The Sterling Web
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 Carlos Batts, Jill Bauman, Alan M. Clark, Janet Dupuy, H.E. Fassi, David Jones, Penelope Miller, Harry O. Morris, Cynthia Rako, and Phil Reynolds.
Contributors of fiction and essays included Daniel Abraham, Sam Atwood, Duane Bray, Alan M. Clark, Mary Elizabeth Counselman, F. Maitland Cutherbertson, Thomas A. Easton, Barry Hoffman, Valerie Johns, Marianne Johnson, Anke Kriske (Doppelganger), D.F. Lewis (Nemonymous), Mark McLaughlin, Carol T. Noble, Jeffrey Osier, Michael Peralta, Clark Perry, Tom Piccirilli, Cathryn Pisarski, Stephen Mark Rainey (Deathrealm), Octavio Ramos, Daniel Philip Read, Mark Rich (Treaders of Starlight, The Silent Planet), Ina Roy, Darrell Schweitzer, Sue Storm, Bruce Taylor, Jeff VanderMeer, Bobby G. Warner, J.N. Williamson, and T. Winter-Damon.
Contributors of poetry included Jill Bauman, Tippi M. Blevins, Cathy Drinkwater Better, Cathy Buburuz, Cliff Burns, Alan M. Clark, Devan Cook, F. Maitland Cuthbertson, David Conover, Holly Day, Peter Dean, J.W. Donnelly, Thomas A. Easton, Wayne Edwards, John Grey, Chad Hensley, David Lunde, Clay Martin, Genevieve Marault, Martin Newellm Nikki Patrick, Jacie Ragan, Dan Philip Read, W.W. Read, Jessica Amanda Salmonson (Fantasy Macabre), Marge Simon (Star*Line), Steve Sneyd (Data Dump), Maryanne K. Snyder, Mark Tompkins, Stanley Wiater, Sigmund Weiss, Wendy Wheeler.
Also featured were interviews with Jill Bauman, Alan M. Clark, Harry Fassi, Chris Lacher, Penelope Miller, Harry O. Morris, Stephen Mark Rainey, and Phil Reynolds.
One issue featured a reprint of a short story by Charles Beaumont from 1957.