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Analog Science Fiction and Fact – April 2009 – Vol. CXXIX No.4 by (Analog 24 February 2009 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact – April 2009 – Vol. CXXIX No.4

Table of Contents:

    Gunfight on Farside by Adam-Troy Castro
    Steak Tartare and the Cats of Gari Babakin by Mary Turzillo
    Foe by Mark Rich
Short Stories:
    The Final Element by Eric James Stone
    A Jug of Wine and Thou by Jerry Oltion
    The Invasion by H.G. Stratmann
Science Fact:
    Ribbonland by Kevin Walsh
Probability Zero:
    Armchair Scientist by David Bartell
Reader's Departments:
    The Editor's Page
    In Times to Come
    Biolog: Eric James Stone by Richard A. Lovett
    The Alternate View by Jeffrey D. Kooistra
    Guest Reference Library by Richard Foss
    Brass Tacks
    Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis
(see review)

Asimov's Science Fiction – April/May 2009 – Vol. 33 Nos. 4& 5 – (Whole Numbers 399 & 400 ) by (Asimov's Science Fiction 25 February 2009 / ) - Asimov's Science Fiction – April/May 2009 – Vol. 33 Nos. 4& 5 – (Whole Numbers 399 & 400 )

Table of Contents:

    The Great Armada by Brian Stableford
    The Spires of Denon by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    The Armies of Elfland by Eileen Gunn and Michael Swanwick
    This Wind Blowing, and This Tide by Damien Broderick
Short Stories:
    True Fame by Robert Reed
    An Ordinary Day with Jason by Kate Wilhelm
    Atomic Truth by Chris Beckett
    Human Day by Jack Skillingstead
    Cowgirls in Space by Deborah Coates
    Exegesis by Nancy Kress
    Small Conquerors by Geoffrey A. Landis
    We Ignore Him by PMF Johnson
    Bridges by Peter Roberts
    Editorial: 400 by Sheila Williams
    Reflections: Rereading Van Vogt by Robert Silverberg
    Next Issue
    On Books: What Killed Tom Disch? By Norman Spinrad
    The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Black Static Nine – Feb/Mar 2009 by (TTA Press 27 February 2009 / ) - Black Static Nine – Feb/Mar 2009
TTA Press, 5 Martins Lane, Witcham, Ely, Cambs CB6 2LB, UK

Table of Contents:

    The Lonely Heart by Aliette de Bodard
    The Plain by Tim Lees
    Haunt-Type Experience by Roz Clarke
    The Pain of Blue Eyes by Daniel Kaysen
    Changeling by Al Robertson
    Fear by Stephen Volk
    White Noise
    Interference by Christopher Fowler
    Electric Darkness by Stephen Volk
    Blood Spectrum by Tony Lee
    Case Notes by Peter Tennant
    Night's Plutonium Shore by Mike O'Driscoll
(see review)

Electric Velocipede #15/16 – Winter 2008 by (Electric Velocipede 20 February 2009 / ) - Electric Velocipede #15/16 – Winter 2008
$7 single issue; $12 double issue, 4-issue subscription $25 – prices slightly higher outside U.S.
PO Box 266, Bettendorf, IA 52722

Table of Contents:

    strains of the lost oktober by darren speegle (novelette)
    she wore a yellow ribbon by michelle muenzler (short story)
    unreal estate by sheila crosby (short story)
    the oldest man on earth by patrick o'leary (short story)
    remembering the world by rachel swirsky (poem)
    detours by catherine dybiec holm (short story)
    the floating order by erin pringle (short story)
    cher amazon by david C. kopaska-merkel (poem)
    wool and silk and wood by shira lipkin (poem)
    destroyer of worlds by claude lalumière (novelette)
    the electric viola player wore black by rena sherwood (poem)
    partita for continuo by michael neal morris (short story)
    now you see her by j. C. runolfson (poem)
    timesink by william shunn (short story)
    the devil wears combat boots by leslie claire walker (short story)
    sallie's price by terry bramlett (short story)
    on realizing death is a man by terrie lee relf (poem)
    season of the long now by robert j. howe (short story)
    the tree reader by timothy mulcahy (short story)
    trades by olivia v. ambroglio (short story)
    the dragon's tears by aliette de bodard (short story)
    a plague of banjos by jayme lynn blaschke (short story)
    installation by catherine edmunds (poem)
    a doom of my own by alistair rennie (short story)
    the story by rachel v. olivier (poem)
    homemade rosewater by rachel v. olivier (poem)
    notes on the dissection of an imaginary beetle by jonathan wood (short story)
    child of scorn by corey brown (novelette)
    two coins by alex dally macfarlane (short story)
    sitting round the stewpot by patricia russo (short story)
    sampling the aspic by penelope o'shea (nonfiction)
    blindfold taste test by lucius shepard (nonfiction)
    contributors (nonfiction)
    a remembrance of the future (nonfiction)
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online – 02/2009 by (Flash Fiction Online 25 February 2009 / ) - Flash Fiction Online – 02/2009
10 Ridgeview Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052

