From The Editor

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Welcome to Analog Science Fiction and Fact!

A lifelong appreciation of science fiction has led me to an incredibly fulfilling career with Analog, and I'm proud to carry on the magazine's long-standing tradition of publishing the world's finest science fiction and fact.

During my tenure at Analog, I've had the profound privilege of working with hundreds of authors, editors, TV producers, and many other notables in the science fiction field. As the editor of the longest-running SF publication in history, my personal mandate is to continue to provide the top-quality, ground-breaking hard science fiction that has characterized Analog since its launch. Welcome!

- Trevor Quachri

 

About the Editor

Trevor Quachri has been the Editor of the Hugo Award winning magazine, Analog Science Fiction and Fact, since 2012.

Prior to taking over the reins at Analog, Trevor's editorial skills were honed working with Stanley Schmidt (Analog Editor 1978-2012), Sheila Williams (Asimov's Science Fiction Editor 2004-present), and Gardner Dozois (Asimov's Editor 1986-2004). He brings to Analog a unique and reverent perspective on SF. In addition to his lifelong love of science fiction, Trevor draws upon his diverse past experiences – on Broadway, on special museum projects involving rigorous scientific data analysis, on collaboratively producing a pilot for a SF-based television show – to continue Analog's storied tradition of ground-breaking hard science fiction.

This Issue's Guest Editorial

The Art of Noise by Alec Nevala-Lee

When I was researching my book Astounding, which is largely a biography of the editor John W. Campbell, I often returned to a special subset of stories from this magazine that seem to be secretly about the project of science fiction itself. One is Theodore Sturgeon’s “Microcosmic God” (April 1941), which imagines a biochemist who creates a race of tiny creatures to solve scientific problems, in an idealized analogy for Campbell’s relationship with his writers. Another is “E for Effort” by T.L. Sherred (May 1947), which uses a quintessential gimmick—a technique for making a visual record of the past—as the basis for a darker exploration of what might happen when a form of entertainment evolves into a means of changing society. ...

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You can email Trevor Quachri at AnalogSF@DellMagazines.com. See his interview about his goals for Analog with Carl Slaughter here: http://www.diabolicalplots.com/trevor-quachri-interview/.

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