H. Wilson (“God Mode”) and Carrie Vaughn (“Harry and Marlowe Meet the Founder of the Aetherian Revolution”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Sean McMullen (“The Ninth Seduction”) and Heather Lindsley (“Werewolf Loves Mermaid”), and reprints by Maurice Broaddus (“The Iron Hut”) and Theodora Goss (“Estella Saves the Village”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, a feature interview with award-winning writer and translator Ken Liu, and the latest installment of our book review column. Plus, because our cover artist this month couldn’t participate in our regular artist showcase feature, we substituted a movie review column, and thus are pleased to present an insightful look at MAD MAX: FURY ROAD from the always-delightful Carrie Vaughn. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “Milo and Sylvie,” by Eliot Fintushel, and a pair of novel excerpts, including a taste of Rae Carson’s WALK ON EARTH A STRANGER and THE TRAITOR BARU CORMORANT by Seth Dickinson.