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Final Staff

Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan


  • Mishell Baker
  • Bluejack
  • Amy Goldschlager
  • Emily Lupton
  • R. K. MacPherson
  • Scott James Magner
  • Robin Shantz

Copy Editors

  • Sarah L. Edwards
  • Yoon Ha Lee
  • Sherry D. Ramsey
  • Rena Saimoto
  • Paula Stiles


  • Marti McKenna
  • Bridget McKenna


  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

March, 2004 (Vol. I: #3)


What's Still Missing?

There's good news and there's bad news...


Stefan Rudnicki

The Man Behind Your Audiobooks

A look behind the scenes of a sometimes-forgotten, but increasingly-popular format for science fiction.


2003: The UK Small Press in Review

Science Fiction is alive and well in the U.K., and Lavie Tidhar recaps the highlights of 2003.


The Revenant of Tokyo Bay

Godzilla and the Japanese Ghost

Johnson shows that Godzilla movies are not just cheesy C-grade entertainment, but also interesting adaptations of ancient Japanese folk traditions.

Cutting Out All the Parts That Aren't Interesting

Ray Vukcevich, Secret Master of Style

Jau Lake, no stranger to style himself, analyzes one of this year's Nebula nominees.

Mary Sue Gives Birth, Baby Undergoes Sex Change

The Role of Star Trek Fan Fiction in the Creation of Star Trek: The Next Generation

The topic of fan fiction returns to IROSF, this month in a more academic context as David Gardner explores some interesting connections between fan fiction and the object of its inspiration.


Short Fiction Reviews, March 2004

Although it will be a good year before any of these are up for nomination, Bluejack thinks there are some award-worthy stories this month.

The Spirit of the Law

Exploring Sharon Shinn's "Samaria" Novels

Join Elizabeth Barrette for a close up look at Sharon Shinn's strange blend of science, religion, and fantasy .