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About Fabio Fernandes (21 Articles)
Fabio Fernandes is an SFF writer living in São Paulo, Brazil. He has several stories published in online venues in the US, the UK, New Zealand, Portugal, Romenia, and Brazil. He also contributed to Ann and Jeff VanderMeer's Steampunk II:Steampunk Reloaded, Southern Weirdo: Reconstruction, and The Apex Book of World SF Vol. 2.
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2013: A Short Review

2013 was a good year to me. On the story front, the first semester wasn’t a strong one; too much work at my day job at the university (and the non-stop work translating SF [...]

January 8, 2014 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: Ticklish Subjects in SF

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] Is there any subject science fiction hasn’t turned its eyes (or feelers, or antennae) to? Maybe not, but with [...]

August 15, 2012 // 17 Comments

MIND MELD: Ecological Science Fiction

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] The recent United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, also known as Rio 2012 or Rio+20, where the heads [...]

July 25, 2012 // 5 Comments

MIND MELD: Has Space Opera Lost Its Luster?

[Do you have an idea for a future Mind Meld? Let us know!] Late last year, after John Ottinger wrote a passionate review of John C. Wright’s Count to a Trillion, he was [...]

June 27, 2012 // 17 Comments

REVIEW: Flashback by Dan Simmons

REVIEW SUMMARY: A dark, wry “post-fall-of-the-US” novel set in the near future. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: An ex-detective-turned-drug-addict gets a chance of [...]

August 10, 2011 // 36 Comments

E-Libris: The Kindle Has Landed!

As I mentioned in my previous installment, I had quite a few apps for reading e-books on my iPhone – until I went to to search for a book and – hey, [...]

July 5, 2011 // 10 Comments

REVIEW: Little Machines by Paul McAuley

REVIEW SUMMARY: Seventeen stories ranging from time travel to alternate histories, with plenty of tributes to SF masters like Philip K. Dick, Robert A. Heinlein, Edgar Rice [...]

June 21, 2011 // 3 Comments

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