Interzone #296 is out in the world; and Fábio Fernandes returns to IZ Digital with a story illustrated by Dante Luiz…
The latest splendid issue of IZ is now available!
That beautiful cover art is by Sloane Leong.
In Interzone #296 it you’ll find an epic novella by Sloane Leong; brilliant new stories by Marie Brennan, Rachael Cupp, Alexander Glass, Jon Lasser, Hesper Leveret, and Alex Penland; a new serving of Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe; the latest Climbing Stories by Aliya Whiteley; Alexander Glass on Zelazny and cypberpunk; Val Nolan on computhors and biterature; and book reviews by Kelly Jennings. It is packed.
Start a subscription to Interzone or buy a copy of Interzone #296 at the IZ site; or subscribe to Interzone at Weightless Books; or get a copy of Interzone at Scarlet Ferret. However you get your copy of IZ 296, I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed putting it together.
Interzone #297 will be out on 15 January 2024.
Over at IZ Digital, a new story recovered from fragments of fungal media found in an old mycelial lab at Refuge Eleven: ‘The Last Science Fiction Writer: A Hallucination’ by Fábio Fernandes, with art by Dante Luiz. Read that for free online or become an IZ Digital supporter for just a euro a month to get ebook editions of all the new fiction.
That’s everything for this edition of the newsletter.
It is a very difficult time for short fiction zines, and there are so many great zines out there struggling to survive and looking for readers; thank you very, very much for choosing to read and support Interzone and IZ Digital.
Gareth Jelley, Editor & Publisher
Interzone & IZ Digital
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