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Editor Leah Bobet
Categories Speculative fiction magazine
Frequency Quarterly
Year founded 2001
Country Canada
Language English

Ideomancer is a Canadian quarterly online speculative fiction magazine whose contents include science fiction, fantasy, slipstream, horror, flash fiction and speculative poetry, along with reviews and interviews.[1] The first issue debuted in 2001,[1] and in 2002 the magazine was "rebooted" with new numbering under new editorship. Volume 1 of the current Ideomancer was established in 2002.

Chris Clarke and Mikal Trimm, who were on the original Ideomancer editorial team, edited an ebook anthology called Ideomancer Unbound published by Fictionwise[2] in 2002. It includes stories by Charles Coleman Finlay, Jack Dann, Jeff VanderMeer, Tobias S. Buckell, Deborah Biancotti, Mike Resnick, and Claire McKenna, among others. Cover art is by Cat Sparks.

Contributing writers

In addition to those featured in Ideomancer Unbound, notable authors published by Ideomancer have included Nicole Kornher-Stace, Ted Kosmatka, Ruth Nestvold, Christopher Barzak, and Sarah Monette.

Current staff


  • Leah Bobet

Designer & Publisher Emeritus

  • Marsha Sisolak

Reviews Editor

  • Claire Humphrey

Poetry Editor

  • Beth Langford

Production Editor, Designer

  • Erin Hoffman

Associate Editors

  • Alena McNamara
  • Michael R. Colangelo
  • Maya Chhabra
  • Lillian Wheeler
  • Kim Neville

Awards and recognition

Works published in Ideomancer have received the following awards:






See also


  1. ^ a b Rachel Randall (8 September 2015). 2016 Novel and Short Story Writer's Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published. "F+W Media, Inc.". p. 236. ISBN 978-1-59963-938-3. Retrieved 22 February 2017.
  2. ^ Fictionwise
  3. ^ Ideomancer

External links

  • Ideomancer website
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