Contents Pages Michael Libling “How I Came To Write Fantasy” Benjamin Rosenbaum “Rejoice, My Brothers and Sisters” Charlotte Ashley “The Joy in Wounding” Charles de Lint: Books to Look For —The Rook by Daniel O’Malley —Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley —Ormeshadow by Priya Sharma —Ragged Alice by Gareth L. Powell —Shadow Hunter by BR Kingsolver —Night Stalker by BR Kingsolver Michelle West: Musing on Books —The Gossamer Mage by Julie E. Czerneda —Fall, or, Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson —Exhalation by Ted Chiang Matthew Hughes “A Geas of the Purple School” M. Rickert “Evergreen” Gregor Hartmann “A Hand at the Service of Darkness” James Morrow “Bird Thou Never Wert” Jane Yolen “Swing Between” (verse) Rebecca Zahabi “It Never Snows in Snowtown” David J. Skal’s Television: Those Were the Days Jerry Oltion’s Science: Portable Power F&SF Competition #98 “Titles as Acronyms” F&SF Competition #99: Ignorance is Bliss Marie Vibbert “Knit Three, Save Four” Andy Stewart “The Vicious World of Birds” Sam J. Miller “Shucked” Coming Attractions F&SF Market Place Index to Volumes 136 & 137 Jan–Dec 2019 Paul Di Filippo’s Curiosities: The Arrogant History of White Ben by Clemence Dane (1939)
Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 137 No. 5 and 6, No. 746, Nov/Dect 2019 Publisher: Gordon Van Gelder Editor: C.C. Finlay Assistant Publishers: Barbara J. Norton, Keith Kahla Assistant Editors: Robin O’Connor, Stephen L. Mazur, Lisa Rogers Contests Editor: Carol Pinchefsky Cover: Bob Eggleton Cartoons: Nick Downes 258 pages, $8.99 on newsstands until Jan. 6, 2020 Fantasy & Science Fiction website
AppleTV+ (AppleTV Plus) new streaming service is planned for a November launch and will include a reboot of Steven Spielberg’sAmazing Stories series.
The Amazing Stories Selects program is set to roll out soon—individually packaged longer length works than those that appear in the magazine.
Congrats to Sandra Kasturi for her Rhysling Poetry award nomination for her poem from a 2018 edition of Amazing Stories—and to the magazine for their 2019 Nefty Award for Best Magazine.
Amazing Stories Fall 2019 All Color Issue! Contents Ira Nayman: From the Editor’s Desk: Pratical Advice for Impratical Situations Vincent Di Fate: Amazing Cover Artist S.P. Somtow “Another Avatar” art by Jon Eno R.S. Belcher “Home” art by Tom Miller Liz Westbrook-Trenholm “Blindside” art by Matt Taggart T.B. Jeremiah “Robots at Dawn!” art by Anton Oxenuk Bud Sparhawk “Dog Tales” art by Igor Avdeev Wendy Nikel “Stone and Starlight” art by Phil Foglio & Cheyenne Wright Matthew Hughes “Stopover at Meech’s World” art by Chukwudi Nwaefulu Sandra Kasturi “In the Moon Garden” art by Amanda Makepeace Shirley Meier “Buyer Beware” art by Roberto Armas Jack McDevitt “Breaking News” art by Renan Boe Sally McBride “The Doll Ladies” art by Melisa Des Rosiers S.L. Saboviec “The Boy With the Matalliderm Arm” art by Lianna Ribeiro Paul Levinson “The P&A” art by Richard Mandrachio Amber Royer “When Krom-ish Eyes are Smiling” art by Brad Foster Adam-Troy Castro “Genesis for Dyslexics” art by MD Jackson Dave Creek “The Typhoon Rider” art by Olivia Beelby Poetry: Darrell Schweitzer, Roger Dutcher and Francine P. Lewis Jack Clemons “Intruder” art by Ron Miller Paul Di Filippo “Ancient Hearths” art by Derek Whitaker Lawrence Watt-Evans “The Night People” art by Anthony Rhodes
Amazing Stories Vol. 77 No. 1 (No. 618) Fall 2019 Publisher: Steve Davidson Editor-in-Chief: Ira Nayman Art Director: Kermit Woodall Cover: Vincent Di Fate Full size magazine: 8.5” x 11” 154 pages Available at select conventions and by subscription from the Amazing Stories website Print $19.95 Kindle $2.99
Contents From the Pulp Lit Pulpit: First of the Summer Wine In This Issue Kelly Robson “Good for Grapes” Feature Interview: Kelly Robson Matthew Hughes “What the Wind Brings” Mel Anastasiou “Stella Ryman and the Locked Room Mystery” Casey Reiland “An Examination of a Freckle” Christian Walter “Wolf, Dog, Sun” Lena Mahmoud “The Thieving Pot” Alison Braid “Asturias” (verse) Deborah L. Davitt “On the Sixth Day” Susan Pieters “Black Market” Raluca Balasa “Waltz for My Brother” Margot Spronk “Biophilia” Deepthi Atukorala “White Rabbit” The Bumblebee Flash Fiction Contest Josephine Greenland “Wife Giver” Zoe Johnson “Inherited Love of Unexplainable Things” Lola Ridge & Chaille Stovall “Wall Street at Night” (illustrated verse) J.M. Landels “Allaigna’s Song: Aria” Verse 23–26 The Artists (bios) Hall of Fame (Patreon supporters) Marketplace Conferences and Events Magazines Contests
Pulp Literature No.23 Summer 2019 Publisher: Pulp Literature Press Managing Editor: Jennifer Landels Acquisitions Editor: Melanie Anastasiou Story Editor: Jessica Fabrizius Poetry Editors: Daniel Cowper, Emily Osborne Copy Editor/Designer: Amanda Bidnall Proofreader: Mary Rykov Cover Design: Kate Landels Cover Art: Akem 216 pages POD $14.99 Kindle $4.99 Pulp Literature website
Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 136 No. 5 and 6, No. 743, May/Jun 2019 Contents Andy Dudak “The Abundance” Kelly Barnhill “Thirty-Three Wicked Daughters” Mary Soon Lee “Guinevere” (verse) Bruce McAllister “Breath” Charles de Lint: Books to Look For Elizabeth Hand: Books Lavie Tidhar “New Atlantis” Gretchen Tessmer “From Tierra de Fuego to the Moluccas” (verse) David Gullen “The Moss Kings” Debbie Urbanski “How to Kiss a Hojacki” Pip Coen “Second Skin” Karin Lowachee’s Films: Bird Box Never Quite Takes Off Jerry Oltion’s Science: How to Calculate an Orbit F&SF Competition #97: “Watered Down” F&SF Competition #98: Titles as Acronyms Matthew Hughes “Sternutative Sortilege” Rebecca Campbell “The Fourth Trimester Is the Strangest” Tobias S. Buckell “Apocalypse Considered through a Helix of Semiprecious Foods and Recipes” Coming Attractions Market Place Paul Di Filippo’s Curiosities: Atomsk, by Cordwainer Smith (1949)
Publisher: Gordon Van Gelder Editor: C.C. Finlay Assistant Publishers: Barbara J. Norton, Keith Kahla Assistant Editors: Robin O’Connor, Stephen L. Mazur, Lisa Rogers Contests Editor: Carol Pinchefsky Cover: Cory and Catska Ench “New Atlantis” Cartoons: Danny Shanahan, Arthur Mascar, S. Harris 258 pages, $8.99 on newsstands until July 1, 2019 Fantasy & Science Fiction website