Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Issues

Dec. 2013 (Issue 43)

This month, we have original science fiction by Hao Jingfang (“Invisible Planets,” translated by Ken Liu) and Gregory Benford (“Leaving Night”), along with SF reprints by Maureen F. McHugh (“Dead Fads”) and David Barr Kirtley (“Power Armor: A Love Story”). Plus, we have original fantasy by James Patrick Kelly (“Miss Nobody Never Was”) and Siobhan Carroll (“The Correspondence Between the Governess and the Attic”), and fantasy reprints by William Browning Spencer (“The Foster Child”) and Kit Reed (“Yard Sale”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with Jay Lake and Margaret Atwood. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “The Ballad of Bowsprit Bear’s Stead” by Damien Broderick and a novel excerpt of Twinmaker by Sean Williams.

Nov. 2013 (Issue 42)

This month, we have original science fiction by Sean Williams (“Death and the Hobbyist”—a Twinmaker Story) and Beth Revis (“The Turing Test”), along with SF reprints by James Tiptree, Jr. (“And I Awoke and Found Me Here on the Cold Hill’s Side”) and James Stoddard (“The Battle of York”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kelly Barnhill (“The Insect and the Astronomer”) and Matthew Hughes (“Sleeper”—a Kaslo Chronicles tale), and fantasy reprints by Ian McDonald (“Tonight We Fly”) and Maria Dahvana Headley (“Bit-U-Men”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with NFL punter/über-geek Chris Kluwe and Dinosaur Comics-creator Ryan North. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “Holy Places” by Martha Wells, and novel excerpts of Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie, Starhawk by Jack McDevitt, and SEAL Team 13 by Evan Currie.

Oct. 2013 (Issue 41)

This month, we have original science fiction by the aforementioned Keffy R.M. Kehrli (“HELP FUND MY ROBOT ARMY!!!”) and Ken Liu (“Ghost Days”), along with SF reprints by Constance Cooper (“Trouble Leaves a Scent Trail”) and Kameron Hurley (“Enyo-Enyo”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Dylan Otto Krider (“The Five Deaths of Marvin Dimitri”) and Charlie Jane Anders (“Small Dead Creatures”), and fantasy reprints by Karin Tidbeck (“Augusta Prima”) and Neil Gaiman (“An Invocation of Incuriosity”). All that, and, of course, we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with Melissa Marr and über-geek Felicia Day. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “Human Readable” by Cory Doctorow and novel excerpts of Parasite by Mira Grant, Copperhead by Tina Connolly, and Poe by J. Lincoln Fenn.

Sep. 2013 (Issue 40)

This month, we have original science fiction by D. Thomas Minton (“The Schrödinger War”) and Will McIntosh (“Dry Bite”), along with SF reprints by Lisa Tuttle (“Ragged Claws”) and Nina Allan (“Angelus”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Seanan McGuire (“Homecoming”) and a new Gorlen story by Marc Laidlaw (“Bellweather”) and fantasy reprints by Gene Wolfe (“Suzanne Delage”) and the first Erm Kaslo tale by Matthew Hughes (“And Then Some”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with io9’s Annalee Newitz and author of The Shining Girls, Lauren Beukes. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “The Secret Sharer” by Robert Silverberg and excerpts of Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson and The Palace Job by Patrick Weekes.

Aug. 2013 (Issue 39)

This month, we have original fantasy by Ken Liu (“The Litigation Master and the Monkey King”) and Cory Skerry (“Breathless in the Deep”), along with fantasy reprints by Marc Laidlaw (“Catamounts”) and Angela Slatter (“Brisneyland by Night”). Plus, we have original science fiction by Yoon Ha Lee (“The Knight of Chains, the Deuce of Stars”) and Sean Williams (“Face Value”) and SF reprints by Alastair Reynolds (“At Budokan”) and Nancy Kress (“End Game”). All that, and of course, we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with Alaya Dawn Johnson and bestselling YA author Rick Yancey. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “The Gorgon in the Cupboard” by Patricia McKillip and excerpts from Blood of Tyrants, the penultimate volume in the acclaimed Temeraire series by bestselling author Naomi Novik, and Kingmaker by Christian Cantrell.

