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Asimov’s Science Fiction Jul/Aug 2017

asimovs_7_20172017 is Asimov’s Fortieth Anniversary Year

Contents
Editorial: The 2017 Dell Magazine Award by Sheila Williams
Reflections: Sharing Worlds by Robert Silverberg
“Wheelwork” by Jane Yolen (verse)
On the Net: Hold the Phones! by James Patrick Kelly
“How Sere Picked Up Her Laundry” by Alexander Jablokov
“Annabelle, Annie” by Lisa Goldstein
“Titan’s Magic Islands” by Geoffrey A. Landis (verse)
“Other Worlds and This One” by Cadwell Turnbull
“An Evening with Severyn Grimes” by Rich Larson
“Transcendental Mission: Riley’s Story” by James Gunn
“Weighty Matters: Tordor’s Story” by James Gunn
“Vacation Checklist” by Salik Shah (verse)
“@lantis” by Rudy Rucker & Marc Laidlaw
“Grandfather Paradox” by John Richard Trtek (verse)
“The Patient Dragon” by David Gerrold
“Dead Star Reckoning” by Robert Borski (verse)
“Field Studies” by Sheila Finch
“Invasion” by Bruce McAllister (verse)
“Gale Strang” by Michael Bishop
“Challenger: A Sedoka” by Jane Yolen (verse)
“The Girl Who Stole Herself” by R. Garcia y Robertson
Next Issue
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
Classified Marketplace
SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 41 #7 & 8, whole #498 & 499, Jul/Aug 2017
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Assistant Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Bob Eggleton
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until August 22, 2017
Asimov’s website

Asimov’s Science Fiction May/Jun 2017

2017_5_asimovs5002017 is Asimov’s Fortieth Anniversary Year

Contents
Editorial: Anniversaries and Milestones by Sheila Williams
Reflections: Advertisements for Myself by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: Harry and Dot by James Patrick Kelly
“Sparking the Matter” by Tod McCoy (verse)
“On the Ship” by Leah Cypress
“Come as You Are” by Dale Bailey
“Your Clone Watches Over You” by Robert Frazier (verse)
“Good Show” by William Preston
“Pinned” by Suzanne Palmer (verse)
“The Escape of the Adastra: Asha’s Story” by James Gunn
“Night Fever” by Will Ludwigsen
“Tired of the Same Old Quests?” by Peter Wood
“The Best Man” by Jay O’Connell
“Triceratops” by Ian McHugh
“Endeavour” by G.O. Clark (verse)
“Persephone of the Crows” by Karen Joy Fowler
“The Runabout” by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Next Issue
On Books by Norman Spinrad
Classified Marketplace
SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 41 #5 & 6, whole #496 & 497, May/Jun 2017
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Assistant Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Jim Simpson
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until June 20, 2017
Asimov’s website

Asimov’s Science Fiction Mar/Apr 2017

40th Anniversary Issue!

Guest Editorial: Times Change by James Patrick Kelly
Reflections: Forty Years! by Robert Silverberg, art by Hoszowski
On the Net: Screen Dreams by James Patrick Kelly
“Soulmates.com” by Will McIntosh
“Number Thirty-Nine Skink” by Suzanne Palmer
“Mount Rushmore” by Marge Simon (verse)
“Three Can Keep a Secret…” by Bill Johnson & Gregory Frost
“The Ones Who Know Where They are Going” by Sarah Pinsker
“Invasion of the Saucer-Men” by Dale Bailey (movie title series)
“Kitty Hawk” by Alan Smale
“Small Certainties” by Sara Polsky (verse)
“Cupido” by Rich Larson
“A Singular Event in the Fourth Dimension” by Andrea M. Pawley
“Almost Certainly a Time Traveler” by Jarod K. Anderson (verse)
“The Wisdom of the Group” by Ian R. MacLeod
“After the Atrocity” by Ian Creasey
“Surreal Axioms” by Bruce Boston (verse)
“Goner” by Gregory Norman Bossert
“Note from Olympus Mons” by Robert Frazier
“We Regret the Error” by Terry Bisson
“Rock, Paper, Scissors” by Robert Borski
“Tao Zero” by Damien Broderick
Next Issue
On Books by Peter Heck
Classified Marketplace
SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 41 #3 & 4, whole #494 & 495, Mar/Apr 2017
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Assistant Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Tomislav Tikulin for “Number Thirty-Nine Skink”
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until Apr. 25, 2017
Asimov’s website

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Asimov’s Science Fiction Jan/Feb 2017

Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 41 #1 & 2, aka #492 & 493, Jan/Feb 2017, the first issue of Asimov’s new double-issue, bi-monthly schedule. This is the 40th anniversary of the magazine, which they’ll be celebrating all year. Editor Sheila Williams gives a few hints as to what’s in store in her editorial.

