The Science Fact & Science Fiction Concatenation is the
seasonal review of science fact and science fiction. Formerly the (1987-1997)
annual (paper) magazine distributed at the British national SF convention and European SF
convention.  Today its three principal internet editions come out in the northern hemisphere's
academic year: spring, summer and autumn.

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New up...

Most recently added (mid-July) is the second of our one-page, short, SF story PDFs for the year that are our selection of among the best of Nature 'Futures' stories of the previous year, 2018.  (An archive of our past choices as to 'Best of Nature 'Futures' is here so there are plenty of short, SF short stories for you to dip into.)  These stories are very short and so ideal either for a lunchtime or a bed time read.  Enjoy.



Mid-September sees our edition for the autumn*.  It will have all the usual sections, as can be seen from this current season's news page index.  In addition to the science & SF news there will be some history of local, student British SF with a couple of articles about Hatfield PSIFA 40 years on from its founding.  There will also be a convention report of this year's Eastercon, Britain's national SF convention, and there may even be some additional articles.  Some of this will be linked to a week or so in advance for the most dedicated of our followers through our Twitter alert service @SF2Concat.  Lastly, we will have our usual slew (well over a score) of standalone SF book as well as non-fiction SF and popular science books.  What's not to like?
* 'Autumn' here being the northern hemisphere, academic year autumn.

Meanwhile, hopefully you should find something below to tickle your fancy...



  • SF/F/H book reviewers wanted
  • Our book review panel sees members come and go (and sometimes come back again) as life's trajectory alters time available for book reviewing. We are arguably one or two reviewers down given the (northern hemisphere academic calendar) summer gap between seasonal editions is our largest in the year and so this season we have a few more books than usual awaiting review.  The above linked page explains how our review system works.  We review both SF/fantasy and non-fiction poplar science that relates to SF tropes.  The important things being: working to deadlines, keeping an eye on the publication details and putting the reviewer's name at the bottom of each review (as the MS word.doc reviews get separated from the e-mails to which they are attached).  If you are an avid book reader and UK based then contact us by the first week in September 2019 with your postal address.

Most recently added

v29(4) 2019.7.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v29(3) 2019.4.25 -- New Columns & Articles for the Summer 2019

v29(3) 2019.4.25 -- Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Reviews

v29(3) 2019.4.25 -- Non-Fiction SF & Science Fact Book Reviews


v29(2) 2019.3.15 -- A new story from the Nature Futures series


v29(1) 2019.1.15 -- New Columns & Articles for the Spring 2019

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