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Strange Horizons 2021

A project in Baltimore, MD by Strange Horizons

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A free weekly speculative fiction magazine with a global perspective.
Backers: 825
Average Pledge Per Backer: $40

Funded: $32,598 of $14,000
Dates: Jun 2nd -> Jul 7th (36 days)
Project By: Strange Horizons
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Latest News

What? WHAT!

June 26th - via:
Thanks to you, Wonderful Backers, we've got some BIG announcements:  The art department can now pay artists more for their work!  We're having a Palestinian SF special next year!!!! Community support for this has been tremendous, and we're all... (Read More)

Reviews Rate Increase & New Content is LIVE

June 19th - via:
Thanks to you, glorious Backers, the reviews team will be able to pay reviewers more per review in 2021.  We have now linked a LOT of bonus new content, making this the largest fund drive issue ever!  Poetry! An Escape Encounter with Death, by... (Read More)

SEA Special Issue!

June 16th - via:
Backers, you've gotten us to $21,000 USD, which means the Southeast Asian special issue is going to happen next year!  Pin backers, this means the metallic version of the 20th anniversary pin will be available as a choice. We have a lot of content... (Read More)

It's Bee Time!

June 12th - via:
We're within sight of the minimum needed to keep this zine running--thank you so much!    You've unlocked Margaret Damken's new short story, "The Bee Thing."  (Read More)

Tamara Jerée poetry appears!!

June 10th - via:
It's time for the much-anticipated, highly awesome poem, WARSHIP CAPTAIN APPLICATION [Section 29.2 saved as draft in SAIS], by Tamara Jerée!  Thank you, glorious backers!  (Read More)

$9800 and a Bonus Interview!

June 8th - via:
Welcome to the SH family, new backers! You've unlocked Gautam Bhatia's interview of Palestinian short story writer, novelist, and journalist, Ibtisam Azem!   (Read More)

A new poem by May Chong!

June 6th - via:
A new poem by May Chong appears! What do you do? * Read it * Take it out to dinner * Be amazed at May's awesomeness * Share the Strange Horizons fund drive    (Read More)

$7000 -- Review Unlocked!

June 4th - via:
What time is it?  IT'S PUBLISHING TIME, WOOOOOO!   Enjoy S. Qiouyi Lu's critical review of Mazes of Power, by Juliette Wade. The SH collective is humbled by the faith the SFF community has put in us, especially at such a difficult time. Thank you... (Read More)

100 Backers! Fiction Unlocked!

June 3rd - via:
$5,600 & 100 backers in just 24 hours! AHHH! You have unlocked "The Parts That Make Us Monsters," by Sheree Renée Thomas.  Enjoy!!  (Read More)

35% & Poetry!

June 3rd - via:
We turn away for one second, and suddenly you've blown us past 5k? 😲 Here's your bonus poem by Brianne Kerr!  (Read More)

Article Unlocked!

June 3rd - via:
Hurrah! We've passed $2800 and are at 20% of our minimum funding! You, dear backers, have unlocked "Distributing Our Horizons: Ken Liu’s Children of the Cloud and the birth of Digital (Post)Humanity," an article by Ben Berman Ghan.   (Read More)

First Bonus Content!

June 2nd - via:
Readers, you're incredible. You've already unlocked the inaugural bonus content of the fund drive issue on the very first day of the fund drive. Enjoy "The Last of Us," by Anne Carly Abad, and thank you so much! ... (Read More)

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