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

December, 2005 (Vol. II: #11)

Editorial

Dark Season

Hope for renewal in a dark season.

Interview

A Conversation with Robert J. Sawyer

He's won every award there is. Now he's on record.

Feature

True Facts About the Art and Craft of Writing

Adagio for two voices in dissonant agreement

A dialogue that aims to get to the bottom of the Universal Truths about writing.

Auld Lang SF

Celebrating the New Year with A Few Good Movies (and a Few Bad Ones)

Genre films about -- or appropriate to -- New Year's Eve.

Essay

The Bare Necessities

Robinson Crusoe on Mars

An exception to the rule of '60s survivalist silliness

Roman Science Fiction?

The Romans may not have invented SF, but maybe they weren't too far off

Review

Small Press Short Fiction

The End of an Era

Short Fiction: December, 2005

The beginning of a new stewardship of the short fiction reviews

NFSF: The Old Masters

A look at retrospective collections of nonfiction work from Asimov and Bradbury

Lord of the Rings: Supplemental Reading

Two books that consider the trilogy's legacy and Tolkien's place in literary history

Mothers and Other Monsters by Maureen McHugh

A collection of challenging and worthwhile stories about families and relationships

Provender Gleed by James Lovegrove

An well-drawn alternate history that mixes politics and humor