01-11-2010, 09:15 AM
Reviewer and editor Rich Horton gave BCS a very positive review in his year-end summaries of F/SF magazines. He said we “routinely publish fine adventure fantasy” and “have become a really important source of fantasy.”
He praised a number of our novelettes and short stories by name, including Holly Phillips’s “Thieves of Silence”, Sarah L. Edwards’s “The Tinyman and Caroline”, Grace Seybold’s “Unrest”, Tony Pi’s “Silk and Shadow”, and Marie Brennan’s “Driftwood”.
He also pointed out that BCS, publishing over 350,000 words of fiction last year, is now “the fourth largest source of new fiction among magazines and webzines, behind only the traditional ‘Big Three’” of Asimov’s, Analog, and F&SF. That is really astounding. I knew we were publishing a large volume of fiction, but I didn’t realize how much that really was.
And we will keep it going in the new year! We have stories upcoming from Richard Parks, Garth Upshaw, Aliette de Bodard, Margaret Ronald, Catherine Mintz, and many more.