Analog & Asimov’s Change Schedule

Analog and Asimov’s Magazines, both published by Dell, have announced that beginning in January 2017, they will publish on a bimonthly schedule. Each issue will be sixteen pages longer than their current double-issues. The Magazines currently have been publishing ten issues a year (including two double issues).

Moreno-Garcia Joins The Dark

Silvia Moreno-Garcia has been hired to serve as co-editor of The Dark Magazine, alongside current editor and publisher Sean Wallace. Moreno-Garcia will assume responsibility on October 1 and her first issue with be the January issue.
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Uncanny Annual Kickstarter

Lynne Thomas and Michael Damian Thomas have announced a Kickstarter to provide funding for the third year of their on-line magazine, Uncanny: A Magazine of Science Fiction & Fantasy. Uncanny publishes as an eBook on a bimonthly schedule. Each issue contains at least 4-6 new short stories, 2 reprinted stories, 2 poems, 2 nonfiction essays, and 2 interviews. The Kickstarter started on July 18 and will run through August 16.
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IGMS New Editor

Scott M. Roberts has been named the new editor of Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show, replacing long time editor Edmund Schubert. Roberts takes over with the July/August issue, which is now posted. The magazine skipped the May/June issue and the number scheme picks up with issue 51, following issue 50, which was released in March/April.
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SF Signal Closing

John DeNardo and JP Frantz have announced that after 13 years, Hugo Award winning website SF Signal will cease publication. They explained that the website has begun to take up more and more of their time and they decided to step back to spend more time with their families and in other pursuits. THe current website will remain in place through the beginning of June, at which time they hope to move the archives to a different hosting service.
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The Dark Goes Monthly

Sean Wallace has announced the the dark fantasy magazine The Dark will shift to a monthly schedule beginning with the May 2016 issue.
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Amazing Stories Returns to Print

Steve Davidson has announced that later this year Amazing Stories will return to a print format. The initial issue will feature the winners of the short story contest run last year as well as non-fiction articles. Davidson expect regular publication of the magazine to begin in 2017.
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Galaktika Accused of Piracy

Pintér Bence has published an article claiming that the Hungarian magazine Galaktika has been pirating nearly all of its foreign language content. According to Bence, a study of the magazine’s table of contents reveals that with one exception any foreign works were taken from Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Lightspeed, Tor.com, or Popular Science. None of the authors whose work reappeared in Galaktika had granted permission or been paid for the publication of their work.
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Amazing Stories Licensing Deal

Steve Davidson has announced that the Experimenter Publishing Company has signed a licensing deal for the title Amazing Stories with NBC/Universal Studios. A previous licensing deal for the title Amazing Stories led to a two season television series and a feature film.

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Call For Papers: Spanish SF

Science Fiction Studies has issued a call for papers for a monographic issue on Spanish SF, edited by guest editors Sara Martín and Fernando Ángel Moreno. While all topics on Spanish SF will be considered, the editors are particularly interested in articles dealing with writers Gabriel Bermúdez Castillo, Rafael Marín, Rodolfo Martínez, or Javier Negrete and with SF women writers (excluding Elia Barceló). All submission should be in English, with abstracts due by March 30 and complete papers by 1 September.
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