SF Tidbits for 2/27/08
- Science Fiction Quarterly interviews Robert J. Sawyer (Rollback). “What’s best about the genre right now is that a goodly number of writers are striving to engage the heart as well as the mind, and are giving us books that actually live up to that hoary old cliche we’ve trotted out for decades about SF being a special lens for examining the human condition.” [via Jason Sanford]
- The Agony Column podcast interviews Terry Bisson (Number s Don’t Lie).
- The following stories have been added to the list of Free Nebula Fiction [via Joe Sherry]:
- “Awakening” by Judith Berman
- “The Evolution of Trickster Stories Among the Dogs Of North Park After the Change” by Kij Johnson
- “Unique Chicken Goes In Reverse” by Andy Duncan
- Free audiobooks: SFFaudio rounds up some short fiction stories with Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 3.
- Free Magazine: Steampunk Magazine Issue #4, which includes fiction, features and an interview with Ann & Jeff VanderMeer. [via Ecstatic Days] (VanderBonus: PS Publishing shows off the awesome cover art for Jeff VanderMeer’s chapbook/novelette, The Situation.)
- Free Sample: Eos Blog has a sneak peak of The Outlaw Demon Wails by Kim Harrison.
- Guardian Unlimited Arts blog wants to know what you think of reading books in bite-size, daily chunks via email, like via DailyLit.
- Paul Jessup shares some information on his intriguing-sounding surrealist Space Opera.
- As advertised: Speculative Fiction Writers Pick Their Favorite Stories.
- Helium lists The most famous science fiction authors.
- The Onion A.V. Club interviews Summer Glau.
- GalleyCat, with the help of Ellen Datlow, names the most award-nominated story you’ve never heard of.
- Screen Rant has a first look at the X-Men Origins: Wolverine poster.
- Looking to drop $50 in a hurry? PopTherapy takes us to these Alien Spaceship Lawn Figures. Hmmm..lawn ornaments or 3 Dalek T-Shirts…
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