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The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction Archives
By Charles de Lint
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  • The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
    Total Archives: 58 Years, 654 Issues, 9,763 Articles, 101,373pp
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    1. Short Stories 
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , August 1993, pp. 48-58
    2. Departments 
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      (6 Reviews)
      Creatures of the Night, by Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli
      1. Creatures of the Night by Neil Gaiman and Michael Zulli
      2. Hanging Out with the Dream King by Joseph McCabe#2
      3. Life Expectancy by Dean Koontz
      4. The Taking by Dean Koontz
      5. Life Is Good! by Trixie Koontz
      6. Robot Santa by Dean Koontz
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 2005, pp. 28-32
    3. Departments 
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      (5 Reviews)
      Dancing Jack, by Laurie J. Marks
      1. Dancing Jack by Laurie J. Marks
      2. Night Relics by James P. Blaylock
      3. The Good Fairies of New York by Martin Millar
      4. Death: The High Cost of Living by Neil Gaiman
      5. Suckers by Anne Billson
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 1994, pp. 24-30
    4. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Finder, by Emma Bull
      1. Finder by Emma Bull
      2. NeverNever by Will Shetterly
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 1994, pp. 38-41
    5. Departments 
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Gift of Story, by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
      1. The Gift of Story by Clarissa Pinkola Estes
      2. Unconquered Countries by Geoff Ryman
      3. The Willows in Winter by William Horwood
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , July 1994, pp. 36-39
    6. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      A College of Magics, by Caroline Stevermer
      1. A College of Magics by Caroline Stevermer
      2. The Matisse Stories by A.S. Byatt
      3. The Night Inside by Nancy Baker
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , August 1994, pp. 29-32
    7. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      The Gathering, by Isobelle Carmody
      1. The Gathering by Isobelle Carmody
      2. Metal Angel by Nancy Springer
      3. Larque on the Wing by Nancy Springer
      4. The Dark Domain by Stefan Grabinski
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , September 1994, pp. 28-32
    8. [+]
      (4 Reviews)
      Prince Ombra, by Roderick MacLeish
      1. Prince Ombra by Roderick MacLeish
      2. From the Teeth of Angels by Jonathan Carroll
      3. Near Death by Nancy Kilpatrick
      4. Coyote Blue by Christopher Moore
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 1994, pp. 45-50
    9. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Born Bad, by Andrew Vachss
      1. Born Bad by Andrew Vachss
      2. End of an Era by Robert J. Sawyer
      3. Summer of Love by Lisa Mason
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , December 1994, pp. 28-32
    10. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Towing Jehovah, by James Morrow
      1. Towing Jehovah by James Morrow
      2. The Grass Dancer by Susan Power
      3. The Unknown Soldier by Mickey Zucker Reichert
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , January 1995, pp. 35-38
    11. [+]
      (3 Reviews)
      Temporary Agency, by Rachel Pollack
      1. Temporary Agency by Rachel Pollack
      2. The Flight of Michael McBride by Midori Snyder
      3. Women and Ghosts by Alison Lurie
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , February 1995, pp. 32-35
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      (3 Reviews)
      Wild Blood, by Nancy A. Collins
      1. Wild Blood by Nancy A. Collins
      2. Blue Motel by Peter Crowther
      3. Northern Frights 2 by Don Hutchison
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , March 1995, pp. 30-33
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      (4 Reviews)
      Art and Lies, by Jeanette Winterson
      1. Art and Lies by Jeanette Winterson
      2. Gun, with Occasional Music by Jonathan Lethem
      3. Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters by Brian Froud and Terry Jones
      4. Stonecutter by Jon J. Muth and John Kuramoto
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , April 1995, pp. 34-37
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      (3 Reviews)
      Archangel, by Michael Conner
      1. Archangel by Michael Conner
      2. She Walks These Hills by Sharyn McCrumb
      3. Remake by Connie Willis
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , May 1995, pp. 33-36
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      (Review)
      The Armless Maiden, and Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors, by Terri Windling
      1. The Armless Maiden, and Other Tales for Childhood's Survivors by Terri Windling
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , June 1995, pp. 33-36
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Sherwood Game, by Esther Friesner
      1. The Sherwood Game by Esther Friesner
      2. Street by Jack Cady
      3. Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight by Ursula K. Le Guin
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , July 1995, pp. 32-35
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      (3 Reviews)
      The Spellkey Trilogy, by Ann Downer
      1. The Spellkey Trilogy by Ann Downer
      2. Vampire Diary: The Embrace by Robert E. Weinberg and Mark Rein-Hagen
      3. Armed Memory by Jim Young
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , August 1995, pp. 27-30
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      (3 Reviews)
      Second Chance, by Chet Williamson
      1. Second Chance by Chet Williamson
      2. The Vertigo Tarot by Rachel Pollack and Dave McKean
      3. Slow River by Nicola Griffith
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , September 1995, pp. 28-31
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      (4 Reviews)
      The Book of Atrix Wolfe, by Patricia A. McKillip
      1. The Book of Atrix Wolfe by Patricia A. McKillip
      2. Dark Earth Dreams by Candas Jane Dorsey and Roger Deegan
      3. Companions of the Night by Vivian Vande Velde
      4. Batman: The Ultimate Evil by Andrew Vachss
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , October 1995, pp. 55-59
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      (3 Reviews)
      Expiration Date, by Tim Powers
      1. Expiration Date by Tim Powers
      2. Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
      3. Pentacle by Tom Piccirilli
      The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
      , December 1995, pp. 45-48