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Editor Patrick Nielsen Hayden
Categories Science fiction, fantasy
Year founded 2008
Company Tor Books
Country United States
Language English
Website is an online science fiction and fantasy magazine published by Tor Books, as well as an imprint of Tor Books.


The magazine was established in July 2008 and, as of 2014, reported having 1.5 million readers each month.[1] It publishes articles and reviews related to English language science fiction and other speculative fiction, as well as original short science fiction. The magazine's content can be accessed free of charge. In 2014, the Guardian described as "reigning champion of science-fiction magazines", noting that it had published "many of the most exciting new talents" such as Maria Dahvana Headley and Karin Tidbeck.[2]

Since May 2014, is also an imprint of Tor Books dedicated to publishing short fiction such as novellas, short novels and serializations.[3]


  1. ^ "About Us". Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Walter, Damien (13 June 2014). "A digital renaissance for the science fiction short story". The Guardian. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "New Imprint:". Locus. 28 May 2014. Retrieved 14 June 2014.