SF Tidbits for 9/25/08
- Interviews and Profiles:
- Free Fiction @Starship Sofa: “The Seventeenth Kind” by Michael Marshall Smith.
- The Guardian asks: Science fiction doesn’t have to be gloomy, does it? “The challenge for writers of science fiction today is not to repeat the same dire warnings we have all already heard, or to replicate the naive visions of the genres golden age, but to create visions of the future people can believe in.”
- Science Fiction: A Defense of the Genre. “To assigning genre fiction to “low-brow” and literary fiction to “high-brow” is a means of controlling the context in which the work is received and therefore the importance it should have in the minds of the readers.”
- Frank Herbert does poetry: “Carthage: Reflections of a Martian“. [via Marooned]
- Author and teacher James Van Pelt has evidence that high school kids are reading for pleasure.
- Vote Nurglon in 2008!
- Do you Know Your Spock?
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