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

July, 2004 (Vol. I: #7)

Editorial

Confessions of an Elitist

Is it really so wrong to demand better?

Interview

James Van Pelt

Rand gets Van Pelt going on technique, process, and the three mistakes to avoid in your first paragraph.

Feature

Black to the Future in Seattle

An account of the first african-american science-fiction conference in Seattle.

Essay

Echoing Teapots

Elitism in F/SF

A lone voice of reason crying out in the wilderness or just more diesel on the flames... You decide.

What the Fang?

Confessions of a Buffy Virgin

If you're not a buffy fan, you already know it's too late to join the hip crowd. Everyone else already saw it for free, but is it worth renting?

Review

Growing Up a Funkadelic Superhero

The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem

Jazz and drunken superheroes. Nothing could be better.

The Child Goddess by Louise Marley

A.M. Dellamonica shows Marley's use of personal and global themes in this new novel.

Harlan Ellison: The Edge of Forever by Ellen Weil and Gary K. Wolfe

Greg Beatty turns a critical eye on a critical analysis of one of the field's most colorful characters.

Short Fiction Reviews, July 2004

June is apparently not Bluejack's favorite month, but he still finds some reading worth the effort.