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In this issue: 

The June issue features interviews with Jeffrey Ford and Theodora Goss; appreciations for Susan Ann Protter; an obituary for William O’Connor; a column by Kameron Hurley; US and British Forthcoming Books; the 2018 Nebula, Asimov’s Readers’, Analog AnLab, and Spectrum 25 awards winners; the Chesley, Clarke, Gemmell, and Shirley Jackson awards finalists; and reviews of short fiction and books by Rebecca Roanhorse, Barry N. Malzberg, Alma Katsu, Derek Künsken, and many others.


Table of Contents: 

June 2018 • Issue 689 • Vol. 80 • No. 6
51st Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner

Cover and Interview Designs by Francesca Myman

Jeffrey Ford: Leviathan / 10
Theodora Goss: Monstrous Voices / 28
2018 Nebula Awards Winners • Asimov’s Readers’ Awards and Analog AnLab Awards • 2018 Chesley Awards Finalists • 2018 Clarke Awards Shortlist • Spectrum 25 Awards Winners • 2018 Gemmell Awards Shortlist • Shirley Jackson Awards Finalists
Hugo Awards Voting Open • Le Guin Tribute • Amazing Stories Returns to Print • Romantic Times Closes • Díaz Harassment Accusations • Waterstones Sold • No Nobel for Literature This Year • SF Auctions • Pratchett Charity Exhibition • Publishing News • Awards News • World Conventions News • Announcements • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights • Publications Received • Catalogs Received
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Kelly RobsonMargaret AtwoodPhilip PullmanGeorge R.R. MartinJustin CroninEllen Datlow, and many others
Commentary: Kameron Hurley: On Patience, Goal-Setting, and Gardening / 27
US Forthcoming Books / 30 British Forthcoming Books / 42
Magazines Received: April / 48 Books Received: April / 49 British Books Received: March / 60 Bestsellers / 62
Susan Ann Protter • Appreciation by Rudy Rucker • William O’Connor
Nebula Conference • GRRM Event • Interns • This Issue/Next Issue


Short Fiction Reviews by Gardner Dozois / 12
Clarkesworld 3/18; Lightspeed 3/18; F&SF 3-4/18.
Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 13
F&SF 5-6/18; Clarkesworld 4/18; Beneath Ceaseless Skies 4/12/18, 4/26/18; Lightspeed 5/18; 4/18; Giganotosaurus 2/18, 3/18, 4/18.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 14
European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman, Theodora Goss; Summerland, Hannu Rajaniemi; The Freeze-Frame Revolution, Peter Watts; How To Stop Time, Matt Haig.
Reviews by Liz Bourke / 16
Trail of Lightning, Rebecca Roanhorse; Black Chamber, S.M. Stirling; The Descent of Monsters, JY Yang; Revenant Gun, Yoon Ha Lee.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 18
The Freeze-Frame Revolution, Peter Watts; The Bend at the End of the Road, Barry N. Malzberg.
Reviews by Adrienne Martini / 19
A Study in Honor, Claire O’Dell; Head On, John Scalzi; The Calculating Stars, Mary Robinette Kowal; Space Opera, Catherynne M. Valente.
Reviews by Stefan Dziemianowicz / 21
The Outsider, Stephen King; The Hunger, Alma Katsu.
Reviews by Lila Garrott / 22
The Book of Hidden Things, Francesco Dimitri; Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik.
Reviews by Ian Mond / 23
Gnomon, Nick Harkaway; Frankenstein in Baghdad, Ahmed Saadawi.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Katharine Coldiron, Colleen Mondor, Adam Roberts, Paul Kincaid / 24
MEM: A Novel, Bethany C. Morrow; Midnight at the Electric, Jodi Lynn Anderson; Meet Me In the Strange, Leander Watts; The Quantum Magician, Derek Künsken; Shelter: Tales of the Aftermath, Dave Hutchinson.

Magazine Issues reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer) —
Beneath Ceaseless Skies 4/12/18 (Rich Horton)
Beneath Ceaseless Skies 4/26/18 (Rich Horton)
Clarkesworld 3/18 (Gardner Dozois)
Clarkesworld 4/18 (Rich Horton)
F&SF 3-4/18 (Gardner Dozois)
F&SF 5-6/18 (Rich Horton)
Giganotosaurus 2/18 (Rich Horton)
Giganotosaurus 3/18 (Rich Horton)
Giganotosaurus 4/18 (Rich Horton)
Lightspeed 3/18 (Gardner Dozois)
Lightspeed 5/18 (Rich Horton) 4/18 (Rich Horton)

Books reviewed in this issue —

Anderson, Jodi Lynn • Midnight at the Electric (Colleen Mondor)
Dimitri, Francesco • The Book of Hidden Things (Lila Garrott)
Goss, Theodora • European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman (Gary K. Wolfe)
Haig, Matt • How to Stop Time (Gary K. Wolfe)
Harkaway, Nick • Gnomon (Ian Mond)
Hutchinson, Dave • Shelter (Paul Kincaid)
Katsu, Alma • The Hunger (Stefan Dziemianowicz)
King, Stephen • The Outsider (Stefan Dziemianowicz)
Kowal, Mary Robinette • The Calculating Stars (Adrienne Martini)
Künsken, Derek • The Quantum Magician (Adam Roberts)
Lee, Yoon Ha • Revenant Gun (Liz Bourke)
Malzberg, Barry N. • The Bend at the End of the Road (Russell Letson)
Morrow, Bethany C. • MEM: A Novel (Katharine Coldiron)
Novik, Naomi • Spinning Silver (Lila Garrott)
O’Dell, Claire • A Study in Honor (Adrienne Martini)
Rajaniemi, Hannu • Summerland (Gary K. Wolfe)
Roanhorse, Rebecca • Trail of Lightning (Liz Bourke)
Saadawi, Ahmed • Frankenstein in Baghdad (Ian Mond)
Scalzi, John • Head On (Adrienne Martini)
Stirling, S. M. • Black Chamber (Liz Bourke)
Valente, Catherynne M. • Space Opera (Adrienne Martini)
Watts, Leander • Meet Me in the Strange (Colleen Mondor)
Watts, Peter • The Freeze-Frame Revolution (Gary K. Wolfe)
Watts, Peter • The Freeze-Frame Revolution (Russell Letson)
Yang, JY • The Descent of Monsters (Liz Bourke)