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Webzine: Ideomancer Speculative Fiction

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Bibliographic comments: Monthly/quarterly US webzine publishing fantasy, science fiction, slipstream, horror, poetry, reviews,

essays and interviews. PDF editions appeared January 2002–September 2007, subsequent issues were webzine only.

• Only issues with contents of interest to this library are listed here, highlighted in white and linked in blue where available.

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #5

Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk, eds.

<  May 2002

Decadent Moon

PDF

Notes:

  •  Vol. 1, No. 5.

Fiction: Jamie Rosen, Way Down Here in Catbelly Station and Fingalman's Organ Is Playing Too Loud  //  Joseph

Green, Single Combat  //  S. K. S. Perry, Sweet Dreams  //  Nathaniel Hawthorne, Dr. Heidegger's Experiment

Essay: Ahmed A. Khan, How to Write a Fantasy Short-Short

Editors (alphabetically listed): Leah Bobet  |  Chris Clarke  |  John Oz  |  Marsha Sisolak  |  Amber van Dyk

Language: English

ISSN:

Active: 2001 – 2015

Issues: 73

Websites:  Galactic Central  |  Internet Archive  |  ISFDB  |  SFE4  |  Twitter  |  Wikipedia

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #25

Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk, eds.

<  January 2004

Decadent Moon

PDF

Notes:

  •  Vol. 3, No. 1.

Fiction: Jay Lake, January  //  Greg van Eekhout, Wolves Till the World Goes Down  //  Rob Hunter, The Nine-Patch

Variation  //  Samantha Henderson, The Legend of Saint Ignatz the Provider

Essay: Mikal Trimm, Grand Illusions

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #26

Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk, eds.

<  February 2004

Decadent Moon

PDF

Notes:

  •  Vol. 3, No. 2.

Fiction: Jay Lake, February  //  Charles Tuomi, The Leap from the Bridge Is Ungainly  //  Greg van Eekhout, Clean

City  //  Jeremiah Tolbert, Storm Comes A'Callin'

Essay: Marsha Sisolak, The Bartimaeus Trilogy: A Review of Jonathan Stroud's The Amulet of Samarkand

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #27

Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk, eds.

<  March 2004

Decadent Moon

PDF

Notes:

  •  Vol. 3, No. 3.

Fiction: Jay Lake, March  //  Greg van Eekhout, When the Black Bird Circles Back  //  David Hoffman-Dachelet,

Vacuum Monkeys  //  Patricia Russo, The Next

Interview: Tim Pratt, Greg van Eekhout: Featured Author

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #30

Chris Clarke, Amber van Dyk, eds.

<  June 2004

Decadent Moon

PDF

Notes:

  •  Vol. 3, No. 6.

Fiction: Jay Lake, June  //  M. Rickert, More Beautiful Than You  //  Dru Pagliassotti, Joseph's Plaint  //  E. L. Chen,

The Senses Pentaptych

Interview: Charles Coleman Finlay, Interview: M. Rickert

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #35

Marsha Sisolak, ed.

<  September 2005

Publisher unknown

PDF

Notes:

  •  Vol. 4, No. 3.

  •  Editor's Note by Marsha Sisolak.

  •  Only fiction, poetry and the interview are listed.

Fiction: Samuel Minier, 7th Period Bayonet Class  //  Tade Thompson, The McMahon Institute for Unquiet Minds  //  

Yoon Ha Lee, The Sun's Kiss  //  David Schwartz, Virginie and the Fool

Poetry: Lon Prater, God Explains Her Wayward Child

Interview: Lisa Negus, Robert D. Rowntree, Interview: Stephen Baxter

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #38

Marsha Sisolak, ed.

<  June 2006

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 5, No. 2.

  •  Editor's Note by Marsha Sisolak.

  •  Only fiction, poetry and the interview are listed.

Fiction: Keri Bass, Leftovers  //  Ruth Nestvold, Triple Helix  //  Yoon Ha Lee, Unstringing the Bow

Poetry: Tina Connolly, Hold Fast  //  Lane Anderson, The Transcendental Turnpike  //  Mikal Trimm, Galahad, on the

Eve of the Quest

Interview: Sean Melican, Interview: Alan DeNiro

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #41

Marsha Sisolak, ed.

<  March 2007

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 6, No. 1.

  •  This issue titled "Twenty-Three Small Disasters", a collection of loosely linked (and hyperlinked) short stories.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Benjamin Rosenbaum, Halloween  //  Benjamin Rosenbaum, Nothing  //  Elad Haber, Benjamin

Rosenbaum, Confusion  //  Benjamin Rosenbaum, Pale  //  Benjamin Rosenbaum, Newsboy  //  Benjamin

Rosenbaum, Down  //  Christopher Barzak, Children  //  Christopher Barzak, Safe  //  Elad Haber, Accident  //  Elad

Haber, Cold   //  Elad Haber, Walk  //  Greg van Eekhout, Dud  //  Greg van Eekhout, Change  //  Kiini Ibura Salaam,

Waterlogged  //  Kiini Ibura Salaam, Peat  //  Kiini Ibura Salaam, Gesundheit  //  Kiini Ibura Salaam, Desultory  //  

Kiini Ibura Salaam, Debris  //  Meghan McCarron, Boyfriend  //  Meghan McCarron, Jawbreakers  //  Meghan

McCarron, Dangerous  //  Tim Pratt, Gingerbread  //  Tim Pratt, Headache

Poetry: Sonya Taaffe, Green and Dying  //  Karen A. Romanko, Scrapbook  //  Marcie Tentchoff, Snow Melt

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #42

Marsha Sisolak, ed.

<  June 2007

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 6, No. 2.

