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Abyss & Apex Issue 41: 1st Quarter 2012 by (Abyss & Apex 26 February 2012 / ) - Abyss & Apex Issue 41: 1st Quarter 2012
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Table of Contents:
Editorial – Metacognition and the Writer Skill Set by Wendy S. Delmater
Short Fiction:
A Time to Weep by Daniel Huddleston (Novelette)
Land of Fire and Ashes by Colin P. Davies (Short Story)
Her Long Hair Shining by Simon Kewin (Short Story)
A Demon of Almansol by Alter S. Reiss (Short Story)
Flash Fiction:
The Clockwork Swan by Emily Graham
Entertaining Egrets in Limbo
Humboldt Squid
Leda’s Daughter
Thesaurus (Not a Prehistoric Animal)
Small Press Book Reviews
1Q 2012 Book Reviews
(see review)

Among the Silvering Herd by A.M. Dellamonica ( 27 February 2012 / ) - "Among the Silvering Herd" by Alyx Dellamonica
Illustration by Richard Anderson
Available at under Stories and Comics
(see review)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact – May 2012 – Vol. CXXXII No. 5 by (Analog 25 February 2012 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact – May 2012 – Vol. CXXXII No. 5

Table of Contents:
Triggers, conclusion by Robert J. Sawyer
The End of Ordinary Life by Daniel Hatch
Short Stories:
But It Won't Set You Free by Tracy Canfield
Lobstersaurus by Eric James Stone
Science Fact:
Space Weather: The Latest Forecast by H.G. Stratmann
Reader's Departments:
The Editor's Page
In Times to Come
The Alternate View by John G. Cramer
The Reference Library by Don Sakers
Brass Tacks
Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis
(see review)

Apex Magazine – Issue 33, February 2012 by (Apex Magazine 26 February 2012 / ) - Apex Magazine – Issue 33, February 2012
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Each new issue of Apex Magazine is released the first Tuesday of the month. Single issues are available to purchase for $2.99. Subscriptions are for twelve months and are sold for $19.95.
Apex Publications, PO Box 24323, Lexington, KY 40524

Table of Contents:
Artist Bio - Donato Gaincola
Blood on Vellum: Notes from the Apex Editor-in-Chief by Lynne M. Thomas
Original: Bear in Contradicting Landscape by David J. Schwartz (6416 words)
Original: My Body, Her Canvas by A.C. Wise (3845 words)
Reprint: Useless Things by Maureen McHugh (originally appeared in Eclipse 3 edited by Jonathan Strahan, Nightshade Books, 2009) (7294 words)
Caverns if Science by Carrie Vaughn
No Mortals Allowed by Alex Bledsoe
Interview with Maureen McHugh by Maggie Slater
(see review)

Asimov's Science Fiction – April/May 2012 – Vol. 36 Nos. 4 & 5 – (Whole Numbers 435 & 436) by (Asimov's Science Fiction 24 February 2012 / ) - Asimov's Science Fiction – April/May 2012 – Vol. 36 Nos. 4 & 5 – (Whole Numbers 435 & 436)

Table of Contents:
The Last Judgment by James Patrick Kelly
Living in the Eighties by David Ira Cleary
Something Real by Rick Wilber
Short Stories:
Bonding with Morry by Tom Purdom
Sexy Robot Mom by Sandra McDonald
Sensitive, Compartmented by Gray Rinehart
Souvenirs by Ian Creasey
Greener by Josh Roseman
Riding Red Ted and Breathing Fire by Carol Emshwiller
Book Wyrm by Robert Borski
The Music of Particle Physics by Bruce Boston
Tachyons by Geoffrey A. Landis
Apocalyptic Love Song by Megan Arkenberg
Editorial: Viva la Diffιrence! by Sheila Williams
Reflections: As Slow As Possible by Robert Silverberg
Next Issue
On Books: Alternate Realities by Norman Spinrad
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online – 02/2012 by (Flash Fiction Online 27 February 2012 / ) - Flash Fiction Online – 02/2012
Table of Contents:
In This Issue: Suzanne Vincent
Flash 02/2012, #1: K.J. Kabza – Surface Tension
Flash 02/2012, #2: Zach Shepard – Love Struck
Classic Flash #54: Robert Sharp – Man May Love
(see review)

Interzone – Issue #238 – Jan/Feb 2012 by (TTA Press 22 February 2012 / ) - Interzone – Issue #238 – Jan/Feb 2012

Table of Contents:
Editorial by Ben Baldwin – 2012 Cover Art
Ansible Link by David Langford – News, Obituaries
Reader's Poll – Vote for your favorites of 20111
Fata Morgana by Ray Cluley (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
Fearful Symmetry by Tyler Keevil (illustrated by Mark Pexton)
God of the Gaps by Carole Johnstone (illustrated by David Gentry)
The Complex by E.J. Swift Features:
Book Zone – Book Reviews
Laser Fodder by Jason Lee – DVD/BlueRay Reviews
Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe – Film Reviews
(see review)

Journal of Unlikely Entomology Number 2.5, February 2012 by (Journal of Unlikely Entomology 26 February 2012 / ) - Journal of Unlikely Entomology Number 2.5 February 2012
Publisher – Sir Reginald F. Grump XXIII
Editors – Bernie Mojzes and A.C. Wise
Art Director – Linda Saboe
Proofreader – Cynthia Baumann
Bugrunner – Fran Wilde

