May-June 2015’s Interzone, # 258, has new science fiction and fantasy by T.R. Napper, Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, Julie C. Day, Christien Gholson, and Malcolm Devlin, with colour illustrations by Jim Burns, Warwick Fraser-Coombe, Vince Haig, and Richard Wagner. The cover art is Dorian Gray, the latest in the 2015 series by Martin Hanford. The issue contains the regular columns by David Langford, Nina Allan, Jonathan McCalmont, Nick Lowe, Tony Lee, and in Book Zone Maureen Kincaid Speller interviews E.J. Swift about the Osiris Project. Guest editorial is 'Freak Zone' by Christopher Fowler. Martin McGrath presents the reader poll results and lists the stories they voted as favourites of 2014.
Interzone is essentially a fiction magazine containing short science fiction and fantasy stories. But it covers other aspects of the genre via comment, news, reviews of books, movies, DVDs and TV.
Fiction this issue
a shout is a prayer / for the waiting centuries by T.R. Napper
The Re'em Song by Julie C. Day
Doors by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Angel Fire by Christien Gholson
Her First Harvest by Malcolm Devlin
Authors this issue
Julie C. Day
Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
Artists this issue
Books reviewed this issue
Book Zone, edited by Jim Steel, has Tamaruq (and the Osiris Project) by E.J. Swift, plus an author interview conducted by Maureen Kincaid Speller, Touch by Claire North, The Silence by Tim Lebbon, The Galaxy Game by Karen Lord, Those Above by Daniel Polansky, The Alchemy Press Book of Urban Mythic 2 edited by Jan Edwards & Jenny Barber, Where by Kit Reed, Impulse by Dave Bara, The Whispering Swarm by Michael Moorcock
Nick Lowe's Mutant Popcorn movie reviews this issue include: Avengers: Age of Ultron, Chappie, Robot Overlords, Home, Cinderella, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya, Seventh Son, Insurgent, Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Tony Lee's Laser Fodder, TV/DVD, reviews this issue include: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1, Paddington, Rollerball, Interstellar, Frequencies, Mankind's Last Stand, Fellini Satyricon, Harlock Space Pirate, The House at the End of Time, Northmen, Moondial, The Last Survivors, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Exodus, RZ-9
Other non-fiction this issue
David Langford - Ansible Link
Nina Allan - Time Pieces column Election Special: the Hugos, the Puppies, and the Big Pile of Poo
Jonathan McCalmont - Future Interrupted column Yesterday's Plays For Today
Readers' Poll - Results Martin McGrath, The stories you voted as your favourites of 2014.
Freak Zone by Christopher Fowler
Author interview – E.J. Swift interviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller