Strange Horizons

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Strange Horizons is also the title of a collection of essays by SF historian Sam Moskowitz.
Strange Horizons
Editor-in-chef Niall Harrison
Former editors Susan Marie Groppi
Mary Anne Mohanraj
Categories Speculative fiction
Frequency Weekly
First issue September 2000 (2000-09)
Language English
OCLC number 56474213

Strange Horizons is an online speculative fiction magazine. It also features speculative poetry in every issue.

History and profile[edit]

It was launched in September 2000, and publishes new material (usually some combination of fiction, articles, reviews, columns, poetry, and/or art) 51 weeks of the year. The magazine was founded by writer and editor Mary Anne Mohanraj. It has a staff of approximately thirty volunteers, and is unusual among professional speculative fiction magazines in being funded entirely by donations, holding annual fund drives.

Susan Marie Groppi won the World Fantasy Special Award: Non-Professional in 2010 for her work as Editor-in-Chief on Strange Horizons,.[1] The magazine itself was nominated for the Best Website Hugo Award in 2002[2] and 2005,[3] and for the Hugo Award for Best Semiprozine each year from 2013 to 2015.

The short story "The House Beyond Your Sky" by Benjamin Rosenbaum, published in 2006[4] in the magazine, was nominated for a 2007 Hugo Award for Best Short Story.[5] The story "Selkie Stories Are For Losers" by Sofia Samatar was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Short Story in 2014. Other stories in Strange Horizons have also been nominated for the Nebula and other awards;[6] stories from Strange Horizons have won the last two Theodore Sturgeon Awards.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Locus Publications (2010-10-31). "Locus Online News » World Fantasy Awards Winners". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  2. ^ "2002 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. 2002-09-02. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  3. ^ "2005 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  4. ^ Elena, Lara. "Strange Horizons Fiction: The House Beyond Your Sky, by Benjamin Rosenbaum, illustration by Vladimir Vitkovsky". Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  5. ^ "2007 Hugo Awards". The Hugo Awards. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  6. ^ "Strange Horizons Awards". 2012-07-09. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 

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