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The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF) is a digest size American science fiction magazine. It was first published in 1949 as The Magazine of Fantasy with Anthony Boucher and J. Francis McComas as its editors, adopting the and Science Fiction from its second issue on. It was initially quarterly, then bi-monthly and finally monthly. As of 2004 it continues to publish quality science fiction and fantasy stories. There are now 11 issues per year, with an "anniversary double issue" every October.

Editors over the years have included Avram Davidson, Edward L. Ferman, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and current editor Gordon van Gelder. All of its editors have maintained a very high literary standard.

There have been numerous single-author specials over the years. Featured authors have included Isaac Asimov, Stephen King and Harlan Ellison.

Isaac Asimov also wrote a science column for the magazine that ran for 399 monthly issues without a break.

Several Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction Anthologies have been published

Notable works that first appeared in the magazine (frequently in shorter form) include:

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