Ursula K. Le Guin

The Ten Greatest Wizards of All Time

A bit problematic, this list. My experience with wizards tells me they are a fickle lot and prone to hubris. And they have powers....Perhaps ranking them might not be such a good idea.... Read More »

Review: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell

Review: The Space Opera Renaissance edited by Kathryn Cramer & David G. Hartwell

An updated review of a seminal and influential anthology - The Space Opera Renaissance Read More »

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Ursula K. Le Guin

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Ursula K. Le Guin

R. K. Troughton interviews Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Ursula K. Le Guin. Read More »

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List

The Ultimate Science Fiction Reading List

Notable and award winning authors talk about what's on their science fiction reading list. Read More »

Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

Winter is only one of four seasons but it can also be a feeling, a state of being. Read More »

My Authorial Obsession

My Authorial Obsession

Space Piracy! Giant Mutated Rats! What's not to obsess over? Read More »

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Robert Silverberg

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Robert Silverberg

Today we are joined by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Robert Silverberg. Mr. Silverberg writes speculative fiction that travels where he wants it to go, pushing aside the traditional limitations with which many wri... Read More »

Dreams and Perceptions…The Stuff of Science Fiction

Dreams and Perceptions…The Stuff of Science Fiction

I firmly believe that we ultimately define ourselves through our experience and our approach of the unfamiliar. A new relationship. A stranger in town. A different culture. An alien encounter… Read More »

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Hugo by the Numbers Part 2

Let this serve as your reminder that final ballots for the 2013 Hugo Awards are due today. (07/31/13) With that in mind, I bring you my continued parade of Hugo Award statistics from across the years. This latest installment includes statistics from ... Read More »

LAS MUJERES EN LA CIENCIA FICCIÓN

LAS MUJERES EN LA CIENCIA FICCIÓN

Simone de Beauvoir, en El Segundo Sexo, postula que la mujer no es, se hace, que la figura/identidad/rol “mujer”  es un constructo elaborado por la civilización. La ciencia ficción, como producto cultural, como fruto y reflejo de la sociedad que la g... Read More »

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