  •  Only fiction, poetry and the interview are listed.

Fiction: Astrid Atkinson, Things with Sharp Teeth  //  Ruth Nestvold, Far Side of the Moon  //  Yoon Ha Lee,

Screamers

Poetry: Mikal Trimm, Acteon, Before the Kill  //  Marcie Lynn Tentchoff, Five Wisdoms of the Snow Queen  //  David

Kopaska-Merkel, Medical Reanimation

Interview: Sean Melican, Interview of L. Timmel Duchamp

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #44

Marsha Sisolak, ed.

December 2007

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 6, No. 4.

  •  Editor's Note by Marsha Sisolak.

  •  Only fiction, poetry and the interview are listed.

Fiction: Jon Hansen, How to Draw the Dark Lord  //  Samuel Minier, Behind the Walls  //  John Parke Davis, Elohim

Poetry: Sonya Taaffe, If Fallen Angels Dream of Flight  //  Liz Bourke, He always knew he'd drown  //  Marcie Lynn

Tentchoff, The Dance of the Seven Veils

Interview: Sean Melican, Interview of Vandana Singh

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #49

Leah Bobet, ed.

March 2009

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 8, No. 1.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: J. D. Brames, Borborygmi  //  Michaela Kahn, Blight, Under the Microscope  //  Steven Mohan, Jr., The

Promise of Touch

Poetry: J. C. Runolfson, Lifestory  //  Mike Allen, Cosmic Secrets  //  Amal El-Mohtar, The Night Sisters

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #54

Leah Bobet, ed.

June 2010

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 9, No. 2.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Lon Prater, The Atrocities of King George  //  Ilan Lerman, Saint Stephen Street  //  Megan Arkenberg, The

Copperroof War

Poetry: Larry Hammer, Kassandra  //  Jennifer Crow, Tasting Books on Her Lover's Hands  //  Stephen M. Wilson,

Imagined World  //  Amal El-Mohtar, Jessica P. Wick, Courting Song for Selkies

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #57

Leah Bobet, ed.

March 2011

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 10, No. 1.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction, poetry and the interview are listed.

Fiction: Sandra M. Odell, Just Be  //  Emily C. Skaftun, Apology for Fish-Dude  //  Su-Yee Lin, Ascension

Poetry: Mari Ness, Grandma and the Puka  //  Mari Ness, Nile Song  //  Mari Ness, Soul Streets

Interview: David Rees-Thomas, Mari Ness, Featured Poet

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #58

Leah Bobet, ed.

June 2011

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 10, No. 2.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Cory Skerry, Rendered Down  //  Alter S. Reiss, A Letter from Northern Niaro  //  Anatoly Belilovsky,

Chrestomathy

Poetry: WC Roberts, Redcap Repast  //  Megan Arkenberg, The Conqueror of Mars, to His Beloved  //  Mike Allen,

Splendours to Devour  //  Shannon Connor Winward, Beansidhe

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #69

Leah Bobet, ed.

March 2014

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 13, No. 1.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Maya Surya Pillay, Alpines //  Yukimi Ogawa, The Colorless Thief  //  Tochi Onyebuchi, Zen and the Art of

an Android Beatdown, or Cecile Meets a Boxer: A Love Story

Poetry: Shannon Quinn, Clockmaker  //  Sara Cleto, The Cultivation of Beauty  //  Michael Matheson, The Weight of

Winter  //  Sonya Taaffe, In Conclusion

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #70

Leah Bobet, ed.

June 2014

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 13, No. 2.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Michael J. DeLuca, Virtual Goods  //  Drew Rhys White, Always Forever Now

Poetry: Virginia M. Mohlere, Cardyssey  //  Sara Saab, Inheritance, Far from the Center of the World  //  Adrienne J.

Odasso, Dominik Parisien, The Memory-Thief  //  Lynette Mejía, Princess

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #71

Leah Bobet, ed.

September 2014

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 13, No. 3.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Arkady Martine, Nothing Must Be Wasted  //  N. M. Whitley, Chatarra  //  Chinelo Onwualu, Tasting Gomoa

Poetry: Claudia Serea, Rooms filled with hanged people  //  Claudia Serea, Everyone was stealing everyone else's

hat  //  Claudia Serea, The strong wind blew off  //  Mary Soon Lee, The Horse Lord  //  Alexandra Seidel, The Glass

Men  //  Alexandra de Romen, Unknown Soldier

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #72

Leah Bobet, ed.

December 2014

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 13, No. 4.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Special poetry issue; poetry editor Beth Langford.

Poetry: Alexandra Seidel, The Star Reader's Almanac  //  Bogi Takács, Six Hundred and Thirteen Commandments  //  

Marian Rosarum, Demeter Sails the Stars  //  C. E. Hyun, Dragon Girl  //  Mary Soon Lee, The Matter of the Horses  

//  Lynette Mejía, Visiting Hours  //  James J. Stevenson, A Kindness of Ravens

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Ideomancer Speculative Fiction, #73

Leah Bobet, ed.

March 2015

Publisher unknown

Webzine

Notes:

  •  Vol. 14, No. 1.

  •  Editor's Note by Leah Bobet.

  •  Only fiction and poetry are listed.

Fiction: Sonya Taaffe, ζῆ καὶ βασιλεύει  //  Brittany Pladek, Andromache and the Dragon  //  Lee S. Hawke, The

Changeling and the Sun

Poetry: Alicia Cole, Twinned at Pasture  //  Steve Klepetar, Cyber Saloon  // Yunsheng Jiang, under a flowering

cherry tree  //  Sarah Ann Winn, For a Lighter Spring Carryon