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Lightspeed #49 - May 2014
Edited by Christie Yant
Cover Artist: Galen Dara
Review by Sam Tomaino
Lightspeed eZine / ebook  
Date: 27 June 2014

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Here's the Forty-Ninth issue of Lightspeed, the special "Women Destroy Science Fiction!" issue, guest edited by Christie Yant, the online magazine has stories by Kris Millering, Seanan McGuire, James Tiptree, Jr., N.K. Jemsin, Carrie Vaughan, Emily Fox, Tina Connolly, Marina J. Lostetter, Sarah Pinsker, Vanessa Torline, Rhiannon Rasmussen, Rhonda Eikamp, Heather Clitheroe and Tananarive Due, along with Author Spotlights on some of them (and Artist Spotlight on cover artist Galen Dara), as well as other features.

From official release/information:

Lightspeed #49 - May 2014
Publisher/Editor-in-Chief John Joseph Adams
Guest Editor: Christie Yant

Table of Contents:
Science Fiction Stories:
A Word Shaped Like Bones by Kris Millering (Original)
Each to Each by Seanan McGuire (Original)
Love is the Plan the Plan is Death by James Tiptree, Jr. (Reprint)
Walking Awake by N.K. Jemsin (Original)
Salvage by Carrie Vaughan (Flash)
A Guide to Grief by Emily Fox (Flash)
See DANGEROUS EARTH-POSSIBLES by Tina Connolly (Flash)
A Debt Repaid by Marina J. Lostetter (Flash)
The Sewall Home for the Temporally Displaced by Sarah Pinsker (Flash)
#TrainFightTuesday by Vanessa Torline (Flash)
The Hymn of Ordeal, No. 23 by Rhiannon Rasmussen (Flash)
The Case of the Passionless Bees by Rhonda Eikamp (Original)
Cuts Both Ways by Heather Clitheroe (Original)
Like Daughter by Tananarive Due (Reprint)

Author Spotlights:
Kris Millering
Seanan McGuire
N.K. Jemsin
Rhonda Eikamp
Heather Clitheroe
Tananarive Due

Artist Showcase:
Galen Dara

Nonfiction:
Women Destroy Science Fiction! - Kickstarter Backers by Women Destroy Science Fiction Editors
Women Destroy Science Fiction! - Staff by Women Destroy Science Fiction Editors
Editorial, June 2014: Women Destroy Science Fiction! by Women Destroy Science Fiction Editors
Women Remember: A Roundtable Interview by Mary Robinette Kowal
Illusion, Expectation and World Domination through Bake Sales by Pat Murphy

Exclusive eBook Content:
Novella: The Cost to Be Wise by Maureen McHugh
Short Story: The Unfathomable Sisterhood of Ick Charlie Jane Anders
Short Story: Dim Sun by Maria Dahvana Headley
Short Story: The Lonely Sea in the Sky by Amal El-Mohtar
Short Story: A Burglary, Addressed By a Young Lady by Elizabeth Porter Birdsall
Short Story: Canth by K.C. Norton
Short Story: Knapsack Poems by Eleanor Arnason
Short Story: The Great Loneliness by Maria Romasco Moore
Novel Excerpt: Artemis Awakening by Jane Lindskold
Interview: Kelly Sue DeConnick by Jennifer Willis
Article: The Status Quo Cannot Hold by Tracie Welser
Article: How to Engineer a Self-Rescuing Princess by Stina Leicht
Article: Screaming Together: Making Women's Voices Heard by Nisi Shawl
FLASH FICTION: The Mouths by Ellen Denham
FLASH FICTION: Standard Deviant by Holly Schofield
FLASH FICTION: Getting on in Years by Cathy Humble
FLASH FICTION: The Lies We Tell Our Children by Katherine Crighton
FLASH FICTION: Emoticon by Anaid Perez
FLASH FICTION: Everything That Has Already Been Said by Samantha Murray
FLASH FICTION: Ro-Sham-Bot by Effie Seiberg
FLASH FICTION: M1A by Kim Winternheimer
PLUS: 28 Personal Essays by Women About Their Experience Reading and Writing Science Fiction
BONUS STORY: The Tell Me There Will Be No Pain (exclusive to the limited edition) by Rachael Acks

(Source: Lightspeed)

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