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

June, 2005 (Vol. II: #5)

Editorial

The Machine Stops

connections in the wired world

But life … and publishing … go on.

Interview

A Visit with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

This successful professional's books concentrate on history, taking vampires through centuries to settings ranging from ancient Rome to modern times.

Feature

Electronic Community and the End of the Lone Writer

The image of the author as the lonely genius...has little relationship to the electronic communities emerging rapidly in cyberspace.

Riding the Light Fantastic

Solar sails: from science fiction to reality.

Con Report

WisCon 29

Panel and discussion topics run the gamut from hard feminist theory to pseudoscience in sci-fi, to the craft and business of writing, to discussing favorite TV shows...

Essay

Plumbing The Depths of Science Fiction TV: The Time Tunnel

In which the very badness of bad old sci-fi TV is used as a mirror to examine the badness of new sci-fi TV.

Gaia’s Tactical Response

If the human era is doomed to end in plague, will be a plague of the genes or the memes that brings us down?

Criticism

Reintegrating the Shattered Divine

The Hero’s Journey of Anakin Skywalker

One film critic doesn't think Lucas has finished the story, and has the myth to back it up.

Review

Short Fiction Reviews, June 2005

New short fiction from the web, from ebooks, and from good old print magazines.

The Grinding House by Kaaron Warren

An Australian writer/illustrator takes a balanced look at this collection of short fiction.