Among other things, the story introductions reveal the first new Captain Future novel since 1946, Avengers of the Moon by Allen M. Steele, is coming in March from Tor Books.

Here’s the issue’s full contents:

Editorial: Forty Years!
Reflections: Two Cheers for Piltdown Man by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: Ask Me Anything by James Patrick Kelly
“Crimson Birds of Small Miracles” by Sean Monaghan
“Tagging Bruno” by Allen M. Steele (Coyote series)
“The Infinite Abyss” by Peter Payack (verse)
“Still Life With Abyss” by Jim Grimsley
“Fatherbond” by Tom Purdom
“Winter Timeshare” by Ray Nayler
“Imperatives” by Jane Yolen (verse)
“The Catastrophe of Cities” by Lisa Goldstein
“Pieces of Ourselves” by Robert R. Chase
“Telepath’s Lament” by John Richard Trtek (verse)
“Destination” by Jack Skillingstead
“Hubble’s Constant” by Marian Moore (verse)
“The Meiosis of Cells and Exile” by Octavia Cade
“Prince Ever After” by Jane Yolen (verse)
“Starphone” by Stephen Baxter (Xeelee universe)
“William Carlos Williams Variation #3” by Robert Frazier (verse)
“Blow, Winds, and Crack Your Cheeks” by John Alfred Taylor
Next Issue
“The Speed of Belief” by Robert Reed
“William Carlos Williams Variation #4” by Robert Frazier (verse)
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
Thirty-First Annual Readers’ Award guide & ballot
2016 Issue Index
Classified Marketplace
SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Asimov’s statement of ownership appears on page 103. Filing date Sept. 2016. The average number of copies printed during the preceding 12 months: 15,183, with 13,978 of those comprising total average distribution.

Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Assistant Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Maurizio Manzieri for “Crimson Birds of Small Miracles”
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until Feb. 21, 2017
Asimov’s website

Asimov’s Science Fiction Oct/Nov. 2016

Asimov’s Oct/Nov. 2016

Asimov’s Oct/Nov. 2016

This Slightly Spooky Issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 40 #10/11 or #489/490 (its double-length counts as two issues), on newsstands until Nov. 15

Editorial: Our Slightly Spooky Issue by Sheila Williams
Reflections: Magical Thinking by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: Welcome Our Robot Overlords! by James Patrick Kelly
“After” poetry by Herb Kauderer
“The Forgotten Taste of Honey” by Alexander Jablokov
“Incommensurable” poetry by Eliot Fintushel
“Eating Science with Ghosts” by Octavia Cade
“The Ambassador’s Daughter” poetry by Megan Arkenberg
“The People in the Building” by Sandra McDonald
“All Saints Day” poetry by Lisa Bellamy
“Wretched the Romantic” by Michael Libling
“The Scientist’s Paramour” poetry by Lucy A. Snyder
“Water Scorpions” by Rich Larson
“The Leaning Lincoln” by Will Ludwigsen
“Lucite” by Susan Palwick
“Project Extropy” by Dominica Phetteplace
“Tomorrow’s Ghosts” poetry by Sarah Gittens
“When Grandfather Returns” by S.N. Dyer
“Choose Poison, Choose Life” by Michael Blumlein
“Old Women of the Wood” poetry by Jane Yolen
Next Issue
On Books by Norman Spinrad
Classified Marketplace
SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Assistant Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Karla Oritz
192 pages, $7.99 on newsstands
Asimov’s website

Asimov’s Science Fiction Sept. 2016

Asimov’s Sept. 2016

Asimov’s Sept. 2016

Available on newsstands until Oct. 11th: Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 40 No.9, aka #488, Sept. 2016 Contents below:

Editorial: Thirtieth Annual Readers’ Awards’ Results by Sheila Williams
Reflections: “Darn,” He Smiled by Robert Silverberg
“Autosexuality” Poem by Chris Wozney
“The Mind Is Its Own Place” Novelette by Carrie Vaughn
“Long Argument, the Longest” Poem by Jane Yolen
“Dome on the Prairie” Short story by Robert Reed
“Neurologic” Poem by Robert Frazier
“Epitome” by Novelette Tegan Moore
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“Academic Circles” Short story by Peter Wood
“The Whole Mess” Novelette by Jack Skillingstead
“A Dubious Talent” Poem by Bruce Boston
“All that Robot . . .” Short story by Rich Larson
“The Visitor from Taured” Novelette by Ian R. MacLeod
On Books by Peter Heck
Classified Marketplace
SF Convention Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Assistant Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Michael Whelan
112 pages, $4.99 on newsstands
Asimov’s website

