Interzone #297

Art by Martin Hanford

In this issue: stories by Daniel Bennett, Cécile Cristofari, Rachael Cupp, Jennifer R. Donohue, Paul E. Franz, Ivy Grimes, Dante Luiz, Tim Major, and James Sallis; columns by Alexander Glass, Nick Lowe, Val Nolan, and Aliya Whiteley; and book reviews by Zachary Gillan, Alexander Glass, Kelly Jennings, and Paul Kincaid. The cover art, Nanoman, is by Martin Hanford.

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Interzone was founded in 1982 by David Pringle, John Clute, Alan Dorey, Malcolm Edwards, Colin Greenland, Graham Jones, Roz Kaveney, and Simon Ounsley. It was published by TTA Press and edited by Andy Cox from 2004 to 2022 and is now published by MYY Presss and edited by Gareth Jelley.

IZ 297 // January 2024


Drink The Kombucha!4050 words
Daniel Bennett

The Baby Spoon5200 words
Ivy Grimes

Lights of the New World12,200 words
Paul E. Franz

Are You a Bad Girl? (Cosmo Quiz, November 1982)2500 words
Rachael Cupp

Escobar Medina Plays God3520 words
Dante Luiz

In the Pines5170 words
Jennifer R. Donohue

Settlers8130 words
James Sallis

Wesley Not-There4250 words
Tim Major

Breathe Me a Breeze, Paint Me a Sea2150 words
Cécile Cristofari


Climbing Stories
Aliya Whiteley

Mutant Popcorn
Nick Lowe

The A to Z of Zelazny
Alexander Glass

Folded Spaces
Val Nolan

Book Reviews

Zachary Gillan on a collection of short stories by Ramsey Campbell; Alexander Glass on a novel by Tim Powers; Kelly Jennings on novels by Jo Graham, Samit Basu, micha cárdenas, Roppotucha Greenberg, Izzy Wasserstein, Grace Curtis, and Michael Mammay; and Paul Kincaid on books by Aliya Whiteley and Judith Clute.


Martin Hanford