Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Issues

Aug. 2020 (Issue 123)

We have original science fiction by Matthew Kressel (“Still You Linger, Like Soot in the Air”) and Katherine Crighton (“Sing in Me, Muse”), along with SF reprints by Caroline M. Yoachim (“The Shadow Prison Experiment”) and Sam J. Miller (“My Base Pair”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Benjamin Rosenbaum (“All Those Guardians of Order and Clarity, None of Them Can Abide a Free Witch”) and KT Bryski (“The Bone-Stag Walks”), and fantasy reprints by Eden Royce (“Miss Beulah’s Braiding and Life Changing Salon”) and Carrie Vaughn (“The Huntsman and the Beast”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Our feature interview is with Andrea Hairston.

Jul. 2020 (Issue 122)

We have original science fiction by Adam-Troy Castro (“The End of The World Measured in Values of N”) and Ray Nayler (“The Swallows of the Storm”), along with SF reprints by Tochi Onyebuchi (“Zen and the Art of an Android Beatdown, or Cecile Meets a Boxer: A Love Story”) and Annalee Newitz (“The Blue Fairy’s Manifesto”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kristina Ten (“Baba Yaga and the Seven Hills”) and Mari Ness (“Great Gerta and the Mermaid”), and fantasy reprints by Benjamin Rosenbaum (“A Siege of Cranes”) and Kiini Ibura Salaam (“Rosamojo”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Our feature interview is with Alaya Dawn Johnson. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Ryan Van Loan’s The Sin in the Steel.

Jun. 2020 (Issue 121)

We have original science fiction by Marie Vibbert (“Single Malt Spacecraft”) and Em North (“Real Animals”), along with SF reprints by Tochi Onyebuchi (“Still Life with Hammers, a Broom, and a Brick Stacker”) and Matthew Kressel (“The Marsh of Camarina”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Julianna Baggott (“The Postictal State of Divine Love”) and Ben Peek (“Refuge”), and fantasy reprints by Megan Arkenberg (“Danae”) and Ken Liu (“What I Assume You Shall Assume”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Our feature interview is with Jessica Cluess. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt from Alaya Dawn Johnson’s Trouble the Saints.

May 2020 (Issue 120)

This month we have original science fiction by Adam-Troy Castro (“The Time Traveler’s Advice to the Lovelorn”) and Marie Vibbert (“Single Malt Spacecraft”), along with SF reprints by Alex Irvine (“One Hundred Sentences About the City of the Future”) and Charlie Jane Anders (“Rager in Space”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Millie Ho (“The Fenghuang”) and Alexander Weinstein (“Destinations of Love”), and fantasy reprints by Carmen Maria Machado (“I Bury Myself”) and C. Robert Cargill (“We Are Where the Nightmares Go”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Our feature interview will be with Stephen Graham Jones. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Molly Tanzer’s new novel, Creatures of Charm and Hunger.

Apr. 2020 (Issue 119)

We’re starting the month with a brand-new short story from Veronica Roth! It’s called “The Least of These.” We also have an SF original by Andrew Dana Hudson (“Voice of Their Generation”), along with SF reprints by Yoon Ha Lee (“Always the Harvest”) and Vandana Singh (“A Subtle Web”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Celeste Rita Baker (“Glass Bottle Dancer”) and Rati Mehrotra (“The Witch Speaks”), and fantasy reprints by Caleb Wilson (“Bow Down Before the Snail King!”) and Fred Van Lente (“Neversleeps”). Our nonfiction team is bringing you our usual assortment of author spotlights, plus our book and media review columns. Our feature interview will be with Katie M. Flynn. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an all-new book excerpt from Veronica Roth’s Chosen Ones.

Mar. 2020 (Issue 118)

We have original science fiction by Russell Nichols (“Giant Steps”) and Adam-Troy Castro (“Many Happy Returns”), along with SF reprints by Alyx Dellamonica (“Living the Quiet Life”) and Charlie Jane Anders (“Reliable People”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kristina Ten (“Tend to Me”) and Tahmeed Shafiq (“Love and Marriage in the Hexasun Lands”), and fantasy reprints by Aimee Bender (“Viewer, Violator”) and Eric Schaller (“Three Urban Folk Tales”). Our interview this month will be with debut novelist K.M. Sparza. We also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Our ebook readers are also enjoying a book excerpt from bestselling author Veronica Roth’s first novel for adults: Chosen Ones.

Feb. 2020 (Issue 117)

We have original science fiction by Brenda Peynado (“How We Burn”) and JT Petty (“The Gamecocks”), along with SF reprints by Victor LaValle (“Ark of Light”) and Maria Romasco Moore (“Dying Light”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kij Johnson (“Noah’s Raven”) and Alexander Weinstein (“Toxic Destinations”), and fantasy reprints by Daniel José Older (“A Stranger at the Bochinche”) and Theodora Goss (“A Statement in the Case”). Our interview this month is with debut novelist Nino Cipri. All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Plus, our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from A.K. Larkwood’s new novel, The Unspoken Name.

Jan. 2020 (Issue 116)

We have original science fiction by Christopher East (“The Men Who Change the World”) and J.R. Dawson (“She’d Never Had a Name Before”), along with SF reprints by duo Jason M. Hough & Ramez Naam (“All Together Now”) and N.K. Jemisin (“The Ones Who Stay and Fight”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Alexander Weinstein (“Destinations of Joy”) and Adam-Troy Castro (“Fortune’s Final Hand”), and fantasy reprints by Kij Johnson (“Story Kit”) and M. Rickert (“Holiday”). Our feature interview this month is with Tochi Onyebuchi. 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 excerpt from A Queen in Hiding, by Sarah Kozloff.

Dec. 2019 (Issue 115)

We have original science fiction by Pat Murphy (“Motherhood”) and Matthew Baker (“A Bad Day in Utopia”), along with SF reprints by T.L. Huchu (“Njuzu”) and Rick Wilber (“Today Is Today”). Plus, we have original fantasy by KT Bryski (“The Path of Pins, the Path of Needles”) and Molly Gutman (“The End of the Sleeping Girls”), and fantasy reprints by Daniel Abraham (“The Mocking Tower”) and Cat Rambo (“The Silent Familiar”). 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 excerpt from Sisters of the Vast Black, a new novella by Lina Rather.

Nov. 2019 (Issue 114)

We have original science fiction by Dominica Phetteplace (“Her Appetite, His Heart”) and Adam-Troy Castro (“Eros Pratfalled, or, Adrift in the Cosmos With Lasagna and Mary Steenburgen”), along with SF reprints by Matthew Bright (“The Concubine’s Heart”) and Genevieve Valentine (“Overburden”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Yoon Ha Lee (“The Second-Last Client”) and Melissa Marr (“Knee Deep in the Sea”), and fantasy reprints by Theodora Goss (“A Country Called Winter”) and Ken Liu (“The Hidden Girl”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book and media review columns. Our interview this month is with Rivers Solomon. For our ebook readers, we also have a book excerpt.