SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-06-14
Interviews & Profiles
- My Bookish Ways interviews Jaime Lee Moyer.
- Mur Lafferty interviews Pip Ballantine.
- io9 Readers interview James S.A. Corey (Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck).
- Suvudu interviews Daniel H. Wilson.
- The Qwillery interviews Michael R. Underwood.
- Fantasy Book Critic interviews John Hornor Jacobs.
- Robert J. Sawyer received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Winnipeg.
- Danny Danger Oz won this year’s A. Bertram Chandler Award for Lifetime Service to Australian Science Fiction.
- Gillian Polack was named the GUFF winner to attend Loncon 3 later this year.
- Aqueduct announces Systems Fail by Hiromi Goto and N.K. Jemisin.
- Fox Plans A “Magic The Gathering” Film.
- Original Tron Soundtrack To Be Reissued With Limited Edition Vinyl LP.
- Now available as an eBook: The Steampunk Trilogy by Paul Di Filippo.
Events & Event News
- Sunday June 15: BBC Radio adapts Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?.
- Kevin J. Anderson at Denver Comic Con.
- Juliet E. McKenna asks Is it time for a Women’s Speculative Fiction Prize?
- Gail Z Martin on Why Book Covers Still Matter.
- Gwenda Bond on Ten Things I Want From The Future (But Haven’t Gotten Yet).
- Mercedes Lackey on Not Precisely Pride.
- Stellar Four’s Sara N. In Praise of the Women of Arrow.
- Damien Walter on A digital renaissance for the science fiction short story.
- Mike Brotherton on The Science to Science Fiction Transition: Faster Than Light Travel?
- Nerd Glow on 5 Sci-Fi Books That Should Be Adapted Into Movies.
- Eric Brown reviews on Claire North, Nnedi Okorafor, James Lovegrove, Neil Williamson, and Sarah Lotz.
- Sci-Fi Fan Letter on Movie Review: Solomon Kane.
- Weird Tales on From Voodoo Shamblers to Encephalopophagist Sprinters: The Evolution of the Zombie.
- The A.V. Club on The first Dragonlance novels gave Dungeons & Dragons a new dimension.
- Amazing Stories on Robert A. Heinlein Was A Dick…A Review of Patterson’s Bio, Volume 2.
- Pornokitsch on Friday Five: 5 Fighting Fantasy Favourites.
- Christian Science Monitor on 15 classic science fiction books.
- Cracked on 5 Things Movies Always Get Wrong About Space.
- Cover Art: Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger.
- Concept Art by Yuanda Yu.
- Gotham Apocalypse.
- Vintage Illustrations for Tolkien’s The Hobbit from Around the World. [via Paul Di Filippo]
More Fun Stuff
- Book Trailer: All Those Vanished Engines by Paul Park.
- 50 Page Fridays: Kevin Hearne.
- The Robot Restaurant.
- Buck Rogers model kits from 1980.
- See the Original ‘Star Wars’ Cast Announcements from 1975.
- Et tu, Jabba? When ‘Star Wars’ met Shakespeare.
- Watch an Uruk Hai go shopping. [Thanks, Trent]
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