Realms of Fantasy
Realms of Fantasy was a professional  bimonthly
On January 27, 2009, the magazine's managing editor under Sovereign Media announced that Realms of Fantasy would cease publication after the April 2009 issue. The closure was blamed on "plummeting newsstand sales, the problem currently faced by all of the fiction magazines."
In March 2009,
Douglas Cohen was promoted to Editor in November 2009, and was previously Assistant (Fiction) Editor [May 2005], and had assumed roles of Nonfiction Editor and Art Director in March 2009. The headquarters was in
In October 2010, Lapine announced plans to shut down the magazine, with the final issue (December 2010) made available to subscribers online. However, a month later the magazine was sold to small press publisher Damnation Books, which resumed publication without a significant hiatus. In November 2011, William and Kim Gilchrist of Damnation Books LLC announced that publication of the magazine would end with the October 2011 issue.