James Gunn


Asimov’s May/Jun 2021

Asimov’s May/Jun 2021

Asimov’s Science Fiction [v45 #5 & 6, #544 & 545 May/June 2021] ed. Sheila Williams, mng ed. Emily Hockaday (Dell Magazines, $7.99, 208pp, digest) Cover by Shutterstock.com
2 • Contents Pages
4 • Editorial: Transitions • Shelia Williams • ed
6 • Reflections: The First Encyclopedia • Robert Silverberg • cl
10 • On the Net: Digital Heroes • James Patrick Kelly • cl
14 • Thought Experiment: Religion and Science Fiction • James Gunn • cl
20 • The Metric • David Moles • na
48 • Among the Marithei • Mary Anne Mohanraj • ss
54 • Reclaiming the Stars • James Gunn • na
70 • Ready Gas and Pills • Dominica Phetteplace • ss
77 • Año Nuevo • Ray Nayler • na
94 • Super Sprouts • Ian Creasey • na
120 • A Million Years • Tom Jolly • pm
122 • The Chartreuse Sky • K.A. Teryna & Alexander Bachilo; translated by Alex Shvartsman • ss
131 • My Heart Is at Capacity • TJ Berry • ss
141 • Inside Voice • Jackie Sherbow • pm
142 • Tin Man • Rick Wilber & Brad Aiken • na
161 • Speaking to Mom • Jane Yolen • pm
162 • Phosphor’s Circle • Annika Barranti Klein • ss
167 • Flattering the Flame • Robert Reed * na
197 • Next Issue • Anon • pv
198 • On Books • Sheree Renée Thomas • rc
_198 • Master of Poisons, Andrea Hairston, Tor.com, $27.99, 512pp, hc • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_199 • Black Sun, Rebecca Roanhorse, Saga Press, $27.95, 454pp, hc • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_200 • Ring Shout or Hunting Ku Kluxes in the End Times, P. Djèlí Clark, Tor.com, $19.99, 181pp, hc • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_202 • The Deep, Rivers Solomon with musicians Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, and Jonathan Snipes, Saga Press, $14.99, 166pp, paper • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_203 • Trouble the Saints, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Tor.com, $26.99, 352pp, hc • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_204 • Reconstruction: Stories, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Small Bear Press, $17.00, 208pp, pb • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_206 • The Freedom Artist, Ben Okri, Akashic Books, $30.95, 336pp, hc • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
_206 • Dominion, edited by Zelda Knight and Elpeki Oghenechovwe, Aurelia Leo, $19.99, 250pp, pb • Sheree Renée Thomas • br
208 • SF Conventional Calendar • Erwin S. Strauss • cl

Asimov’s website

Contents formatted for inclusion in Phil Stephensen-Payne’s Galatic Central reference website.
FictionMags Index Family Item Types & Other Abbreviations key.

Asimov’s Nov/Dec 2019

Asimov’s Nov/Dec 2019

Contents Page
Sheila Williams’ Editorial: A Sadder and a Wiser Woman—tributes to Janet Jappson Asimov and Carol Emshwiller
Robert Silverberg’s Reflections: California Secedes!
Peter Payack “Do Not Despair” (verse)
James Patrick Kelly’s On the Net: Where are the CRISPR Cops?
Rudy Rucker & Marc Laidlaw “Surfers at the End of Time”
Harry Turtledove “Christmas Truce”
Mary Soon Lee “How to Curve Spacetime” (verse)
Siobhan Carroll “The Airwalker Comes to the City in Green”
Brittany Hause “Billets-Doux” (verse)
Michael Swanwick “Clouds”
Ray Nayler “The Disintegration Loops”
R. Garcia y Robertson “Commander Amanda”
Octavia Cade “Inside the Body of Relatives”
James Patrick Kelly “Selfless”
Kali Wallace “The River of Blood and Wine”
James Van Pelt “SeeApp”
Mary Soon Lee “Not for Sale” (verse)
James Gunn “Quantum Theory”
Allen M. Steele “Escape from Sanctuary”
Next Issue
Norman Spinrad: On Books
Nebula Awards Showcase 2018 by Janet Yolen
Astounding by Alec Nevala-Lee
Red Moon by Kim Stanley Robinson
Classified Marketplace
Erwin Strauss: SF Conventional Calendar

Asimov’s Science Fiction Vol. 43 No. 11 & 12, whole No. 526 & 527, Nov/Dec 2019
Publisher: Peter Kanter
Editor: Sheila Williams
Managing Editor: Emily Hockaday
Editorial Assistant: Deanna McLafferty
Senior Director of Art & Production: Porter C. McKinnon
Senior Art Director: Victoria Green
Cover: Donato Giancola
208 pages, $7.99 on newsstands until Dec. 17, 2019
Asimov’s website
Asimov’s/Analog Value Pack-8
Asimov’s/Analog Value Pack-16

Harry Harrison Takes Over

Rocket Stories Sept. 1953

Rocket Stoires Vol. 1 No. 3 Sept. 1953
Harry Harrison takes over when Lester del Rey tells John Raymond he’s through.

Wade Kaempfert: An Editorial on Men Who Dared
Irving E. Cox “Apprentice to the Lamp” art by Alex Ebel
James E. Gunn “Killer” art by Kelly Freas
Chester Cohen “Flower Girl” art by Joseph Eberle
Stanley Mullen “The Robot Moon” art by H.R. Smith
Alger Rome “Underestimation” art by Joseph Eberle
Kirby Brooks “Technical Difficulty”
Noel Loomis “Day’s Work” art by H.R. Smith
The World S-F Convention
Kenneth Wright: On the Shelves
Felix Boyd (Harry Harrison*) “An Artist’s Life” art by Milton Berwin

Publisher: John Raymond
Editor: Wade Kaempfert (Harry Harrison*)
Assoc. Editor: John Vincent, E. Lynn
Art Director: Milton Berwin
Cover: Civillitti
160 pages, 35¢

*Page 489, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Weird Fiction Magazines by Marshall B. Tymn and Mike Ashley, 1985 Greenwood Press

Read Vince Nowell, Sr.’s article “When Things Go Wrong—The Lester del Rey/John Raymond Fiasco” in The Digest Enthusiast book seven.