The Sterling Web

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The Sterling Web
Issue #1, Spring 1989
Cover Art by Amy K. Mann

The Sterling Web was a genre zine edited by Ann Kennedy and Amy K. Mann and published by Arachnid Publishing from Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A.

The first issue appeared in April 1989. By Winter 1991, six issues had appeared under this title when the editors changed the name to The Silver Web; the fifteenth and final issue was published in January 2002.

Issue #1 included fiction from David Barker, Tom Elliott, Charles Richard Laing, Erin Lale, Yvonne Navarro, Nikki Patrick, M.C. Peralta, and Robert Sagirs Jr.; and poetry by John Grey, Kevin Nowak, and Janet P. Reedman. Cover art was by Amy K. Mann, and interior illustrations were done by Cathy Buburuz.

Artwork for subsequent issues was contributed by Alan M. Clark, Janet Dupuy, David Jones, Penelope Miller, and Cynthia Rako.

Contributors of fiction and essays included Sam Atwood, Duane Bray, Mary Elizabeth Counselman, F. Maitland Cutherbertson, Thomas A. Easton, Barry Hoffman, Marianne Johnson, Anke Kriske (Doppelganger), D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), Mark McLaughlin, Carol T. Noble, Michael Peralta, Clark Perry, Stephen Mark Rainey (Deathrealm), Octavio Ramos, Daniel Philip Read, Jeff VanderMeer, Bobby G. Warner, and J.N. Williamson.

Contributors of poetry included Cathy Buburuz, Alan M. Clark, David Conover, Peter Dean, Thomas A. Easton, Wayne Edwards, John Grey, Chad Hensley, David Lunde, Clay Martin, Nikki Patrick, Jacie Ragan, Dan Philip Read, W.W. Read, Marge Simon (Star*Line), Maryanne K. Snyder, Sigmund Weiss, and Wendy Wheeler.

Also featured were interviews with Alan M. Clark, Chris Lacher, Penelope Miller, and Stephen Mark Rainey.

One issue featured a reprint of a short story by Charles Beaumont from 1957.