A clever look at the nature of the vampire myth, and how fiction addresses that myth, through a neat plot device.
A cautionary tale from an old SF writer, which looks at current trends and ponders just what chance there might be for old-fashioned storytelling in decades to come.
Droll troll shaggy doggery from Gerrold.
Nicely told, although the tribble with the story is that it’s a fairly well excavated piece of horror landscape, with little to be turned up through further excavation.
Wry humour in a series of letters purporting to be from Gerrold to F&SF Editor Gordon van Gelder in which he chides him for his increasingly radical steps to source fiction for his magazines.
Gene Wolfe. Memorare. This special Gene Wolfe issue leads off with an SF story which
Jeremy Minton. The Darkness Between. Subterranean horrors, as group of men, part of a Klondike-type
Gary W. Shockley. The Cathedral of Universal Biodiversity. One of those stories where either I’m
David Gerrold. A Quantum Bit Exists in Two States Simultaneously : On This issue is
PDF version reviewed. Charles Coleman Finlay. Of Silence and the Man at Arms. The third
James L. Cambia. Ocean of the Blind. A very Analog type of story. A team
Stories by : Alastair Reynolds, Bruce Sterling, Chris Beckett, Chris Roberson, Daryl Gregory, David Gerrold, David Moles, Dominic Green, Elizabeth Bear, Gene Wolfe., Gwyneth Jones, Hannu Rajaniemi, Harry Turtledove, Ian McDonald, James Patrick Kelly, Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold, Joe Haldeman, Ken MacLeod, Liz Williams, Mary Rosenblum, Michael Swanwick, Neal Asher, Paolo Bacigalupi, Peter Watts and Derryl Murphy, Robert Reed, Stephen Baxter, Stephen Popkes, Vonda N McIntyre, William Sanders
Barry Malzberg, Ben Bova, Damon Knight, David Gerrold, Joe Haldeman, Kate Wilhelm, Martha Soukoup, Mike Resnick, Ursula K. Le Guin