Interzone 212 : Britain’s Longest Running Scifi & Fantasy Magazine
(Sept/Oct 2007) Due on Sale September 6 2007.
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Cover Art: Science fiction imagery from a South American perspective by Argentine artist Osvaldo Gonzalez who now works from Florida.
Feelings of the Flesh Douglas Cohen’s novelette is this issue’s debut story. Its theme is the conflicts between desire and instinct for individuals, and society, when change is necessary. Douglas is single, almost 30, and has a BA in English from Hofstra University, Long Island. His day job in New York City involves organizing medical conferences for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, etc. He lives an approximate 40 minute rail commute away in Valley Stream, NY. This is his first published story. Illustrated by Warwick Fraser-Coombe
Ack-Ack Macaque is Gareth Lyn Powell’s second Interzone story and he has sold a novel and a collection on the strength of his first appearance last year. Illustrated by SMS.
On the strength of his original publication in Interzone Gareth has progressed to two book deals; one for a novel (Silversands - Pendragon Press due 2009) and the other for a collection of short stories (Distant Galaxies Colliding - Elastic Press due August 2008). This second story features a one-eyed, cigar-smoking monkey wreaking havoc in Gareth’s home city, Bristol. There’s an interview with Gareth here.
A Handful of Pearls by Beth Bernobich. Beth is new to Interzone but she is making a name in the US magazines. Illustrated by Jesse Speak.
Beth is an author, software engineer and mother of a teenage boy. She studied in Heidelberg and Virginia and now lives in Connecticut, PS will publish her novelette Ars Memoriae as a limited-edition chapbook in 2009 and she has featured in Asimovs Magazine and Strange Horizons.
Dada Jihad by Will McIntosh, author of Soft Apocalypse in IZ 200. Chris Nurse illustrates.
The Algorithm by Tim Akers. After Toke in IZ 210 comes Tim’s fourth Interzone story. Illustrated by Warwick Fraser-Coombe
Ansible Link David Langford’s news and gossip
Editorial by our new book reviews editor Paul Raven (that’s Mr Velcro-City to you and me)
25 IZ: celeberating the 25th anniversary of Interzone with contributions from James Lovegrove, Mike Ashley, Sean McMullen, Chris Roberson, Karen Fishler, Daniel Kaysen, Peter Crowther Andy Mills, Andy Sawyer, and from Interzone’s original editorial team Alan Dorey.
Mutant Popcorn: Nick Lowe’s film reviews.
Laser Fodder@ 500 RPM: Tony Lee reviews DVDs
Scores by John Clute’s book reviews.
Bookzone: lots more book reviews
Charles Stross interviewed.
Podzone: Paul S. Jenkins British SF in podcast form.
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