The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July 2007

Lawrence C. Connolly. Daughters of Prime. I’m not a big fan of xenolinguistic/xenothropological fiction. Ursula K Le Guin has a lot to answer for in my opinion, in offering a model for others to follow. I suppose you could trace back several decades to find the author of the first ‘astronaut stranded on an inhospitable… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, July 2007

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2004

Matthew Hughes. A Little Learning. Hughes posits a novel method for transiting multiverses – the use of chanting. Bandar is a novice of the Institute of Historical Inquiry, wending his way, unseen, through historical incidents, in an attempt to win a bursary at the Institute. However, his best-laid plains are thrown into dangerous confusion as… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 2004

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 2004

James L. Cambia. Ocean of the Blind. A very Analog type of story. A team of scientists is studying alien life under the seas of a distant planet. The team is led by a universally unpopular chief scientist who has arranged for a special ‘stealth suit’ to be shipped to him that will enable him… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 2004

Fantasy and Science Fiction January 2001

The Measure of All Things. Richard Chedwyk. Tom Groverton runs an animal rescue centre – with a difference. Instead of abandoned or mistreated cats or dogs, his charges are intelligent bio-toy dinosaurs. Created and genetically tweaked to be small and cute, with a short life-span and limited intelligence, the dinosaurs turned out small, but they… Continue reading Fantasy and Science Fiction January 2001

Year’s Best SF 10. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer. Eos, 2005.

Stories by : Bradley Denton, Brenda Cooper, Charles Coleman Finlay, Gene Wolfe., Glenn Grant, Gregory Benford, Jack McDevitt, James Patrick Kelly, James Stoddard, James. L. Cambias, Janeen Webb, Jean-Claude Dunyach, Ken Liu, Liz Williams, matthew hughes, Neal Asher, Pamela Sargent, Ray Vukcevich, Robert Reed, Sean McMullen, Steve Tomasula, Steven Utley, Terry Bisson.