Table of Contents:

    Short-Short Sighted #9: Zoom! Writing a Lifetime in a Page or Two
      Flash 02/2009, #1: Golden Pepper by Jay Lake
      Flash 02/2009, #2: The Scarecrow's Inamorata by Robert Borski
      Flash 02/2009, #3: The Universe Has It In For Harry by Tony Rogers
      Flash 02/2009, #4: Dinosaur by Bruce Holland Rogers
      Classic Flash # 15: A Spring Idyll by Anonymous
    In This Issue, 02/2009: My Not-So-Funny Valentine by Jake Freivald
(see review)

Jim Baen's Universe February 2009 by (Baen 23 February 2009 / ) - Jim Baen's Universe February 2009, , Volume 3, Number 5. Written by Jim Baen's Universe! staff

Table of Contents: Science Fiction Stories:

    Astralis by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
    Food for Thought by Carl Frederick
    Primrose and Thorn by Bud Sparhawk
Fantasy Stories:
    The Good Son by Naomi Kritzer
    Johnny So Long at the Fair by Lezli Robyn
    Micromegas by Voltaire
    Blade Light, Episode One by Michaele Jordan
    SETI Library: Ascending Everest by Gregory Benford
    Riders of the Three-Toed Horse by Garrett W. Vance
    The Editor's Page by Mike Resnick
    Salvos Against Big Brother by Eric Flint
    Short Story Collections by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
    Master of the Abyss by Barry N. Malzberg
    Cyril with an M (or, I'm Kornbluth as Kansas in August) by Bud Webster
    Galactic Geobiology by Ben Bova
(see review)

Murky Depths #7 by (Murky Depths 24 February 2009 / ) - Murky Depths #7
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Table of Contents:

    An Interview with Chris Moore
    The r@t Report - Hurling Bricks
    r@t Confidential – Bios: Current and Past
    Fucking Vampires – Matt Wallace's Depth Charge – art by Andy Bigwood
Short Stories:
    Scratch by Jason Palmer – art by Paul McCaffrey
    The Longest Road in the Universe by CS McGrath – art by Nancy Farmer
    A Healthy Outlook by Bill Ward – art by Ricky Martin
    Viewer's Choice by Willie Meikle – art by Paul Drummond
    Psong by Ian Rogers – art by Zarina Liew
    Survivalist by Kevin Brown – art by Neil Roberts
    Bait by Paul Milliken – art by Caroline Parkinson
    Haruspex by William Douglas Goodman – art by Frankie Wallington
Graphic Stories:
    A Brief History of Dogfighting by James Johnson – art by Leonardo M Giron
    Bite the Bullet by James Johnson – art by Dennis Pacher
    Flashback by Luke Cooper – art by Luke Cooper
(see review)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction April/May 2009 - Volume 116, No. 4 & 5, Whole No. 682 by (Fantasy & Science Fiction 26 February 2009 / ) - The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction April/May 2009 - Volume 116, No. 4 & 5, Whole No. 682

Table of Contents:

    The Spiral Briar by Sean McMullen
    "A Wild and a Wicked Youth" by Ellen Kushner
    The Price of Silence by Deborah J. Ross
    One Bright Star to Guide Them by John C. Wright
Short Stories:
    The Avenger of Love by Jack Skillingstead
    Andreanna by S.L. Gilbow
    Stratosphere by Henry Garfield
Classic Reprint:
    The Brave Little Toaster by Thomas M. Disch
    Sea Wrack by Edward Jesby
    Editorial by Gordon Van Gelder
    Books to Look For by Charles de Lint
    Books by James Sallis
    Plumage from Pegasus: The Art of the State by Paul Di Filippo
    Films: How I Spent My Italian Vacation by Lucius Shepard
    Coming Attractions
    Competition #77
    Curiosities by Roberto de Sousa Causo
Cartoons: Arthur Masear, S. Harris, Tom Cheney, Bill Long (see review)

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