Asimov’s Science Fiction August 2016

Asimov’s Science Fiction August 2016

Asimov’s Science Fiction August 2016

Novelettes
“Toppers” by Jason Sanford
“Patience Lake” by Matthew Claxton
“President John F. Kennedy, Astronaut” by Sandra McDonald

Short Stories
“Wakers” by Sean Monaghan
“The Mutants Men Don’t See” by James Alan Gardner
“Kit: Some Assembly Required” by Kathe Koja & Carter Scholz
“Kairos” by Sieren Damsgaard Ernst

Poetry
“On the Death of Classical Physics” by Michael Meyerhofer
“Your Clone Excels at You” by Robert Frazier
“SETI” by Andrew Paul Wood
“The Martian Air Merchants” by Ken Poyner

Departments
Editorial: Discovering Women of Wonder by Sheila Williams
Reflections: The Software of Magic by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: Thinking About Dinosaurs by James Patrick Kelly
Next Issue
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Editor: Sheila Williams
Cover: Kinuko Craft
112 pages
On newsstands thru August 30, 2016
Asimov’s website

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No post tomorrow. Garage sale downsizing in progress, will return on Sunday.

Asimov’s Science Fiction July 2016

Asimov’s Science Fiction July 2016

Asimov’s Science Fiction July 2016

Novelettes
“Ten Poems For the Mossums, One For the Man” by Suzanne Palmer
“Project Entropy” by Dominica Phetteplace
“Nobody Like Josh” by Robert Thurston
“Lost: Mind” by Will McIntosh

Short Stories
“Filtered” Leah Cypress
“Masked” by Rich Larson
“The Savoir Virus” by Jack Skillingstead
“Webs” by Mary Anne Mohanrau

Poetry
“Cenotaph Moon” by Robert Borski
“Chimpans and Humanzees” by John Philip Johnson
“It Came From Outer Space” by David G. Turner
“Amoung the Ruins” by A.E. Ash

Departments
Editorial: The 2016 Dell Magazine Award by Sheila Williams
Reflections: Persons From Porlock by Robert Silverberg
Next Issue
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Editor: Sheila Williams
Cover: Maurizio Manzieri
112 pages
On newsstands thru July 19
Asimov’s website

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Thanks to the “Amazon Customer” who recently gave TDE4 a 5-Star rating and wrote in part: “Beautifully produced, well-edited, this is one of my favorite periodicals . . .”

Asimov’s Science Fiction June 2016

Asimov's June 2016

Asimov’s June 2016

Novella
“What We Hold Onto” by Jay O’Connell

Short Stories
“Clearance” by Sarah Pinsker
“Unreeled” by Merurio D. Rivera
“Rambunctious” by Rick Wilber
“Rats Dream of the Future” by Paul McAuley

Poetry
“Back Lot at Ed’s Scrapyard” by David C. Kopaska-Merkel
“Ancient Ocean” by G.O. Clark
“The Robot Grows Old” by Geoffrey A. Landis
“Born a Space” by Tony Daniel
“Mars Is a Robot World” by Andrew Darlington

Departments
Editorial: Behind the Scenes by Sheila Williams
Reflections: My Trip to the Future by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: There’s Something About Mars by James Patrick Kelly
Next Issue
On Books by Norman Spinrad
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Editor: Sheila Williams
Cover: Dominic Harman
http://www.asimovs.com/

Art Taylor (EQMM, Crime Syndicate Magazine, On the Road with Del & Louise) gave us a nice nod over at Criminal Minds this morning. Thank you, Art!

Asimov’s Science Fiction March 2016

Asimov's March 2016

Asimov’s March 2016

Novelettes
The Bewilderness of Lions by Ted Kosmatka
Project Empathy by Dominica Phetteplace
I Married a Monster from Outer Space by Dale Bailey

Shorts
The Ship Whisperer by Julie Novakova
A Partial List of Lists I Have Lost Over Time by Sunil Patel
Do Not Forget Me by Ray Nayler
A Little Bigotry by R. Neube
New Earth by James Gunn

Poetry
Cinderella 2300 by Ken Poyner
Red Slippers by Mark C. Childs
Nice Touch by Jane Yolen
Fabled Black Taj Mahal by Vincent Miskell
Typo by Robert Borski

Departments
Editorial: Age Diversity in Asimov’s by Sheila Williams
Reflections: Writing Under the Influence by Robert Silverberg
On the Net by James Patrick Kelly
Next Issue
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss

Editor: Sheila Williams
Cover: Fred Gambino “I Married a Monster from Outer Space”
www.asimovs.com