The Fractal was a small press publication edited by Sean Newborn.
The Fractal was published in Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A. in the 1990s. It was subtitled, "Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy", and at least four issues appeared. The first issue was released in Fall 1993, with #2 following in Spring 1994, #3 in Fall 1994, and #4 in Spring 1995.
The art work for the covers was done by Margaret C. Muller (#1), Nybor (#2), Karla Miller (#3), and Sophia Kelly-Shultz (#4).
Articles were contributed by Hal Clement, Ed Ingebretsen, Earl Jackson, Jr., Stephen King, George W. Latimer, Jr., Robert S. Lightsey, Tom Moylan, and Amelia A. Rutledge.
Illustrations were by Marcy Springett.
Poetry was contributed by Mike Allen, Ross S. Armstrong, Cathy Buburuz (Champagne Horror), Bob Cook, Todd Eckjardt, Robert J. Gaurnier, Nad Gomain, John Grey, Edgar Hahn, Heather Hanna, Jeey H. Jenkins, Lyn McConchie, Ann K. Schwader, Amber J. Smiley .
Fiction was by Mke Allen, Mark Costis, Blad Falconer, Joey Fortuna, Heather Hanna, D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), Lelia Loban, Joelle Mellon, Leland Neville, Alfredo Perez, Catherine Quayle, E.L. Risden, James Sallis, A.Y. Tanaka, and Ralph E. Vaughan.