Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction

Foundation is the essential critical review of science fiction, and is published three times a year (Spring, Summer and Winter) by the Science Fiction Foundation. ISSN: 0306-4964. It is peer-reviewed, and strict anonymity is accorded to both authors and reviewers alike.

  • Editor: Paul March-Russell

  • Book Reviews Editor: Allen Stroud 

  • Editorial Team: Cait Coker, Andrew Ferguson, Heather Osborne, Will Slocombe, Maureen Speller


The views expressed in the journal are those of the authors and do not necessarily coincide with those of the Editors or Editorial Team. Submissions to Foundation must meet the requirements of the style guide. Articles approx. 6000 words and double-spaced should be submitted to the Editor; reviews up to 1500 words and double-spaced should be submitted to the Book Reviews Editor (see Contacts). Books for review, clearly marked 'For Review', should be submitted to Allen Stroud at the following address:


Allen Stroud, 19 Beech Green, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU6 1EB, England UK


Copyright clearance is the responsibility of the author. Accepted articles become the copyright of the journal, and permissions to reprint must be submitted to the Editor. In addition to the print journal, articles are also made available electronically via Literature Online (ProQuest) and Literature Reference Center Plus (EBSCO). Author accepted manuscripts (post peer-review) may be uploaded to an institutional depository within three months of publication. PDFs of the typeset manuscript are also available on request.

Single issues and back issues (starting with issue 21, February 1981) of Foundation can be purchased for £8/$13 (USA). For further details, please contact our Membership Secretary, Roger Robinson, at


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