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Professor Rachel Armstrong Joins Improbable Botany

Professor Rachel Armstrong Joins Improbable Botany

Professor Rachel Armstrong joins the Improbable Botany team! Read More »

Improbable Interviews – Cherith Baldry

Improbable Interviews – Cherith Baldry

An interview with Cherith Baldry, one of the contributors to the anthology Improbable Botany. Read More »

Improbable Interviews – Adam Roberts

Improbable Interviews – Adam Roberts

I have recently edited a new anthology of science fiction and fantasy stories about fantastical flora. The book, Improbable Botany, features authors who between them have won the Arthur C Clarke, British Science Fiction Association, John W. Camp... Read More »

cover of Improbable Botany

Improbable Botany art preview

A preview of the art by Jonathan Burton Read More »

Improbable Interviews – Ken MacLeod

Improbable Interviews – Ken MacLeod

Ken Macleod interviewed about his contribution to Improbable Botany Read More »

Website Review: Shoreline of Infinity

Website Review: Shoreline of Infinity

Introducing fresh voices and works in science fiction for and by the people who care most about the genre, the website Shoreline of Infinity shows why “talent should be rewarded.” Read More »

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Review: Beautiful Intelligence, by Stephen Palmer

Beautiful Intelligence is a bracingly imaginative novel. By choosing to operate within a realistic, post-crash, dystopian cyberpunkish framework Stephen Palmer has written his most accessible and commercial work to-date. Read More »

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

2014: A Reading Odyssey – Part 1

a short recap of my 2014 in books. Where I reviewed a book for Amazing Stories I have provided a link to that review, and in one case to a related interview. So here, in chronological order, are the first 21 books I read in 2014. Read More »

Review: Hairy London by Stephen Palmer

Review: Hairy London by Stephen Palmer

A great quest with a deadline opens this homage to Victorian/Edwardian adventures. Read More »

Review – La Femme, edited by Ian Whates

Review – La Femme, edited by Ian Whates

A review of La Femme, Noir's companion anthology Read More »