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the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy since 1993
Jim Baen's Universe

Premiering June 2006, Jim Baen's Universe is a professional science fiction magazine published online bi-monthly.

"We believe in stories.

"We believe in stories, short and long.

"We promise to publish stories that keep you turning the (electronic) page, stories with characters and feeling similar to those of popular novels. Many of the stories, in fact, are set in universes already popular in novel form."

Website: www.baensuniverse.com
Subscriptions: baensuniverse.ashopcart.com/catalogue.php

The magazine ceased publication in late Spring 2010.

Editor: Eric Flint




Jim Baen's Universe, #8, volume 2, number 2

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"An Ocean is a Snowflake, Four Billion Miles Away" by John Barnes
"At the Watering Hole" by Edward M. Lerner
"Concentration of Dogs" by Carl Frederick
"Free Space" by Carrie Vaughn
"Murphy's War" by James P. Hogan
"The Lord-Protector's Daughter" by L.E. Modesitt, Jr.
"Creation: the Launch!" by Laura Resnick
"Dark Corners" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
"Mrs. Schrödinger's Cat" by Gary Cuba
"Squish" by S.E. Ward
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Jim Baen's Universe, #7

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"The Big Guy" by Mike Resnick
"Running Water for L.A." by Eric M. Witchey
"Thin Ice" by David Freer
"Weredragons of Mars" by Carl Frederick
"Swing Time" by Carrie Vaughn
"Cryptic Coloration" by Elizabeth Bear
"The Littlest Wyrm-Maid" by Rebecca Lickiss
"Child, Maiden, Woman, Crone" by Terry Bramlett
"The Realm of Words" by Eric Flint
"Touching the Dead" by J. Kathleen Cheney
"Chicken Soup" by A.F. Tesson
"Chirus Fever" by Lisa L. Satterlund
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Baen's Universe, Issue 6

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"Crawlspace" by Dave Freer and Eric Flint
"Newts" by Kevin J. Anderson
"Chance of Storms" by Edward M. Lerner
"Dinosaur Egg $6" by Chet Gottfried
"The Ten Thousand Things" by Mark L. Van Name
"Sir Hereward and Mister Fitz Go to War Again" by Garth Nix
"Midnight at the Quantum Café" by K.D. Wentworth
"Redemption of Nepheli" by E. Sedia
"Common Ground" by Mackey Chandler
"New Moon" by Mike Barretta
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Jim Baen's Universe, #5, February 2007

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"War Stories" by Elizabeth Bear
"A Stranger in Paradise" by Edward M. Lerner
"Demonstration Day" by Ian Creasey
"I Could've Done Better" by Gregory Benford and David Brin
"Marklord Pete" by Will McCarthy
"The Spiral Road" by Louise Marley
"Rebel the First" by Edd Vick
"Pawn's Gambit" by Carol Hightshoe
"Research Alpha" by A. E. van Vogt and James H. Schmitz
"Storm Warning" by Robert Cruze
"Old Folks' Home" by John Kratman
"The Goblin Hunter" by Jeff Stehman
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Jim Baen's Universe #4, December 2006

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"Incident on a small Colony" by Kristine Smith
"Tesseract" by Tom Brennan
"Alone" by Joe R. Lansdale and Melissa Mia Hall
"Olaf and the Merchandisers" by Barry N. Malzberg and Bill Pronzini
"Murphy's Law" by Douglas Smith
"The Big Ice" by Jay Lake and Ruth Nestvold
"The Nature of Things" by Maya Kaathryn Bohnoff
"Singing Them Back" by Marissa Lingen
"Servants to the Dead" by Steven Piziks
"Caught Forever Between" by Adrian Nikolaus Phoenix
"The Girl with the Killer Eyes" by B. B. Kristopher
"Pastry Run" by Nancy Fulda
"Fishing" by Thea Hutchenson
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Baen's Universe, #3

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“Protection Money” by Wen Spencer
“The Old Woman in the Young Woman” by Gene Wolfe
“Great Minds” Edward M. Lerner
“A Time to Kill” by S. Andrew Swann
“A Hire Power” by J. Simon
“Gnome Improvement” by Rebecca Lickiss
“Songbird” by Jeremiah Sturgill
“All the Things You Are” by Mike Resnick
“The Man Who Wasn’t There” by Gregory Benford
“Baby Girl” by Jon Skovron
“Devil May Care” by Jason Kahn
“Every Hole is Outlined” by John Barnes
“Little Sips” by Barbara J. Ferrenz
“The Men in the Mirror” by Steven Ray
“The Power of Illusion” by Christopher Anvil
“Femme Fatale” by Jason Wittman

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Jim Baen’s Universe, #1

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“Chilling” by Alan Dean Foster
“Bow Shock” by Gregory Benford
“Pimpf” by Charles Stross
“What Would Sam Spade Do?” by Jo Walton
“Brieanna's Constant” by Eric M. Witchey
“Bob's Yeti Problem” by Lawrence Person
“Slanted Jack” by Mark L. Van Name
“Candy-Blossom” by Dave Freer
“The Darkness” by David Drake
“The Cold Blacksmith” by Elizabeth Bear
“Poga” by John Barnes
“Build-A-Bear” by Gene Wolfe
“The Opposite of Pomegranates” by Marissa K. Lingen
“’Ware the Sleeper” by Julie Czerneda
“The Thief of Stones” by Sarah Zettel
“Fancy Farmer” by Pam Uphoff
“The Puzzle of the Peregrinating Coach” by George Phillies
“Astromonkeys!” by Tony Frazier
“Giving it 14 Percent” by Ani Fox
“Local Boy Makes Good” by Ray Tabler
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Jim Baen's Universe, #2

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"Treasure in the Sand" by Kevin Anderson and Brian Herbert
"Dog Soldier" by Garth Nix
"When SysAdmins Ruled the Earth" by Cory Doctorow
"The Ruby Dice" by Catherine Asaro
"Sister of Sarronym; Sisters of Westwind" by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.
"As Black as Hell" by John Lambshead
"For Blue Sky" by Wen Spencer
"What Sleeps in the Shallows Belongs to the Depths" by Julie Czerneda
"Benny Comes Home" by Esther Freisner
"Decaf and Spaceship, To Go" by Katherine Sanger
"Technical Exchange" by Kevin Haw
"Medic" by William Ledbetter
"The Best Plaid Lans" by Loren K. Jones
"Supercargo" by M. T. Reiten
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