New Scientist magazine highlights science fiction in its September issue, Science fiction: The stories of now, edited by Kim Stanley Robinson (Mars trilogy). Read flash fiction by Ken McLeod, Nicola Griffith, Ian McDonald, Geoff Ryman, Stephen Baxter, Paul McAuley, Ian Watson, and Justina Robson and book reviews of Wireless by Charles Stross, Chalot Crescent by Fay Weldon, The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood, and Oceanic by Greg Egan.
Then, submit your own flash fiction (350 words or less) set 100 years into the future to the magazine's competition by Oct. 15. Stephen Baxter (Ark, 2009) leads the judging. One story will be chosen for publication in a (near?) future issue of New Scientist. A selection of stories will be published at NewScientist.com.
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