Interzone #299

Art by Carly A-F

In this issue: stories by Seán Padraic Birnie, E.G. Condé, Rachael Cupp, Roby Davies, Matt Hollingsworth, Prashanth Srivatsa, and R. Wren; columns by Alexander Glass, Nick Lowe, Val Nolan, and Aliya Whiteley; and book reviews by Gautam Bhatia, Zachary Gillan, Kelly Jennings, Paul Kincaid, Giselle Leeb, and Val Nolan. The cover art, Sibilance, is by Carly A-F.

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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 299 // May 2024


Sibilance7160 words
E.G. Condé

Warmth2160 words
Seán Padraic Birnie

Drafting1250 words
Rachael Cupp

The Spirit Machines5580 words
Prashanth Srivatsa

When I Was the Red Baron2790 words
Matt Hollingsworth

Carrigan6740 words
R. Wren

The Clockwork Heart of Heaven9800 words
Roby Davies


Climbing Stories
Aliya Whiteley

Mutant Popcorn
Nick Lowe

The A to Z of Zelazny
Alexander Glass

Folded Spaces
Val Nolan

Book Reviews

Gautam Bhatia on books by Sofia Samatar and Suyi Davies Okungbowa; Zachary Gillan on two books by Ivy Grimes; Kelly Jennings on books by T. Kingfisher, Frances White, Ali Hazelwood, Debbie Urbanski, and Dan Franklin; Paul Kincaid on a book by Dave Hutchinson; Giselle Leeb on books by Kelly Link, Alison Moore, Ian Critchley, Cliff McNish, Tim Cooke, Amanda Huggins, Robert Stone, Charlotte Turnbull, Françoise Harvey, and Andrew Hook; and Val Nolan on Christopher Priest’s final novel.


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