Jan. 2012 (Issue 20)
Science Fiction: “How Many Miles to Babylon?” by Megan Arkenberg, “Gene Wars” by Paul McAuley, “Always True to Thee, in My Fashion” by Nancy Kress, “The Five Elements of the Heart Mind” by Ken Liu.
Fantasy: “On the Acquisition of Phoenix Eggs (Variant)” by Marissa Lingen, “You Have Never Been Here” by M. Rickert, “Blue Lace Agate” by Sarah Monette, “A State of Variance” by Aimee Bender.
Novella: “Weyr Search” by Anne McCaffrey (Ebook-Exclusive)
Nonfiction: Interview: R. A. MacAvoy, Interview: Neal Stephenson, Artist Showcase: Alexey Zaryuta, Anne McCaffrey: An Appreciation by Todd McCaffrey (Ebook-Exclusive).