Redstone Science Fiction

Redstone Science Fiction was an online science fiction magazine. The first issue was published June 1, 2010[1] and maintained a regular monthly schedule until the September 1, 2012 issue.[2]

Redstone Science Fiction
Redstone Science Fiction cover December 2011.jpg
Issue #19, December 2011
EditorMichael E. Ray
Paul C. Clemmons
CategoriesScience fiction magazine
PublisherRedstone Publishing
First issueJune 1, 2010
Final issue
September 1, 2012
CountryUnited States

Redstone Science Fiction (often called Redstone SF) has published fiction by Cory Doctorow, Mary Robinette Kowal, Ken MacLeod, Cat Rambo, Hannu Rajaniemi, Vylar Kaftan, Lavie Tidhar, and others. The magazine has conducted interviews with many editors and authors in the science fiction field, including Lou Anders, John Joseph Adams, Mary Robinette Kowal, Vylar Kaftan, Cat Rambo, Lavie Tidhar, and others. Redstone SF has also published essays on science fiction literary criticism and the writing craft.[3][4] The magazine initiated a writing contest in June 2010 to draw attention to issues of disability in science fiction.[5][6]


  • Michael Ray, Co-Publisher, Editor
  • Paul Clemmons, Publisher, Co-Editor
  • Cassondra Link, Assistant Editor
  • Ferlie, Assistant Editor
  • Mary Ann Locke, Assistant Editor

Critical reactionEdit

Redstone Science Fiction was listed by Vision: A Resource for Writers as one of the top four places to submit science fiction short stories, along with Asimov's, Analog, and Lightspeed magazines.[7]

In June 2011, Redstone Science Fiction was recognized as a professional market, a "Qualifying Short Fiction Venue", for membership in the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.[8]


  1. ^ Ray, Michael (June 1, 2010). "Editor's Note - June 2010". Retrieved January 21, 2013.
  2. ^ Ray, Michael (September 2, 2012). "Editor's Note - September 2012". Retrieved January 21, 2013.
  3. ^ Hughes, Bayne (February 29, 2012). "Creating a market: Austin teacher, friend create online magazine to feed their want for science fiction stories". Decatur Daily. Archived from the original on December 17, 2012. Retrieved June 3, 2012.
  4. ^ Brooks, Summer (July 27, 2010). "Redstone Science Fiction". Cover to Cover (417A). Retrieved June 3, 2012.
  5. ^ Rowe, Michael (June 8, 2010). "How disability is portrayed in fiction". Utne Reader. Retrieved July 19, 2010.
  6. ^ "Imagine a future with no barriers, and win $300!". io9. June 8, 2010. Retrieved July 19, 2010.
  7. ^ Fisk, Margaret McGaffey (July–August 2010). "Mar's Market: Top Markets in Science Fiction". Vision: A Resource for Writers. Archived from the original on February 17, 2013. Retrieved January 22, 2013.
  8. ^ "Redstone SF is SFWA's newest qualifying short fiction market". Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. June 29, 2011. Retrieved June 3, 2012.

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