July 2013 (Issue 38)

This month, we have original science fiction by Benjamin R. Lambert (“Division of Labor”) and Carlie St. George (“This Villain You Must Create”) and SF reprints by Margo Lanagan (“Mulberry Boys”) and Ryan North (“Cancer”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Adam-Troy Castro (“The Boy and the Box”) and Laura Friis (“Ushakiran”), along with fantasy reprints by Sophia McDougall (“Golden Apple”) and Ursula K. Le Guin (“The Stars Below”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with bestselling authors Hugh Howey and Austin Grossman. For our ebook readers, we also have the novella “The Wide, Carnivorous Sky” by John Langan and excerpts of the new Shannara novel Witch Wraith by Terry Brooks and Interrupt by Jeff Carlson.

June 2013 (Issue 37)

This month, we have original fantasy by Megan Arkenberg (“The Huntsman”) and Christopher Barzak (“Paranormal Romance”), along with fantasy reprints by Theodora Goss (“Princess Lucinda and the Hound of the Moon”) and from Shawn Speakman’s new all-star charity anthology, Unfettered, we have a new story from Carrie Vaughn (“Game of Chance”). Plus, we have original SF by Sarah Grey (“The Ballad of Marisol Brook”) and Sylvia Spruck Wrigley (“Alive, Alive Oh”), and SF reprints by Paul Park (“Get a Grip”) and Ken Liu’s current Hugo Award finalist (“Mono no aware”). And of course we have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with bestselling authors Nalo Hopkinson and Robert J. Sawyer. For our ebook readers, our ebook-featured novella is “The Fool’s Tale” by L. Timmel Duchamp, and the featured novel excerpt is from Abaddon’s Gate by James S. A. Corey.

May 2013 (Issue 36)

This month, we have original science fiction by Maria Dahvana Headley (“The Traditional”) and M. Bennardo (“Water Finds Its Level”), along with SF reprints by Maureen F. McHugh (“Interview: On Any Given Day”) and Sean Williams (“The Missing Metatarsals”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Damien Walters Grintalis (“Always, They Whisper”) and Dennis Danvers (“Leaving the Dead”), and fantasy reprints by Holly Black (“The Aarne-Thompson Classification Revue”) and Richard Parks (“The Man Who Carved Skulls”). For our ebook readers, our ebook-exclusive novella is “The Garden” by Eleanor Arnason, and of course we have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with Gregory Maguire and Karen Russell.

Apr. 2013 (Issue 35)

In this issue, we have original science fiction by Desirina Boskovich (“Deus Ex Arca”) and acclaimed indie bestseller Hugh Howey (“Deep Blood Kettle”), along with SF reprints by Kathleen Ann Goonan (“A Love Supreme”) and the legendary Robert Silverberg (“Schwartz Between the Galaxies”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Anaea Lay (“The Visited”) and Swedish sensation Karin Tidbeck (“A Fine Show on the Abyssal Plain”), and fantasy reprints by Bruce Sterling (“Dinner in Audoghast”) and Christopher Barzak (“Smoke City”). We also have our usual assortment of author and artist spotlights, along with feature interviews with bestselling authors Jane Yolen and Brandon Sanderson. And for our ebook readers, our ebook-exclusive novella is “Bellony” by Nina Allan, and our featured novel excerpt is The Red: First Light by Linda Nagata. Cover by Armand Baltazar.

Mar. 2013 (Issue 34)

Novella: “Things Undone” by John Barnes

Novel Excerpt: The Midnight Blue-Light Special by Seanan McGuire

Nonfiction: Artist Showcase: Matt Tkocz, Interview: Angélica Gorodischer, Interview: Philip Pullman.

Science Fiction: Jake Kerr (“Biographical Fragments of the Life of Julian Prince”), Rich Larson (“Let’s Take This Viral”), Holly Phillips (“Three Days of Rain”), Angélica Gorodischer (“The Sense of the Circle”).

Fantasy: Sarena Ulibarri (“The Bolt Tightener”), Lisa Tuttle (“The Dream Detective”), Felicity Savage (“Ash Minette”), Karen Joy Fowler (“Lily Red”).