Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Issues

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.

Dec. 2020 (Issue 127)

We have original science fiction by writing duo Andrew Dana Hudson and C.Y. Ballard (“You Mind Is the Superfund Site”) and Ben H. Winters (“PARTY TIME!”), along with SF reprints by Jennifer Marie Brisset (“The Executioner”) and S.L. Huang (“The Woman Who Destroyed Us”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kali Wallace (“The Salt Warrior”) and P H Lee (“Ann-of-Rags”), and fantasy reprints by Maurice Broaddus (“Ah Been Buked”) and Sofia Samatar (“An Account of the Land of Witches”). 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 E. Lily Yu. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt from Sam J. Miller’s new novel The Blade Between.

Nov. 2020 (Issue 126)

We’re breaking with our usual schedule to serialize a novelette called “Schrödinger’s Catastrophe” by Gene Doucette. You won’t want to miss either installment! We also have SF reprints by Dominica Phetteplace (“Seven Ways to Fall in Love with an Astronaut”) and Jake Kerr (“Three Speeches About Billy Granger”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Kat Howard (“The Lachrymist”) and Rati Mehrotra (“Magnificent Maurice, or the Flowers of Immortality”), and fantasy reprints by Molly Tanzer (“Le Cygne Baiseur”) and Alberto Yáñez (“Burn the Ships”). 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 Usman T. Malik. Our ebook readers will also enjoy a book excerpt from Nicole Glover’s The Conductors.

Oct. 2020 (Issue 125)

We have original science fiction by Todd McAulty (“The Ambient Intelligence”) and Jenny Rae Rappaport (“Everything and Nothing”), along with SF reprints by Caroline M. Yoachim (“The Shadow Prisoner’s Dilemma”) and Ken Liu (“Byzantine Empathy”). Plus, we have original fantasy by P H Lee (“The Vampire of Kovácspéter”) and Naomi Kanakia (“Everquest”), and fantasy reprints by Stephanie Malia Morris (“Forty Acres and a Mule”) and Minsoo Kang (“The Virtue of Unfaithful Translations”). 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 CL Polk. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt of Cory Doctorow’s new novel, Attack Surface.