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SF Tidbits for 2/12/08

The Canadian TV show Big Ideas features a fascinating talk by sf author Robert J. Sawyer (Rollback), who talks about the effect Hollywood has had on science fiction – [Read more]

February 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/11/08

New Weird News: In honor of the publication of The New Weird anthology, editors Ann and Jeff VanderMeer are hosting a contest. Tell them your “new, weird” story [Read more]

February 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/10/08

Neal Asher writes that Nightshade books is publishing his next book, Shadow of the Scorpion, on May 1st. Set in the Polity universe, The book covers the early part of [Read more]

February 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/9/08

Fantasy Book Critic interviews Felix Gilman, author of Thunderer: “I wrote a fantasy because I thought it would be fun, because I wanted to write something really [Read more]

February 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/8/08

Guardian interviews Iain M. Banks (Matter): “…when I was about 12 or 13, I discovered science fiction and that became my ‘genre’.” SF author [Read more]

February 8, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/7/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Michael Swanwick, author of The Dragons of Babel. Podcasts and videocasts: Are you watching Cult Pop yet? The latest videocast [Read more]

February 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/6/08

Continuing yesterday’s awkwardness, here’s another book cover that makes me tingly: Tobias Buckell’s Sly Mongoose. At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles [Read more]

February 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/5/08

Upcoming books that have me feeling a little tingly inside: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds. The Best Science Fiction And Fantasy Of The Year Volume 2 edited by Jonathan [Read more]

February 5, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/4/08

Over at Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer interviews Gregory Frost, who talks about his new book Shadowbridge and responds to the scathing review it received by John Clute. [Read more]

February 4, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/3/08

Guardian looks at Women in superhero comics: “Comics never used to be much fun for their rare female characters, but with more women in the industry, kick-ass heroines [Read more]

February 3, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/2/08

The latest issue of Clarkesworld Magazine has fiction from Stephen Graham Jones and Alexander Lumans; non-fiction from Richard Bowes; Tobias Buckell interviewing Catherynne [Read more]

February 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/1/08

David Drake‘s latest newsletter reveals some upcoming projects: The paperback of his fantasy/horror collection, Balefires, out this Spring from Night Shade; The Gods [Read more]

February 1, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/31/08

The Telegraph lists 100 books every child should read, which includes genre (mostly fantasy) favorites including The Iron Man by Ted Hughes, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie, The [Read more]

January 31, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 1/30/08

And the Reuter’s says….Ender’s Game is becoming a video game. [via The Swivet] SciFi Wire profiles author/artist Wayne Barlowe (God’s Demon). [Read more]

January 30, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/29/08

WICN’s Inquiry has a radio interview with Gary Westfahl about his book Hugo Gernsback and the Century of Science Fiction. [via Locus Online] SciFi Wire profiles Philip [Read more]

January 29, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/28/08

Omnivoracious interviews Daniel Abraham, Gardner Dozois, and George R.R. Martin – co-authors of Hunter’s Run. Tor has announced two new editions of Steven [Read more]

January 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/27/08

Yesterday was Philip José Farmer‘s 90th birthday. Christopher Paul Carey has posted a tribute. Wired Science has the 2nd part of their interview with Paolo [Read more]

January 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/26/08

Mike Brotherton, who made his book Star Dragon available as a free download, explains why he won’t be doing the same for his new novel, Spider Star. WIRED Science [Read more]

January 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/25/08

Rick Kleffel from The Agony Column podcast-interviews Jeff and Ann VanderMeer, co-editors of The New Weird anthology. MilSciFi interviews John C. Wright: “A.E. van Vogt [Read more]

January 25, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/24/08

Edward Willett (Lost in Translation) has posted a trailer for his new book, Marseguro, due out next month from DAW books. SciFi Wire profiles James A. Owen, author of The [Read more]

January 24, 2008 // 5 Comments

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