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Issue 18 / Summer 2019 / Abortion Ban Protest Special Issue   Since they work for us (elected or appointed), our lawmakers represent us and our interests. Tell them to fight for reproductive justice, and if they won’t, vote them out and vote others in. (Or...

SFWP Celebrates 20 Years: Part 4

Part 4: Peace By Andrew Gifford   I have left my day job behind. When I started SFWP, I was working several jobs. Night shifts, weekends, holidays. While everyone else was opening presents on Christmas morning, I was in a warehouse in Landover, MD editing...

SFWP Celebrates 20 Years: Part 3

Part 3: Pursuit By Andrew Gifford   Londinium is burning…   I have a soft spot for historical fiction set in the Roman era. When I read for pleasure, I’m as eclectic as SFWP’s catalog. Sometimes, I’m reading pulpy b-grade sci-fi; next, I’m reading dense...

SFWP Celebrates 20 Years: Part 2

Part 2: Mission By Andrew Gifford   In 1988, I fell in love with a book. It was a big hit. Translated into over a dozen languages and a critical darling, the book was Fatal Light by Richard Currey. It was a story about an unnamed young man from Parkersburg, West...

Editor’s Note

In 2002, SFWP publisher Andrew Gifford started the first iteration of the SFWP Journal. During the course of the next thirteen years, the journal published 361 stories by a large number of writers—almost all of whom were, at the time, un-established—on a mostly...