Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Issues

Oct. 2021 (Issue 137)

We have original science fiction by Gene Doucette (“Memoranda from the End of the World”) and Yang-Yang Wang (“Every Single Brian”). We also have a flash piece (“Those Who Went”) from E. Catherine Tobler, along with an SF reprint by Rich Larson (“Tidings”). Our fantasy original is a new novelette by P H Lee (“The Ash-Girl and the Salmon Prince”), which we’ll be serializing in two parts. We also have a flash piece (“The Right Dragon”) from Coral Alejandra Moore. Our fantasy reprint is by Endria Isa Richardson (“The Black Menagerie”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Ryka Aoki’s new novel: Light from Uncommon Stars.

Sept. 2021 (Issue 136)

We have original science fiction by Thomas Ha (“Where You Left Me”) and Meg Elison (“Uprising”), along with a flash story by Adam-Troy Castro (“Judi”). Our reprint story is by Violet Allen (“Mister Dawn, How Can You Be So Cruel?”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Anya Ow (“Fanspell: Flowers in Spring (RobYung, NSFW)”) and Lizz Huerta (“Sía”). Our fantasy flash is by Adam R. Shannon (“It Begins to Snow”). Plus, we have a reprint story from Alexander Weinstein (“Invasive Species and Their Habitats”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt from Cat Rambo’s new novel, You Sexy Thing.

Aug. 2021 (Issue 135)

We have original science fiction by Andrea Chapela (translated by Emma Törzs) (“Now You Feel It”) and David Anaxagoras (“Anything Short of Death Is Survivable”). We also have a flash piece (“Before the Haze Devours You”) from Nelly Geraldine García Rosas, along with an SF reprint by Maurice Broaddus (“City of Refuge”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Justin C. Key (“Now You See Me”) and Tobi Ogundiran (“The Tale of Jaja and Canti”). We also have a flash piece (“My Sister Is a Scorpion”) from Isabel Cañas. Our fantasy reprints by Sheree Renée Thomas (“Ancestries”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from The All-Consuming World, the debut novel from Cassandra Khaw.

July 2021 (Issue 134)

We have original science fiction short stories by Everdeen Mason (“Miss the Zen but Miss You More”) and Andrew Dana Hudson (“A Smell of Jet Fuel”). Our SF flash story is “No Lies Detected” by Russell Nichols. Our SF reprint is from Stephen Graham Jones: “To Jump Is to Fall.” Our original fantasy shorts are by Rachel Swirsky (“Innocent Bird”) and Lulu Kadhim (“Amber Dark Sickly Sweet”). We have a flash fantasy piece called “How to Become an Ancestor” by Nicole D. Sconiers, and our fantasy reprint is by Cadwell Turnbull (“Shock of Birth”). Of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from She Who Became the Sun, by Shelley Parker-Chan.

June 2021 (Issue 133)

We have original science fiction by Timothy Mudie (“Different People”) and Endria Richardson (“Do Nothing”), along with SF reprints by Sam J. Miller (“The Nation of the Sick”) and Nalo Hopkinson (“Inselberg”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Adam-Troy Castro (“A Tableau of Things That Are”) and Adam R. Shannon (“When You Die on the Radio”), and fantasy reprints by Sofia Samatar (“Wolf Tones”) and Theodora Goss (“How to Become a Witch-Queen”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Katherine Addison’s The Witness for the Dead.

May 2021 (Issue 132)

We have original science fiction by Gene Doucette (“Hypnopompic Circumstance”) and Andrea Kriz (“There Are No Hot Topics on Whukai”), along with SF reprints by Rich Larson (“Carnivores”) and Nelson Rolon (“Saudade”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kristina Ten (“Bones in It”) and Howard Andrew Jones (“The Palace in the Moonlight”), and fantasy reprints by Kat Howard (“An Invitation to a Burning”) and Carrie Vaughn (“Dead Men in Central City”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman.

 

Apr. 2021 (Issue 131)

We have original science fiction by An Owomoyela (“The Equations of the Dead”) and Rich Larson (“Complete Exhaustion of the Organism”), along with SF reprints by Seanan McGuire (“Swear Not by the Moon”) and Ray Nayler (“The Ocean Between the Leaves”). Plus, we’re serializing an original fantasy novelette by Ashok K. Banker: Readers can look forward to reading “The Giving One” in two parts spread across two weeks. We also have fantasy reprints by Ann Leckie (“The Justified”) and Genevieve Valentine (“Blood, Ash, Braids”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with book reviews from our terrific review team.

Mar. 2021 (Issue 130)

We have original science fiction by Claire Wrenwood (“Homecoming”) and Adam-Troy Castro (“And Now A Preview of Coming Attractions”), along with SF reprints by Ken Liu (“Dispatches from the Cradle: The Hermit—Forty-Eight Hours in the Sea of Massachusetts”) and Yoon Ha Lee (“The Empty Gun”). Plus, we have original fantasy by P H Lee (“The Bear Prince”) and Sarah Grey (“Brightly, Undiminished”), and fantasy reprints by Alyssa Wong (“Olivia’s Table”) and Amber Sparks (“A Place for Hiding Precious Things”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, along with our book review columns. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Arkady Martine’s new novel, A Desolation Called Peace.

Feb. 2021 (Issue 129)

This month we have new short SF from Phoebe Barton (“The Mathematics of Fairyland”) and writing duo Keith Brooke and Eric Brown (“Me Two”). We also have SF reprints by Paul Crenshaw (“Bulletproof Tattoos”) and Maureen F. McHugh (“Sidewalks”). Our fantasy originals include A.T. Greenblatt’s “The Memory of a Memory Is a Spirit,” and the latest installment of Alexander Weinstein’s From the Lost Travelers’ Tour Guide series: “Destinations of Beauty.” Our fantasy reprints include work from Micah Dean Hicks (“Church of Birds”) and Autumn Brown (“Small and Bright”). Of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, plus our book reviewers have scoured the shelves for some exciting new reads. Our ebook readers will enjoy an excerpt from Evarina Maxwell’s new novel Winter Orbit.

Jan. 2021 (Issue 128)

We have original science fiction by D. Thomas Minton (“The Memory Plague”) and Phoebe Barton (“The Mathematics of Fairyland”), along with SF reprints by An Owomoyela (“The Hard Spot in the Glacier”) and Greg van Eekhout (“On the Fringes of the Fractal”). Plus, we have original fantasy by P H Lee (“Frost’s Boy”) and Adam-Troy Castro (“Answering the Questions You Might Have About the Kharbat”), and fantasy reprints by Maria Dahvana Headley (“The Orange Tree”) and Elizabeth Ziemska (“The Mushroom Queen.”). All that, and of course we also have our usual assortment of author spotlights, and three fantastic book reviews, plus our ebook readers will get a sneak peek at Greg Bear’s new novel, The Unfinished Land.