Interzone 244 (UK), Galaxies 21 and Bifrost 69 (France)

    Interzone 244_January_February 2013„Interzone”, „Galaxies”, „Bifrost” are ones of the last major printed european magazines of science fiction.

    Interzone 244 (January-February 2013)

    “Interzone was founded in 1982 by David Pringle, John Clute, Alan Dorey, Malcolm Edwards, Colin Greenland, Graham Jones, Roz Kaveney and Simon Ounsley. Founding editor David Pringle stepped down in 2004 and the magazine has been published by TTA Press since then, from issue 194 onwards. Interzone celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2007 and is still going strong on a bimonthly schedule. The magazine is regularly shortlisted for prestigious awards, and is a winner of the Hugo and British Fantasy Awards. Many of its stories have also won awards and/or reprints in various Year’s Best anthologies. Interzone has helped launch the careers of many important science fiction and fantasy authors, and continues to publish some of the world’s best known writers. Amongst those to have graced its pages are Brian Aldiss, Sarah Ash, Michael Moorcock, Bruce Sterling, William Gibson, M. John Harrison, Stephen Baxter, Iain M. Banks, J.G. Ballard, Kim Newman, Alastair Reynolds, Harlan Ellison, Greg Egan, Gwyneth Jones, Jonathan Lethem, Geoff Ryman, Rachel Pollack, Charles Stross, Jon Courtenay Grimwood, John Brunner, Paul McAuley, Ian R. MacLeod, Christopher Priest, Thomas M. Disch, Ian Watson, John Sladek, Paul Di Filippo, Rudy Rucker, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro, Eric Brown, Chris Beckett, Dominic Green, Jay Lake, Chris Roberson, Elizabeth Bear, Hal Duncan, Steve Rasnic Tem… Interzone is still discovering more than their fair share of exciting new talents and publishing some of the brightest new stars around: Aliette de Bodard, Tim Akers, Will McIntosh, Jason Stoddard, Jason Sanford, Hannu Rajaniemi, Leah Bobet, Kim Lakin-Smith, Tim Lees, Karen Fishler, Nina Allan, Alaya Dawn Johnson, Gareth L. Powell, Mercurio D. Rivera, Jamie Barras, Suzanne Palmer, Carlos Hernandez, Daniel Kaysen, Grace Dugan, Rachel Swirsky, Benjamin Rosenbaum, M.K. Hobson, Gord Sellar, Al Robertson, Neil Williamson, Tim Pratt, Matthew Kressel, Sara King and many others.”

    The cover art is Jim Burns’.


    “The Book Seller” by Lavie Tidhar

    “Build Guide” by Helen Jackson

    “The Genoa Passage” by George Zebrowski

    “iRobot” by Guy Haley

    “Sky Leap–Earth Flame” by Jim Hawkins

    “A Flag Still Flies Over Sabor City” by Tracie Welser

    Features: Ansible Link by David Langford

    Book Zone by Ian Sales, Matthew S. Dent, Paul F. Cockburn, Simon Marshall Jones, Juliet E. McKenna, Ian Hunter, Lawrence Osborn, Barbara Melville, Maureen Kincaid Speller, Jim Steel, Stephen Theaker :

    Book reviews including “Throne of the Crescent Moon” by Saladin Ahmed (with author interview by Ian Sales), “Nexus” by Ramez Naam, Bedlam by Christopher Brookmyre, “Steampunk III: Steampunk Revolution” edited by Ann VanderMeer, “Taken” by Benedict Jacka, “Origin” by J.T. Brannan, “Helix Wars” by Eric Brown, “In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination” by Margaret Atwood, “The Corpse-Rat King” by Lee Battersby, “The Creative Fire” by Brenda Cooper, “Jagannath” by Karin Tidbeck (with author interview by Stephen Theaker)

    Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe

    Film reviews including The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Rise of the Guardians, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

    Laser Fodder by Tony Lee:

    DVD and Blu-ray reviews including Death Watch, The Arrival of Wang, The Castle, The Lord of the Rings, U.F.O., Continuum

    Readers’ Poll

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