sfrevu Logo with link to Main Page  
Zines, Magazines, and Short Fiction Review- 05/2017  Next Month / Last Month
Send your zines to: Sam Tomaino c/o SFRevu 30 Deer Run Lane, Brick, NJ 08724

Abyss & Apex Issue 62: 2nd Quarter 2017 by (Abyss & Apex 25 April 2017 / ) - Abyss & Apex Issue 62: 2nd Quarter 2017

Table of Contents:
Editorial - Live-blogging from Albacon by Wendy S. Delmater
Fiction:
All the Grace Was In the Fire by Ryan Row
The Vengeance of Curion by S.L. Harris
The Golden Daffodils by James Van Pelt
Ground Support by Mike Barretta
Of Squid and Schism by Devan Barlow
Flash Fiction:
The Witch & God's War by Stephanie Lorée
Poetry:
Introduction to Issue 62 Poetry by John C. Mannone
Poisoned Apple by Ann Thornfield-Long
A Darker Heaven by Jennifer Crow
Spring Will Come Again by Holly Lyn Walrath
A Floral Hypocrite by Chengyu Liu
Dark Matter by Vince Gotera
elysian seas by M.X. Kelly
Small Press Book Reviews:
Oathbreaker by J. Kathleen Chesney
fragment: a novel by Craig Russell (Thistledown Press)
Chalice of Shadows by C.N. Lesley (Kristell Ink)
Another Girl, Another Planet by Lou Antonelli (Word Fire Press>
King's Gambit by Mark Nelson (Hadley Rille Books)
(see review)

Analog Science Fiction and Fact - May/June 2017 - Vol. CXXXVII, Nos. 5 & 6 by (Analog 01 May 2017 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact - May/June 2017 - Vol. CXXXVII, Nos. 5 & 6

Table of Contents:
Novella:
The Girls with Kaleidoscope Eyes by Howard V. Hendrix
Novelettes:
To See the Elephant by Julie Novakova
The Final Nail by Stanley Schmidt
Kepler's Law by Jay Werkheiser
Short Stories:
The Chatter of Monkeys by Bond Elam
A Grand Gesture by Dave Creek
Decrypted by Eric Choi
Seven Ways to Fall in Love With an Astronaut by Dominica Phetteplace
Focus by Gord Sellar
Ténéré by Manny Frishberg & Edd Vick
The Speed of Faith in Vacuum by Igor Teper
Facebook Screamed and Screamed, Then I Ate It by Sam Schreiber
Vulture's Nest by Marissa Lingen
In the Mists by Bill Pronzini & Barry N. Malzberg
The Return by Bud Sparhawk
Lips Together by Ken Brady
The Banffs by Lavie Tidhar
Where the Flock Wanders by Andrew Barton
Proteus by Joe Pitkin
Science Fact:
Alien Archeology by Michael Carroll
Poetry:
Strangers by Alina Nunley
Our Religious Conversion by Ken Poyner
Reader's Departments:
Guest Editorial: Science Fiction and The Virtue of Simplicity by Richard A. Lovett
The Alternate View by John G. Cramer
In Times to Come
The Reference Library by Don Sakers
Brass Tacks
Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis
(see review)

Apex Magazine - Issue 95, April 2017 by (Apex Magazine 25 April 2017 / ) - Apex Magazine – Issue 95, April 2017

Table of Contents:
Editorial:
Not Here to Check Boxes by Maurice Broaddus
Fiction:
Aunt Dissy's Policy Dream Book by Sheree Renée Thomas (novelette)
The Selkie Wives by Kendra Fortmeyer (short story)
Say, She Toy by Chesya Burke (short story)
Cut, Cut, Cut by Walter Mosley (short story)
Non-Fiction:
Interview with Author Sheree Renée Thomas by Andrea Johnson
Time to Get Serious about Diversity and Inclusion by Tanya C. DePass
Interview with Cover Artist Angelique Shelley by Russell Dickerson
Poetry:
VOX by LH Moore
Things That Earth No Longer Bears by Linda D. Addison
(see review)

Asimov's Science Fiction May/June 2017 - Vol. 41 Nos. 5 & 6 - (Whole Numbers 496 & 497) by (Asimov 28 April 2017 / ) - Asimov's Science Fiction May/June 2017 - Vol. 41 Nos. 5 & 6 - (Whole Numbers 496 & 497)

Table of Contents:
Novella:
The Runabout by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Novelettes:
Come As You Are by Dale Bailey
Night Fever by Will Ludwigsen
Short Stories:
On the Ship by Leah Cypress
Good Show by William Preston
The Escape of the Adastra: Asha's Story by James Gunn
Tired of the Same Old Quests? by Peter Wood
The Best Man by Jay O'Connell
Triceratops by Ian McHugh
Persephone of the Crows by Karen Joy Fowler
Poetry:
Sparking the Matter by Tod McCoy
Your Clone Watches Over You by Robert Frazier
Pinned by Suzanne Palmer
Endeavor by G.O. Clark
Departments:
Editorial: Anniversaries and Milestones by Sheila Williams
Reflection: Advertisements for Myself by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: Harry and Dot by James Patrick Kelly
Next Issue
On Books by Norman Spinrad
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Black Static Fifty-Seven – Mar/Apr 2017 by (TTA Press 02 May 2017 / ) - B>Black Static Fifty-Seven – Mar/Apr 2017

