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May-June 2018 issue

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  • Started 2 months ago by Gordon Van Gelder
  • Latest reply from C.C. Finlay

  1. Gordon Van Gelder
    Editor/Publisher

    THE MAGAZINE OF
    FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION
    May/June • 69th Year of Publication

    NOVELETS

    The Barrens -19- Stephanie Feldman
    Inquisitive -48- Pip Coen
    Argent and Sable -92- Matthew Hughes
    Crash Site -150- Brian Trent
    Behold the Child -222- Albert E. Cowdrey

    SHORT STORIES

    Tender Loving Plastics -7- Amman Sabet
    The Bicycle Whispererr -130- Lisa Mason
    Unstoppable -135- Gardner Dozois
    What You Pass For =176- Melanie West
    Ku’gbo -208- Dare Segun Falowo
    The Properties of Shadow -243- Nina Kiriki Hoffman

    DEPARTMENTS

    Books to Look For -71- Charles de Lint
    Books -81- James Sallis
    Plumage from Pegasus: Live by the Word, Die by the Word -88- Paul Di Filippo
    Science: Asking Questions -189- Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty
    Films: Downsizing To Little Too Late -200- Kathi Maio
    Competition #95 -206-
    Coming Attractions -256-
    Curiosities -258- Phoenix Alexander

    Cartoons: Kendra Allenby (129, 188, 242), Arthur Masear (149), Nick Downes (205).

    COVER BY ALAN D. CLARK FOR “THE BARRENS”

    Posted 2 months ago #
  2. Gordon Van Gelder
    Editor/Publisher

  3. GusG
    Member

    Arrived in Oregon today. Many thanks.

    Posted 2 months ago #
  4. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Another early review of the issue by Jason at FEATURED FUTURES:

    https://featuredfutures.wordpress.com/2018/04/18/review-fsf-may-june-2018/

    Posted 1 month ago #
  5. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    The May/June issue is now officially on sale. Both print and electronic subscribers seem to have their copies by now, but if you're not a subscriber and you would like to grab this issue you can click here https://www.sfsite.com/fsf/toc1805.htm -- or you go over to the blog and find all the buy links there too: https://www.sfsite.com/fsf/blog/2018/05/01/editors-note-for-may-june-2018/

    Posted 1 month ago #
  6. Gordon Van Gelder
    Editor/Publisher

    Sam Tomaino's review of the issue in SFREVU has lots of nice things to say:

    http://www.sfrevu.com/php/Review-id.php?id=17962

    Posted 1 month ago #
  7. alnico357
    Member

    Nice cover! Matt Hughes story! Nice electromagnetism science column!

    Posted 1 month ago #
  8. digdug
    Member

    Just finished reading this issue

    Newcomer Pip Coen takes top honours for me. "Inquisitive" was a joy to read. Saffi is not your normal little troublemaker.

    Matthew Hughes "Argent and Sable" was also a cut above the rest. Therion is a very unlikable character. :)

    I didn't care for Ku'gbo by Falowo but I am sure others liked the story a lot.

    Overall a good issue.

    Posted 2 days ago #
  9. C.C. Finlay
    Charles Coleman Finlay

    Thanks, alnico357 -- glad you liked the science column! And thanks digdug, I look forward to hearing how you like each issue, especially compared to everything you read and report on in the assorted magazines thread. (It gives me a baseline for evaluating reader reactions to the magazine.)

    Posted 2 days ago #

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