Final Staff

Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan


  • 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


  • Marti McKenna
  • Bridget McKenna


  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

April, 2004 (Vol. I: #4)


Science Fiction and Global Crisis

What is the purpose of science fiction when the whole world seems to be at a time of unprecedented crisis?


Gordon Van Gelder

Ken Rand gets inside the mind of one of the pre-eminent editors of our time.


Difficulties, Oddities, and Rarities

The Changing Role of the SF Small Press

Last month we heard about the Small Press in the UK. This month Rich Horton examines the changing role of the Small Press in America.

Sub-Genre Spotlight

Giant Robots, Schoolgirl Superheroines, and Space Samurai

Science Fiction Anime

An introduction to anime for the newcomer -- and an inventory of the best of the genre for everyone.


The Microchips of Wonder

Virtual Communities and Contemporary Cyberpunk

Iain Emsley examines the changing nature of community -- as imagined, and as practiced.


Solaris by Stanislaw Lem and Steven Soderbergh

Is Soderbergh's Solaris even the same story as Lem's? Yes, Nina Munteanu argues, and no.

The Dark: New Ghost Stories by Ellen Datlow

An introduction to the winner of the International Horror Guild Award...

Short Fiction Reviews, April 2004

Bluejack takes on a double dose of short fiction this month!