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Rich Horton Reviews Short Fiction: Asimov’s, Analog, LCRW, and On Spec

Asimov’s 1-2/20 Analog 1-2/20 Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 11/19 On Spec #112 The first 2020 issue of Asimov’s is anchored by two novellas – the latest episode of Allen M. Steele‘s series about a human colony on a planet of Tau Ceti and the colonists’ interaction with the doglike intelligent species that controls the planet, “The Palace of Danc­ing Dogs” – these are enjoyable somewhat old-fashioned adventures ...Read More

Issue 711 Table of Contents, April 2020

The April 2020 issue of Locus magazine has interviews with Tamsyn Muir and Kate Heartfield. The issue includes COVID-19 SF event cancellations, the 2019 British Book Summary, and FOGcon coverage. Headline news includes the SFWA Awards recipients, the Stoker Awards final ballot, Simon & Schuster to be sold, Macmillan ends e-books embargo, and more, including the Audie Awards Winners, the return of the Carl Brandon Society ...Read More

New Books : 31 March 2020

New titles this week are by Max Barry, James P. Blaylock, Theodora Goss, Alex Irvine, Julie Kagawa, Sarah Tarkoff, and Menna van Praag. * Barry, Max : Providence (Putnam 978-0593085172, $27, 320pp, hardcover, March 2020) • Nominal Publication Date: Tue 31 Mar 2020 • Ebook ISBN [link to Amazon Kindle edition]: 9780593085189 • Audiobook ISBN [link to Amazon]: 9780593163504 SF novel about the four-person crew of a spaceship sent to ...Read More

Liz Bourke Reviews Four Novels by Sarah Kozloff

A Queen in Hiding, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168542, $12.99, 496pp, tp) January 2020. The Queen of Raiders, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168566, $16.99, 512pp, tp) February 2020. A Broken Queen, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168665, $16.99, 448pp, tp) March 2020. The Cerulean Queen, Sarah Kozloff (Tor 978-1250168962, $16.99, 512pp, tp) April 2020. Sarah Kozloff is a chair of film studies at Vassar College, where she’s apparently been teaching ...Read More

The Story I’m Working on Now

Below, Mark W. Tiedemann takes us on a creative journey, exploring how all of his stories are born, and how they evolve. His story “Camphor”

Three Days with the Kid

“I’m Rosie,” she says. But I just call her the kid.

Podcast: Poetry of the Climate Special Issue

In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Ciro Faienza presents poetry from the Climate special issue.