Interzone 265

July 19, 2016


Artwork by Vincent Sammy

In Interzone 265‘s Book Zone, Juliet E. McKenna interviews Lisa Tuttle about her new novel, The Curious Case of the Somnambulist and the Phychic Thief. Juliet also reviews it. There are also reviews of:

Extinction by Kazuaki Takano (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

Children of Earth and Sky by Guy Gavriel Kay (reviewed by Lawrence Osborn)

Not So Much, Said The Cat by Michael Swanwick (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)

Into Everywhere by Paul McAuley (reviewed by Paul Kincaid)

The Winged Histories by Sofia Samatar (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

World of Water by James Lovegrove (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)

Hunters & Collectors by M. Suddain  (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)

Interzone 264

July 19, 2016


Artwork by Vincent Sammy

In Interzone 264 we have reviews of the following titles:

Science-Fiction Rebels: The Story of the Science Fiction Magazines From 1981 to 1990 by Mike Ashley (reviewed by John Howard)

The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

Central Station by Lavie Tidhar (reviewed by Jonathan McCalmont)

Dreamsnake by Vonda N. McIntyre (reviewed by Peter Loftus)

The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture by Glen Weldon (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)

Reality by Other Means by James Morrow (reviewed by Ian Hunter)

City of Blades by Robert Jackson Bennett (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

The Ship by Antonia Honeywell (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)

The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter & Alastair Reynolds (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)

Interzone 263

May 12, 2016
Artwork by Vincent Sammy

Artwork by Vincent Sammy

This issue’s Book Zone features:

Radiance by Catherynne M. Valente (reviewed by Jo Lindsay Walton)

The Guns of Ivrea by Clifford Beal (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)

Sockpuppet by Matthew Blakstad (reviewed by Shaun Green)

The Thing Itself by Adam Roberts (reviewed by Ian Hunter)

Afro SF volume 2 edited by Ivor W. Hartmann (reviewed by me)

Down Station by Simon Morden (reviewed by Juliet E. McKenna)

Maresi by Maria Turtschanioff (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)

All The Birds In The Sky by Charlie Jane Anders (reviewed by Duncan Lunan)

The Stars Seem So Far Away by Margrét Helgadóttir (reviewed by Barbra Melville)

You can find a print copy of Interzone 263 here.

Or, if you pefer it on Kindle, go here for the UK, here for the USA, here for Germany, here for France, here for Italy or here for Spain.

Dreams of the Space Age

March 10, 2016


Artwork by Kay Sales

Ian Sales’ new short story collection Dreams of the Space Age is now available through Kindle UK and Kindle US. It will shortly be available in hardback and paperback as well as other digital formats. It is published by Whippleshield Books and I had a small hand in editing it.

This is a seriously impressive collection. Try the Kindle free sample.

Interzone 262

January 13, 2016
Artwork by Vincent Sammy

Artwork by Vincent Sammy

And here’s the Book Zone contents for the current issue, Interzone 262.

The main feature is an interview with Dave Hutchinson by Andy Hedgecock, who also reviews Dave’s Europe at Midnight and Europe in Autumn.

We also have reviews of the following books:

Planetfall by Emma Newman (reviewed by Jo L. Walton)

The Night Clock by Paul Meloy (reviewed by Ian Hunter)

Hanzai Japan edited by Haikasoru (reviewed by Shaun Green)

Occupy Me by Tricia Sullican (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

Ultima by Stephen Baxter (reviewed by John Howard)

The Sand Men by Christopher Fowler (reviewed by Ian Sales)

After the Saucers Landed by Douglas Lain (reviewed by Paul Graham Raven)

Testament by Hal Duncan (reviewed by Lawrence Osborn)

Finnish Weird 2 edited by Toni Jerrman (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)

There are also personal round ups of 2015 proved by Nina Allan, Jack Deighton, Elaine Gallagher, Andy Hedgecock, Ian Hunter, Paul Kincaid, Maureen Kincaid Speller, Tony Lee, Ian Sales, and Jo L. Walton.

Use the links for further details.


Interzone 261

January 12, 2016


Artwork by Martin Hanford

Interzone 262 is out and I haven’t even posted the contents of the Book Zone of Interzone 261. What can I say? I’s been sick and stuff. Bah humbug, et cetera. It’s even been so long since I last posted something here that WordPress has changed the controls. So bear with me. In this issue (Interzone 261) we have reviews of the following books:

The Three-Body Problem & The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

The Bone Clocks & Slade House by David Mitchell (reviewed by Ian Sales)

The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Board (reviewed by Paul Kincaid)

The Thinking Engine by James Lovegrove (reviewed by Jack Deighton)

If Then by Matthew de Abaitua (reviewed by Stephen Theaker)

Luna: New Moon by Ian McDonald (reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller)

The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan (reviewed by Ian Hunter)

Heart of the Original by Steve Aylett (reviewed by Andy Hedgecock)

Stories for Chip edited by Nisi Shawl & Bill Campbell (reviewed by me)

Phew. Now on to the current issue.




The 40p

September 29, 2015

I have a new short story out today. It’s available from brand-new publisher The 40p

The name says it all — pay 40p and get a short story on mobi and PDF, or, if you prefer, you can read it online. The talented Michael Collins also has a story up there and more will follow soon from others. This is the launch day for the site.

My story is Thrilling Air Stories.