A New Day at F&SF Charles Coleman Finlay became editor of the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, after guest-editing a couple of issues over the past year. He's the ninth editor of the magazine since 1949, and his tenure begins with the March-April issue. » 1/15/15 2:45pm 1/15/15 2:45pm

There is no snarking about books like Algis Budrys snarking about books

Algis Budrys was a terrific SF author, and a fantastic editor — but he was also a stupendously entertaining critic, whose book reviews ran in Galaxy Magazine and The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. His motto was: "Criticism is not subject to the democratic process," and he managed to make a book review column… » 12/03/12 1:38pm 12/03/12 1:38pm

Science Fiction Sugar Smackdown On The Food Network!

Last night, the Food Network's "Sugar Impossible" challenge involved making a four-foot-tall sculpture illustrating a science-fiction theme out of pure sugar. And it had to have moving parts. Sugar robots, aliens and weird mutants competed for a $10,000 prize. » 4/19/10 6:00pm 4/19/10 6:00pm

Free Online: F&SF's Tale Of A Dog That Is Not A Dog, And A Messy Love…

The Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction has joined forces with Suvudu, Random House's science-fiction site, to offer free fiction online — which means you can check out John Langan's haunting story "City Of The Dog." » 1/12/10 12:00pm 1/12/10 12:00pm

F&SF's Workshop Is Part Of An Effort To Reach Out To New Writers, Says…

A new writing workshop organized by the Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction will provide three stories to the magazine per year, according to F&SF. And editor Gordon Van Gelder tells io9 it may actually boost unpublished authors' chances otherwise. » 7/01/09 11:43am 7/01/09 11:43am

Fantasy & Science Fiction's New Workshop Creates A Controversy

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has established a new writing workshop with former Asimov's Magazine editor Gardner Dozois, and F&SF editor Gordon Van Gelder says the workshop will supply stories to F&SF in future. Although it's great for experienced editors like Dozois and Van Gelder to share their hard-won… » 6/30/09 2:23pm 6/30/09 2:23pm

How Dystopian Can Alaska Get?

To celebrate Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's nomination as vice president, the Magazine Of Fantasy & Science Fiction » 9/16/08 10:31am 9/16/08 10:31am has posted its 2004 story, "Nine Whispered Opinions Regarding the Alaskan Secession" by George Guthridge. It's a collection of nine vignettes about a future Alaska where genetically modified fish and…