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Identifier: PZ1 .D48

Destinies was a science fiction and speculative fact anthology magazine. This magazine was accompanied by editor James Baen for its entire lifetime, from 1978 to 1990. Famous contributors include Orson Scott Card, Spider Robinson, Larry Niven, and Roger Zelazny. Several of the short stories featured in Destinies went on to receive prestigious Hugo Awards in Science Fiction.

Dates: November/December 1978 - Summer 1980

Dynamic Science Fiction

Identifier: PZ1.A1 D96

'Dynamic Science Fiction' was published from 1952 to 1954 by Columbia Publications, Inc. under editor Robert A. W. Lowndes. The publication ran every other month, and was intended as a companion to Lowndes' two other science fiction publications: 'Science Fiction Quarterly' and 'Future Science Fiction.'

Dates: December 1952-January 1954

Empire for the SF Writer

Identifier: PN6120.95.S33 E46

Empire for the SF Writer was a science fiction quarterly magazine meant to “assist, inform, and entertain the science fiction writer” (Source: Empire for the SF Writer). Features included articles, columns, interviews, workshops, and tips relating to writing and distributing science fiction literature.

Dates: 1981-1984


Identifier: PN98.W64 F487

Femspec is a peer-reviewed biannual magazine focusing on interdisciplinary topics relating to gender studies in science fiction, surrealism, folklore, and other literary genres. The publication puts an emphasis on their values of diversity through their contributors and literary subjects. Femspec is still running today with their newest 2023 issue.

Dates: 2011-2018

Forgotten Fantasy

Identifier: PS648.S3 F67

Forgotten Fantasy was a fantasy and science fiction magazine, published bimonthly between October 1970 and June 1971. The magazine aimed to reprint lesser known classics in speculative fiction from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Notable names that were republished in Forgotten Fantasy include Voltaire, H.G. Wells, William Morris, and Goethe.

Dates: December 1970-June 1971

Future Life

Identifier: PZ1.A1 F8882

Future Life was a science and science fiction magazine lasting from 1978 to 1981 that included reviews of SF movies, books, and comics as well as interviews with scientists and artists. Notable contributors include Harland Ellison, Ursula Le Guin, and Roger Zelazny, while notable interviewees include Arthur C. Clarke, Steven Spielberg, Ray Bradbury, and A.E. van Vogt.

Dates: Dec. 1980


Identifier: PS648.S3 G37
Overview Galileo was a science and science fiction magazine published out of Boston, Massachusetts. The name Galileo, as former editor Vince McCaffrey has said, came from the “undying quest for knowledge and sense of wonder that motivates all scientists” (Source: The History of the Science Fiction Magazine, Vol. 3). The magazine spanned from September 1976 to January 1980. Notable contributors to Galileo...
Dates: March - December 1978

Heavy Metal

Identifier: PN6728 .H43

Heavy Metal was a science fiction and fantasy comic published between 1975 and 2023. It featured a wide variety of subgenres, including steampunk and dark fantasy, as well as an array of high quality art, including some covers by notable artist H.R. Giger. Due to its refusal to follow the Comics Code Authority, the magazine was able to publish more explicit material and illustration than its contemporaries, serving an older SF and fantasy audience.

Dates: 1979 October

If/Worlds of If

Identifier: PS648 .S3 W92
Scope and Contents

Not a complete run; some issues missing

Dates: 1952-1986; Majority of material found within 1952-1974

Startling Stories

Identifier: PZ1.A1 S73
Overview Startling Stories was a science-fiction publication that ran from 1939 to 1955. It typically ran on a bi-monthly publication schedule, though in 1952 in ran on a monthly schedule for over a year. The publication usually contained a number of short stories and one complete novel, with a bright colored illustration usually depicting aliens and fantastical technology, or some human hero with a lady in a bronze bikini. The series was discontinued in 1955 due to both to...
Dates: 1939-1955

Studies in Medievalism

Identifier: CB351 .S78

Studies in Medievalism was published by the Society of Medievalism, in Oxford, Ohio. This collection contains issues ranging from 1979 to 1982, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.

Dates: 1979 - 1982

The Arkham Sampler

Identifier: PN3435 .A754

The Arkham Sampler was a science fiction and fantasy fiction magazine published from 1948 to 1949. A few notable names contributed to this magazine, including Ray Bradbury and H.P. Lovecraft. This collection contains issues from 1948, though the reader should note that the collection may not be complete.

Dates: 1948

The Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America

Identifier: PS374.S35 S14

The Bulletin of the Science Fiction Writers of America, first published by the Science Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) in 1965, featured science fiction and fantasy short stories, poems, essays, and discussions. The parent organization is most known today for their annual SFWA Nebula Conference, where select SF authors are recognized for their work with the prestigious Nebula Award.

Dates: Spring 1983 - Spring 1984