Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine
Asimov's Science Fiction began life as the digest-sized Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine (or IASFM for short) in 1977.
Joel Davis of Davis Publications approached Asimov to lend his name to a new SF magazine, after the fashion of Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine or Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. Asimov refused to act as editor, but served instead as editorial director, writing editorials and replying to reader mail until his death in 1992.
The magazine was sold to Dell Magazines in January 1992, a few months before Isaac Asimov's death, and the title changed to Asimov's Science Fiction. In 1996, Dell Magazines was sold to Crosstown Publications, owners of Penny Publications.
|George H. Scithers||1977–1982||Davis Publications||Two Hugo Awards|
|Kathleen Moloney||1982||[interim editor]|
|Shawna McCarthy||1983–1985||One Hugo Award|
|Gardner Dozois||1986–2004||Bantam Doubleday Dell as of January 1992; sold to Crosstown Publications in 1996||Fifteen Hugo Awards|
|Sheila Williams||2004–present||One Hugo Award|
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