Table of Contents:
Fiction:
Will You Accept These Flowers from Me? by Ralph Robert Moore (illustrated by Joachim Luetke)
Sunflower Junction by Simon Avery (illustrated by Ben Baldwin)
Shadows on Parade by Mike O’Driscoll (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
The Chambermaid by Aliya Whiteley
Columns:
Notes From the Borderland: Horror and the Madness of Art by Lynda E. Rucker
Into the Woods: Misunderstandings Ears by Ralph Robert Moore
Reviews:
Blood Spectrum - Film reviews by Gary Couzens
Case Notes – Book Reviews + Andrew Hook Interview by Peter Tennant
(see review)

Clarkesworld 127 – April 2017 by (Clarkesworld 24 April 2017 / ) - Clarkesworld 127 – April 2017

Table of Contents:
Fiction:
Conglomerate by Robert Brice
Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus by Bogi Takács
Left of Bang: Preemptive Self-Actualization for Autonomous Systems by Vajra Chandrasekera
Sunwake, in the Lands of Teeth by Juliette Wade
The Robot Who Liked to Tell Tall Tales by Fei Dao (translated by Ken Liu)
Thing and Sick by Adam Roberts (Reprint)
Ancient Engines by Michael Swanwick (Reprint)
Non-fiction:
Narrative Perception: A Study in Interspecies Stimuli by Calden Wloka
Enlightenment Voices and Norse A Capella: A Conversation with Ada Palmer by Chris Urie
Another Word: Being James Tiptree Jr by Kelly Robson
Editor's Desk: It's Real by Neil Clarke
Podcasts:
Conglomerate by Robert Brice, read by Kate Baker
Some Remarks on the Reproductive Strategy of the Common Octopus by Bogi Takács, read by Kate Baker
Left of Bang: Preemptive Self-Actualization for Autonomous Systems by Vajra Chandrasekera, read by Kate Baker
Sunwake, in the Lands of Teeth by Juliette Wade, read by Kate Baker
The Robot Who Liked to Tell Tall Tales by Fei Dao, read by Kate Baker
Thing and Sick by Adam Roberts, read by Kate Baker
Art:
Giraffe Mech by Eddie Mendoza
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online – April 2017 by (Flash Fiction Online 03 May 2017 / ) - Flash Fiction Online – April 2017

Table of Contents:
Flash Fiction Online 2016 Anthology Vol. II: Fantasy Available Now by Anna Yeats
Editorial: Dread, Dread Gory Details by Anna Yeatts
How the 576th Annual Pollen Festival Blossomed My Budding Career by S.L. Saboviec
Strays by Marion Deeds
The Black Clover Equation by Zack Shephard
The Terrible by John Wiswell (Reprint)
FXXK Writing: On Silence and Stupidity Part 1 by Jason Ridler (Article)
(see review)

Interzone #269 –Mar/Apr 2017 by (TTA Press 02 May 2017 / ) - Interzone #269 - Mar/Apr 2017

Table of Contents
Fiction:
The Influence Machine by Sean McMullen (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
A Death in the Wayward Drift by Tim Akers (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
Still Life with Falling Man by Richard E. Gropp (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
A Strange Kind of Beauty by Christien Gholson (illustrated by Martin Hanford)
The Common Sea by Steve Rasnic Tem
Interface:
Editorial: What Do We Notice? What Do We Value by Steve Rasnic Tem
Future Interrupted: #Resistance by Jonathan McCalmont
Time Pieces: The Voyage Home by Nina Allan
Ansible Link by David Langford - News, Obituaries
Reviews:
Book Zone - Book Reviews
Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe - Film Reviews
(see review)

Kaleidotrope – Spring 2017 by (Kaleidotrope 26 April 2017 / ) - Kaleidotrope – Spring 2017

Table of Contents:
Fiction:
Leg by Shaenon K. Garrity
And We Spake of Them Words Which Make You Goddess by A.J. Fitzwater
Prayers to Broken Stone by Cat Sparks
A Scent of Happiness by Iain Ishbel
Joining the Degreasers by Bo Balder

(see review)

Lightspeed #83 - April 2017 by (Lightspeed 02 May 2017 / ) - Lightspeed #83 - April 2017

