Science Fiction & Fantasy

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Issues

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.

Sept. 2020 (Issue 124)

We have original science fiction by Adam-Troy Castro (“The Author’s Wife vs. The Giant Robot”) and Sunny Moraine (“Note to Self”), along with SF reprints by Caroline M. Yoachim (“Shadow Prisons of the Mind”) and Hugh Howey (“Machine Learning”). Plus, we have original fantasy by Alexander Weinstein (“Destinations of Waiting”) and Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam (“Entanglement”), and fantasy reprints by L.D. Lewis (“Moses”) and Karen Joy Fowler (“Persephone of the Crows”). 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 Mark Oshiro. Our ebook readers will also enjoy an excerpt from Christopher Paolini’s new novel To Sleep in a Sea of Stars.

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.