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

July, 2008 (Vol. V: #5)


Looking Toward the Future

IROSF moves forward.


Algis Budrys: Teacher

Looking back in a personal way.


An Interview with Jack Skillingstead

Comic books, space travel, and getting started—Skillingstead shares what he's learned.

The Ones to Watch, Part II

And Then There Were Only Four

The long-awaited follow up!


Japanese Science Fiction

A look at fiction from the country that lives in the future.

Lost-World Casting

Genre Forms and the Craft of Story

In a genre born from experimentation, are we turning our backs on it now?


Science Fiction Rock (1969-1979): David Bowie and Gary Numan

Hits inspired by Clarke, Orwell, Dick, and a bit of stardust....

Inkling Charles Williams: An Advertisement

Why you don't—but should—know this member of the writing group of the gods.


The New Weird

A Review of the Anthology

Chilling&mdashperfect for those hot summer nights.

Review of Flood by Stephen Baxter

You'll get swept away by this insightful novel.

May-June Short Fiction Review

Your summer reading list for the lake, the park, or inside by the AC.

Review of Black Magic Woman, by Justin Gustainis

A great series-starter from an up-and-comer.