Table of Contents:
Science Fiction Stories:
Infinite Love Engine by Joseph Allen Hill (Original)
If Lions Could Speak: Imaging the Alien by Paul Park (Reprint)
Seven Permutations of My Daughter by Lina Rather (Original)
Someone to Watch Over Me by Nancy Kress (Reprint)
Fantasy Stories:
Familiaris by Genevieve Valentine (Reprint)
Remote Presence by Susan Palwick (Original)
Bookkeeper, Narrator, Gunslinger by Charles Yu (Reprint)
Maybe Look Up by Jess Barber (Original)
Author Spotlights:
Joseph Allen Hill, Paul Park, Lina Rather, Nancy Kress, Genevieve Valentine, Susan Palwick, Charles Yu, and Jess Barber
Nonfiction:
Editorial, April 2017 by John Joseph Adams
Book Review: April 2017 by Andrew Liptak
Movie Review: April 2017 by Carrie Vaughan
Interview: Aliette de Bodard by Christian A. Coleman

Exclusive Paid Content
Novella: The Memory of Stone by Michelle West
Novel Excerpt: Skullsworn by Brian Staveley
Author Spotlight: Michelle West by Robyn Lupo
(see review)

Nightmare #55 - April 2017 by (Nightmare 02 May 2017 / ) - Nightmare #55- April 2017

Table of Contents:
Stories:
Red Hood by Eric Shaller (Original)
The Adventurer's Wife by Premee Mohamed (Reprint)
Figs, Detached by Jenn Grunigen (Original)
But Only Because of You by Molly Tanzer (Reprint)
Author Spotlights:
Eric Shaller, Premee Mohamed, Jenn Grunigen, and Molly Tanzer
Nonfiction:
Editorial, April 2017 by John Joseph Adams
The H Word: Powerful Visions of Suffering and Humanity by John Langan
Interview: Stephen Graham Jones by Lisa Morton
(see review)

Space and Time #128 - Spring 2017 by (Space and Time 02 May 2017 / ) - Space and Time #128 – Spring 2017

Table of Contents:
Fiction:
One of the Lucky Ones by Scott Edelman
Whom the Gods Would Destroy by Thomas Canfield
Let's Play a Game by Shannon Lawrence
Steer Your Thoughts with Your Steering Wheel by Robert P. Switzer
Husk by Megan Neumann
The Many Heads of Mr. Krup by Larry Hodges
Children of Deadways by David Tallerman
Poetry:
Pus Upon Gloria's Clothes Upon Robert Herrick by John Paul Brown
Dreamer by Jill Bauman
Cattle by Nathaniel Darkish
Dead Bride Philosophy by Sara Tantlinger
The Last Team To.. by Michael Ceraolo
Non-Fiction:
Editor's Geeble by Hildy Silverman
Take Two on the Movies: Big Director, Big Stars, Big Flop by Daniel M. Kimmel
Author Self-Portrait by Bracken MacLeod
Word Ninja by Linda D. Addison
Review: The Case of the Claw by Keith R.A. DeCandido by Sam Tomaino
(see review)

The Dark - Issue 24, May 2017 by (The Dark 03 May 2017 / ) - The Dark - Issue 24, May 2017

Table of Contents:
Editorial
The Bone Beaters by A.M. Muffaz
The Lark Ascending by Samantha Henderson (reprint)
Queen Midnight by Eliza Victoria
When We Taste of Death by Damien Angelica Walters (reprint)
Cover art by Vincent Chong (see review)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction May/June 2017 - Volume 132, Nos. 5 & 6, Whole No. 731 by (Fantasy & Science Fiction 29 April 2017 / ) - The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction May/June 2017 - Volume 132, Nos. 5 & 6, Whole No. 731

Table of Contents:
Novelets:
Witch's Hour by Shannon Connor Winward
Dirty Old Town by Richard Bowes
The Prognosticant by Matthew Hughes
My English Name by R.S. Benedict
Short Stories:
A Thousand Deaths Through Flesh and Stone by Brian Trent
The History of the Invasion Told in Five Dogs by Kelly Jennings
What the Hands Know by Gregor Hartmann
The Woman With the Long Black Hair by Zach Shepherd
The First Day of Someone Else's Life by John Schoffstall
Neko Brushes by Leah Cypress
Rings by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Poems:
The Path to Peace by Mary Soon Lee
Departments:
Books to Look For by Charles de Lint
Books by Elizabeth Hand
Plumage from Pegasus: Happiness is a Worn Gunn by Paul Di Filippo
Science: Robots on the Road by Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty
Television: Western Histories by David J. Skal
Competition #93
Coming Attractions
Curiosities by Mark Esping
Cartoons: Bill Long, Arthur Masear, Nick Downes
Cover by Maurizio Manzieri for The Prognosticant
(see review)

Return to Index

Don't make Sam hang out at the newstand - Send him stuff to read at: Sam Tomaino c/o SFRevu 30 Deer Run Lane, Brick, NJ 08724

© 2002-SFRevu

advertising index / info
Our advertisers make Gumshoe possible, and your consideration is appreciated.

Our Other Pubs:

Do You SFRevu? Thousands of Intelligent Beings Do Every Month

Gumshoe Review - a literary investigation.

© 2002-SFRevu