Final Staff

Editor-in-Chief:
Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan

Editors

  • 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

Editors-at-Large

  • Marti McKenna
  • Bridget McKenna

Publicity

  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

August, 2009 (Vol. VI: #8)

Editorial

Conversations About the Future

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

Interview

Improbable Journeys

An Interview with Robert Reed

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

Feature

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.

Essay

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.

Criticism

Gender Bending: The Satire of Terry Pratchett

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

Review

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.