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Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards. Read More »

Daggers and Steele series has fans and detractors

Daggers and Steele series has fans and detractors

Although positively reviewed by many on Amazon, Alex Berg's Daggers and Steele series of noir fantasies attracts some common criticisms. Read More »

AMAZING NEWS: 9/25/2016

AMAZING NEWS: 9/25/2016

New newsletters added to the mix! Read More »

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 9-25-2016

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 9-25-2016

Awards, the continued return of the Pixel Scroll and lots of fannish stuff Read More »

FICTION RETURNS TO AMAZING STORIES

FICTION RETURNS TO AMAZING STORIES

Amazing Stories is now on the path for the regular publication of new fiction. Read More »

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week in Fanzines

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week in Fanzines

The 50th Broken Toys - and the Last. Read More »

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

Astronauts. Lots of astronauts. Read More »

Does There Need To Be Science In Science Fiction?

Does There Need To Be Science In Science Fiction?

Well Duh.... Read More »

Astronaut Mae Jemison: Flew on Space Shuttle and The Starship Enterprise

Astronaut Mae Jemison: Flew on Space Shuttle and The Starship Enterprise

Astronaut Mae Jemison has flown in space on both the NASA Space Shuttle and on the Starship Enterprise. And, along the way, she became the first female African American astronaut to travel into orbit. Read More »

Blogger Invitado: René Cueto. Viaje al Universo Vecino de Antonio Mora Vélez

Blogger Invitado: René Cueto. Viaje al Universo Vecino de Antonio Mora Vélez

Guest reviewer René Cueto finds beauty and a lot to ponder about human nature in Antonio Mora Vélez' new novel, Viaje al Universo Vecino Read More »

Anime roundup 9/22/2016: Double Stack

Anime roundup 9/22/2016: Double Stack

In this week (and last week)'s viewing: Time to catch up after last week's break, the surprise end of Re: ZERO, and more! Read More »

Book Review: Mutation by Nerys Wheatley

Book Review: Mutation by Nerys Wheatley

If zombie fiction is your cup of entrails, Mutation, the first novel in Nerys Wheatley’s Twenty-Five Percent trilogy provides an action packed thrill ride with some interesting new twists. Read More »

Noticias Literatura 21-9

Noticias Literatura 21-9

Announcements about a steampunk and science fiction conventions, as well as an interview with Juan Manuel Sánchez Villoldo, author of Las Guerras del Código. Read More »

200 años de Frankenstein: a propósito de “¡Diodati, idiota” de Salazar Ledesma

200 años de Frankenstein: a propósito de “¡Diodati, idiota” de Salazar Ledesma

On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Rodolfo Salazar Ledesma published a novel that paid tribute to the early science fiction work. But, does it live up to its predecessor? Read More »

On Ecology, Women and Science Fiction: Part 2, Praxis

On Ecology, Women and Science Fiction: Part 2, Praxis

Nina Munteanu explores issue surrounding eco-fiction and optimistic science fiction with four female speculative fiction authors and/or publishers. Read More »

Cyber World ed. by Jason Heller and Joshua Viola

Cyber World ed. by Jason Heller and Joshua Viola

Cyber World – Tales of Humanity’s Tomorrow from Hex Publishing is an impressive collection of short stories, combining the innermost elements of human experience and the technological possibilities of a not-so distant future. Read More »

Book Review: Prince of Outcasts by SM Stirling

Book Review: Prince of Outcasts by SM Stirling

S. M. Stirling is taking the Emberverse down a dark and disturbing road, and reviewer Matt Mitrovich thinks the long-running series will be the better for it. Read More »

David A. Kyle 1919 – 2016

David A. Kyle 1919 – 2016

A giant of the field is no longer with us. Read More »

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam combines women’s voices with contemporary jazz in fiction/poetry audio

Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam combines women’s voices with contemporary jazz in fiction/poetry audio

Combination of short stories from the woman with perhaps the coolest name in speculative fiction and music from her partner. Read More »

AMAZING NEWS: 9/18/2016

AMAZING NEWS: 9/18/2016

Well, it's been quite some time since we've heard from Spanky and the gang! Read More »

In Indie:  New Releases

In Indie: New Releases

New releases from Indie authors Read More »

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week in Fanzines

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week in Fanzines

End of an era and many more zines to read Read More »

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

Our latest bestest Read More »

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 9/18/2016

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 9/18/2016

Mike Glyer, File 770 and the Pixel Scroll are back at full swing! Read More »

Black Speculative Fiction – Outreach

Black Speculative Fiction – Outreach

Outreach and engagement. Read More »

SFWA

Report on the Bi-Annual SFWA Binary Report

I am often asked the same basic question about SFWA that I am asked about Worldcon:  “If you can’t go to the con, why are you buying a supporting membership, just to vote for the Hugos?” Considering that this question is rarely, if ever preceded by an assumption that I might be doing so in support, or out of a sense of community, or even enlightened altruism (someday I’ll c... Read More »

Novedades de Agosto

Novedades de Agosto

An overview of recent releases in Spanish speculative fiction, as well as events in the Spanish SF community. Read More »

MOVIE REVIEWS: “ALLEGIANT” and others!

MOVIE REVIEWS: “ALLEGIANT” and others!

YA books-to-film are popular, but some series appear to be running out of steam. Steve checks out the "...ent" series and then runs on about some other movies. Do you agree with his assessments? Read More »

New Science Fiction Romances Keep Arriving!

New Science Fiction Romances Keep Arriving!

There are a lot of crowd-pleasers in this week's overview of science fiction romance novels. Read More »

Anime roundup 9/15/2016: planetarian Special

Anime roundup 9/15/2016: planetarian Special

Since your correspondent is on the road and unable to watch the streams this week, have a review of a complete miniseries instead. Read More »

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