SF Tidbits for 3/8/07
- John Scalzi interviews Jon Armstrong, author of Grey.
- Chapter Feeds has chapter 1 of The Sky People by S.M. Stirling. [See also: SF Signal review]
- William Shunn has been added to the list of sf/f authors who blog.
- Cynical-C points us to a lightsaber umbrella, something to use on a rainy day (in spaaaace!) when you get tired of sitting in front of the TV using your Star Trek phaser universal remote control.
- The End of Science Fiction: When Technological Extrapolation Hits A Wall Across the Future: “As our everyday lives become increasingly science fictional…what are the dangers we face? Beyond technological apathy, James John Bell…arguing along the lines of award-winning SF author Vernor Vinge, posits a “singularity” of apocalyptic proportions.”
- Swarthmore College’s paper, The Phoenix, talks with Connie Willis about her upcoming novel, All-Clear.
- Velcro City Tourist Boards explains why science fiction magazines don’t have to die.
- Christopher Barzak gets introspective with his Nebula Award-nominated story in an essay titled The Language of “The Language of Moths”.
- SCI FI Wire profiles Justine Larbalestier, author of Andre Norton Award finalist Magic or Madness.
- On March Monday 12th,as part of the Austin, TX SXSW Interactive festival, Scholtz Garten will host Futures of the Past: A Steampunk Adventure. [via Make]
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