SF Tidbits for 6/1/07
- John Farrell discusses Gene Wolfe and reviews Soldier of Sidon. “I recently asked a veteran New York editor whether Wolfe could find a publisher today if he were just coming along as a young writer. ‘Probably not,’ she admitted. His writing is too religious, too difficult, and too strange.” [via Locus Online]
- Yatterings interviews Alastair Reynolds, author of The Prefect. “My favorite contemporary SF writer is Gene Wolfe – I don’t think you can beat him.”
- Audible.com announced the launch of James Patrick Kelly’s StoryPod 2.0.
- Eric Flint talks about about the relationship between drm-free ebooks and the opacity of the book market: “In this essay, I want to turn the problem around and approach it from a positive standpoint, by examining the many ways in which a non-DRM approach to electronic publishing can help the situation of authors and publishers.”
- BBC Radio 7 is broadcasting a four part adaptation of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters this week. [via The Forbidden Planet]
- The fourth issue of Darker Matter has just gone live.
- New/Updated at Gutenberg: “Subspace Survivors” by E. E. Smith
- Meandering Passage asks: What happened to suspension of disbelief?
- The new issue of Steampunk Magazine is out. [via BoingBoing]
- Blogzarro interviews Battlestar Galactica‘s Lucy Lawless.
- This just in: The Drake Equation is obsolete!
- SciFiChick lists 13 SciFi and Fantasy Shows Set to Debut This Fall.
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