Locus March 2017 (#674)

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The March 2017 issue of Locus magazine has interviews with Jane Yolen and John Joseph Adams. The issue lists US and UK forthcoming books titles through December 2017. News includes the Nebula Awards Ballot, an obituary and appreciations for Edward Bryant (1945-2017), the 2017 Dell Awards winners, changes at ChiZine, cuts to NYT bestseller lists, and the Crawford, Heinlein, and Solstice Awards winners. The column by Cory Doctorow is entitled “The Jubilee: Fill Your Boots”. Reviews cover new titles by Charles Stross, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Sarah Pinborough, Cory Doctorow, Karen Runge, Lara Elena Donnelly, Kameron Hurley, Caitlin R. Kiernan, April Daniels, Ellen Kushner, Kim Harrison, Seanan McGuire, Wen Spencer, Carrie Vaughn, Neal Shusterman, and many others.

Table of Contents

March 2017 • Issue 674 • Vol. 78 • No. 3
49th Year of Publication • 30-Time Hugo Winner
Cover and Interview Designs by Francesca Myman

Jane Yolen: Accidental Novelist / 10
John Joseph Adams: The Stars His Destination / 36
2016 Nebula Awards Ballot • Edward Bryant (1945-2017) • Anders Wins Crawford • 2017 Dell Awards Winners • Changes at ChiZine • NYT Slashes Bestseller Lists • 2016 BSFA Finalists • 2016 Aurealis Awards Finalists
Anglia Ruskin Centre for SF and F • Butler Exhibit • Tolkien Home for Sale • Bestsellers of 2016 • Amazon News • Magazine News • Publishing News • Awards News • World Conventions News • Announcements • Financial News • International Rights • Other Rights • Publications Received • Catalogs Received
Notes on milestones, awards, books sold, etc., with news this issue about Michael Chabon & Ayelet Waldman, Junot Díaz, Toni Weisskopf & Peggy Rae Sapienza, Connie Willis, Salman Rushdie, Gwenda Bond, and many others
Commentary: Cory Doctorow: The Jubilee: Fill Your Boots / 27 Photo Story: Locus Writers Workshop with Gail Carriger / 74
US Forthcoming Books / 28 British Forthcoming Books / 40
Magazines Received: January / 46 Books Received: January / 47 British Books Received: December / 60 Bestsellers / 62
Appreciations for Edward Bryant from Harlan Ellison, Connie Willis, Steve Rasnic Tem, David Gerrold, Ellen Datlow, Cynthia Felice, Tim Powers, James Frenkel Other Obituaries: Hilary Bailey • Rochelle Uhlenkoff Mike Dickinson
Ed Bryant • Interns • Travel & Visitors • Locus Awards • This Issue/Next Issue
Short Fiction Reviews by Rich Horton / 13
Asimov’s 1-2/17; Lightspeed 1/17; Clarkesworld 1/17; Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet 12/16; The Fantasist 12/16; The New Yorker 1/16/17; Conjunctions 67: Other Aliens Fall ’16; The Iron Tactician, Alastair Reynolds; Five Stories High, Jonathan Oliver, ed.
Reviews by Gary K. Wolfe / 14
New York 2140, Kim Stanley Robinson; Lotus Blue, Cat Sparks; The Night Ocean, Paul La Farge; Fire, Elizabeth Hand; Walking Through the Landscape of Faerie, Charles Vess.
Reviews by Russell Letson / 16
Walkaway, Cory Doctorow; Empire Games, Charles Stross.
Reviews by John Langan / 17
Certain Dark Things, Silvia Moreno-Garcia; They Say a Girl Died Here Once, Sarah Pinborough; Seven Sins: Stories, Karen Runge.
Reviews by Liz Bourke / 18
Amberlough, Lara Elena Donnelly; The Stars Are Legion, Kameron Hurley; Agents of Dreamland, Caitlín R. Kiernan; Dreadnought, April Daniels; Tremontaine, Ellen Kushner, et al.
Short Fiction Reviews by Paula Guran / 20 1/17; Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day, Seanan McGuire; The Dark 1/17, 2/17; Uncanny 1-2/17; Black Static 1-2/17; Apex Magazine 1/17; Beneath Ceaseless Skies 1/5/17; Strange Horizons 1/17.
Reviews by Carolyn Cushman / 21
The Turn, Kim Harrison; The Dead Seekers, Barb Hendee & J.C. Hendee; Magic for Nothing, Seanan McGuire; Cold Welcome, Elizabeth Moon; Murder Go Round, Carol J. Perry; The Black Wolves of Boston, Wen Spencer; Martians Abroad, Carrie Vaughn.
Reviews by Divers Hands: Richard A. Lupoff, Colleen Mondor, Rachel Swirsky & Arley Sorg / 22
The Watcher at the Door: The Early Kuttner Volume Two, Henry Kuttner; A Taste for Monsters, Matthew Kirby; The Starlit Wood, Dominik Parisien & Navah Wolfe, eds.; Scythe, Neal Shusterman.
Art Book Reviews by Karen Haber / 24
The Singing Bones, Shaun Tan; Spectrum 23: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, John Fleskes, ed.; Walking Through the Landscape of Faerie, Charles Vess; Spaceships: An Illustrated History of the Real and the Imagined, Ron Miller; The Fantasy Illustration Library: Gods & Goddesses: Volume Two, Malcolm R. Phifer & Michael C. Phifer, eds.; Beauty & The Beast, Mahlon F. Craft & Kinuko Y. Craft; Myth & Magic: An Enchanted Fantasy Coloring Book, Kinuko Y. Craft. SHORT TAKES: Pirate Utopia, Bruce Sterling; Notes From The Shadowed City, Jeffrey Alan Love; …Flying Sauces are Real!, Jack Womack; Here There Be Dragons, Roger Zelazny & Vaughn Bodé; Way Up High, Roger Zelazny & Vaughn Bodé.
Terry Bisson: This Month in History / 13, 17, 21, 23

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