Table of Contents:
Editor's Note
Green They Were, and Golden-Eyed by E. Catherine Tobler
Love Letters by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt
Goodbye Beetle by D.K. Mok
(see review)

Jupiter XXXV: Orthosie - January 2012 by (Jupiter 22 February 2012 / ) - Jupiter XXXV: Orthosie - January 2012
Subscriptions are £10 for 4 issues. Individual issues are £2.75
Jupiter, 19 Bedford Road, Yeovil, Somerset, BA2I 5UG, UK
Table of Contents:
Expectant Green by David Conyers and John Kenny
Full Scale Invasion by Rod Slatter
The Planetarium by Steve McGarrity
Origin Story by Andrew Fairhurst
The Strike by Cyndy Edwards Lively
Golden Dragonfly by Chris Steer
(see review)

Lightspeed #21 - February 2012 by (Lightspeed 28 February 2012 / ) - Lightspeed #21 - February 2012
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief – John Joseph Adams
Assistant Publisher – Robert Barton Bland
Audio Editor – Stefan Rudnicki
Art Editor – Karen Jones
Assistant Editor – Erin Stocks
Assistant Editor – Robyn Lupo
Editorial Assistant – Andrew Liptak
Editorial Assistant – Theodore Quester
Editorial Assistant – Jennifer Konieczny
Copy Editor – Gina Guadagnino
Copy Editor – Dana Watson
Proofreader – Moshe Siegel
Proofreader – Kevin McNeil
Our Slush Team – Bethany Aronoff, Britt Baker, Jenny Barber, David Carani, Paolo Chikiamco, Bob Cooper, Michael Curry, Katie Lavers, Andrew Liptak, Nick Matthews, Kevin McNeil, Suzanne Myers, Theodore Quester, Shannon Rampe, John Remy, Lisa Rodgers, Caleb Jordan Schulz, Moshe Siegel, Patrick Stephens, Andy Stewart, LaShawn Wanak, Dana Watson, Sandra Wickham.
Advertising Manager – Becky Sasala
Webmaster – Jeremiah Tolbert

Table of Contents:
Science Fiction Stories:
War 3.01 by Keith Brooke (Original)
Dark Century by Greg Benford (Reprint) Craters by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Reprint)
Harry and Marlowe and the Talisman of the Cult of Egil by Carrie Vaughn (Original)
Fantasy Stories:
Her Words Like Hunting Vixens Spring by Brooke Bolander (Original)
The Mermaid and the Mortal Thing by Chris Willrich (Reprint)
The Gravedigger of Konstan Spring by Genevieve Valentine (Original)
Not Our Brother by Robert Silverberg (Reprint)
Author Spotlights:
Keith Brooke
Brooke Bolander
Chris Willrich
Gregory Benford
Genevieve Valentine
Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Robert Silverberg
Carrie Vaughn
Artist Showcase:
David Wyatt
Feature Interview Daniel H. Wilson by The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy
Feature Interview Chris Palahniuk by The Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy
Exclusive eBook Content:
Hands Up! Who Wants to Die? By Lucius Shepard
Author Spotlight: Lucius Shepard by Gina Guadagnino
(see review)

Mother, Crone Maiden by Cat Hellisen ( 27 February 2012 / ) - "Mother, Crone Maiden" by Cat Hellisen Illustration by Goni Montes Available at under Stories and Comics (see review)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Mar/Apr 2012 – Volume 122, Nos. 3&4, Whole No. 700 by (Fantasy & Science Fiction 26 February 2012 / ) - The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Mar/Apr 2012 – Volume 122, Nos. 3&4, Whole No. 700
This issue has an on-sale date of February 28, 2012

Table of Contents:
Electrica by Sean McMullen
Twenty-Two and You by Michael Blumlein
Greed by Albert E. Cowdrey
Gnarly Times at Nana'ite Beach by KJ Kabza
Olfert Dapper's Day by Peter S. Beagle
Short Stories:
Repairmen by Tim Sullivan
One Year of Fame by Robert Reed
The Tortoise Grows Elate by Steven Utley
The Queen and the Cambion by Richard Bowes
Demiurge by Geoffrey Landis
The Man Who Murdered Mozart by Robert Walton and Barry N. Malzberg
Perfect Day by C.S. Friedman
Hanging Noodles by Sophie M. White
Books to Look For by Charles de Lint
Books by Chris Moriarty
Plumage from Pegasus: Pimp My Read by Paul Di Filippo
FILMS: Melancholy Danes, Nacho E.T.S, and Nazis from the Moon by Lucius Shepard
Coming Attractions
Curiosities by Frances Grimble
Cartoons: S. Harris (37), Tom Cheney (47, 204), Frank Cotham (94), Bill Long (129), John Jonik (133), M. Nadler (146), J. P. Rini (198).
(see review)

Uncle Flower’s Homecoming Waltz by Marissa K. Lingen ( 27 February 2012 / ) - Here is the original short story, "Uncle Flower's Homecoming Waltz" by Marissa K. Lingen, available at (see review)

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