Final Staff

Editor-in-Chief:
Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan

Editors

  • Mishell Baker
  • Bluejack
  • Amy Goldschlager
  • Emily Lupton
  • R. K. MacPherson
  • Scott James Magner
  • Robin Shantz

Copy Editors

  • Sarah L. Edwards
  • Yoon Ha Lee
  • Sherry D. Ramsey
  • Rena Saimoto
  • Paula Stiles

Editors-at-Large

  • Marti McKenna
  • Bridget McKenna

Publicity

  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

January, 2004 (Vol. I: #1)

Editorial

Resetting Expectations

Sometimes dreams come true. Other times, they only come partly true, with the rest to follow along at its own pace, thank you very much.

Interview

Darrell Schweitzer

Ken Rand sits down with the legendary Darrell Schweitzer for a fireside chat about why he's not flipping burgers.

Feature

The Baha'i and Science Fiction

Science Fiction has discussed religion; religions have even emerged from science fiction. But Lavie Tidhar wonders if there might be a religion that embodies science fiction.

Sub-Genre Spotlight

Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction

Sometimes science fiction looks to the future with bold vision for the promise of technology and the benificent outcome of progress. And sometimes it doesn't.

Criticism

TaQ Pagh, or Not To Be

Problematic Shakespeare in The Undiscovered Country

David Gardner examines the use of Shakespeare by Klingons — and considers the possible intentions of Star Trek's writers.

Swimming With Undines

Sex and Metamorphosis in Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun

Robert Borski demonstrates how a close reading of Gene Wolfe's masterpiece is a fascinating and rewarding exercise.

Peter Jackson and the Denial of the Hero

It's interesting that both those who love Tolkien, and those who detest him rave about the recent film adaptation. M. Garcia wonders if that's because Peter Jackson didn't really film Tolkien's work at all.

Review

The Most Interesting Short Fiction of 2003

Bluejack did a fair bit of reading last year, and picks out some of the most interesting finds for special consideration.