Jo Walton

Wordcon day 2/día 2 (bilingual post)

Wordcon day 2/día 2 (bilingual post)

Videos & pics from Worldcon 75! (Tanya confesses to being a bit overwhelmed) Read More »

RETRO REVIEW: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S THE DOOR INTO SUMMER

RETRO REVIEW: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S THE DOOR INTO SUMMER

Following on the heels of his Heinlein columns, Steve decides to retro review The Door Into Summer. Is it worth reading? Well… that depends. Read this and find out. Read More »

Review: What Makes This Book So Great? by Jo Walton

Review: What Makes This Book So Great? by Jo Walton

A review of Jo Walton's unique and very interesting collection of essays on reading. Read More »

Boskone 51 Amazing Stories Panels

Boskone 51 Amazing Stories Panels

Amazing Stories' panel schedule for the up-coming Boskone 51! Read More »

Entrevista con la Escritora Galesa Jo Walton

Tanya Tynjala interviews Hugo and Nebula award winning author Jo Walton at 2013's Swecon. Read More »

Fantastika 2013

Fantastika 2013

Como prometido, he aquí el recuento de Fantastika 2013, que se llevara a cabo del 18 al 20 de octubre. El evento se realizó en Dieselverkstaden (Literalmente el taller diesel), un centro cultural a las afueras de Estocolmo. El lugar era fantástico, ... Read More »

Back to School: Pamela Dean’s Tam Lin

Back to School: Pamela Dean’s Tam Lin

The book is like those rare courses some of us are lucky enough to take--the ones you don’t want to end. Read More »

Peace by Gene Wolfe

Crossroads: “Literary” Speculative Fiction and Literary Sensibilities

As I mentioned last week, trying to draw general conclusions about the relationship between mainstream literary fiction and speculative fiction is difficult at best. For every “general” hypothesis, a slew of counter-examples can be raised... Read More »

Venn diagram of Literary Fiction/Speculative Fiction along Character/Plot Spectrum

Crossroads: The Cores of Literary Fiction and Speculative Fiction

The relationship between speculative fiction and mainstream literary fiction is complicated by decades of group identity dynamics, mutual ignorance, and overbroad critical generalizations about both genres. However, if we try to put our long-held att... Read More »