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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

December, 2004 (Vol. I: #11)


Looking Forward

The IROSF experiences a time of transition.


Interview with Arvid Nelson

The co-creator of comic book series Rex Mundi discusses his inspirations and experiences.

Con Report

Icon 2004, Israel

A sci-fi gathering in a land where people are "seriously uncertain about the future"

Sub-Genre Spotlight


An overview of the cyberpunk movement, its seminal works, and its themes.


Can't See the Story for the Trees

Two Thoughts on the Mind, Experiences, and Writings of J.R.R. Tolkien

The importance of WWI communications and trees in Lord of the Rings.

An Individualist and a World Creator

The Career of Jack Vance

Vance's unique prose and sophisticated worldbuilding establish him as a master among SF&F writers.


Wizardry and Wild Romance by Michael Moorcock

Moorcock turns his sharp eye and unmerciful pen to the state of fantasy literature.

Storming Gehenna: The Rifters Books by Peter Watts

A mysterious organism from the bottom of the ocean wreaks havoc in Peter Watts' dystopian trilogy.

Short Fiction Reviews, December 2004

Bluejack takes another walk around the world of genre short fiction.