May 2012 (Issue 24)
Novella: The Cosmology of the Wider World (Part 1) by Jeffrey Ford
Novel Excerpts: The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi and 2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson.
Nonfiction: Artist Showcase: Mikhail Rakhmatullin, Interview: Michael Chabon, Interview: Vernor Vinge.
Fantasy: Dale Bailey (“The Children of Hamelin”), Melanie Rawn (“Mother of All Russiya”), Catherynne M. Valente (“A Hole to China”), Kage Baker (“The Ruby Incomparable”).
Science Fiction: Linda Nagata (“Nightside on Callisto”), C. C. Finlay (“The Cross-Time Accountants Fail To Kill Hitler Because Chuck Berry Does The Twist”), Nicola Griffith (“Song of Bullfrogs, Cry of Geese”), David Langford (“Different Kinds of Darkness”).