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Alastair Reynolds Artwork, by Niall Harrison (11/29/11)
One of the more exciting prizes we had available during this year's fund drive (or so I thought, at least), was the offer of an original artwork by Alastair Reynolds. He's just posted the painting he's done for the winner...
Strange Horizons, w/c 21st November, by Niall Harrison (11/27/11)
In this week's issue: Holli Mintzer's Muppets-and-AI story, "Tomorrow is Waiting" Jenny Rossi's poem "Thumbelina Grows Up" The latest installment of Mark Plummer's Paraphernalia column And reviews of Rob Ziegler's Seed (by Matt Hilliard), Lisa Goldstein's The Uncertain Places (by...
Sunday Reading, by Niall Harrison (11/27/11)
This week, some thoughts on The Submission by Amy Waldman. 1. Further to earlier discussion, I think I'm comfortable taking the novel as a slightly alternate history. The decision to hold the anonymised 9/11 memorial design competition is the...
Reminder: Logo design competition, by Niall Harrison (11/23/11)
The completion of the content checking reminds me that I've been meaning to post a reminder about our logo design competition -- entries due by this Sunday 27 November by 23.59 PST. As a reminder, here are the guidelines copied...
Website content checking complete!, by Niall Harrison (11/23/11)
Those of you with long memories may remember that earlier this year we put out a call for volunteers to help with checking the content files for the past ten years of the magazine, in preparation for switching over to...
Sunday Reading, by Niall Harrison (11/20/11)
Having introduced a new plan, last week, to start occasionally mentioning books I've been looking forward to, this week I have to report that one of them turned into a book I can actually read somewhat sooner than I was...
Strange Horizons, w/c 14th November, by Rachel Monte (11/20/11)
This week we had: John Clute's column, "Scores" "Eight", a short story by Corinne Duyvis Gwynne Garfinkle's poem, "Ralph Touchett Awaits Revision" And reviews of Future Media (ed. Rick Wilber), by T.S. Miller, Kameron Hurley's Infidel, by Sarah Frost, and...
Strange Horizons, w/c 7th November, by Rachel Monte (11/14/11)
This week we had: Robyn Fleming's Dice and D-Pads column, "Serious Casual Business" "Counting Cracks", a short story by George R. Galuschak Polenth Blake's poem, "Missed Connection: Lizard in the Dog Park" And reviews of Daniel H. Wilson's Robopocalypse, by...
Sunday Reading, by Niall Harrison (11/13/11)
A few weeks missed, for which apologies. I've been working my way through Julie Bertagna's recently-completed trilogy of young adult novels about a drowned world (Exodus, Zenith, Aurora; I'm not aware of an overarching name for the series); having finished...
Strange Horizons, w/c 31st October, by Niall Harrison (11/06/11)
This week, we had: "Particle Theory" by Edward Bryant, selected and introduced by Ted Chiang Marci Rae Johnson's poem, "Reconciling Fundamental Forces and Matter" An interview with John Hornor Jacobs by Molly Tanzer Matthew Cheney's latest Lexias column, on Reading...
Stepping Down from Strange Horizons, by Karen Meisner (11/03/11)
Hello, This is to announce that at the end of December, I will be stepping down as a fiction editor here. I've been with Strange Horizons for a long time, and remember when it was a little grassroots project, back...