Author: Ira Nayman

And Thanks for All the Fish

And Thanks for All the Fish

Portrait of the author as a young…frog? So, the thing you have to understand about me is that I love words. Like most writers, I love working with words on my own creations. (Most, not all: the history of literature is strewn with people who ha... Read More »

Cosplay at the 2017 Toronto Fan Expo

Cosplay at the 2017 Toronto Fan Expo

When I started going to science fiction conventions a few years ago, one of the things that struck me was the wonder of cosplay. Partially, I was awed by the fact that anybody could create a fictional world that engaged the imagination of other peopl... Read More »

Note to Seth

Note to Seth

A first impression of Seth Macfarlane's new series The Orville. Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: Science Fiction for the Throne: One Sitting Reads, edited by Tom Easton and Judith K. Dial

BOOK REVIEW: Science Fiction for the Throne: One Sitting Reads, edited by Tom Easton and Judith K. Dial

Science Fiction for the Throne: One Sitting Reads, edited by Tom Easton and Judith K. Dial, is a fun, entertaining book to read in small doses. It also reveals some of the limitations of short short fiction. Read More »

Review of Drew Hayden Taylor’s Take Us to Your Chief

Review of Drew Hayden Taylor’s Take Us to Your Chief

In the short story collection Take Us to Your Chief, Canadian author Drew Hayden Taylor proves that Native science fiction can be both entertaining and serious about Native history and life. Read More »

REVIEW: Finders Keepers by Russ Colchamiro

REVIEW: Finders Keepers by Russ Colchamiro

Finders Keepers is a frustrating mix of sophisticated writing and juvenile humour. Read More »

Wicked Wonders Wicked Wonderful

Wicked Wonders Wicked Wonderful

In the battle between literary fiction and genre fiction, Ellen Klages belongs to both sides, as her engaging collection of short stories Wicked Wonders demonstrates. Read More »

Class Act?

Class Act?

Class, the third spin-off of the newly constituted Doctor Who, has not been getting much love; Ira Nayman argues that it should. Read More »

REVIEW: James Morrow’s The Asylum of Dr. Caligari

REVIEW: James Morrow’s The Asylum of Dr. Caligari

Dr. Caligari - he of cabinet fame - has a plan to profit from World War I in James Morrow's new novel. Read More »

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