SF/F/H Link Post for 2014-08-18
Interviews & Profiles
- Street Roots interviews Ursula K. Le Guin.
- The Guardian interviews George R.R. Martin.
- The Skiffy and Fanty Show interviews Kim Stanley Robinson.
- Geeks Guide to the Galaxy interviews Nick Harkaway.
- Diabolical Plots interviews filkers Vixy and Tony.
- In case you missed it: The 2014 Hugo Award Winners. (Woot!!!)
- Winners of the Golden Duck for Excellence in Children’s Science Fiction.
- Winners of the Curt Siodmak Award, for science fiction films and television in German.
- Golllancz & SF Gateway Hugo Award eBook Promotion for UK readers: the 1970s. See also here. And here.
- Official Star Trek Magazine To Celebrate 50th Anniversary of “The Cage”.
Events & Event News
- Worldcon 2016 goes to to Kansas City, called MidAmeriCon II. Guests of Honor will include Kinuko Y. Craft, Patrick and Teresa Nielson Hayden, Tamora Pierce, and Michael Swanwick, with Pat Cadigan serving as toastmaster. MidAmeriCon II will take place from August 17-21 2016.
- Lou Anders’ Frostborn Tour.
- August 22nd: Shockwave Darkside 3D by Jay Weisman: Film4 FrightFest 2014.
- August 22nd-28th: Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi in NYC. (via Lex Berman)
- World Science Fiction Convention 2014 – in pictures.
- 2014 World Science Fiction Society Main Business Meeting Results and Videos.
- Leah Schnelbach on Diana Wynne Jones Subverted Fantasy Even as She Celebrated It.
- David Palumbo on So you want to be a book cover artist…
- John O’Neill on Collecting Lovecraft.
- The Secret Sun on Lovecraft’s Secret Source for the Cthulhu Mythos.
- The Guardian on From a continent far, far away … film series features European science fiction. (via Lex Berman)
- Marcus Sedgwick asks What makes Gormenghast a masterpiece? [via Paul Di Filippo]
- My Bookish Ways on September 2014 Must Reads in Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror.
- Richard Derus on The Madonna And The Starship by James Morrow.
- David Levine on Why you should be watching Orphan Black.
- Adam Roberts on Landline by Rainbow Rowell.
- Little Red Reviewer reviews Cibola Burn by James S.A. Corey.
- Book Riot lists 28 Must-Follow Tumblrs for Fans of YA.
- CinemaBlend lists 10 Big Differences Between The Giver Book And Movie.
- Charlie Jane Anders lists All The Most Exciting Moments From The 2014 Hugo Awards.
- Stunning Digital Art by ANG-angg.
- Hot Digital Art by Eduardo Garcia.
- Hangar render 1, Tyler Smith.
- New federal city_Shipyards, Drock Nicotine.
- Dragon Whelpling, Angelique van der Mee.
- I’ve got you, Marek Okon.
- Replica, Alexander Mandradjiev.
- Zombie Homer Simpson.
More Fun Stuff
- Star Wars: A New Friday (Star Wars Meets Friday Mashup).
- Tarkovsky Films Now Free Online.
- Dark Dungeons webisode.
- Steampunk Playing Cards.
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