Rune was a science fiction fanzine published by The Minnesota Science Fiction Society.
Rune began life as MinnSTF Newsletter in the mid 1960s, but the group members very quickly changed the name to Rune.
The editors Of Rune for 1973 were Chuck Holst and Bev Swanson. The editor in 1974 was Don Blyly (February 1974, #35), and from 1974 till 1976 was Fred Haskell, for issue 39 - 48, with Editor Elect David Emerson. Lee Pelton was the editor from 1978-1980. In the early 1980s, Lee and Carol Kennedy were the co-editors; by 1986 M.K. Digre and Eric Biever were co-editors, succeeded by co-editors John Bartelt, Garth Danielson and David Stever Schnoes; in the 1990s, the editor was Jeff Schalles, with editorial staff Garth Danielson and Tom Juntunen .
It was published throughout the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and into the 2000s. Issue 85 appeared in March 1995, and issue 66 was released in March 2002.
Contributors of prose included John Bartelt, Nate Bucklin, C.J. Cherryh, David Emerson, Giovanni Fregni, Rick Gellman, R.J. Johnson, Carol Kennedy, Dennis Lien, Jeanne Mealy, Dave Nixon, Steve Perry, John Purcell (Askance), David E. Romm, Jon Singer, Robert Whitaker Sirignano, John Stanley, Frank Stodolka, John C. Sulak, Bob Tucker (Le Zombie, Science Fiction Newsletter), Bob Vardeman (Sandworm), Harry Warner, Jr. (Horizons), Owen Whiteoak, Dave Wixon, and Jim Young.
Contributors of poetry included Ruth Berman, Alexis Gilliland, Chuck Holst, Carol Kennedy, and Spider Robinson.
Contributions of art work included Derek Carter, Ken Fletcher, Phil Foglio, Tom Foster, Alexis Gilliland, Vikki Marchall, James Shull (The Essence), Al Sirois, Steve Stiles, Reed Waller, Taral Wayne (DNQ), and Jim Young.
Included also were reprints of speeches by Ted Johnstone, with illustrations by Bjo Trimble.
In The Proper Boskonian, Bob Devney said in his review, "Rune 85 is warm, informative, and silly. I like that in a fanzine."
Previously, co-editor Garth Danielson had published Boowatt.
Jeff Schalles was later one of the Guest Editor and Publishers of Science Fiction Five Yearly.