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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

August, 2009 (Vol. VI: #8)


Conversations About the Future

What to talk about when you're not at WorldCon.


Improbable Journeys

An Interview with Robert Reed

On futurizing, novelizing, and running; plus bitch-slapping John Clute, and the evolutionary disadvantages of sociopaths.


The Marketing Category is Dead! Long Live the Genre!

Signals 23

The death of a label does not necessarily reflect on the fiction within it.

The Sidewalk

Notes From an Amateur Bookseller

There's more value in used books than mere money.


We're Scientists, Trust Us

A look at one of the classics; when science could save the human race instead of always being it's scapegoat.


Gender Bending: The Satire of Terry Pratchett

Our under-rated (by the mainstream) master of satire tackles stereotypes of misogyny


Blending Boundaries

Review of Walter Jon Williams' This is Not a Game

Does it really matter if your reality is...real? At what point do fiction and reality become the same?

It Sounds Like the Future

METAtropolis, Edited by John Scalzi

A groundbreaking audiobook of uncivilization by some of today's top talent.

Short Fiction, August 2009

Something new, something old; some of it hot, some of it cold.